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Critical Resourcing
Through targeted provision of skills in critical manufacturing disciplines where shortages are apparent or likely to develop RiverRouge is aiming to close a gap which often hinders organizations to achieve already challenging program timelines and volume targets. Through anticipating these resource constraints and future trends the team at RiverRouge is proactively developing its resources through its Critical Skills Academy in the UK and through a tightly managed international network of contractors.
Lean Manufacturing and Quality Control
  • Waste Elimination
  • Standardisation
  • Strategy Deployment
  • Visual Management
  • Lean Logistics
Efficient and robust Manufacturing and Quality Control form the core of the RiverRouge DNA. Principles such as flow and built-in quality are followed without compromises and often mean bigger transformations which in most cases are followed by surprising step changes in performance.
Supplier Management and Auditing
  • Supplier Assessment
  • Process Auditing
  • Audit Preparation
  • Supplier Development
River Rouge provides the full array of supplier management processes to establish a robust supply base. From the supplier selection and assessment to regular auditing and performance management and supplier development when performance lacks
Quality Systems Implementation
  • IATF 16949
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • VDA
  • CE Certification
  • BS 4872 - Construction
With years of experience in implementing process quality control as well as entire quality systems for automotive, rail and the construction sector, RiverRouge offers very practical and targeted solution in this area of expertise. As well as experienced interims, RiverRouge can also provide certified system and process auditors for the standards listed above.
Project Management
  • Robust Engineering
  • Quality Gateway Process
  • Advanced Quality Planning
  • New Product Introduction
New product introductions are one of the main reasons clients approach RiverRouge. Underestimated project complexity and lack of up-front planning and use of standards often leads to significant launch problems. Our expertise in manufacturing and quality control has helped many clients to overcome these critical periods.