Manufacturing Cost Improvement (MCI) Targets

By Dr. Alin Posteucă
Annual Manufacturing Cost Improvement (MCI) Targets and Means through MCPD

In the last period, the basic features of planning and control of manufacturing flow have as main objectives:

  • cost down and cash up and then
  • delivery times with inventory, WIP and stocks levels and lead time with productivity(even if the latter are ingredients of cost down and cash up).

    This tipping of priorities tends to accentuate in the future – profit and cash becomes more important than just delivering to customers (more than ever).

    The in-depth understanding and scientific approach of all cost-down obstructors along the entire flow is necessary.

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Dr. Alin Posteucă is a consultant in productivity and profitability, CEO of Exegens® and the author of Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Speed-Based Target Profit (SBTP) concepts. His major research areas include manufacturing policy deployment, manufacturing cost improvement and visible profitability of operational excellence by improving productivity. His recent research includes the impact of Industry 4.0 on planning and developing synchronous profitable operations and on information systems of cost and budget in order to substantially improve the operational unit costs.

He has been actively involved in various industrial consulting and training projects for more than 20 years, delivering training/ workshop programs in Productivity, Innovation, Business Transformation and Leadership for over 5,000 participants.

He has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and a Ph.D. in Managerial Accounting. He has an MBA Degree and a BA Degree in Accounting and Computer Science and he is certified Public Accountant in Romania. He has published in various research journals and presented papers at numerous conferences and congresses regarding Productivity, Profitability and Industrial Engineering.

Dr. Alin Posteucă is the author of Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Speed-Based Target Profit (SBTP) concepts, published in four books at Productivity Press – Routledge/ CRC, New York (USA).