Improving the production of Pet Food and Confectionary by Tapping into the Power of the Frontline
Strengthen partnership with its employees to take responsibility and ownership over the success of it’s plants is a guiding principle of the company. Implement an accelerated evaluation and approval process to improve implementation rates, and drive overall employee engagement.
Align Objectives: Launching campaigns around specific organization priorities with Rever Challenges. Dashboards provide real-time insight into accomplishments.
Empower Employees: Easy to use application in everyone's hands. Connecting individuals and team to collaborate and learn from each other.
Execute Operations: Leveraging guided PDCA workflow to get the appropriate review, approval, and then take action.
Mars has launched the program across a couple of sites. Each site has adapted the program to best suit their individual needs.
-Safety: Reduction in injuries by focusing on traffic controls campaign
-Quality: Substantial savings by reducing weight deviations in packaging
-Costs: Over $250K USD Annual Savings at one site
-Delivery: Downtime reduction by reducing maintenance tasks
-People: Over 700 Ideas , with 45% implemented in last year
“Rever has been much more than a supplier; but has been an ally, accompanying our plants every step of the way. We are seeing improvements in participation, quality, safety, and efficiency”
Mars, Incorporated is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales. It was ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, United States, the company is entirely owned by the Mars family. Mars operates in five business segments around the world: Mars Wrigley Confectionary, Petcare, Food, Drinks, and Symbioscience, the company's life sciences division.
Headquartered in Menlo Park, CA (USA), Rever is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company offering a digitized Continuous Improvement system for global industrial companies. It helps them engage and recognize all their frontline employees for executing daily improvement ideas and automatically share and reuse best practices across sites.