Bangalore, September 21st, 2013: Quest project “Cycle time reduction for vendor data manual creation” bagged the second prize for the Services category in the CII Seventh National Six Sigma competition conducted in Bangalore on the 20th and 21st of September. The project leveraged Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce the cycle time by 40% to create a vendor data manual. Based on experience, teamwork and effective use of Lean tools such as Value Stream Mapping (VSM) the team understood the vital causes for higher cycle time. Besides standardizing the process, the team leveraged Quest automation expertise in cutting down the cycle time to more than one third – achieving results beyond customer expectations.
About 22 best in class projects from reputed companies such as the TATAs, Infosys, Max Newyork, TAFE, et al., were presented in both the Manufacturing & Service categories. Quest had fielded another project as well to this contest. Both the Quest projects made it to the final leg of the national level competition.
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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded over 118 years ago, India’s premier business association has over 7100 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 enterprises from around 257 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
With 63 offices, including 10 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 7 overseas offices in Australia, China, Egypt, France, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 224 counterpart organizations in 90 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
For more than 20 years, Quest Global has been a trusted global product engineering and lifecycle services partner to many of the world’s most recognized companies in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Energy, Hi-Tech, Medical Devices, Rail and Semiconductor industries. With a presence in 13 countries, 55 global delivery centers and 11,450+ personnel, Quest Global is at the forefront of the convergence of the mechanical, electronics, software and digital engineering innovations to engineer solutions for a safer, cleaner and sustainable world. Quest Global’s deep domain knowledge and digital expertise help its clients accelerate product development and innovation cycles, create alternate revenue streams, enhance consumer experience and make manufacturing processes and operations more efficient.
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