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Unformatted text preview: ocess itself, for this problem, splits naturally into stages that can be
led by facilities, operations or both. The following structure was found to be particularly effective:
* Define: A collaborative conversation between Operations and Facilities personnel, this stage
helps set the tone for the rest of the project. " Measure: Led by Facilities, in consultation with Operations. Facilities has the expertise with measurement equipment and knows the safety procedures for dealing with high voltage
" Analyze: A collaborative effort between Facilities and Operations. This stage also represents
a critical transfer of knowledge between Facilities and Operations personnel as operators get
educated about electricity usage in the environment. This stage could be greatly facilitated
by an energy manager and/or others familiar with operations research techniques.
" Improve: Led by Operations, this stage depends upon operators' intimate knowledge with
the equipment and various production constraints that will impact implementation.
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This document was uploaded on 03/03/2014 for the course ADMIN 1 at Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
- Spring '14