Operations personnel should not have to question their safety due to poor handover from shift activities; their friends and family are counting on them to get home safely. Using paper forms and spreadsheets to document shift activities leads to unnecessary risks at already complex plants. Driving Shift Excellence can significantly improve shift activities and ultimately reduce risk.
From the most earth-shattering accidents, to untimely shut downs and deterioration, your workers are a key defense against damage. Driving Shift Excellence fosters success because it focuses on the talent and expertise of the people working in your plant today.
Automatic and instantaneous information updates empower your workers, keeping them connected, freeing their time and focus and ensuring clear communication during critical times.
The effectiveness of operators during shift activities and handover is a variable that positively impacts:
However, at the end of a shift, all the information created over the last 12 hours is time-consuming to consolidate in order to effectively communicate to the on-coming shift.
Shift Excellence simplifies a process that used to take hours of data entry: teams now work with the logs, tasks, and orders digitally collected throughout the shift, to address anomalies and effectively communicate with the on-coming shift.
Shift Excellence is powered by j5 International's shift handover software; j5 International is a newly acquired Hexagon PPM company.
How It Works
The Bigger Picture: Business Value
Productivity Time and Cost Savings Calculator
|Number of Operating Units (Site Sections)|
|Number of Operators per Shift|
|Number of Shifts per Day|
|Average Labor Rate per Hour|
|Improved Operator Productivity|
|Time Saved per Operator per Day (min)||60|
|Time Given Back per Week (hours)|
|Estimated Annual Savings ($)||$|
Multiple case studies over the years have shown Shift Excellence can provide significant savings. We used these statistics to make some suggested default calculations. Plug your own estimates in to the blue fields listed below to see how many days and dollars you could save by driving Shift Excellence.
1. Number of Operating Units (Site Sections)
2. Number of Operators per Shift
3. Number of Shifts per Day
4. Average Labor Rate per Hour