Case Studies

Plant Workforce Strategy

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The Client

Food manufacturing company

The Challenge

Multiple company plants were underperforming and experiencing a variety of workforce challenges including high turnover, insufficient leadership, and low engagement.

This led to operational and business issues such as safety hazards and production delays.

Additionally, the company was undergoing a divestiture, so employees were hesitant to join and stay at the company during these organizational changes.

The Solution

Catena Solutions was brought in to help. We identified the need for leadership to turn the company’s workforce and operations around.

We deployed an expert team of Plant HR Leaders who:

  • Assessed the current state of the plants from a HR standpoint including recruiting, existing staff, leadership, and processes
  • Recommended change based on areas of opportunity
  • Executed on the improvement plans
  • Provided the resources and leadership to stabilize multiple underperforming plants
  • Focused on Lean Six Sigma techniques to support a culture of continuous improvement

The Benefit

Benefits to the company included improved processes around hiring and recruiting, training and development, and employee relations and engagement.

Additionally, our solution brought enhanced legal documentation and operational efficiency, which was especially important during the divestiture.

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