Enventure to help optimize MRO inventory and enhance plant operations for specialized food manufacture in the US

December 4, 2020

USPortsmouth, NH December 04, 2020 – Enventure has been selected by a leading specialized food manufacturer in the US to optimize MRO Inventory and provide an on-going data governance model to enhance plant operations.

The client is specialized in manufacturing a complete range of yogurt products such as dairy, non-dairy, plant-based, and oat milk. Its products include a variety of strained, yogurt, drinks, and children’s snacks, dairy-based as well as plant-based products.

Large manufacturing plants will have bigger problems to worry about and the major challenge being asset uptime and availability of spare parts. The client has over 50,000 MRO parts in the ERP/EAM systems. Enventure conducted a data audit with a sample dataset to identify issues such as duplicates, unclassified parts, lack of schema/taxonomy definition, invalid manufacturer details, and most importantly missing critical attributes for most of the spare parts.

Enventure will design a custom data enrichment and governance framework, covering all aspects of data quality enhancement, and integration with their existing ERP and EAM systems. The team will develop a taxonomy specific to food industry to identify the difference between food grade and non-food grade information of every spare parts in production.

Enventure team consists of MRO master data engineers, Food Industry-specific specialists, and a multi-lingual supplier engagement team. The scope of the project includes:

  • Develop and implement a robust supplier engagement strategy to collect parts information
  • Design food industry-specific schema/taxonomy
  • Assign data attributes in alignment to schema classification
  • Classify all parts based on UNSPSC
  • Validate and standardize the manufacturer name and part number
  • Enrich the parts with missing part information
  • Capture and update MSDS information wherever applicable
  • Integrate MRO parts data into their ERP and EAM systems
  • Provide Ongoing data governance support through an AI-based platform

“For an asset-intensive organization such as a food manufacturer the availability of MRO spare parts, plays a vital role in efficient plant operations. We have been transforming MRO Data Excellence for F&B Industry across the globe and our clients have witnessed an exceptional improvement with our services. We are happy to help optimize plant operations and improve the data quality for the largest yogurt manufacturer in the world,” says CK Bharathan, Head of Master Data Management, Enventure.

About Enventure:

Enventure Engineering LLP (enventure.com) is a privately-held, ISO 9001-2015 & ISO 27001-2013 certified Master Data Management and Engineering Services company, with clients in North America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia. Enventure has been serving clients across the globe since 1997. Today, Enventure is a preferred supplier of Master Data Management and Asset management services to companies ranging from Startups to Fortune 500, across various industry

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