Context

The Nanshan and Longgang a Shenzhen sites are the two vaccine production sites from Sanofi in China, with have to be integrated by 2017. The Quality Control is an important step in the process, which directly affects the Time-to-Market.

Objectives

  • Analyze the different stages of Quality Control, in order to identify potential bottlenecks
  • Host a VSM to include the supervisors in the process of Continuous Improvement, and to generate actions to reduce the lead times of the different releases.

Approach

  • Construction of a preliminary analysis to identify steps and key contacts
  • Creating process sheets to be filled out by the different laboratories, in order to facilitate discussion during the VSM
  • VSM focus on the identified bottlenecks
  • Conduction of a workshop illustrating certain identified actions

Results

  • More than 15 people gathered in the VSM of different departments and sites (Bangkok, Beijing, Guangzhou,…)
  • 10 improvement actions identified, allowing to reduce the average lead time by 30% and the variability of the releases by 71%
  • Strong involvement of the various laboratories’ supervisors in the implementation of actions

Others References

France

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Brazil

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France

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China

Prosperous Commercial Building 54 Jardine’s Bazaar, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Australia

Idealspace, Level 10 418A Elizabeth Street Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia

France

21 Rue François Garcin, 69003 Lyon, France

  • France

    Paris

    54, rue de Ponthieu
    75008 Paris

    Jean-François Michel
    jfmichel@forizons.com
    +33 620 023 097

    Sacha Bouyer
    sbouyer@forizons.com
    +33 776 824 231

  • Brazil

    Sao Paulo

    Av. Ipiranga, 104 - 71
    República - São Paulo/SP
    CEP 01046-010
    Brasil

    Diego Menezes
    dmenezes@forizons.com
    +55 (11) 99497 7538

  • France

    Toulouse

    57, boulevard de l’Embouchure
    31200 Toulouse

    Hervé Duparcq
    hduparcq@forizons.com
    +33 684 770 478

  • China

    Hong Kong

    Flat A, 10/F, Prosperous Commercial Building
    54 Jardine’s Bazaar, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

    Charly Limou
    climou@forizons.com
    +852 5336 3869

    Thomas Vandenbogaerde
    tv@forizons.com
    +852 6111 3257

  • Australia

    Sydney

    Idealspace, Level 10
    418A Elizabeth Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
    Australia

    Thomas Vandenbogaerde
    tvandenbogaerde@forizons.com
    +61 424 738 041

  • France

    Lyon

    21 Rue François Garcin
    69003 Lyon

    Hervé Duparcq
    hduparcq@forizons.com
    +33 684 770 478

    Helene Lebeau
    hlebeau@forizons.com
    +33 614 396 156