SOLAR FAB PRODUCTION RAMP

Who: A privately held U.S. solar energy company manufacturing PV solar modules using a thin film CIGS semiconductor process.

What: Virtual Program Management Consulting and Engineering Services

Results: On time/ahead of schedule performance to factory milestones

  • On time performance
  • Identified facilitization cost savings and efficiencies
  • Complete As-built and BKM documentation provided for each tool

How: Factory Virtual Program Management Office Intervention

  • Established a Virtual Enterprise Program Management Office
  • Provided Program Manager, Scheduler, and Engineering services
  • Coordinated the work of 15 suppliers with multiple internal departments across 45 capital projects
  • Provided engineering design and trades management services
  • Daily updates on information gathering, design and construction activity progress
  • Weekly Milestone Progress and Risk Reports
  • Tool information files upon completion of tool installation, complete with information gathered from suppliers, notes taken during meetings and red-lined facilities design documentation