New Technology Ramp Coordination Support

Who: $2B merchant foundry business, manufacturing integrated circuits wafers for fabless semiconductor companies. UMC has factories in Taiwan and Singapore.

What:  New Technology Ramp Coordination Support

Results: Increased efficiency for trades, engineering, and management during a new factory ramp up

  • Reduced contractor hours by 16%
  • Reduced daily meeting time by 75% (from 3 hours to 45 minutes)
  • Reduced engineer administrative/coordination time by 2-3 hours per day per engineer

How: Regional Virtual Program Management Office and Supplier Coordination Intervention

  • Established a Virtual Enterprise Program Management Office
  • Provided Program Manager, Scheduler, and Coordinator services
  • Provided a SAAS based enterprise wide project management system
  • Developed and deployed a customized point of origin user interface for status updates and reporting
  • Coordinated the work of 12 subcontractors across 43 equipment installations

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December 10, 2014