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Optimizing Throughput through Connected Operations

Mercury Marine is a division of Brunswick Corporation, the leading provider of recreational boats in the United States. In this project, the Tauber team will optimize the gearcase housing production process using Lean Six Sigma methodology. At the end of the project, the team will provide Mercury Marine with a Planning Process Report, detailing how to schedule gearcase housing production based on capacity and demand considerations. 

Student Team:

Victoria Mathieu – Master of Business Administration

Srishti Senthil – BBA and MSCM

Project Sponsors:

John Cavey – Director of Global Sales, Inventory & Ops Planning

David Blondheim, Jr. – Director, Global Operations Excellence & Advanced Manufacturing

Faculty Advisors:

Debra Levantrosser – College of Engineering

Ravi Anupindi – Ross School of Business