Operations Management

Leverage Our Proven Frameworks to Rationalize Every Aspect of the Business

Manufacturing Operations Improvement is a team of operations, industry and consulting professionals experienced in effectively uncovering and improving inefficiencies within manufacturing companies of Private Equity (PE) portfolios. Our results are driven by the A&M culture of fact-based approaches with focus on leveraging leadership to drive change.

Our team partners with PE firms who are facing challenges in EBITDA growth, and implements identified improvements from gaps in leadership, changes in manufacturing strategy and operations, to inefficient manufacturing and distribution footprints. We leverage our proven frameworks to rationalize every aspect of the business and provide thorough planning and support during implementation to ensure financial impact.

We Routinely Address the Following Performance Drivers Within the Manufacturing Industry

Interim Management

Interim Management

Clients call us for hands-on leadership when:

  • There is a need for particular expertise and market experience with one of their companies
  • A leadership gap exists that can impact the performance of the company
  • Transformation and transition outcomes are needed before permanent implementation of a solution
  • Objectivity is required in an organization with disparate views of how to drive improvement
  • Manufacturing merger support is needed to manage a post-acquisition integration

Manufacturing Strategy

Manufacturing Strategy
  • Automation and Technology (IoT)
  • Maintenance and Growth CAPEX
  • Make vs. Buy Analysis and Strategy
  • Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SI&OP)
  • Workforce Rightsizing

Footprint Optimization

Footprint Optimization
  • On-shoring and Off-shoring
  • Green Field / Brown Field
  • Asset Utilization and OEE
  • Capacity Modeling
  • Transfer of Work

Our Industry Expertise

Our Industry Expertise
  • Aerospace, Defense, Aviation & Space
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics
  • Food and Beverage
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Plastics and Rubber
  • Pressure Sensitive Labeling (PSL) and Packaging
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Steel and Aluminum
  • Textiles and Apparel

Case Study

Case Study


Packaging and Printing Solutions Provider


  • Consolidated two underutilized facilities
  • Continuous crewing model for improved lead times and variable costs



Reduced in material spending


Increase in EBITDA

I’d love to see the people that we have mentored & coached over the years move up the ranks and take those reins and continue to expand our team. I love to watch people grow & flourish in this type of environment.

Tim Keneally

Managing Director