Case study

Organization design for a chemicals company

Situation

Following an acquisition of a chemicals division by an oil major, the combined company was faced with numerous integration issues. A consultancy was engaged to help achieve leading cost position across network, leveraging asset-integration initiatives in progress. Delivery Partners performed benchmarking and analysis.

Our work

  • Conducted organization review to reduce staff costs and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Analyzed performance management system to increase accountability and focus on manufacturing performance measures
  • Benchmarked KPIs for the new organization

Results

  • The organization review achieved its savings objectives
  • Headcount reduction of nearly 25%, achieved, surpassing the set targets, making the site competitive
  • Significantly improved organizational effectiveness enabled the overall program to significantly reduce site fixed costs