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What to Do When Your Engineering Resources are Limited

Dan Grant on Mar 21, 2017 2:00:00 PM

032117.jpegWhen a company’s engineering department is being stretched to its limits, this can have a debilitating effect on the organization. For one, this constrains the number of projects that can be in full-process at any given time. This in turn stifles production and innovation, which can weaken a company’s bottom line and decrease its competitive advantage. Limited engineering resources also leads to engineers having to work on administrative tasks rather than being able to stay dedicated to their core manufacturing competency. This creates a ripple effect throughout the organization as procurement isn’t able to source in the most effective way possible without thorough feedback from engineering. This causes management and executives to find themselves in a constant state of scrambling to assess where resources should be imperfectly allocated.

So what can a company do when there just doesn’t seem to be enough engineering hands on hand? It’s time to get help and reach outside of the organization to beef up engineering power, and Prime Advantage Engineering Solutions is the perfect way to do so. This exciting offering provides on-demand engineering support so that organizations can spring more revenue-generating projects into action, keep engineers laser-focused on innovating, and allow purchasing to capitalize on optimal sourcing opportunities. It’s the solution any company needs to reach its full manufacturing potential.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Procurement

Dan Grant

Posted by Dan Grant

Daniel Grant is the President of Prime Advantage, a Chicago-based Group Purchasing Organization for mid-market manufacturers.

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