Process map Chemical Scheduling Department

Process map Chemical Scheduling Department

Sector: Service Industry. Chemical manufacturing

Executive Summary

These chemical companies scheduling department had grown quickly over the past 2 years and documented processes had not been written to cover vacations, sickness and replacement of staff. The brief was to work within the department and take control of purchasing, storage and production scheduling of various Chemical plants and establish an easy to understand production overview with work instructions. When completed the processes were submitted to the document control centre.


  • Purchasing of raw chemicals and lead times improved.
  • 3rd party storage facilities de hired and 1m savings made per year.
  • Documents produced detailing scheduling processes for four separate chemical plants
  • By working the process efficiencies realised giving 20% savings on headcount.

“Navigator Solutions worked for Hexion Specialty Chemicals as a contractor. They managed the Supply Chain / Scheduling department to a high level of expertise and standardised the workflow within a few months”

Marco Hersmis
Production Eng BPA