Mahindra North American Technical Center (NATC) is a part of the $16.9 billion multi-national group Mahindra. Mahindra NATC's automotive product line is focused on 21st century, forward thinking vehicle designs and includes passenger, commercial, and motorsport vehicles.
Mahindra’s business runs in a “design-to-development” production environment, which comes with its own unique challenges. Tracking and assessing each project through its life cycle was resulting in a significant spend in resource time to pull, revise and verify data from its Plex Manufacturing Cloud into an Excel spreadsheet.
Mahindra’s accounting team was spending 12+ hours a month to manually manage this pertinent data in offline spreadsheets as they could not get the necessary information from their system. Each hour spent on these non-value add tasks was incurring additional costs in an already expensive production environment.
Mahindra reached out to Baker Tilly to understand and design alternative processes to provide critical project lifecycle information, eliminate their manual processes and reduce spend.
Using their deep understanding of the Plex system modules, the Baker Tilly team leveraged a unique approach in usage of existing data fields and designed a solution that enhanced Mahindra’s current Plex Accounting Job module. The unique approach included:
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