OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (OPEX 4.0) CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Optimise the end to end process using AI & Data

Optimise the end to end process using AI & Data

WHAT IS OPEX 4.0?

Operational Excellence (OPEX 4.0) aims to increase productivity, reduce costs and risks, and improve product quality by optimization of a plants’ process parameters with advanced data analytics and AI based methodology.

While achieving safety, integrity, and economic efficiency is the core of the industry, we require a comprehensive understanding of the procedural process and the enhancement in current and future operations. OPEX 4.0 becomes a gate to create learning as well as improving operations continuously.

YOUR BUSINESS BENEFITS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OPEX 4.0 SERVICES

OPEX 4.0 helps organisations perform an in-depth analysis of processes using modern big data analysis methods and automated machine learning for data-based plant and process optimisation. With OPEX 4.0, organisations can increase stability and safety at the optimum operating point.

KEY CHALLENGES TO OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Safety, integrity, and economic efficiency are crucial for the operation of production plants. It requires that a comprehensive understanding of the procedural processes prevails in current and future operations.

In this context, increasing digitalisation and Industry 4.0 allow continuous, data-based, and automated investigation and optimisation using AI-based methods of processes of all kinds. Organisations need to improve process stability to ensure process safety unveil new potential for OPEX.

TÜV SÜD OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (OPEX 4.0) ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Together with our partner atlan-tec Systems, TÜV SÜD offers a modular, cost-efficient OPEX 4.0 programme that allows an individual to focus on all relevant topics of operational excellence using state-of-the-art data analysis and AI methods. TÜV SÜD’s qualified and experienced inspectors certify the process of the AI-based optimisation project according to the specifications of the VDI* guidelines.

*(VDI = German Engineering Association)

Our services include:

  • OPEX Readiness Assessment: to assess if your business meets the requirements for Big Data analytics and Automated Machine Learning
  • In depth analysis: Preparing the OPEX 4.0 analysis through a combined team of TÜV SÜD and our partner atlan-tec in cooperation with the operations team of the customer’s organization
  • Document and data management: Compilation of the required documents and data; updating
  • Implementation: Implementation of the AI-based OPEX 4.0 project for plant and process optimization in manufacturing and process industry
  • Certification of the OPEX 4.0 project through TÜV SÜD following VDI guideline VDI3714

Download Infosheet

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION PROCESS

TÜV SÜD has multiple information security testing centers around the world to provide customers with optimized information security testing solutions and information security certifications.

1. In the first step, take an OPEX readiness assessment and understand operational excellence challenges and opportunities for your company through an in-depth analysis. We build a shared understanding of your operational excellence objective, expectations and the potential for execution.

2. In the second step, we collaborate to establish a plan for OPEX services. We collectively work towards approving a plan that can help your company achieve its objectives through OPEX.

3. In the third step, we collaborate with all the teams involved to communicate the plan and set clear and realistic plans to deploy operational excellence.

4. In the last step, we focus on collaborative execution of the approved plan, modifying the plan and managing execution as we go forward. We implement an adaptive approach in this step. We change the plan and deploy countermeasures as we come across any opportunities or challenges in execution.

5. Leverage state-of-the-art data analysis and AI methods to achieve operational excellence with TÜV SÜD. You can reach an optimal operating point with an operational excellence certification.

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD FOR OPEX (operational excellence) AUDIT SERVICES?

We have longstanding expertise in design reviews, opex audit for plants, and safety assessments. We partner with atlan-tec Systems, a leading company for Advanced Big Data Analytics, Automated Machine Learning to implement all Industry 4.0 maturity levels starting from visibility, transparency, predictability, and autonomous self-optimisation.

TÜV SÜD is recognised as a Notified Body according to PED 2014/68/EU and TPED 2010/35/EU. We are accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020, as well as a testing laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. TÜV SÜD is a recognised Approved Inspection Body (ZÜS), recognised expert organisation according to the German Ordinance on Installations for the Handling of Substances Hazardous to Water (AwSV). Our management system is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and Safety Certificate Contractors (SCCP certificate) and ISO 45001 (management system for occupational health and safety).

Next Steps

Site Selector