You don’t have to have every single detail figured out when you build a new facility to get started and interior details often change over the life cycle of the building.
What you do start with is the bigger picture - overall size of the site, facility and key infrastructure. If it is for a rapidly growing business the facility may be designed as one of many on a larger site or designed for easy expansion down the road. This is done because we all know that for a facility from need identification until the new facility capacity is built will take a minimum of 18-24 months.
Contractors must apply that same planning time horizon to their organizational structures. At the field supervisor level and above the timeline to recruit and / or develop someone into a key position takes a while. For key management roles it often takes 2+ years for someone to become truly effective in the role.
Many problems including quality issues, margin fade and bad growth can be traced back to the organizational structure.
How effective is your org structure?
Do you have a 5 year org structure plan?
A third party can be very effective for developing your 2X org chart because they will challenge structure, roles and current team capabilities without bias while bringing in outside expertise.