Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

Principles of Lean Manufacturing – 24 Hour Course

  • Customer Expectations
  • Business Strategy
  • Lean Manufacturing defined
  • Define Value
  • Identify the Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Perfection
  • Quality First
  • Quality at the source – Part of the process
  • Lean Benefits
  • Key Strategies
  • Cellular manufacturing vs. Job Shop manufacturing
  • Load Leveling, line balancing, takt time
  • Continuous Flow
  • Mixed model scheduling
  • Cross training, flexible workforce
  • Kaizen Events
  • Implementation and measurement

Key Lean Techniques and Tools

  • Considering the entire process
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Cycle time Reduction
  • Inventory Reduction
  • Design for Manufacturability/Concurrent Engineering
  • Eliminating Variability
  • Kanban and other Pull Systems
  • 5 S
  • Lean and Other Tools
  • Just In Time
  • Theory Of Constraints

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