This course provides learners with a comprehensive
understanding of how Lean Manufacturing works in a
manufacturing company. Lean concepts (why lean, lean
terminology, identifying wastes, Value Stream Mapping
methods and the linkage between lean and Six Sigma) and lean
practices (streamlining the value stream, workplace
organization, ensuring predictability and consistency,
set-up reduction, TPM, the visual workplace and continuous
improvement) are covered.
The course provides the learner
with lean implementation suggestions including approaches
for addressing people issues, collecting and analyzing data
to plan and track lean efforts, process workflow and layouts
options with rationale and a sequential roadmap.
This Training Enables Learners To...
Understand the terms, terminology, and benefits of Lean Manufacturing.
Conduct value stream maps of the current state, identify the potentials for reduced waste and improved flow, and develop a future state map.
Participate in the development of a site-specific lean implementation roadmap.
Avoid the common pitfalls encountered during lean implementation.
Questions About Which Training is Right for You?
If you are not sure of what would be right for your company, we would be happy to talk with you. Once we understand your needs we can make a recommendation that will be the most cost-effective approach for your organization.