Transactional Mapping – There is not a consolidated summary of all of the information needed for a production run. In order to improve the job bag effectiveness, the goals are: provide all of the information needed at the production floor; collect all required samples for FGPA, customer samples, quality samples, reruns and trials; aggregate data collected at each stage of production and make it available for downstream reference.
SMED – Printing Certification Continuation
SMED – Printing Certification Continuation – SMED event that focused on 5s improvements at point of use. tgg uses ‘certification’ where teams must perform changeovers at rate. Both teams participated in Lean introductory training which focused upon: forms of waste, history, 5-S, and Kaizen.
Green Belt and Black Belt Certifications – Allen Industries
Author: Tommy Allen After being involved in 3P and 5S Kaizen events, Lean quickly became integrated into my daily work thought process. I wanted to be able to teach these initiatives
Author: Phil Ralphs RRS Analysis Lean is all about removing waste from the process. Runner, Repeater, Stranger (RSS) analysis will remove excess motion and transportation from your processes. RRS is similar
Placing a Monument
Author: Joe Costello Production Preparation Process (3P) or “When the need to do it right the first time means you keep your job.” When you put a monument in place you
Value Stream Mapping
Authors: Lynn Clark & Joe Costello Recently, I worked with a team who wanted to know what parts of their process were keeping them from achieving the most responsive, most efficient