L- 13 Lean

L- 13 Lean - Manufacturing Systems and Lean Manufacturing...

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Unformatted text preview: Manufacturing Systems and Lean Manufacturing Objectives Understand objectives of Lean Manufacturing Understand Lean principles Introduce how to find waste is in manufacturing processes Understand value stream mapping Lean Manufacturing The Machine that Changed the World The story of Lean Production How Japan’s secret weapon in the global auto wars will revolutionize western industry James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones and Daniel Roos, first published 1990 by Rawson Associates About the Toyota Production System (TPS) – by the MIT International Motor Vehicle Program Manufacturing System • Collection of people, machines, materials and infrastructure that • Converts resources to satisfy human needs The Principles of lean production include • Teamwork • Communication • Efficient use of resources and elimination of waste • Continuous improvement 5 core concepts • Specify value in the eyes of the customer • Identify the value stream and eliminate waste • Make value flow at the pull of the customer • Involve and empower employees • Continuously improve in the pursuit of perfection. Reduce Waste (muda) • Over-production • Over-processing • Inventory • Waiting time • Transportation • Motion • Scrap Some lean tools/terms http://www.assemblymag.com/CDA/ArticleInformation/news/news_item/0,6501,98535,00.html • Kaizen (evolution) – "continuous improvement." – Kaizan Event -- concentrate on improving one specific process...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ME 1800 taught by Professor Brown during the Winter '08 term at WPI.

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L- 13 Lean - Manufacturing Systems and Lean Manufacturing...

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