Value Stream Mapping Case QFVM

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Value Stream Mapping Quick-Flow Valve Manufacturing (QFVM) Case Study Part 1 Background QFVM is a tier 2 supplier that produces a wide range of valves used by component manufacturers supplying the aeronautical and aerospace industries. Several key customers have been applying pressure on QFVM to reduce costs, improve on-time delivery and reduce lead times. The plant manager, Tim Shackleford, has formed a team tasked to significantly improve valve manufacturing. Tim expects the team to use lean practices including Value Stream Management. This case was adapted from “Value Stream Management” by Tapping, Luyster and Shuker Selecting a Value Stream Perform a product-quantity analysis to determine the Value Stream on which the team should focus. Valve Part Number Demand over the past six months January Februar y March April May June x-101 1000 1200 1500 1200 1000 1500 x-102 12000 13000 8000 10000 12000 9000 x-103 90 30 40 60 120 50 y-95 1500 1000 0 0 1300 0 y-96 13000 14000 15000 10000 8000 2000 z-10 1400 100 1300 0 0 1400 z-15 1000 1000 1000 1200 1500 1800 z-26 300 600 200 1000 50 0
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List other ways in which the Value Stream selection decision could be made. Under what conditions should these techniques be used? Technique Conditions under which technique should be used 1 2 3 Part 2 Tim has decided that the team should concentrate on valve type x-102 and y-96. Both of these parts follow the same processing order:
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course MGSC 485 taught by Professor Ahire during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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