01+World_Class_Manufacturing (1)

01+World_Class_Manufacturing (1) - WORLD CLASS WORLD CLASS...

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Unformatted text preview: WORLD CLASS WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING Definition Definition The purpose of any manufacturing enterprise is to consistently make a profit, pure and simple. Being a world class in manufacturing means that the company can compete successfully and make a profit in an environment of international competition, not only now, but also in the future. CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING CLASS MANUFACTURING I. Management/Employee Involvement Emphasized teamwork High worker productivity Effective communication throughout the organization Empowered employees Autonomous groups Practices Lean Manufacturing Principles Operates under Total Quality Management/Total Quality Control principles Strong and effective leadership CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING CLASS MANUFACTURING New culture in the organization Emphasis on innovation Environmentally sensitive Life-cycle approach to product development Emphasis on effective strategic planning Technology awareness Effective organizational structure Reengineering on a continuous basis Holistic objectives Customer focus Emphasis on research and education Strong marketing organization CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING CLASS MANUFACTURING II. Focus on Quality Total Quality Management Reliable products Statistical QC is used at all key processes Partnership with vendors Environmentally sensitive Maintains high standards Product design is driven by customer needs ISO certification Benchmarking CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING CLASS MANUFACTURING III. Efficient Production Operations Focus on improving productivity Flexible manufacturing Practices many modern day manufacturing methods such as JIT, MRP, KANBAN, TPM, GT, CIM, Bottleneck Management, etc. Concurrent engineering is used in the product realization process Focus on waste reduction Continuous effort on work simplification Uses preventive maintenance as a tool of productivity improvement Applies value analysis in product development CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CHARACTERISTICS OF WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING CLASS MANUFACTURING IV. Customer Focus Customer driven product development process Practices environmentally safe manufacturing Just-in-time manufacturing for customers just-in-time needs Exceeds customers quality needs Delivers maximum value for the customer INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course EIN 4401 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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