Process Management Principles for Increasing the Energy Efficiency

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Unformatted text preview: he operations policy itself was designed to make the improvement easier to control. Specifically, runs were scheduled to occur only on specific weekdays (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays initially) which created a repeatable, easy to remember, and predictable schedule for operators. Finally, management had visibility into historical machine operation through both equipment logs and ultimately an electronic interface similar to the one presented in Section 5.2 which used power data from the CM5000. The ability to easily check to see how often the equipment was actually run in any given week will aid in adherence to the new policy. 5.1.6 Overall Results In order to assess the results of using the DMAIC process in CCA, we compared the anticipated annual savings resulting from projects documented with kaizen plaques during the Spring 2010 season of the Lean Olympics with the savings from projects during the Fall 2009 season for all cells in CCA. Both seasons lasted three months, and the teams in CCA were exactly the same. The only major di...
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