Process Management Principles for Increasing the Energy Efficiency

The iadc has a footprint of 12 million square feet 22

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Unformatted text preview: uare feet (22% of IDS's total footprint) and has more than 4,400 employees. While the facility's primary function is manufacturing, it also has office space, two dining centers and a data center onsite[1]. The largest program supported by the facility is the Patriot Air & Missile Defense System, however, the facility also manufacturers and integrates products for various land and sea based systems. The size and complexity of the products manufactured at the facility span the production of circuit cards to the final assembly of large radars used on naval ships[1]. Process management and continuous improvement programs In 2001, the IADC increased its emphasis on operational excellence and began a lean transformation. After working with outside consultants, the IADC developed their own internal lean office, called the Operational Excellence Resource Center (OERC). The OERC, which is staffed by full-time industrial engineers, works directly with manufacturing departments and cells in the IADC to implement principles of lean manufacturing. Aside from using traditional lean tool...
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This document was uploaded on 03/03/2014 for the course ADMIN 1 at Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

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