Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners


 
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Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Paul Ryan, United Kingdom, Member
Could somebody tell me what are the most important lean tools and techniques that should be used in a company that are about to implement lean manufacturing for the first time? Why? Thank you for your suggestions....Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Eric Schmitz, Belgium, SIG Leader
First of all, there is no standard way. Each company has to go his own way, based on his own culture, people, market and so on.
Then, before the ...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Eric Schmitz, Belgium, SIG Leader
Step 1: 5S Framework. Why?
- Involves every one
- Is very visible
- Push for supervisors and manageme...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Sabari, Analyst, India, Member
Initially when your company wants to implement lean approach there is no one single tool to achieve it. There should be a series of steps taken at str...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Paul Ryan, United Kingdom, Member
The company I am involved with are based in Ireland and are the manufacturers of food and drink. Lean has been implemented since 2008 and the company ...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Eric Schmitz, Belgium, SIG Leader
With a sound basic of lean thinking - as you mention -, then Value Stream Mapping is surely possible a...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Paul Ryan, United Kingdom, Member
Can you explain to me about Hoshin as I have never come across this tool before....Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Eric Schmitz, Belgium, SIG Leader
Hoshin Kanri provides a step-by-step planning, implementation and review process for managed...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Paul Ryan, United Kingdom, Member
Is hoshin more or less defining long range and key objectives of the company. Does it involve top and middle managers across the board more so that al...Sign up
 

 
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Eric Schmitz, Belgium, SIG Leader
Hoshin is more police deployment and alignment. But it makes visble how customer needs, strategy, key objecives and also daily targets on a workplace ...Sign up
 

 
Lean Tools for Beginners
Jacques Ampe, HR Consultant, Belgium, Member
Perhaps one reservation ... To what extent is the climate ripe for Lean to start... Personally, I think first a climate of 'change' should be created ...Sign up
 

 
 


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