Six Sigma Dictionary - Six Sigma Terms
Peer Gelser, UAE
LEAN components: Inventory reduced by kanban management.
Plant layout with D-cells provides minimal handling, transportation, materials, space and people.
Line layout means that the machinery and processes of the same type are located in the same area.
U-layout gives longer lead times It is important to have defined and measurable objectives for values, success factors, business processes, resources and organization.
TPM is a comprehensive repair and maintenance system. TPM is common sense put into system. If you are busy, you are also doing something rationel.
Kaizen is based on the continual improvements of all functions of a business.
Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) is one of the many lean production methods for reducing waste in a manufacturing process by e.g. change of die/tools/moulds in less than e.g. 10 minutes.
5(+1)S ensures order and the system at work Improvement and systematization of working routines with minimal investment.
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