In this course, you will learn:
- The background and history of Lean manufacturing, as well as the complementary parts of quantity and quality control.
- To assess production performance and the impact of defects and waste.
- To comprehend the relevance and role of the customer "Takt" in Lean Production.
- To increase process performance by implementing Lean principles, such as reducing setup time, batch optimization, and defect removal.
- To discuss the significance of Total Productive Maintenance and the commonly used metric Overall Equipment Effectiveness.
- To comprehend the differences between push- and pull systems, as well as how pull-system application minimizes waste.
- Introduction: Identification of Waste
- Understanding Flow: Capacity Analysis
- Continuous Flow: Setup Time Reduction
- Improving Flow: Workplace Organisation and Visualization
- Maintaining Flow: Establishing Pull Systems and Scheduling
- Quality and Continuous Improvement