5S is a method for creating and maintaining an organised and high performance workplace. It is also the basis for improvement programmes, e.g. TPM.
A DILO study helps individuals identify value added and non-value added tasks that they are performing so they can improve to be more effective.
Jidoka is a term taken from The Toyota Production System and Lean Manufacturing that effectively means “intelligent automation” or “automation with a human touch”.
Following the Lean methodology helps to eliminate the various types of waste. This helps shorten the lead times from customer order to delivery and enables products to be made as efficiently as possible.
Line Balance Optimisation is about maximising output at the critical machine by reducing or eliminating impact of upstream or downstream machine stoppages.
Line Crew Optimisation helps your production line to achieve the best balance between maximum efficiency (OEE) and both direct/indirect labour cost and quality
The aim of planning is to produce goods that satisfy the demand from the customers as efficiently as possible.
By formalising problem solving reduces the risk of damaging people, product and assets and ensures that issues get resolved right first time.
A process flow map concentrates on a single process and a VSM identifies non value added between processes.
A methodology, philosophy and approach to achieve predictable and stable results by managing, controlling and reducing variations in a process
SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Die and is a process for effectively reducing the time it takes to change the parts on a machine.
SOP (Standard operating procedure) is a written document detailing all the steps and activities of a process or procedure. OPL (One point lessons) contains the vital information of the process or procedure.