Monthly Archives: October 2017

 

13 
Oct

LEAN Manufacturing

The LEAN Journey

The  “Journey to Excellence”

Bench Layout Before

What can we improve ?

  • Inventory Use
  • Process Layout
  • Product Quality
  • Assembly Methods
  • Machine Operation

Process Mapping

Implementing “Change”

  • Define – the opportunity
  • Measure – the present
  • Analyse – the data
  • Improve – the process
  • Control – the process

Eliminate Waste 5S

Eliminate Waste – 5S

  • Sort – Remove what is not needed
  • Simplify – Organise what is needed
  • Shine – Tidy the workplace
  • Standardise – LEAN manufacturing
  • Sustain – Maintain quality controls

Lean-Line Bench

LEAN BENEFITS:

  • Improved Quality
  • Improved Productivity
  • Improved Production
  • Increased Business
  • Increased Profits
  • Increased Global Footprint

FINANCIAL BENEFITS:  

E.G.  Financial Benefits of Lean:

  • £15,000 – Quality Improvement
  • £187,000 – Meeting Re-alignment
  • £187,000 – Machine Re-alignment
  • £14,000 – Design For Manufacture
  • £90,000 – Statistical Process Control
  • £75,000 – Plant Capital Investment Saving
  • £359,000 – TPM Introduction Saving

THIS IS THE STARTING POINT.

For implementation of these principles :-

Please contact us and we will arrange a visit.

Atherton Management Services Ltd – 07970 333 466

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Published Date: 13th October 2017
Category: Financial, General