Five Steps to Lean. Define end-customer value for a specific product specific capabilities specific price specific time Identify entire value stream for each product and eliminate waste product realization order fulfillment production Make the remaining value steps flow
Storage of raw materials
Storage of finished goods
Storage of incoming components
Storage of parts in process
Storage of Painted Frames
Final assembly work
Subassembly of roll carriage
Subassembly of control module
Testing and shipping
Regional Sales Coordinator
Design and BOM
Order entry/Credit checking
Scheduling by product
Eng. app. by product
Purchasing by product
Quick response team for price quotations
Design in concurrent Development
Workplace safety, order, cleanliness
Pursuit of Perfection
If customers order 100 products per day, what is the takt time?
If customers order 80 products per day, what is takt time?
If customers order 120 products per 8 hour shift, what is takt time?
What if some workers are idle part of the time?
What if some workers build inventory in front of their work stations?