"Lean manufacturing" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Lean Manufacturing

    JMTM 17‚4 Critical success factors for lean implementation within SMEs Pius Achanga‚ Esam Shehab‚ Rajkumar Roy and Geoff Nelder Department of Enterprise Integration‚ School of Industrial and Manufacturing Science‚ Centre for Decision Engineering‚ Cranfield University‚ Cranfield‚ UK Abstract Purpose – The aim of this research paper is to present the critical factors that constitute a successful implementation of lean manufacturing within manufacturing SMEs. Design/methodology/approach – A combination

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  • Lean Manufacturing

    1.0 Introduction Lean manufacturing is the systematic elimination of waste from all aspects of an organization’s operations‚ where waste is viewed as any use or loss of resources that does not lead directly to creating the product or service a customer wants when they want it. In many industrial processes‚ such non-value added activity can comprise more than 90 percent of a factory’s total activity Lean manufacturing or lean production are reasonably new terms that can be traced to Jim Womack‚ Daniel

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  • Lean Manufacturing

    Inspector CO Commanding Officer FIFO First-In-First-Out FOD Foreign Object Damage (engine damage from foreign materials) FRC Fleet Readiness Center FSS Forward Supply Stores IMA Intermediate Maintenance Activities JIT Just-in-Time LSS Lean Six-Sigma MATCON Material Control MC Mission Capable MDT Mean Down Time MDU Material Delivery Unit MEI Major Engine Inspection MTBF Mean Time Between Failure NMC Non-Mission-Capable NRFI Not Ready for Issue OIC Officer-in-Charge

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  • Lean Manufacturing

    Lean production: Successful implementation of organisational change in operations instead of short term cost reduction efforts by Thorsten Ahrens Lean Alliance® GmbH Im Schlosshof 4a • D-82229 Seefeld • Germany • Tel: +49 (08152) 7944-94• Fax: +49 (08152) 7944-93 © 2006 Lean Alliance. All Rights Reserved. This product‚ and any parts thereof‚ may not be reproduced in any form or used in any manner whatsoever without direct permission from the owners of the Lean Alliance. 1 Abstract

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  • Lean Manufacturing/Jit Production

    Lean Manufacturing/JIT Production “Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well - that’s work.  Continuous improvement is about removing the things that get in the way of your work.  The headaches‚ the things that slow you down‚ that’s what continuous improvement is all about.”  ~Bruce Hamilton Continuous improvement is what makes companies profitable. Not only must they constantly innovate their product and services to satisfy the needs of their consumers‚ but also their

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  • General Motors with Lean Manufacturing

    General Motors with Lean Manufacturing An Introduction of GM Global Manufacturing System Operations Management Team Project Contributed by We Make A+ (sort by number): 유형근 - 2009 050 444 오슬기 - 2010 049 712 손무화 - 2010 054 149 주시건 - 2010 059 605 김학운 - 9125 620 120 Division of Business Administration‚ Hanyang Univ. ERICA Ansan‚ December 2012 Contents Part 1.Overview of General Motors 2 1.1 Why General Motors? 2 1.2 Introduction of General Motors 3 1.3 Basic Information

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  • Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain

    to become the UK’s largest supermarket chain. Over ten years ago‚ Tesco set its sights on becoming the Toyota of the grocery business. Since then the company has become renowned for its best practices in supply chain management (SCM)‚ which included lean management and the use of RFID technology. The company has got an advantage over its competitors by incorporating innovation in its supply chain like point of the sale data‚ continued replenishment triggered by customer demand‚ primary distribution

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  • Elements of Lean Manufacturing Paper

    Jessica Ehrhart September 20‚ 2015 Elements of Lean Manufacturing University of Phoenix ISCOM472 Daryl Pearson INTRODUCTION Eliminating waste and items that are not of value inside an organization is called Lean manufacturing. Lean manufacturing will help save the company in the long run. The lean manufacturing was created by Sakichi Toyoda from the Toyota Production System. (Toyota Production System‚ 2015) This was made to help the company reduce inventory. It helped them not

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  • Lean Manufacturing Principle

    Lean Manufacturing Principles Guide Version 0.5 June 26‚ 2000 Maritech ASE Project #10 Technology Investment Agreement (TIA) 20000214 Develop and Implement a ‘World Class’ Manufacturing Model for U.S. Commercial and Naval Ship Construction Deliverable 2.2 Submitted by National Steel & Shipbuilding Co. On behalf of the Project Team Members Prepared by The University of Michigan Revised data distribution statement: 10/26/01 Category B Data - Government Purpose Rights Approved

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  • Limits of Lean Manufacturing Service Practices

    OF LEAN MANUFACTURING & SERVICE PRACTICES Written by Hafez Shurrab ABSTRACT Lean thinking proved its excellence through its techniques and practices. Many organizations – including first lean introducers and practitioners - couldn‘t get the desired outcomes due to different external and internal concerns. This article addresses some relevant limitations and impediments arise when lean practices and techniques are considered for implementation into manufacturing and service contexts‚ lean manufacturing

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