Lean Management 2017-04-18T14:39:14+00:00

Lean ManagementLEAN MANAGEMENT

FLOW

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Sequencer

- The sequencer is a buffer of orders displayed in the sequence of production

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Kanban

Kanban is a requesting material system. A kanban signal is placed in determined level of stock that originates a new request

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Heijunka

The heijunka system allows sequencing orders for production. Enables the leveling of the production, following a predetermined sequence (pitch), wich is repeated over time.

Heijunka

Kanban Board

The kanban board allows to create batches of products with similar production process. The goal is to reduce setups

 Kanban Board

MANAGEMENT

Production Board

The place to plan and verify daily the status of all actions. Also can be used to train the persons in the OPL`s of each department.

Production Board

Area Board

The place where the daily review happens.

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Plant Board

The plant board is an important tool to improve communication. It helps to show the goals and status of each project and activity and helps management to sponsor the activities in their company

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DOR area

The place where happen the daily meetings with indicators and action plans of each area.

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PDCA Plan

The place to plan and verify daily the status of all actions. Also can be used to train the persons in the OPL`s of each department.

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Andon

The traduction of andon is lantern. The andon is a visual control to “call for help” to the person in charge of resolving the abnormal situations. When production resumes its normal course the andon returns to green

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