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Management support in the implementation of LeanSigma

Posted in Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and Lean Six Sigma

Implementation of Lean-Sigma Enterprise System requires a cross functional management relating to the coordination of activity units (integrated enterprise) for the realized cross-functional goals and policies regarding the dissemination of Lean-Sigma implementation along the value stream.

Value Stream is defined as the process to create, produce, and deliver products to market. For the manufacture of goods, value stream includes raw material suppliers, manufacturing and assembly, and distribution network to the user’s goods. For the service (service), value stream consists of suppliers, support personnel and technology, producer services, and service distribution channels. While cross-functional team is defined as a collection of people from various departments who are assigned to specific tasks such as the implementation of new systems, etc.

The three main pillars of the Toyota Production System

Posted in Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, and Toyota Production System

By considering the house of Toyota, it appears that Toyota management system aims to achieve the Quality, Cost Delivery, through shortening the production flow and eliminate waste. To achieve these objectives Toyota management system has three main pillars, namely:
A. JIT (just-in Time), which is basically intended to produce the necessary units in the required amount at the time it takes.
2. Human Resources, It is the main pillar that must be nurtured and held intensive and regular training to produce the human resource that is sensitive to change and able to innovate for continuous improvement. In addition, the resources are intended to improve performance and lean culture spread to all member companies.
3. Built-In Quality-Jidoka, Build quality should be carried out continuously and continuous through the automation of the machine, making the surgical procedure that does not allow an error occurs, control systems are adequate to assist the system in order not to get out of the existing procedures.