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Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor : Shopfloor Series - Productivity Development Team

Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor

Shopfloor Series

Paperback Published: 13th June 2003
ISBN: 9781563272875
Number Of Pages: 112

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Like all Shopfloor Series books, Identifying Waste on the Shopfloorpresents concepts and tools in simple and accessible language. The book includes many illustrations and examples to explain basic concepts and some of the challenges that are encountered when looking for and eliminating waste.

Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor is the ideal compliment to 5S, TPM, and other tools for building a lean manufacturing operation.

Productivity's Shopfloor Series books offer a simple, cost-effective approach for building basic knowledge about key manufacturing improvement topics. Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor and all our Shopfloor Series books include innovative instructional features that are the signature of the series. The goal: to place powerful and proven improvement tools in the hands of your entire workforce.

Publisher's Messagep. ix
Getting Startedp. xi
The Purpose of This Bookp. xi
What This Book Is Based Onp. xi
Two Ways to Use This Bookp. xii
How to Get the Most Out of Your Readingp. xii
An Overview of the Contentsp. xiv
What Is Waste?p. 1
What Is Waste?p. 2
Value-addedp. 3
Why Does Waste Occur?p. 4
Manufacturingp. 4
Conveyancep. 4
Inspectionp. 4
Equipmentp. 4
Control/managementp. 5
How Does Waste Take Root?p. 5
The Classification of Wastep. 7
The Three MUsp. 7
The 5M + Q + Sp. 7
The Flow of Goodsp. 8
The Seven Deadly Wastesp. 10
The Benefits of Identifying and Eliminating Wastep. 12
To the Companyp. 12
To Shopfloor Workersp. 12
In Conclusionp. 13
Summaryp. 13
Reflectionsp. 14
The Seven Deadly Wastesp. 15
Overproductionp. 16
Causes of Overproductionp. 17
How to Eliminate Overproductionp. 17
Overproduction Checklistp. 17
Inventoryp. 18
Causes of Inventoryp. 18
How to Eliminate Inventoryp. 20
Inventory Checklistp. 20
Conveyancep. 21
Causes of Conveyancep. 23
How to Eliminate Conveyancep. 23
Conveyance Checklistp. 24
Defectsp. 24
Causes of Defectsp. 24
How to Eliminate Defectsp. 25
Defects Checklistp. 26
Processing Wastep. 26
Causes of Processing Wastep. 29
How to Eliminate Processing Wastep. 29
Processing Waste Checklistp. 29
Operation Wastep. 30
Causes of Operation Wastep. 30
How to Eliminate Operation Wastep. 30
Operation Waste Checklistp. 31
Idle timep. 32
Causes of Idle Timep. 32
How to Eliminate Idle Timep. 33
Idle Time Checklistp. 33
In Conclusionp. 34
Summaryp. 34
Reflectionsp. 36
How to Discover Wastep. 37
Using the Back Doorp. 38
Bringing Latent Waste to the Surfacep. 39
Analyzing Current Conditionsp. 40
The Arrow Diagramp. 40
The Summary Chart of Flow Analysisp. 43
The Operations Analysis Tablep. 44
The Standard Operations Combination Chartp. 45
The Workshop Checklist for Major Waste Findingp. 47
In Conclusionp. 49
Summaryp. 49
Reflectionsp. 50
How to Remove Wastep. 51
Adopting the Necessary Attitudep. 52
Removing Waste in the Movement of Goodsp. 53
Retention and Conveyancep. 54
Process Waitingp. 56
Lot Waitingp. 57
Removing Waste in the Actions of Peoplep. 60
Adopt Seventeen Principlesp. 61
Removing Waste in the Way People, Goods, and Machines Are Combinedp. 62
In Conclusionp. 66
Summaryp. 66
Reflectionsp. 68
How to Prevent Wastep. 69
Standardizationp. 70
Visual and Auditory Controlsp. 71
Red-taggingp. 71
Signboardsp. 71
Outliningp. 72
Andonsp. 72
Kanbanp. 72
Pitch and Inspection Buzzersp. 73
The 5W and 1H Sheetp. 73
Five Key Concepts for Asking "Why" and "How"p. 75
Pointing to the Futurep. 76
In Conclusionp. 77
Summaryp. 77
Reflectionsp. 78
Reflections and Conclusionsp. 79
An Implementation Summaryp. 80
Reflecting on What You've Learnedp. 82
Opportunities for Further Learningp. 82
Conclusionsp. 82
Additional Resources Related to Identifying and Eliminating Wastep. 83
The Shopfloor Series Booksp. 83
Other Books and Videosp. 85
Newsletterp. 88
Training and Consultingp. 88
Websitep. 88
About the Productivity Press Development Teamp. 89
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ISBN: 9781563272875
ISBN-10: 1563272873
Series: Shopfloor Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 13th June 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1