Seven Wastes - Taiichi Ohno - page 19 - Toyota Production System
Waste - Method
Waste of overproduction - One cannot produce without a production Kanban
Waste of time on hand (waiting) - Multiple machines to an operator, all producing as per tact time.
Waste in transportation - Machines in line or flow placed close together
Waste of processing itself - Standardized Methods
Waste of stock on hand (inventories) - JIT system - low inventory
Waste of movement (of workers) - Machine layout changes so that an operator handling multiple machines does not waste movement. Can there be control unit for all the machines at one place only?
Waste of making defective products - Problem solving approach to produce zero defects. 5 Why approach to find where the problem or defect occurred in the earliest stage. Educating and training operators by other team members and management.
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