Have you heard of standardized work?
It has to do with keeping the order in which tasks are done documented. Convergence Training said, "You can think of standardized work as defining who does the task, when they do it, and how they do it."
When working on this, you'll look at a few lean elements - takt time, work sequence, and in-process inventory.
This can help with your lean initiatives by instructing your employees on how to most efficiently complete a task!
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Before you begin reading about lean manufacturing and standardized work, know that we’ve included a free lean manufacturing infographic you can download at the bottom of this article, too!So although a standard work process for a job task is documented, workers are still free to implement kaizen to make and/or suggest changes in a continual effort for improvement.Read More