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Lean Manufacturing Takeaways SCLC / ECC Spring Meeting April 26 th , 2007
Waste Eliminated Lean constitutes a philosophy / culture of how to satisfy customers’ increasing demands for greater value...
PRODUCT SHIPMENT CUSTOMER ORDER Lean is a philosophy which shortens the time line between the customer order and the shipm...
Basic Lean tools you will need… Kanban 5S’s and Visual Factory Pull Standardized Work Process TAKT time Error Proofing Val...
Implementing Lean - Leadership <ul><li>An  inspired  leader at the top is required, somebody who takes responsibility for ...
<ul><li>No cookie cutter approach; needs to take into account current culture, resources, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Look upst...
<ul><li>A plan for lean is like a 1 year forecast. So the process needs frequent modification. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt too...
<ul><li>Focus on matching execution & resources to capabilities. Careful with taking in too much. </li></ul><ul><li>Mappin...
<ul><li>Focus on results (key metrics)… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get data for the last 5 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be...
<ul><li>Have a communication strategy that includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanism to keep everyone informed. </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Certify your staff on Lean Management techniques, prior to implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Spread lean technique...
<ul><li>Have a well defined group compensation system in place before implementation.   </li></ul><ul><li>Pay system has t...
What you want to measure… <ul><li>Productivity  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Units produced per day per employee (all employees i...
What you want to measure… <ul><li>WIP Cost for the system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of units inside the process times t...
Lean Pilot Results BEFORE PILOT IMPACT 88% more reliable process  (Daily Schedule attainment) +/- 10% variation (Daily Sch...
Lean Improvements by team <ul><li>Productivity </li></ul>Before: 33 operators After: 27 operators
<ul><li>PDCA: Implementation of Lean Tools </li></ul>Associates received an award because of their participation in a PDCA...
Evidence of Progress toward Lean <ul><li>Increased capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Higher inventory turns </li></ul><ul><li>Mor...
Lean resources <ul><li>www.lean.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.productivityinc.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.productivitypress.com ...
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    1. 1. Lean Manufacturing Takeaways SCLC / ECC Spring Meeting April 26 th , 2007
    2. 2. Waste Eliminated Lean constitutes a philosophy / culture of how to satisfy customers’ increasing demands for greater value. An ideal value-creation process exists when the fewest number of steps are properly sequenced and made to continually flow. Remember what Lean is?
    3. 3. PRODUCT SHIPMENT CUSTOMER ORDER Lean is a philosophy which shortens the time line between the customer order and the shipment by eliminating waste. Time Business as Usual Lean Manufacturing PRODUCT SHIPMENT CUSTOMER ORDER Time (Shorter) Waste Waste
    4. 4. Basic Lean tools you will need… Kanban 5S’s and Visual Factory Pull Standardized Work Process TAKT time Error Proofing Value stream mapping Total Productive Maintenance
    5. 5. Implementing Lean - Leadership <ul><li>An inspired leader at the top is required, somebody who takes responsibility for change. </li></ul><ul><li>Operating managers need continual education and assessment to assure no backsliding. </li></ul><ul><li>Change agent has to fully understand Lean Thinking . </li></ul><ul><li>Remove the anchor draggers early. Small groups who simply can not accept new ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure Upper Management drives the initiative. (Top Down approach is essential). </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>No cookie cutter approach; needs to take into account current culture, resources, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Look upstream and downstream. Include entire organization (at some point in time). </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize that lean is a process, don’t try to jump to an end solution. Focus on culture, not tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to consultant’s ideas and adapt them to your needs. Don’t follow all recipes exactly as presented. </li></ul>Implementing Lean - Organization
    7. 7. <ul><li>A plan for lean is like a 1 year forecast. So the process needs frequent modification. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt tools as needed. Don’t force the use of a tool if there is no need. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Lean accounting system (ABC is of great help) around value stream costing. You still need financial accounting for GAAP requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust metrics to support new culture. </li></ul>Implementing Lean - Organization
    8. 8. <ul><li>Focus on matching execution & resources to capabilities. Careful with taking in too much. </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping processes raise awareness about current states and spark new ideas to improve. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve & inform all the stakeholders from the bottom up. </li></ul><ul><li>Make small incremental changes constantly rather than one time change. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate the plan with clarity to all employees. </li></ul>Implementing Lean - Execution
    9. 9. <ul><li>Focus on results (key metrics)… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get data for the last 5 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmark your plant against the best plants worldwide. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare your results against your own history. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If there is no perceived urgent need, people will not perceive the need to change and will not change. </li></ul><ul><li>Create scorecard to measure baseline metrics. </li></ul><ul><li>Set goals and time frames for success criteria. </li></ul>Implementing Lean – Goal Setting
    10. 10. <ul><li>Have a communication strategy that includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanism to keep everyone informed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanism to handle improvement ideas. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Establish Roles and Responsibilities clearly. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audit the compliance of the roles and responsibilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teams must have authority and resources to exist. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish PBL process for teams to structure proper meetings, to set accountability and focus on metrics. </li></ul><ul><li>When designing work groups, try to have small teams. </li></ul>Implementing Lean – People
    11. 11. <ul><li>Certify your staff on Lean Management techniques, prior to implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Spread lean techniques through intensive training across staff level. </li></ul><ul><li>Cross train employees before implementation of module. </li></ul><ul><li>Train personnel on “soft skills” prior to the start of the pilot. </li></ul>Implementing Lean – Training
    12. 12. <ul><li>Have a well defined group compensation system in place before implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay system has to achieve behavioral changes that impact bottom line business results. </li></ul><ul><li>Manage new pay system. </li></ul><ul><li>Include indirects in your compensation scheme. </li></ul><ul><li>Set non-monetary reward systems as well. </li></ul>Implementing Lean – Compensation
    13. 13. What you want to measure… <ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Units produced per day per employee (all employees in the building). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Throughput Time (Dock to Dock) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time (in days or hours) it takes for units to move from first dock (receiving raw materials) to the last dock (finished goods shipping area). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Cost / unit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must include all costs in the garment. Overhead, variable cost, labor, materials, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. What you want to measure… <ul><li>WIP Cost for the system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of units inside the process times the value of the materials in the process. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First time through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality level at each step accumulated across all steps. % of the total that make it to the end with no re-work. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Productive time, Non-productive time, Waiting time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by removing non-productive time into waiting time. It then moves from waiting to productive time. </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Lean Pilot Results BEFORE PILOT IMPACT 88% more reliable process (Daily Schedule attainment) +/- 10% variation (Daily Schedule attainment) +/- 45% variation (Daily Schedule attainment) Variation in Process (Daily Schedule attainment) 33% reduction 2.1% daily 3.2% daily Absenteeism 13 times less units in inventory 0.3 units of WIP per unit produced 4 units of WIP per unit produced. WIP 93% reduction 0.27 days 3.7 days Lead Time 64% less sq. ft. per person 36 sq. ft. per person 102 sq. ft. per person Space 58% less defects 2.1% defects at final audit 4.6% defects at final audit Quality 60% Improvement 40 pr/person 25 pr/person Productivity
    16. 16. Lean Improvements by team <ul><li>Productivity </li></ul>Before: 33 operators After: 27 operators
    17. 17. <ul><li>PDCA: Implementation of Lean Tools </li></ul>Associates received an award because of their participation in a PDCA targeted at reducing the defects in Seatseam Lean Improvements by team
    18. 18. Evidence of Progress toward Lean <ul><li>Increased capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Higher inventory turns </li></ul><ul><li>More available floor space </li></ul><ul><li>Improved workplace organization </li></ul><ul><li>Improved quality: reduced scrap / re-work </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced inventories: raw, WIP, FG </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced lead times </li></ul><ul><li>Greater gross margin </li></ul><ul><li>Improved participation & morale </li></ul>
    19. 19. Lean resources <ul><li>www.lean.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.productivityinc.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.productivitypress.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.leanadvisors.com </li></ul>
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