6 Sigma/process variation tools added to the Lean toolbox
DMAIC process is the approved framework to be used - ALWAYS!
Begin use of the term LeanSigma
Drive radical improvement through…
Focus on eliminating costs of poor quality
High energy and commitment
Use of full toolset
Use of Lean Teams
Data driven problem elimination
Why LeanSigma? It’s time now to put the Process Control into OLPC!
Doesn’t make sense to increase velocity of unnecessary or unreliable processes
Doesn’t make sense to drive six sigma process control on unnecessary processes
Eliminating causes of delays / STOPS on the shop floor is critical to Lean Thinking…
And requires additional tools
Initiative Timeline 2001 2000 1999 2003 2004 2005 Introduction of Lean Tools Asia Pacific Six Sigma Tools Added Second Europe Benchmarking trip to US North America Benchmarking trip to Europe LeanSigma e-Learning Launched First Europe Benchmarking to US Green Belt Training Launched in Asia Pacific Introduction of Lean Tools Europe Lean II Cells Lean I begins in Asia PAcific Lean I Rollout 2002 First NA Black Belts Certified First NA Green Belt Certified
Assign designated, Certified Blackbelt(s) to Council
Assign Designated Council Contact to AME/Master Blackbelt(s)
Blackbelt – “Engine”
Mentor Blackbelt Candidates & Greenbelts
Communicate with AME/Master Blackbelt(s)
Greenbelt – “Drive-Train”
Support BB’s and Lead Projects
LeanSigma Council (Structure to How Council Work) 3 Bold Objectives Theoretical Universe of Opportunity Key Business Objectives Proficiency Database to Match Resources BB’s, GB’s and Engineering Staff Projects Track Progress DMAIC & Using Tools Expect Results Provide Support Eliminate Roadblocks DRIVE PROJECTS TO COMPLETION!