Product design Reduce time & cost Using computerized wind tunnel for testing Test Reduce time Moving station to station Assembly More up-to-date information Real time design & present to customer Use computer system links to suppliers Purchasing components Benefits How?
processes and assembly
Using a variety of tools
Key : Employees empowered
“ Eliminating the waste
by Lean-thinking team”
Reduce cycle times
Reduce floor space
Lean spread throughout
BOEING, not only in
Increase space for processing hardware
Combine suppliers into BOEING’s Lean System
Involving suppliers in the design process and input to ensure a quality product.
Providing training, on-site improvement workshop.
"Boeing builds the best products in the world, and its standards are second to none," Westby said. "You can't build without quality and you can't ensure quality without Lean initiatives. They're interdependent."
Test & Quality Controlling
Upgrading the computer systems >> Lean production”
Standardizing the assembly >> Adding special features