What is Lean?

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Introduction to the principles of Lean brought to you by Lean Compliance Partners. Discover the basics of lean, customer requirements and increasing capacity in your operations.

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What is Lean?

  1. 1. What is Lean? An introduction to Lean Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com
  2. 2. Lean is NOT like a Diet LEAN NEVER ENDS Anywhere work is being done, waste is being generated… it should be minimized or removed to increase efficiency and effectiveness Lean is based on the premise: Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com
  3. 3. Lean is focused on…  Cutting waste  Eliminating waste in the process and constraints on continuous flow  Cutting Time  Shorten cycle time (time between customer order and delivery) Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com
  4. 4. Why do Lean? What do Customers want? Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com  Accurate A Perfect Order every time  On Time  Complete  Undamaged Do more, Do it faster, and Do it cheaper!
  5. 5. Non-value-added processing Excess movement Eight Non-Value Added Wastes “Cash in the Trash” Defects & rework Overproduction Excess queues Waiting time Unengaged minds Excess motion by people Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com extra
  6. 6. Waste Impact on Process Capacity Capacity is consumed by waste Productive Use of Resources Value-Added Non-Productive Use of Resources Non- Value-Added Productive Use of Resources Value-Added Released Capacity Eliminating waste releases capacity Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com extra
  7. 7. Usually three views determined through Value Stream Mapping What you THINK it is.. 1 What it ACTUALLY is.. 2 3 What it SHOULD be.. Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com Perceived Current State Actual Current State Desired Future State
  8. 8. Lean Tools and Principles provide the Roadmap to your desired 3 Future State Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com
  9. 9. LEAN  Reduces waste  Reduces defects  Saves time Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com
  10. 10. FOLLOW US ON Lean Compliance Partners specializes in maximizing profit margins and product safety while minimizing regulatory risk using our unique integration strategies Copyright 2012 Lean Compliance Partners, LLC www.leancompliancepartners.com Twitter: @LeanCompliance Pinterest: LeanCompliance Facebook Pages: LeanCompliance www.leancompliancepartners.com

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