WHAT IS LEAN PRODUCTION? Lean production has its roots in Toyota Automobile Co. of Japan, where waste was to be avoided at all cost the excluding part included : (1) The waste in time. (2) The waste of investment (3) The waste of having ideal workers. The core idea is to maximise CUSTOMER VALUE while minimising waste.
ABOUT LEAN PRODUCTION. The ultimate goal is to provide perfect value to the customer through perfect value creation process that has ZERO waste. Lean production has its key element that is -JIT (Just –In-Time)
JIT (JUST-IN-TIME) “JIT is an approach that seeks to eliminate all sources of waste in production activities by providing the right part at the right place at the right time.” It is known by different names: - The Toyota system. - Zero Inventory. - Kan –Ban system.
HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENTOF JIT SYSTEM JIT system was developed at the Toyota motor company in Japan.It was popularised in the mid 1970’s. Many leading corporations in the US have implemented JIT and it has achieved widespread use around the world.
CONCEPTS OF JIT. There are three fundamental concepts of JIT are: (1)Elimination of waste and variability. (2)“Pull” versus “Push” system and (3) Manufacturing cycle time (or “throughput” time)
CHARACTERISTICS/FEATURES OF JIT. Pull method of material flow. Constantly high quality. Small lot sizes. Uniform workstation loads. Standardised components and work methods. Close supplier ties. Flexible workforce. Line flow strategy. Automated production and Preventive maintenance.
BENEFITS OF JIT.o Inventory levels are drastically reduced.o Product quality is improved elimination of unpleasant suppliers .o Reduction in customer related problems.o Improvements in communication .o Improvements in employees morale.
COMPANY VISITED- BISLERI M.R RAMESH CHAUHAN is the vintage boss of the 250 crore PARLE BISLERI LIMITED. There are three stages of production cycle. It also involves production process.
APPLICATION OF LEANPRODUCTION – BISLERICOMPANY Reduction of stocks and supplies which were kept on the factory floor. JIT –used in production process.Production line workers use a“KAN –BAN” signalling system.
FUTURE PLANS Bisleri have been the market leaders in India. Their raw material comes from reliance industries limited who are their main suppliers of the raw material i.e. PET.