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QCD 101 | For Assembly

Visualization Q: Create a situation where 4M changes, quality problems (in the line) of the day, past quality problems (in-coming and in-line quality), are easily observed. C: Cost & profit should be visible on a daily basis by controlling the profit by lines. D: By using inventory control plans, the inventory plans and the results […]


QCD 101 | For the Shipping Area

Visualization Clearly Identify: what, how many pcs, where to, what time and which track. Clearly Identify: from which line or store, when, and how many pcs are pulled-in. Clearly Identify: shipping preparation hourly status. Visual Control Confirm the hourly status per the plan, and if any abnormality (delay) was observed, identify the cause and clearly […]


QCD 101 | Finished Goods Store

Visualization Locations should be designated by products and production lines.  Inventory situation including inventory plans should be clearly visible. Visual Control Check the inventory to see if the amount meets the inventory plan.  If abnormality was observed, identify the cause and describe the counter measures on a control board. Supervisors should confirm the content on […]

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Study Guide – Toyota Way Fieldbook – VSM

Starting the Journey of Waste Reduction Part 3 Chapter 3 – VALUE STREAM MAPPING APPROACH By Swati Jadhav Recently I had a chance to read the book called The Toyota Way Fieldbook, by J. Liker and it changed my viewpoint towards Lean methodology. I used the guidelines provided by the book for the Value stream […]

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