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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Lean Tools - Hidden Waste

Some waste exists in every system. From manufacturing & assembly, to hospitality, health care transportation and social services, some waste is hidden with in all processes. Identifying and eliminating this hidden waste saves millions of dollars every year for those organizations that continuously use “ Lean” assessment.

These waste falls into seven basic categories: Over production, Defects, Motion, Transportation, Inventory, over processing and Waiting. These wastes increase cost while adding no value from the customer’s perspective. They also extend the period of Return On Investment (ROI) and help to demoralize energetic workers. The seven hidden wastes are the enemy of people trying to improve processes in all industries.

First identify the hidden wastes and then remove them. Where do the seven Hidden Wastes exist with in your Process?

1)      Over Production
2)      Defects and Rework
3)      Motion
4)      Transportation
5)      Inventory
6)      Over Processing
7)      Waiting Time.

Useful Links to Read:
01. history-of-total-productive-maintenance
02. why-implement-total-productive
03. what-is-tpm
04. 12-steps-for-tpm-implementation
05. typical-tpm-organizational-chart
06. effectiveness-of-tpm
07. 5-principles-in-tpm-development
08. purpose-and-main-activities-of-kk
09. purpose-and-activities-of-jh-pillar
10. purpose-activity-of-pm-pillar
11. purpose-activities-of-qm-pillar
12. purpose-and-activity-of-dm-pillar
13. purpose-and-activity-of-otpm-pillar
14. purpose-and-activity-of-e-pillar
15. purpose-and-activity-of-she-pillar
16. company-wide-tpm
17. jishu-hozen-information
18. ishu-hozen-equipment-deterioration
19. role-of-production-maintenance-in-jh
20. jishu-hozen-step-1
21. 1s-2s-implementation
22. jh-step-01-abnormalities
23. exposing-seven-types-of-abnormality
24. 2-unfulfilled-basic-condition
25. 3inaccessible-places
26. 4-contamination-sources
27. 5-quality-defect-sources
28. 6-unnecessary-non-urgent-items
29. 7-unsafe-places
30. jishu-hozen-step2
31. jishu-hozen-step-3
32. one-point-lesson-opl
33. visual-control-visual-management
34. 35.
what-is-smed
36. why-energy-conservation
37. mobile-phone-handling-important-tips
38. kaizen-way-of-life
39. what-is-kaizen
40. techniques-used-in-kaizen
41. tmv-mba-project-guideline
42. gdmm-project-guidelines
43. importance-of-energy-conservation
44. global-warming-25-tips
45. latest-abcd-from-nursery-school
46. world-environment-day-5th-june
47. be-proud-to-be-engineer-happy

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