Factory managers want high-performing machines that never break down and switch easily from one product to another. Lean can help you work towards this goal. In this video, Steven explains the practices of total productive maintenance, single-minute exchange of dies, and overall equipment effectiveness.
- "Before everything else,…"getting ready is the secret of success."…That's a quote from Henry Ford,…the founder of Ford Motor Company,…but no one is better at implementing this idea than Toyota…through its lean principles…of Total Productive Maintenance, or TPM.…The goal of TPM is to have…zero unplanned equipment downtime.…To do this, Lean emphasizes planned downtime…or preventive maintenance.…With proper maintenance, Lean reduces the number…of unexpected equipment failures,…ideally to zero failures.…
The key is to perform preventive maintenance…in an effective and efficient manner.…Effective means to perform the right maintenance…at the right time…to ensure the equipment is ready when needed.…This is no different than the maintenance…you perform on your car.…Regular oil changes and systems checks ensure your car…will operate reliably on a continuous basis.…Routine maintenance based on how much the machine is used…ensures your factory equipment is up…and running when needed.…
Efficient means that the scheduled maintenance is done…
Lean concepts have been successfully applied to every aspect of doing business. In this course, learn the principles of lean and how they are used in processes, production, and services. Instructor Steven Brown also explains how lean thinking impacts the organization, from the overall business culture to day-to-day work activities.
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- What is lean?
- Process mapping and reengineering
- Cost and constraints
- Lean manufacturing
- Lean services
- Lean culture
- Lean thinking