Lean Manufacturing Training



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Lean Manufacturing Training


Intended Audience 

All level of employees in a manufacturing environment.

Time To Complete

15 hours (1.5 CEUs)

What is Lean Manufacturing?

Simply put, lean organizations are customer-focused. They reduce waste in their value streams by improving workflows and then by subsequently improving the physical layout of their facilities. Process capacity is managed and actually increased by reducing set-up times, improving quality, and ensuring equipment works when it is counted upon to work.

Successful implementation of a lean initiative will improve an organization's marketplace and financial performance. However, many aspects of lean are counterintuitive to traditional manufacturing thinking and practices. It is vital that organizations adopting a lean approach understand the scope, the many elements, and the potential pitfalls of lean.

Lean Manufacturing Online Training

This course provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of how Lean Manufacturing works in a manufacturing company. Lean concepts (why lean, lean terminology, identifying wastes, Value Stream Mapping methods and the linkage between lean and Six Sigma) and lean practices (streamlining the value stream, workplace organization, ensuring predictability and consistency, set-up reduction, TPM, the visual workplace and continuous improvement) are covered. The course provides the learner with lean implementation suggestions including approaches for addressing people issues, collecting and analyzing data to plan and track lean efforts, process workflow and layouts options with rationale and a sequential roadmap.

This Training Enables Learners To...

  • Understand the terms, terminology, and benefits of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Conduct value stream maps of the current state, identify the potentials for reduced waste and improved flow, and develop a future state map.
  • Participate in the development of a site-specific lean implementation roadmap.
  • Avoid the common pitfalls encountered during lean implementation.

Recommended Prerequisites

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