12 Step Kaizen Story

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The Key Tool for Executing Focused Improvement   12 Step Kaizen is a Better Defined CAP-Do Check Identify where the losses are Justify the subject selection by stratifying the data Understand the process and equipment Grasp the actual situation (Identify the Phenomenon) Establish the objective Establish a Work Plan

4M Analysis Process

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The purpose of this procedure is to define the steps to do a 4M Analysis of a system or subsystem. The goal of this 4M Analysis Procedure is to reduce losses in the factory by using the NA Equipment Attributes as a guideline to achieve this end. 4M Analysis Steps

5 WHY Analysis, a TPM Tool for Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

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Section 1 5 WHY Process Causes of Losses are Often Complicated: Common Failure scenario: 1. Management system breakdown 2. Failure to implement counter-measures 3. Premature equipment failure 4. Employees fails to follow procedure 5. Failure to ID & Respond 6. Large Loss Results 5 Why Analysis is Proactive Addresses

Chapter 5. Autonomous Maintenance. Part 1

1. Autonomous Maintenance: the Basic Approach 1.1 What is Autonomous Maintenance? (1) Operators should look after their own equipment Autonomous Maintenance aims to create a scenario where all operators look after their own equipment, carrying out routine checks, oiling and greasing, replacing parts, doing simple repairs, spotting problems at

Global Food Safety Initiative – Preparation for FSSC 22000. Part 2. Food Safety Management Systems Interpretation training

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What are Management Systems? Basic Definitions What are the objectives of a management system? What should be included in a Food Safety Management System? What are the Food Safety Critical Success factors? What are the business benefits of a Food Safety Management System? Definitions Management System – system to

Global Food Safety Initiative – Preparation for FSSC 22000. Part 1

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If your company manufacture food and sell it in big name stores, such a Walmart, Costco, Loblaws etc., your facility must be certified by one or more programs of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Certification according to a GFSI recognized scheme can be achieved through a successful third party

OPL – One Point Lesson Template – Free Download

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One Point Lesson is a tool to convey information. Designed to enhance knowledge and skills in a short time, at the right time, whenever needed. To upgrade levels of expertise by having individuals study, learn and then train others in the knowledge or skill. One Point Lesson – Portrait

One Point Lesson – OPL

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What is an OPL? A tool to convey information. Designed to enhance knowledge and skills in a short time, at the right time, whenever needed. To upgrade levels of expertise by having individuals study, learn and then train others in the knowledge or skill. Who Creates OPL’s? Everyone! Operators,

Losses Overview

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1. Identify Functions Manufacturing Support is divided across several Functions at a site Each Business Process within these Functions should be clearly identified Some Traditional Functions: In TPM, the functions listed above are some of the traditional focus areas for Manufacturing Support (formerly “TPM in the office”). This focus

DMAIC

Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control is a formal problem-solving process, and a major tool of Lean Six Sigma, based on formula Y= f(X), metric that measures the problem. Define First step is to identify a problem. Lean six sigma approach is to utilize Y=f(X), function defines one variable in terms of another. The statement “y