SMUD - Introduction to Lean
David Jones of Total Excellence in Manufacturing will discuss Lean concepts that focus on reducing or eliminating waste by using techniques that allow businesses to produce more with existing resources and eliminating non-value added activities. Attendees will learn how to focus their valuable resources on improving three key metrics: quality, delivery, and cost, placing their businesses in stronger positions to compete in today’s global marketplace. Participants will learn how to improve communication, procedures, and layouts to increase productivity. They will also learn the principals of Lean Manufacturing and how to apply them. In addition, they will see firsthand how to improve quality, reduce cycle time, improve delivery performance, and reduce work in progress (WIP) up to 90%.