Just-in-time manufacturing: an introduction
This book addresses three fundamental building blocks of JIT, namely setting up a JIT production system, improving quality, and instilling total employee involvement. JIT implementation issues are covered and supported by an industrial case study.
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achieve allows applied approach areas assist benefits bill of materials cellular manufacturing changes Check sheets co-ordinating competitive components concept consumer cycle defects delivery demand pull effective efficient effort elements eliminate employee involvement engineering ensure environment equipment established evaluation factors Fail-safe flexibility focus function goals housekeeping identified incentive systems increasing inspection Japanese JIT implementation JIT manufacturing JIT production job rotation kanban layout lot sizes machine manufacturing process material measures meet ment methods monitoring needs operations organization organization's organizational organizational culture Pareto chart performance plant preventive maintenance procedures production process production schedule programs pull system quality circles quality improvement quality problems realized reducing set-up relationship responsible result role skills specific standards success supervisor supplier Suzaki Taiichi Ohno task teambuilding tion Total quality control traditional visibility waste workers workforce