2.2 Implementing Lean Manufacturing (21Hrs)

Simply put, lean organizations are customer-focused. Although the concepts behind Lean manufacturing are simple, they can be challenging to implement in our complex, ever-changing work environments. After completing this course, you will have the tools to provide a structure of a new way of thinking for your organization and launch a successful implementation of Lean Manufacturing. 

There is required work between the modules and this training includes project time and consulting. 


Lesson 8: Project Definition: Scope, Metrics and Current State Value Stream Map

  • Align project identification to overall strategy;
  • Develop Family Product Matrix;
  • Define clear boundaries and measures of success;
  • Create SIPOC and CSVSM (Current State Value Stream Map);
  • Identify areas of improvement.

Lesson 9: Future State Value Stream Mapping

  • Utilize Current State map to critically evaluate and prioritize process flow improvements;
  • Create blueprint for Lean Transformation process;
  • Develop action plan based on FSVSM results.

Lesson 10: Operator/Machine Balancing and Cellular Manufacturing

  • Understand definition and benefits of Operator/Machine balancing;
  • Create Operation Balance Charts to incorporate customer demand;
  • Develop plan to create balance efficiency and reduce waste;
  • Assess current operations and determine feasibility of a cell-based manufacturing layout to shorten cycle times and changeover times.

Lesson 11: Implementing Flow: Pull/Kanban

  • Understand difference between and Push and Pull system;
  • Incorporate customer demand signals to reduce idle time between processes;
  • Learn how to manage, measure, and optimize workflow with data.

Lesson 12: Accounting and Measurement of Lean

  • Develop metrics to better reflect financial performance of lean improvements;
  • Create reports and information flow with improved understanding and empowerment;
  • Learn how to eliminate waste in accounting system and enable better decision making.

Lesson 13: Leading Lean Manufacturing Continuous Improvement Activities

  • Utilize planning techniques for successful event/projects;
  • Define and Implement measures of performance;
  • Gain management commitment and understanding;
  • Develop communication and feedback strategy.

Supervisors, continuous improvement leaders, technicians, engineers and department managers. 

This course is instructor-led.

Lean Tools

21 Hours

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Flat Rate Price $12,400
Pricing is for up to 20 participants. Course delivery options are virtual instructor-led or on-site instructor-led at your site or at Peak Performance's training center. To schedule a dedicated class, please email info@peakperformanceinc.com and we will coordinate scheduling based on your preference.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please email the instructor at a.leamon@peakperformanceinc.com or book a no-cost consultation by clicking on the link below.

Consultation with Operational Excellence Director

CEU: 2.1


Denise Rice
President and CEO