Implementing Standardized Work: Measuring Operators Performance, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Implementing Standardized Work

Measuring Operators Performance, 1st Edition

By Alain Patchong

Productivity Press

93 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781466563285
pub: 2012-10-29
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429254093
pub: 2012-10-29
from $11.48

FREE Standard Shipping!


This book, the first in The One-Day Expert series dedicated to Standardized Work, is about operator performance measurement. Implementing Standardized Work: Measuring Operators� Performance explains how to measure the performance of operators quickly and simply without sacrificing accuracy.Detailing how to identify the most efficient operators and

Table of Contents

Introduction. A Strange Day in a New Plant: The "Beheaded Chicken". Variability Is the Enemy of Production. Training Day One: Introducing Standardized Work. The Hidden Cost of Human Variability. How to Measure Operator Performance? The Variability Index. A-Rank, B-Rank, C-Rank and D-Rank Operators. Initial Operator Performance Mapping (Opm). Detailed Standardized Work Deployment Steps. Epilogue: The Quest for Mode 80.

About the Author

Alain Patchong is the Director of Assembly at Faurecia Automotive Seating, France. He also holds the title of Master Expert in Assembly processes. He was previously the Industrial Engineering Manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at Goodyear in Luxembourg. In this position, he developed training materials and led a successful initiative for the deployment of Standardized Work in several Goodyear plants.

Before joining Goodyear, he worked with PSA Peugeot Citro?for 12 years where he developed and implemented methods for manufacturing systems engineering and production line improvement. He also led Lean implementations within PSA weld factories. He teaches at Ecole Centrale Paris and Ecole Sup?eure d?Electricit?two French engineering schools. He was a finalist of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences? (INFORMS?) Edelman Competition in 2002 and a Visiting Scholar at MIT in 2004.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management