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Just-in-Time for Operators

1st Edition

By Productivity Press Development Team

Productivity Press

90 pages

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pub: 1998-02-27
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Description

Are you ready to implement a just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing program but need some help orienting employees to the power of JIT? Here is a concise and practical guide to introduce equipment operators, assembly workers, and other frontline employees to the basic concepts, techniques, and benefits of JIT practices.

Like all Shop Floor Series books, Just-in-Time for Operators presents concepts and tools in simple and accessible language. The book includes ample illustrations and examples to explain basic JIT concepts and some of the changes people may encounter in a JIT implementation.

  • Key definitions
  • Elimination of process waste
  • Leveled production, kanban, and standard work
  • U-shaped cells and autonomation
  • JIT support techniques

The JIT approach is simple and universal -- it works in companies all over the world. Educating employees ensures their full participation and allows them to share their experiences and ideas more effectively.

Table of Contents

    Getting Started
  1. An introduction to just-in-time
  2. Basic concepts of just-in-time
  3. Process improvement and standardization
  4. Support techniques for just-in-time
  5. Reflections and conclusions

About the Series

The Shopfloor Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control