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Standard Work for the Shopfloor

1st Edition

By Productivity Press Development Team

Productivity Press

112 pages

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Description

Standard work is an agreed upon set of work procedures that effectively combines people, materials, and machines to maintain quality, efficiency, safety, and predictability. Work is described precisely in terms of cycle time, work in process, sequence, time, layout, and the inventory needed to conduct the activity. Standard work begins as an improvement baseline and evolves into a reliable method. It establishes the best activities and sequence steps to maximize performance and minimize waste.

In this book you will learn about:

  • The characteristics of standards
  • Key benefits and applications of standardization
  • Standard work concepts and calculations
  • Standard work steps and documentation
  • Using standard work manuals, charts, and worksheets
  • Cell staffing (line balancing and full work)
  • Productivity's Shopfloor Series books offer a simple, cost-effective approach for building basic knowledge about key manufacturing improvement topics. Like all our Shopfloor Series books, Standard Work for the Shopfloor includes innovative instructional features that are the signature of the Shopfloor Series. The goal: to place powerful and proven improvement tools such as pull production techniques in the hands of your entire workforce.

    Table of Contents

    Publisher's Message

    Getting Started

    Chapter 1. Standards and Beyond

    Chapter 2. Standardization

    Chapter 3. Standard Work

    Chapter 4. Applications of Standardization and Standard Work

    Chapter 5. Reflections and Conclusions

    About the Productivity Press Development Team

    About the Series

    The Shopfloor Series

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    Subject Categories

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