Practical Kaizen Implemented in the Genba instead of Class Lectures
Kaizen Activities Rolled out Smoothly from Production Site to Administrative Area
- Operations of members are invisible for managers.
- Progress of operations cannot be controlled.
- Lack of nurturing of Multi-Skilled Workers.
Details of KAIZEN Activities of First Year Involving Administrative Areas
|No||Department||Main Improved Items||Contents of Improvement|
|1||Production Control Department||
|4||Production Engineering Department||
Key Achievements toward Targets
15% Reduction in end of month inventory
40% Reduction in logistics in warehouse
Lead Time Shortening by 5 days (1 week)
Halve the occurrence of defects in parts suppliers
⇒Shortened 5 days
⇒Reduction of defects in all 10 companies (45% reduction in total)）