By the end of this ‘hands-on’ Lean Practitioner Training Programme individuals will be able to provide leadership and guidance to their teams to make local improvements using tried-and-tested lean tools and techniques specifically focused on deployment at the 'business unit (shop floor) level'.
The structured training programme comprises three 2-day sessions delivered on-site over a period of 3- to 6-weeks. The programme involves practical instruction and coaching to empower individuals to use Lean tools/techniques. Workshops and Projects feature prominently throughout.
The goal is to provide the individuals with practical guidance on how to become Lean Practitioners capable of deploying lean to the benefit of the organization.
The syllabus is always adjusted to match existing knowledge and the management structure of the organization involved. All workshops/projects are customised to meet in-house situations. As a minimum, the following topics are always included -
Principles of lean enterprise
Managing the implementing of lean
5-S practice – systematic housekeeping the foundation of a lean enterprise
Workshop #1 - conducting a ‘red-tag’ day in a designated work area
Identifying and eliminating waste
Workshop #2 – identify a work area or value-stream and using TEC Transnational’s checklists to systematically analyse for each of the 7-wastes and then eliminating them
5-S practice – set-in-order
Workshop #3 – focused on the previously ‘red-tagged’ work area or cell involving a “set-in-order” exercise
Value Stream mapping (VSM)
Workshop #4 – focused on a ‘family’ of products – creating/analysing a current state VSM then and developing a future-state VSM
5‘S’ – shine
Workshop #5 – conduct a Shine exercise and include a Shine Schedule and Clean/Inspection Checklist for a selected work area or cell
Workshop #6 – Implementing Visual Controls in a selected work area or cell - e.g. skills matrix; production scheduling; lean metrics; check-sheets for shop-floor data collection; etc.
5‘S’ – standardize
Understanding and defining ‘standard work’
Characteristics of standard work – the five elements of standard work/job
Controlled conditions – documentation
Standard work/job – typical input documentation
Developing the culture of standard work/job and CI
Creating visual standard work/job instructions – including safety!
Develop work/job instructions for operators with operators
The ‘TWI 4-step learning’ process – supervisor led training
Workshop #7 – developing standard work/job instructions for a selected (current) product
5‘S’ - sustain
Workshop #8 – conducting a 5‘S’ audit using a Checklist with associated Scoring
The Lean Practitioner Training Programme is only available as an in-company programme of courses. The host company is responsible for the venue costs.
It can also be delivered for a Supplier Group – hosted by a ‘Parent’ customer organization.
In-company courses may be organised at any time and are extremely cost-effective on a ‘cost-per-student’ basis. The host company is responsible for the venue costs.
We can accommodate up to 10 (maximum) delegates per session.Details/quote
The course was developed by Dr David Scrimshire (MD of TEC Transnational) specifically for aerospace, defence, automotive, motorsport and rail organizations - and their supply chains. The course is targeted at groups of individuals who are being earmarked as Lean Practitioners and future Managers.
It is also relevant to existing team leaders wanting to update their Lean Enterprise skills and to aspiring individuals who have the potential for future development into SC21 Man Ex Practitioners/Lead Practitioners.
On completion of this Lean Practitioner Training Programme participants will be able to:
Be confident in knowing that your selected personnel have all of the industry-specific Lean Enterprise skills expected by customers, and are able to provide the leadership and support to their colleagues.
TEC Transnational’s expert tutors will guide participants through the Lean Principles and Tools and show you how to deliver the benefits in the workplace with hands-on exercises and projects.
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