Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Common Term In Lean Production System

Common term use in Lean Production System.
That I learn from Wikipedia.
Just for info sharing

Andon (行灯) (English: Signboard)

Genchi Genbutsu (現地現物) (English: Go and see for yourself)

Hansei (反省) (English: Self-reflection)

Heijunka (平準化) (English: Production Smoothing)

Jidoka (自働化) (English: Autonomation - automation with human intelligence)

Just In Time (ジャストインタイム) (JIT)

Kaizen (改善) (English: Continuous Improvement)

Kanban (看板, also かんばん) (English: Sign, Index Card)

Manufacturing supermarket where all components are available to be withdrawn by a process

Muda (無駄, also ムダ) (English: Waste)

Mura (斑 or ムラ) (English: Unevenness)

Muri (無理) (English: Overburden)

Nemawashi (根回し) (English: Laying the groundwork, literally: Going around the roots)

Poka-yoke (ポカヨケ) (English: fail-safing - to avoid (yokeru) inadvertent errors (poka))

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