Standardized work refers to a lean management technique which is the best method currently to ensure work is efficient, safe and that it meets all the required quality standards. Standard work also provides the ideal framework for continuous improvement. The Table 1 below shows what standard work is considered to be, and what it is not.
The role of standardized work.
Standard work has several roles to play in lean manufacturing especially in a production line setup. First, standard work is used as a tool for the building and improving the quality at each process. Standard work also ensures that only products that sell Continue reading...