Lean Manufacturing

Aster Training has developed a range of lean manufacturing training courses based upon the practical 'hands-on' experience of its lean trainers.

In particular, our lead lean trainer, Paul Wilson, is one of the UK's most experienced and sought after lean trainers having successfully introduced lean to many UK/global companies and organisations operating either as a lean facilitator, coach, mentor or lean project manager. His particular strengths lie in managing the change management process required for the succesful adoption of lean as part of cultural change combined with intuitive man management skills.

Our lean manufacturing training courses cover a wide range of topics from how to get started in lean using tools such as 5S & 7 wastes, Kanban, TPM and SMED, right through to how to implement lean throughout a multi-national operation.

Our lean manufacturing training courses are very practically based and all delegates on our courses get the opportunity to practice the lean theory delivered using practical lean simulation games.

In addition Aster operates a lean user group enabling companies with similar lean aspirations and objectives to meet up, visit each others facilities and attend educational and social events.

In summary, our lean manufacturing training courses differ from others in the market for five main reasons:-

  • They are based upon the practical hands on experience of our lean trainers – we know what works
  • We use a practical delivery style - lean games, video clips and lean case studies
  • Our lean training courses are interactive and not prescriptive making it fun as well as informative for the delegates
  • They are delivered by expert lean trainers who have implemented all of the training content in their own facilities
  • We focus on the 'soft skills' of implementing the lean tools by 'winning the hearts & minds' of the workforce as well as the mechanics of lean

Available Lean Manufacturing courses.

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    5S in the Office Training Course

    5S in the Office Training Course

    Next available course date:

    30th October 2017

    A one day 5S in the Office training course which demonstrates how 5S can be applied to an office, administrative or service environment. The course utilises practical examples to demonstrate improvements that can be made resulting in significant increases in staff productivity.

    £245.00
     
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    5S Training Course

    5S Training Course

    Next available course date:

    25th October 2017

    This 5S training course is ideally suited to production staff, engineers, supervisors and managers.

    5S, also known as 5C or CANDO is concerned with the elimination of the '7 wastes' by the introduction of world class workplace organisation, visual management and immaculate housekeeping. Learn the secrets of successful 5S implementation and how it can increase productivity and staff morale.

    £245.00
     
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    Cellular Manufacturing Training Course

    Cellular Manufacturing Training Course

    Next available course date:

    29th November 2017 

    This one day cellular manufacturing training course uses practical interactive business games to demonstrate the benefits a manufacturing organisation can achieve in efficiency, product quality, inventory and space utilisation by the adoption of cellular manufacturing techniques.

    £295.00
     
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    FMEA Training Course

    FMEA Training Course

    Next available course date:

    10th October 2017

    This one day FMEA training course introduces the topics of design and process FMEA to your team by teaching the theory using practical examples from your own business. Ideal for design, quality and production engineers, lean/six sigma managers and manufacturing personnel of all levels.

    £245.00
     
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    How to implement Lean Manufacturing

    How to implement Lean Manufacturing

    Next available course date:

    4th-6th December 2017

    A three day practical how to implement lean manufacturing training course suitable for senior executives/managers looking to implement lean into their businesses.

    £750.00
     
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    Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Training Course

    Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Training Course

    Next available course date:

    13th-14th December 2017

    A two day practical Introduction to lean manufacturing training course suitable for manufacturing staff of all levels. The content of this training course has been developed following the successful implementation of the lean techniques, concepts and strategies used in this course by manufacturing companies throughout the UK, with the help of our course tutors.

    £595.00
     
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    Kaizen Training Course

    Kaizen Training Course

    Next available course date:

    18th-19th October 2017

    A unique two day Kaizen training course which combines the mechanics of a number of continuous improvement tools with the neccesary change management skills to enable each delegate to implement sustainable improvement activities within an organisation. Suitable for Lean Facilitators, Six Sigma Green/Black Belts, Change Managers and Senior Executives within an manufacturing company.

    £595.00
     
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    Kanban Training Course

    Kanban Training Course

    Next available course date:

    1st November 2017

    Our one day Kanban training course will teach you about the various Kanban systems and how to implement them. Kanban is a pull scheduling system which can be used as a shop floor control tool to ensure you only manufacture what is pulled by each customer. Ideally suited to manufacturing, operations and material professionals of all levels.

    £275.00
     
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    Lean Business Training Course

    Lean Business Training Course

    Next available course date:

    9th November 2017

    A one day lean business training course designed to give middle/senior executives an appreciation of how to apply lean concepts throughout an organisation. In particular this course is suitable for those involved with product or service design, IT, Purchasing, Sales & Marketing, Planning, Finance and General Management.

    £245.00
     
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    Lean Leadership Training Course

    Lean Leadership Training Course

    Next available course date:

    10th-11th January 2018

    A two-day thought-provoking lean leadership training course suitable for senior executives/managers focussed on sustainable lean transformation of their business.

    £595.00
     
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    Lean Office Training Course

    Lean Office Training Course

    Next available course date:

    7th December 2017

    Our one day lean office training course is designed for personnel in sales, finance, account management, purchasing, service and other admin functions. The course is packed full of practical examples of how to apply lean tools such as 5S, 7 Wastes and Value Stream Mapping to an office environment.

    £245.00
     
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    Lean Supply Chain Management Training Course

    Lean Supply Chain Management Training Course

    Next available course date:

    4th October 2017

    This one day lean supply chain management training course has been designed for those people who have practical experience of operating in a traditional supply chain role but who are keen to embrace the benefits lean supply chain management (LSCM) can bring to a company's financial ratios and value streams.

    £295.00
     
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    Poka Yoke Training Course

    Poka Yoke Training Course

    Next available course date:

    8th November 2017

    Our one day Poka Yoke training course will show you how to make errors, defects and mistakes either so 'visible' that you can detect them at source or even better eliminate them altogether? Poka Yoke is the lean manufacturing tool which forms the basis of the Zero Quality Control (ZQC) system for avoiding and eliminating mistakes, defects and errors. The term Poka Yoke is derived from the Japanese words 'Poka' meaning inadvertent mistake and 'yokeru' meaning to avoid.

    £295.00
     
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    Problem Solving Skills Training Course

    Problem Solving Skills Training Course

    Next available course date:

    2nd November 2017

    This one day practical problem solving skills training course utilises case studies to demonstrate how the use of problem solving techniques can be used to bring about long term solutions to every day problems found in administrative, manufacturing, service and other business areas.

    £245.00
     
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    SMED

    SMED Training Course

    Next available course date:

    6th November 2017

    Our one day SMED Training course will explain a proven systematic approach to reducing machine set-up and change over times. Originally devised by Shigeo Shingo of Toyota Motor Company in the early 1950's, this lean technique can dramatically shorten set-up time from hours to minutes.

    £295.00
     
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    TPM Training Course

    TPM Training Course

    Next available course date:

    11th October 2017

    Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is the lean tool concerned with maximising the efficiency of Production Machinery. TPM utilises a team approach to remove the losses from machine areas by the introduction of autonomous maintenance programmes.

    This one day course utilises practical examples to demonstrate the improvements the successful implementation of a TPM programme can make to a business.

    £295.00
     
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    Value Stream Mapping Training Course

    Value Stream Mapping Training Course

    Next available course date:

    22nd November 2017

    Our one day value stream mapping training course is suitable for demonstrating the improvements that can be made to both office and factory processes. This one day value stream mapping training course is ideally suited to senior executives and managers from all disciplines.

    £295.00
     

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