Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Training Course

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Training Course

Overview

Next available course date:


21st-22nd February 2018


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.

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£595.00

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 manufacturing techniques, concepts and strategies used in this course by manufacturing companies throughout the UK, with the help of our course tutors.

Why introduce Lean Manufacturing?

  • Increased Customer Satisfaction
  • Reduced Waste
  • Improved Profitability
  • Improved Process Control
  • Company Wide Team Work

What you will learn

At the conclusion of our lean manufacturing training course each delegate will be able to:-
  • Implement and maintain a company wide 5S programme
  • Recognise ‘waste’ and other non-value added activities throughout their business
  • Introduce a basic pull scheduling system e.g. Kanban
  • Set up a lean manufacturing cell
  • Identify the various types of mistake proofing techniques
  • Follow a standard process to significantly reduce machine change-over times
  • Identify a programme to maintain production equipment
  • Generate value stream maps of their own manufacturing processes

Course Content

The lean manufacturing training course covers the following topics:-
  • Overview of Lean tools - A guide to available tools & techniques.
  • 5S
  • 7 Wastes
  • Kanban
  • Factory Layout (Batch & Queue vs. Cell Manufacturing)
  • Positive Stress in the Workplace
  • Zero Quality Control - Successive Checking, Source Inspection & Poka Yoke
  • Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Planning for Lean & Cultural Change
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Bottleneck Management
  • Project Review
Elements of the course content are trained using innovative role play where the delegates are required to act out the assembly operations of a ‘fictitious’ manufacturing company.


The introduction to lean manufacturing training course is limited to a maximum of twelve delegates. Course costs cover the two training sessions, a comprehensive set of course notes, lunch, refreshments and an attendance certificate.

This is a non-residential training course. This course can be delivered in-house if required. For further information contact Aster Training on 01296 720281 for a Free Consultation to discuss your training requirements.

 

Cost is exclusive of VAT which is chargeable at the current rate. Prices of the lean manufacturing training course are correct at the time of publishing, but may be varied in line with market conditions from time to time.