KANBAN SYSTEM AND JIT

kanaban system training

Kanban System And JIT Training Course Objective

At the successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to

  • The differences between traditional ‘push’ systems and ‘pull’ systems
  • Explain the types of Kanban and their uses,
  • Describe the steps in circulating Kanban,
  • Calculate Kanban quantities, and
  • Use the 6 prerequisites of Kanban to evaluate the readiness of their organization to implement a Kanban system.
  • Understand how to design and set up a complete pull system within a value stream.

kanban System Training Course Content

Kanban System Training Overview

  • Lean Manufacturing Review
  • Value Streams
  • Flow
  • Pull Systems
  • Push systems
  • Repetitive & non-repetitive pull
  • Replenishment Pull
  • Sequential Pull
  • Changeovers & Lot sizes
  • Kanban definition
  • When to use Kanban
  • Kanban – The 6 Prerequisites
  • Kanban Circulation
  • Sizing and locating supermarkets within Value Stream
  • Water Spider routes and frequencies
  • Using a Heijunka Box for load leveling
  • Lot size, Quick Changeover & Kanban

Understanding the Four Functions of Kanban

  • Autonomous nervous system
  • Shop floor control: limiting overproduction
  • Visual Management
  • Continuous improvement

Types of Kanbans

  • Non-card pull tools
  • Visuals
  • Carts
  • Two-bin systems
  • Kanban card design & function Production Kanban
  • Signal Kanban
  • In-process
  • Withdrawal Kanban
  • Inter-process
  • Supplier
  • Other Kanban applications

Kanban Calculation

  • Kanban card quantities
  • Reorder points
  • Exercise

Implementing Kanban

  • The 6 Prerequisites
  • Discussion: Change Management for Kanban System Implementation
  • Kanban interface with MRP/ERP systems
  • Exercise: Shop floor control with Kanban
  • Heijunka & Kanban

Heijunka & Kanban

  • Why Heijunka?
  • Exercise: Kanban calculation without Heijunka
  • Leveling the load with Heijunka
  • Averaging the volume
  • Averaging the mix
  • Using the Heijunka box

Factory Logistics & Material Replenishment

  • Replenishment routes
  • Timed routes, Takt Time & Pitch
  • Milk runs
  • Fixed quantity, variable timing delivery
  • Water Spider roles & responsibilities

Who Will Benefit From The Course?

  • Managers / Executives Production Planning and control,
  • Managers / Engineers Manufacturing operations,
  • Managers Materials Management / Purchasing,
  • Managers Executives Inventory Control,
  • Value Stream Managers
  • Lean / Process Improvement Specialists etc…

The Training Methodology

  • Participatory (Group Discussions, Games, Case   Studies)
  • Experiential (Film-based sessions, group activities)
  • Cognitive (sessions using Psychology, Philosophy, Neuroscience & Popular Culture)

Duration 3 To 4 Days

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