Chapter 15 Just-In-Time and Lean Production

3 Pages
Unlock Document

Ryerson University
Global Management Studies
GMS 401
Sam Lampropoulos

CHAPTER 15 JUSTINTIME AND LEAN PRODUCTIONy Justintime JIT production system in which both the movement of workinprocess during production and deliveries of partsmodules from suppliers are carefully timed so that at each step of the process the next batch arrives for processing just as the preceding batch is completed y Lean production system that uses minimal amounts of resources to produce a high volume of highquality goods with some varietyTHE GOALS y Balanced rapid flow of a family of products is a smooth even swift flow of materials information or work through the steps of the production process y Goal is to eliminate unevenness and overburden y Elimination of disruptionsy Disruptions caused by variety of factors such as poor quality equipment breakdowns changes to schedulecustomer demands late deliveries of partscomponents y Flexible system is one that is robust enough to handle a mix of products and changes in level of output y Elimination of waste unproductive resources can free up resources and enhance production y Continuous improvement to improve the system kaizen y Based on the following tenet 1 Improvements should be done gradually and continuously 2 Everyone should be involved 3 Does not require spending great sum of money on technology or consulta
More Less

Related notes for GMS 401

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.