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Lean Production Meetings

Posted in Manufacturing with tags on January 4, 2013 by dmschmieder

I set a goal for myself this year to inject lean philosophies into my daily production meetings. This has been the greatest time waster for me over the last few years and I feel I am finally up to the challenge of changing our focus. So with my sights set on eliminating waste, I set out to find resources to help me get started. I posed the scenario to some of my consulting contacts and I was pointed to a PDF file by John E. Boyer. The file is called “The Daily Production Meeting- Doing it Lean!” It is a great 10 page guide on getting started. I think I found my inspiration on the first try. Here is the link:

Now I just need to convince the rest of my group to have an open mind and give it a try