The Just In Time series is a legacy course, presented so that viewers can get an insight into the early days of lean. The main topic of this video series is Kaizen and Just in Time which was the original phrase used to describe what we now call Lean Manufacturing. Throughout this series you'll see many examples of lean principles in action at companies such as Wiremold and Giorgio Foods. You'll also receive an excellent review of topics such as One Piece Flow, Takt Time, U shaped cells, Production Leveling, Kanban, 5S, the Visual Workplace, and Standard Work.
JIT Technologies - Part 1
In this first video the JIT Technologies topic we learn about the difference between Push and Pull production. We also have a thorough explanation of what Takt time is and how it is used to support one piece flow.
JIT Technologies - Part 2
An explanation of how Skill display boards work is offered. We also learn more about U shaped cells including how Giorgio Foods converted a mushroom canning process from a traditional straight line to a U shaped cell. An overview on Production Leveling (Heijunka) is also provided.