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Production Leveling

Before kanban can work we must level production. In this module you will learn what heijunka is, and how to scale production to meet variable customer demand.

0:45 - What is heijunka?

1:07 - What is mura and muri?

2:42 - Heijunka's dampening effect on demand swings

3:12 - Lot production scheduling

4:40 - Weekly leveled production

5:39 - Daily leveled production

6:14 - Additional benefits of level loading

7:05 - Prerequisites to heijunka

7:41 - The heijunka box

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  1. Value Stream Overview13:24
  2. Product Family Selection7:12
  3. VSM Shapes & Icons6:35
  4. Calculating Takt Time4:52
  5. Current State Part 112:57
  6. Current State Part 212:06
  7. Continuous Flow11:02
  8. Balancing Cycle Time & Takt Time10:16
  9. Downstream Pull13:33
  10. Production Leveling8:36
  11. The Future State - 111:52
  12. The Future State - 211:52
  13. Transactional or Office Value Stream Mapping16:13
  14. Value Stream Mapping Resources3:57
  15. One Piece Flow Simulation14:34
  16. Transactional Detailed Process Mapping - 115:15
  17. Transactional Detailed Process Mapping - 29:00
  18. Value Stream Action Guide2:53

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