JLR-05

Lean Manufacturing & Capacity Planning


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The training module JLR-05 offers a global view on Lean Manufacturing and associated tools and methods. Jaguar Land Rover expects the suppliers focus on lean manufacturing to continuously increase their competitiveness. The second part of the module is JLR way how the supplier should plan the process capacity output and how will JLR verify the capacity over the project.

Your needs are:

  • Be aware of all recommended Lean manufacturing tools by Jaguar Land Rover
  • Create a “lean thinking” culture in the organization
  • Reduce the total cost per part
  • Prepare a robust process capacity solution
  • Understand how the customer defines the contractual   capacities for the project
  • Be able to execute a capacity self-assessment and prepare   customer capacity audit based on JLR standards
  • Propose an action plan in case of any capacity issues

Target group:

  • Lean Specialists
  • Production
  • System Quality
  • Process specialists
  • All  employees involved in continuous improvement

Training content:

  • Introduction to Lean manufacturing
  • Overview of lean tools and methods (5S, SMED, TPM, VSM, Poka-Yoke, Kanban system, …)
  • Waste recognition
  • Setting a “lean mindset” in the organization
  • Supplier capacity requirements by JLR
  • Process capacity calculation
  • Capacity evaluation steps
  • Run at Rate audit
  • Case Studies

Duration: 2 days

In-house module in customer location only