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12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence : A Lean Leader's Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence

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Fast, a consultant who has worked as a senior manager in the wire and cable industry, provides leaders of manufacturing organizations with 12 principles of manufacturing excellence that focus on Lean thinking and continuous improvement: safety, good housekeeping and organization, authorized formal systems, preventive/predictive maintenance, process capability, product quality, delivery performance, visual management, continuous improvement, communication, training, and operator-led process control. He also details the roles of the plant, manufacturing, materials, process engineering, maintenance, quality, and human resources managers and finance manager/plant controller, as well as sustaining excellence. This edition incorporates a new chapter on poor leadership and new and updated figures and exhibits. The accompanying CD includes color illustrations, a sample manufacturing excellence audit, a sample communications plan and calendar, a sample training plan, a new project prioritization worksheet, and other resources. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 274.0
Genre: Business + Money Management, Technology
Sub-Genre: Quality Control, Manufacturing
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Larry E. Fast
Language: English
Street Date: September 24, 2015
TCIN: 50373746
UPC: 9781498730914
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-2469

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