Operations Excellence: Lean + Quality Systems + Engineering
by Ty Haines, December 7, 2020
Procedure waste indicators include:
Not used, do not match practice no longer relevant;
This includes companies that abandoned the IATF 16949:2016 requirements at transition to fall back to ISO 9001 only – their QMS still had legacy auto requirements that were no longer needed but cost time to keep up.
require us to do things ($) and we don’t know why;
not used for training;
multiple Procedures and Work Instructions have last revision over 10 years back.
The above cost time and money plus encourages mistakes.
To read more on the importance of LEAN QMS, click here
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