Manufacturing Operations Management & Lean Six Sigma

Where will we start to improvement ?
Ağustos 12th, 2012-Lean Six Sigmaadmin 0 Comments

World and customer expectations change with a high speed. In order to keep up with this change, it is required to make continuous improvement and perpetuate it. That is to say, make continuous improvement philosophy widespread. Well, where and how will we start continuous improvement process? The answer is simple. You cannot fix and manage [...]


Total productive maintenance (TPM) includes a series of improved methods based on team work concept in accordance with common targets by incorporating the other parts except maintenance to works about equipment. In TPM process, we can subsume the wastes which decrease equipment activity under three titles and six groups. 1- Availability wastes (Failure wastes/Set-up and [...]

Fish market and visual management

There are two extremely important points so as to survive in competition life. Either you will be the first person who breaks into market with your innovation ability or you will a fast pursuer with your operational excellence perfection. In today’s world, some companies like Nokia, Blackberry or Kodak, Sony do not have innovation and [...]

Operational Excellence 101

1-Supplier Selection (making profit while purchasing)  4M (Man-Machine-Material-Method) which is necessary for producing is the first step of the process of material producing. Unless you choose right suppliers and manage and improve them, you can make mistakes at the beginning. One of the important rules to be a productive producing organization is that having the [...]

A day in Toyota Plant is equal a term in Harward

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to walk through this factory which I have never seen before and I always wonder.  To be honest, “I was so impressed” and I understood so much better what the lean production system is. I would like to share my impression about this trip which was very exciting [...]

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