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ASQ-Rochester Section History: Standard Work Applied

  • 25-Feb-2014
  • 5:30 PM
  • Ricks Prime Rib, 898 Buffalo Road 14624
 

Professional Development Meeting Tuesday, February 25, 2014

ASQ-Rochester Section History: Standard Work Applied
Greg Hart, Lean Manufacturing Expert

Place:

Ricks Prime Rib, 898 Buffalo Road 14624, Rochester, NY

Time:

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Registration Begins, Socialize, Meet and Greet

 

6:00 – 6:40 PM: Dinner: Choice of Prime Rib, Chicken French or Orange Roughfy

 

6:40 – 7:00 PM: Section Announcements / Introductions

 

7:00 – 7:40 PM: Program

Reservations:

Reservations: http://www.asqrs.org/reserve-meeting2.php  All reservations for dinner and program must be received no later than 4:00 P.M. the day before the dinner meeting.

Payment:

$20.00 for Dinner and Program.
Cash, check, or credit card at the door.

About the Program:

How do companies like Toyota assure consistent, reliable products while utilizing inherently variable human beings in their production processes? The answer is Standard Work, based on methodologies developed before World War II in the United States. Standard Work is fundamental to successful Lean implementation. Applications of standard work analysis and methods improvement are essential tools for problem solving, cellular manufacturing, material flow improvements, office process improvements, and even management process control.

Standard work is the foundation of an effective Lean culture. Standard Work has been influenced by IE (Industrial Engineering), TWI (Training within Industry), and TPS (Toyota Production System).

This presentation will briefly introduce Standard Work definitions, descriptions, and origins. It will include an example of Standard Work application based on videotaped process analyzed using video-based time study software.

About the Speaker:

Greg Hart has been working with Lean Manufacturing since long before the term was invented. He designed and implemented manufacturing cells, and pull systems in the 1980's and has been engaged in material flow and quality improvements throughout his career. Greg formed Hart Innovative Solutions, Inc. in 1998 and has an excellent track record with Lean transformations in a variety of industries. Previously he spent 13 years as an Industrial Engineer at Kodak and 8 years in retail distribution management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from RIT, and an MBA from the U of R Simon School – both with honors. He is a certified Black Belt in Lean-Six Sigma.


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