Lean manufacturing is a philosophy of production that focuses on the minimization of resources used throughout the organization in the production of goods and services. Lean manufacturing involves identifying and eliminating non-value adding activities in design, production, supply-chain management, and in dealing with the customers.
Select a manufacturing business in Saudi Arabia and discuss the following:
- What the company does.
- Its value adding and non-value adding activities, including tools for Lean Six Sigma such as just-in-time manufacturing.
- Any rapid change-over activities the company uses or could use.
- The company’s employee empowerment opportunities.