LEAN SIX SIGMA WORLD CONFERENCE
How to Plan, Schedule and Sequence for Demand-Based Flow
Presenter: Michael Ford, Principal, TQM Works Consulting, Port Crane, NY, USA
Keywords: Core Competency, Creativity, Critical Success Factors
Industry: General Audience/Keynote
This presentation provides attendees with the means to align
their purchasing and production plans with market demand. It is based on LEAN
concepts that minimize all inventories: raw materials (RM), work-in-process
(WIP) and finished goods (FG). The facilitator will engage participants in hands-on
examples that demonstrate the calculation of material flow from receiving
parts, through sub-assembly, and ultimately end item production. Attendees will
concepts behind demand-based manufacturing.
requirements needed to execute flow.
- How to
calculate flow rates for RM, WIP and FG.
- How to
sequence mixed-model production (MMP) to match demand.
algorithm that effectively sequences mixed-model production (MMP).
Note: participants will require pencils and calculators to
perform the math exercises (or be good at math!).