Operations Transition-to-Lean Flow Technology Roadmap provides a guide
for transitioning an existing traditional operation to one that fully
a Mixed-Model Lean Manufacturing philosophy called
Lean Flow Technology. The Roadmap defines a systematic implementation
specific actions in order of precedence that are milestones in the journey
from mass to Lean Flow Production.
The model is
organized into major phases with points of interface defined with other
systems that are both internal to production operations and external to
the business enterprise.
is based upon experience gained to date by Lean
experts in implementing Lean Manufacturing philosophy into production
operations at various facilities.
Operation Roadmap consists of 8 phases of implementation. Each of the 8
phases of implementation defines a number of specific actions or activities
in a recommended order of precedence :