Lean Production Control and Inventory Management: Kanban and Pull Systems

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This course will teach the implementation of a lean production control system in a factory. Learn when to hold finished goods and when to make-to-order; learn how to create and manage a finished goods supermarket; learn how to size supermarkets and trigger production using kanban; learn how to control batch processes upstream using signal kanban. Attendees will work through a case exercise and learn skills they can immediately apply to their workplaces.



Lean Production Control and Inventory Management: Kanban and Pull Systems (1 Day)

Next Session: May 6, 2015

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Doubletree Club Hotel Orange County Airport, 7 Hutton Centre Drive, Santa Ana, CA

Instructor: Darren Dolcemascolo

Price: $449 (early registration - 12 days prior) / $549 (regular registration)

Price includes books, materials, and lunch at instructor-led sessions.

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Lean Production Control and Inventory Management: Kanban and Pull Systems Outline
  • Benefits of a lean production control system
  • Lean Methods of Connecting Flow
  • Finished Goods Warehouses v. Make-to-Order Operations
  • Calculating Inventory Quantities for Kanban Replenishment
  • Team Exercise
  • Types of Kanban
  • How to schedule a value stream
  • How to level production (heijunka)
  • How to convey demand to the pacemaker to create pull
  • How to Manage upstream Information and Material Flow Utilzing Kanban
  • How to expand your production control system
  • Sustaining and Improving