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Small Business Development Center
An outside master or teacher that assists in implementing lean practices.
The leader of the team whose job it is to design and engineer a new product and put it into production.
|Single MinuteExchange of Dies (SMED)||
The reduction in die set-up time. Set-up in a single minute is not required, but used as a reference. [See One-Touch Exchange of Die, Internal Setup, or External Setup]
Specifying tasks to ensure the job is done the best way, the right way, the first time, every time, in the amount of time available.
Kinds of information that cannot be precisely predicted.
A condition where gains made in one activity are offset by losses in another activity or activities, created by the same actions creating gains in the first activity.
A series of operations combined. Part of a process