Overview of Just-In-Time Processing


The purpose of this seminar is to familiarize all levels of management and supervision with the tools, techniques, and methods associated with Just-In-Time (JIT) processing. Explanations are provided on how JIT processing contributes to profit and productivity. Each JIT tool, method, and technique is described in detail to assist the participant in how they would be used in their applications.

The philosophical and financial motivations and benefits resulting from the implementation of JIT processing are explained in detail. Specific planning on how the organization would go about undertaking a JIT processing implementation can be accomplished by combining this overview with the three day JIT seminar.

Time Requirement

1 day

Number of Participants

25 participants


An Overview of Total Quality Commitment

Primary Resource Materials

An Overview of Just-In-Time Processing

Content Outline

  • Benefits of Just-In-Time Processing and Cycle Time Reduction
  • The Just-In-Time Processing Model and Definitions
  • The Seven Wastes
  • Visual Control and the 5 S's Improvement Strategy
  • Continuous Flow Processing
    • Focused Factories
    • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Load Leveling and Balanced Operations
    • Load Leveling
    • Balanced Operations
  • Pull Systems
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Set-up Time Reduction
  • Autonomation
  • Supplier Relationships
    • Single-Source Suppliers
    • Long-term Partnerships
    • Supplier Quality Assurance




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