Just In Time Production Case Study

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INEN : 5354 LEAN MANUFACTURING Home Work 2 T.S.R.Sanjay (L20352031) 8/6/2015 1) Investigate and explain in your own words Just-in-Time production (JIT). JIT- Just in Time was an approach used to achieve Lean manufacturing. JIT to explain it shortly it means producing right item at right time and at right quantity. Toyota introduced JIT approach in 1950 when the company facing Tough competition, high capital investment, rapid change in automobile market in terms of price value and technology. The need to introduce JIT to Toyota the primary need is to control the over production which is being on Toyota shop floor producing items irrespective of market demand following PUSH system conventionally which is later replaced by PULL system by TPS. The other main reason to introduced JIT is to track the order and status of INVENTORY which was the main problem on the Toyota shop floor.…show more content…
2) Withdrawal Kanban: this Kanban reserves the information about the inventory strategy at customer or downstream level. These two Kanban details are coordinated at the supplier where the production and the withdrawal are crossed together. In Kanban we produce only items which are with drawled by the customer at the supplier and we will never dispatch the defected items to the customers. Kanban system requires only one kind of production schedule. Conventional push system requires scheduling and rescheduling the production process by applying the LEAN PULL system the need to reshuffle the schedule all the times can be avoided. The most important advantage of the Kanban is this visual tool makes the production transparency visible and it is a great help. Kanban was a system that sync manufacturing process with the customer demand. There are 6 basic rules of KANBAN, they are  Never dispatch the Defected or Bad items to

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