Planning Lean Layouts: Relationship Charting and Diagramming for Lean Layout Planning
This session will show participants how to chart and visualize the relationships in any layout planning project. The presenter will show participants how to combine measured material flow with subjective reasons for closeness or separation such as visual management, shared personnel, shared equipment, safety, contamination, and the like. Using the rated-and-reason-supported relationship chart, you will learn how to record, interpret, and present hundreds of relationships and their reasons in a single, compact spreadsheet. An electronic copy will be made available in Excel. Participants will also learn a simple graphical technique for visualizing the ideal arrangement of activity areas or machines.
Note: This session stands alone but also explains the relationship charting and diagramming steps in the full SLP method.
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Ideally, attendees have experience in recording factory floor relationships so that they may compare the techniques being presented to their own experience and approach.
Who Should Attend:
Training Session Information
December 06, 2012 11:00 AM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Recertification Credit : 1.00
This session is available as recertification credit for individuals who have earned a SME certification.
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SME Member Price: $89.00