Planning Lean Layouts: How to Evaluate and Select the Best Layout Plan
This session will show participants how to develop and evaluate two or more good layouts from a set of material flows and other closeness relationships. The presenter will explain several ways to size each activity-area in the layout. Participants will review the pros and cons of classical flow patterns: straight-through, U-shape, L-shape and comb or spine. Participants will receive a comprehensive list of evaluation factors and learn a simple method for scoring layout performance and reaching consensus on which plan is best.
Note: This session stands alone but also explains the space estimating, layout adjustment and evaluation steps in the full SLP method.
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Ideally, attendees have experience in estimating floor space and agreeing on a layout plan in order to compare the techniques being presented to their own experience and approach.
Who Should Attend:
Training Session Information
December 06, 2012 2:00 PM 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