Setup and Quick Changeover Introduction Preparation Removing and Mounting Components in Machine (Changeover) Measurements Trial Runs and Final Adjustments Four Setup Steps External and Internal Setup Steps Data Collection Introduction Time Studies Spaghetti Diagrams 5S and Layout Improvements Introduction End-of-Day Cleanup Procedure Daily Walkthrough 5S Audit Form/Criteria 5S Tracking Sheet Intermediate Tooling and One-Turn Methods Intermediate Tooling Visual Management Introduction Startup Boards Work Instructions Production Control Boards After Improvements Impact on Cycle Time Low and Infrequent Use Conclusion Definition of Terms Index
Chris Ortiz is the founder of Kaizen Assembly, a Lean manufacturing training and implementation firm in Bellingham, Washington. Chris has been featured on CNN Headline News on Inside Business with Fred Thompson. He is the author of multiple books on Lean manufacturing. Chris Ortiz is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around North America. He has also been interviewed on KGMI radio and the American Innovator and has written numerous articles on Lean manufacturing and business improvement for various regional and national publications. Kaizen Assembly's clients include industry leaders in aerospace, composites, processing, automotive, rope-manufacturing, restoration equipment, food-processing, and fish-processing industries. Chris Ortiz is considered an expert in the field in Lean manufacturing implementation and has over 15 years of experience in his field of expertise.