Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/6

Click to flip

6 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Define Kaizen
A Japanese term meaning “change for the better”.
Applied to business organizations, it implies
continuing improvement involving everyone: CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Define Poka-Yoke
A Japanese expression meaning “common or
simple, mistake proof”. A method of preventing
errors by putting limits on how an operation can be
performed in order to force the correct completion of
the operation: QUALITY AT THE SOURCE
Define JIT
A system of managing production processes that
result in line-balancing, one-piece flow, and little or no excess material inventory on hand. A strategy that concentrates on making quality products, in the quantity needed, when needed: CREATING FLOW & ELIMINATING WASTE
Define Jidoka
A form of automation in which machinery
automatically inspects each item after producing it,
ceasing production and notifying humans if a defect
is detected: CREATING FLOW & ELIMINATING WASTE
Define 5S
Sort, Store, Shine, Standardize, Sustain / 6th S = Safety
Define 3P
Production Preparation Process: "3P simulates the actual components, product and production line of a new product during the early stages of the design process to learn about manufacturing or delivery requirements before making commitments to a floor plan or process flow."