Our goal of driving continuous improvement in processes, lead times and quality never ends. Since July, we have taken that commitment to the next level with IMEC Illinois through their lean implementation, or kaizen, training. Kaizen, a Japanese term, translates to the Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement of workplace practices within the facility.
Representatives from IMEC have worked alongside of our Rapid Action Team, our designated lean implementation champions, to identify the objectives and hurdles and have pulled together a timeline of implementation.
Over the past few months, we have implemented the following steps and are already seeing the results:
The goal of our IMEC sessions is to roll out the concepts of lean implementation to the entire RBS organization through the help of our Rapid Action Team champions.