LEAN SIX SIGMA PROJECT CASE STUDY TO REDUCE LEAKERS
In this Lean Six SigmaSix Sigma Definition: Six Sigma is a set of techniques and t... Learn More... project case study, we were tasked with reducing the amount of “Leakers” on a Bartelt Line producing Pistachios using the Six SigmaSix Sigma Definition: Six Sigma is a set of techniques and t... Learn More... DMAICDMAIC is an abbreviation of the five improvement steps it co... Learn More... processThere are many ways to organize your lean six sigma processe....
First, we completed a SIPOC to determine if there were any inputs external to the Process that could be an issue. We found that variation in the film could be a contributing factorStatistics can be confusing as the term "factor" can have di... Learn More....
We then defined the X’s in the process. This is where we “look for open windows” (can the process meet its existing tolerances). We found that there was no data being cataloged for the measurable and controllable inputs. We also found that the output was measured in Pass/Fail rather than a continuous metric.
We found that the KPOVs was the position of the heat placement and the dwell time. We took capabilityCapability analysis is a method used to evaluate the perform... Learn More... measurements after completing a controlled setup and implementing some poka-yokes, and the short-term capabilityCapability analysis is a method used to evaluate the perform... Learn More... increased to over 2.
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