The proven, objective, standardized, and complete "how to" sequential series of progressive steps to Lean manufacturing implementation illustrated in this manual are easy to understand and use to effect factory transformation to lean without the aid of a consultant. It also provides a toolbox of techniques for problem - solving, continuous improvement, and for operating a Lean manufacturing facility on a day-to-day basis after the initial line design is completed
About the Author
Dennis Hobbs, CPIM, is a Principal Member of Mfg Matters, LLC, a leading boutique consulting firm that specializes in Lean manufacturing implementation. He has over 30 years of combined line and staff experience in manufacturing, primarily in the field of production planning, inventory control, and materials management. Dennis has successfully implemented the installation of Lean manufacturing systems for numerous manufacturers. As a professional instructor, he has trained over 2500 manufacturing professionals in Lean manufacturing techniques, has published numerous articles, serves as an active member of APICS, and is a sought-after speaker.