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Standardized Work Chart

12/6/2012

The standardized work chart shows operator movement and material location in relation to the machine and overall process layout. It should show takt time, work sequence, and standard WIP.

The standardized work chart is one of the three basic forms for creating standardized work, along with the standardized work combination table and job instruction sheet. The purpose of standardized work, according to Kaizen Express from which this form is taken, is to provide a basis for continuous improvement through kaizen.

Kaizen Express

Kaizen ExpressKaizen Express, from which this example is taken, is a concise, precise illustrated guide to the fundamentals of the Toyota Production System and how to implement them. It is ideal for individuals or teams starting a lean transformation or in need of a quick refresher on the fundamental concepts of lean manufacturing.

 

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Kaizen Express

Standardized Work: The Foundation for Kaizen
Mike Kobashi; Sammy Obara; Mark Reich; Art Smalley
Kaizen Express
Toshiko Narusawa and John Shook