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Standardized Work Combination Table

12/6/2012

The standardized work combination table shows the combination of manual work time, walk time, and machine processing time for each operation in a production sequence. This form is a more precise process design tool than the Operator Balance Chart. It can be very helpful to identify the waste of waiting and overburden, and to confirm standard work―in―process.

The standardized work combination table is one of three basic forms for creating standardized work, along with the standardized work chart 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