What is Lean-Six Sigma?
A systematic methodology utilizing DATA ANALYSIS techniques and process improvement tools
Measure and improve a company’s performance measures
Minimizing variations, defects and inefficiencies
Meet and exceed customer needs
The Lean-Six Sigma Way
Improve process output metrics by:
Lean-Six Sigma = Best Quality, Lowest Cost, Shortest Time, Best Safety, and High Morale, through exceeding customer requirements and elimination of waste.
Classic Forms of Waste
Waste= non-value add
DMAIC Problem Solving
Define: Identify improvement opportunity
Measure: Measure current state of the process
Analyze: Identify causes of variation/defects/waste
Improve: Develop and implement new processes/methods
Control: Install controls to prevent reoccurrence of defects