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  • Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), production leveling techniques such as Heijunka, Visual

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  • Heijunka is concerned with smoothing the aggregate level of production from day to day and week to week.

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  • Heijunka: On page 154 in the third paragraph, our discussion of heijunka tells only half the story.

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  • Heijunka: This is a system designed to level the production volume and production by product type.

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  • Heijunka: Toyota defines this as the overall leveling, in the production schedule, of the volume and variety of items produced in given time periods.

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  • She's also right that we often make it hard for outsiders to understand Lean when we use jargon or Japanese terms like 5S, Kaizen, and Heijunka.

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  • Heijunka A method of conducting single-piece flow in which the operator proceeds from machine to machine (in a counter-clockwise fashion), taking a part from the previous operation and loading it in the next machine.

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  • Heijunka Reduction in variation experienced by the customer Heijunka is the foundation of the Toyota Production system, and is the process of leveling and sequencing an operation.

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  • Heijunka takes the total volume of orders in a period and levels them out so the same amount and mix are being made each day.

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  • Heijunka will eliminate waste by leveling your product volume and mix, but most importantly, will level out the demand on your people, equipment and suppliers.

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