Welcome to Job Shop Lean Manufacturing! While there is a wealth of information online about the implementation of lean manufacturing in traditional continuous flow operations, there is very little accurate information regarding it's application to job shops. Our goal is to change that, and provide high quality articles and tools to get your business started down the path of continuous improvement.
Job shops present their own unique set of operational challenges, which include:
Most of our articles are written by operations professionals with years of hands-on experience. So while we will occasionally delve into the theoretical aspects of lean, our focus is on providing practical examples you can apply to your business.
Getting a continuous improvement program started in your job shop can to be quite a daunting task. Below are the articles you should start with on your road to lean success.