Essays about: "Lean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 810 essays containing the word Lean.

  1. 1. Employees’ Health in the Process Industry: The Impact of Lean

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Industriell ekonomi

    Author : Mikaela Burchardt; Sandra Löfström; [2022]
    Keywords : Lean; Process industry; Psychosocial effects; Organisational culture;

    Abstract : The effects of implementing Lean has been widely studied within the context of discrete manufacturing, where it originated, but much less so within the process industry. Within discrete manufacturing there are major benefits to implementing Lean with a focus on respect for people and human aspects, particularly on employee health and organisational culture, but does the same hold true in the process industry? The purpose of this thesis is to look into this question. READ MORE

  2. 2. A study of how Lean principles affect process ergonomics : A case study at Volvo CE Braås using discrete event simulation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för maskinteknik (MT)

    Author : Jessica Peltonen; Jessica Borg; [2022]
    Keywords : 94 6-rule; DES; Disassembly; Ergonomic; Facts Analyzer; Flow theory; Gemba; Lean; Optimal zone; Standard deviation; Statistics; Survey; SWEA; Variation.;

    Abstract : To stay competitive in today's market, organizations focus on efficiency to reduce costs. Since there are still processes that are manually handled, there is a risk of affecting workers health during streamlining. Volvo CE Braås are currently working with a takt time of 35 minutes throughout their facility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of Unloading Station by Concept Generation and Ergonomic Evaluation

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Alex Kauppi; [2022]
    Keywords : Product development; Scania; Ergonomics in production; SES RAMP; Workers collective; Lean;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a product development project done at Scania Ferruform in Luleå. The process that was used is called Stage-Gating which means that the project is divided into gates. READ MORE


    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : EMMANUEL PETER; ALAN SHAJI; [2022]
    Keywords : Prefabricated Enclosure Wall Panel Systems PEWPS ; Modern Methods of Construction MMC ; Panelized systems; Prefabricated panels; Stainless steel 316; Lean; Nonconformities;

    Abstract : Building envelopes are perhaps the most influencing players on assuring indoor comfort conditions, in alliance with their impact on the sustainability and energy-efficiency of the building during operation. However, given the multitude of commercial solutions available on the market and the use of different criteria and inconsistent semantics among the existing categorization/classification systems of construction objects, there is still a need for uniformization of the many regarding the main Prefabricated Enclosure Wall Panel Systems (PEWPS) for building applications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Increasing Availability Through Reduced Delays in Large Systems : A Case Study Based in Systems Engineering, Integrated Support Logistics, and Lean

    University essay from KTH/Industriell produktion

    Author : Erik Nilsson Nordahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Integrated Logistics Support; Integrated Product Support; Model Based Systems Engineering; Lean; Availability; Administrative Delay Time; Logistics Delay Time; Electrical Charging Infrastructure; Integrerat Logistikstöd; Modellbaserad Systemteknik; Lean; Tillgänglighet; Administrativ Väntetid; Logistisk Väntetid; Elektrisk Laddinfrastruktur;

    Abstract : Increased trends towards servitization within previously exclusively manufacturing industries makes a larger part of maintenance become the responsibility of the manufacturer. This increased responsibility makes it more important for suppliers to know how different parameters contribute to cost, to be able to price their contracts correctly. READ MORE