Volume 5, Issue 1

Implementation of Lean Manufacturing: A Case Study at ASK Automotive Private Limited (India).

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Yusuf Abdulfatah Abdu1*, Danjuma A. Yusuf 2 and Zakari Abdullahi Tijjani2

Abstract

Abstract:

Lean manufacturing is a known principle used in today’s industries to eliminate various hidden wastes that do not add value to the finish product. Lean concept has many advantages which have helped many companies over the years to stay more competitive in global and national business. The purpose of this study is to develop a value stream map for ASK Automotive Private Limited, Manesar in Gurgaon, how information is distributed across the entire company from raw material finished goods suppliers to the customers. This particular tool allows the company to document current lead time, inventory levels and cycle times to determine the ratio of value added to total lead time of the product line being analyzed. Interviews have been conducted with various distribution centre managers, raw material suppliers, and also technicians to familiarize with how things are done currently and the way forward to achieve the aim of operating on lean. Operators and other staffs will be trained to understand how lean works and also the need for continuous improvement and not just a onetime improvement. Recommendations have been made to enable the company to reach the ultimate aim of operating on lean principle which has been known to be helpful.

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