Choosing the RIGHT “Six Sigma” Certification provider?

If you are taking a career in Engineering and Quality Management in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology or even service industries, your employers will often consider Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma qualifications as a good-to-have skill and even must-have profile in some certain cases. Normally, an engineer or process analyst start the career with some basic knowledge of problem-solving skills in partcular and lean six sigma tools in general. Based on that, you have already started with “White-belt” six sigma level. And then, you…

Lean Production Characteristics discovered by Literature-Review Text Mining

Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Nowdays, a massive amount of data has been generated for every single second, which is increasing the need for data analysis. The data is not only in form of figures, but also in text. That leads to the term of data science in general and text mining in particular. With the text mining and data visualization, the following article, namely Literature Review with Data Mining, is dedicated for disclosing the inherent characteristics of Lean Production based on the research outcomes released by…

SMED for Quick change over

Phương pháp SMED-Chuyển đổi nhanh NGUYỄN NGỌC HIỀN Abstract: One of the improvement tools in manufacturing defining an unique feature of the Toyota Production System is Quick Change Over, well known as the Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED). Reducing changeover time is a major objective of this approach by distinguishing between internal activities & external activities, and thereby providing improved measures for those activites to dwindle the total changeover time. For this post, readers will be added a practical example of the application of the…