Lean Manufacturing Training Toolkit - Part 2 - 7 Wastes

Lean Manufacturing Training Toolkit - Part 2 - 7 Wastes
28th September, 2023

At a glance:

This resource contains all the information needed to carry out practical and theoretical training exercises in the ‘7 Wastes’ concept with a team of employees


In manufacturing, there are typically 7 different types of waste that can occur, and to run a successful business, it is important to eliminate any activities that are wasteful and don't add value.

The concept of eliminating waste is an integral part of lean manufacturing principles and increasing profitability.

This toolkit includes the following:

  • Guidance for undertaking 7 Wastes activity
  • 7 Wastes training agenda
  • 7 Wastes training presentation
  • 7 Wastes interactive exercise
  • Waste Walking presentation
  • Waste Walking checklist
  • Waste Walking action plan template

This is part 2 of a five-part Lean Manufacturing Training Toolkit to support furniture manufacturers looking to introduce lean principles into their organisation or re-energise their current lean programmes.

Parts 1, 3, 4 and 5 will provide training for the following topics:

  • 5C Workplace Organisation
  • Visual management
  • Standardised work
  • Quality, Cost, Delivery, Measures

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