Lean Best Practice Visit

Date: Wednesday, 25th September, 2013

Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Abbott Diagnostics, Lisnamuck, Longford

Cost: No charge

Fully Booked

 10:30-11:00  Introduction

  • Safety Brief (1 min)
  • Welcome by Stefan Molitor, Site Director (4min)
  • Introductions (10 min)
  • Site Overview (5 min)
  • Abbott Longford Operational Excellence Journey thus far… (10 min)

Tea & Coffee will be available during this session

 11:00-13:00  Go and See Sessions  Session 1 – Site Tour (40 min)

  • Lean Management System
    • Leader Standard Work
    • Visual Management
    • Accountability
    • Discipline
    • Window tour of Site
    • Lean Six Sigma Projects

Session 2 – Systems Overview (40 min)

  • Strategy Deployment/Enterprise Alignment
  • Idea Generation Process
  • Appreciation Process
  • Quality Corrective Action/Preventative Action System

Session 3 – Project Overview (40 min)

  • Genesis Work Instructions (10 min)
  • Small Batch Filler – Harnessing Employee Skills (10 min)
  • Automation (10 min)
  • Lead Time Reductions through our Accelerate Programme (10 min)


 13:00-13:30  Wrap Up

  • Questions & Answer Session (10 min)
  • Feedback to site (5 min)
  • Networking Opportunity (15 min)

Soup and Sandwiches will be available during this session

Trainer: Abbott Diagnostics www.abbott.ie

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