DATES: 20th and 21st May 2015
Time: 9am – 5pm
COST: €450 Member rate/€650 Non Member rate.
LOCATION: Harbour Hotel Galway
Places are Limited
Customized training is also available – to find out more about bringing a trainer from Toyota Motors/ University of Kentucky to your organisation, contact Dermot at 061-423622 or email@example.com
The True Lean Standardized Work training reduces variation and fluctuation in work processes through engagement of the people doing the daily work. The training components are
• Purpose of Standardized Work
• Importance of Preconditions
• Standardized Work Tools
• How to develop Standardized Work
• How to manage Standardized Work
The course defines standardized work and its benefits and begins skill development through a standardized work simulation activity.
The course defines standardized work and its benefits and begins skill development through a standardized work simulation activity
Target Audience is Middle Management, Shop Floor Supervisors, employees
responsible for developing or managing Standardized Work
Classroom lecture, discussion, interactive case study.
On-site, actual problem solving
Printed copy of the content is provided to the students
Center of Manufacturing, University of Kentucky www.mfg.uky.edu
is currently working as a contractor consultant with the University of Kentucky’s Lean Systems Certification Program, College of Engineering Center for Manufacturing, specializing in Problem Solving process training.
Mr. White had served as the Director of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s Center for Excellence in Automotive Manufacturing. He was the Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation Advanced Technical Education project for the automotive industry known as the Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative (AMTEC), made up of community and technical colleges and automotive manufacturing companies in the leading automotive producing states. The project goal is to advance the best practices for technical education provided by community and technical colleges for automotive manufacturing companies, particularly for the maintenance systems technicians.
Prior to leading this project, Mr. White retired from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky as a manufacturing department head. In addition to this senior management position, he was certified as a Toyota Production System Key Person. He then led an internal process improvement group, the Toyota Production System Office, conducting management training using the Toyota Jishuken method for system problem solving and Kaizen. He joined Toyota in the Training Department during the startup phase of Toyota in Kentucky. While in the Training Department, he was certified by the Toyota Motor Corporation HR Department as a Job Instruction train the trainer master trainer.
Prior to Toyota, Mr. White’s education experience included serving as the State Plan Director for the Kentucky Department of Vocational Education and teaching adults and high school. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Kentucky.