MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 135, 20178th International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 2017 (ICME’17)
|Number of page(s)||16|
|Published online||20 November 2017|
The Hybrid Lean System to Improve Manufacturing Environment
Department of Production and Operation Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia
2 Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
3 Department of Civil Engineering, School of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia
1 Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lean manufacturing is a systematic approch could increase manufacturing competitiveness by identifying and elminating waste through lean tools. However, these tools are often categorized into different groups, continues to be difficult for companies to select the most appropriate lean tool to be adopted, especially in respect of the SMEs whose knowledge of lean tools and associated principles are limited. This study is to propose solution on how to implement appropriate lean tools in food manufacturing industry located at Rengit, Johor. Qualitative method is used as a methodology to see the changes after the implementation of lean tools. Interview session also a part of method to collect data from respondents. The finding from this paper shows that implementation of an appropriate lean tool will help to eliminate waste in industry sector, maintain and control the inventory, improve quality of the product and improve overall operational process.
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