Part of the award-winning Manufacturing Insights video series,andnbsp;this program shows you how the four modules of training within industry (TWI)job relations (JR), job instruction (JI),andnbsp;job methods (JM), and job safety (JS)andnbsp;work together to sustain lean manufacturing. Collectively, they generate cooperation and positive employee relations, teach supervisors how to quickly train employees to do a job correctly, establish and maintain standardized work, provide a framework for sustained continuous process improvement, and maintain a safe work environment. Learn why Toyota has included part of TWI as an essential element of the Toyota Production System since its inception.
Viewers will learn how Albany International, a manufacturer of industrial monofilaments, uses TWI to achieve reduced costs, shorter cycle times, decreased setup times, less scrap and significantly improved plant profitability.
By Gary Conner
By George N Bullen FSME