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Identification the critical lean wastes in food industry using FMEA for manufacturing performance improvement

Tee, Yih Jye and Ngadiman, Yunos Identification the critical lean wastes in food industry using FMEA for manufacturing performance improvement. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.


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Lean manufacturing is a vast amount of principles that mainly focuses upon the reduction of cost by the elimination of activities that are non-value added. This concept helps the companies to stats continuously competitive in an industry. The purpose of this study is to identify the critical lean manufacturing wastes that impede manufacturing performance. Beside this, the study intends to suggest a suitable method for improvement to the food production company. In this study, a food production company in Taman Perindustrian Cemerlang, Johor is selected. The data collection instrument is using qualitative methods which conduct interviews to target respondents which are from different department in the company. The target population is 130 people, while the sample size is 90. In this study, the major seven types of lean manufacturing waste will be consider including overproduction, defects, transportation, waiting, inventory, motion and processing. The data were analyzed through SPSS software the expected outcome is the seven lean waste will affect the manufacturing performance and 5s will be the suitable method for performance improvement. This study will help the company to stay competitive in the industry.

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: lean manufacturing wastes; food industry; manufacturing performance; FMEA; 5S
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2016 01:23
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016 01:23
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8181
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