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Standard Work Videos


Standard Work Videos

You might want to first watch any or all of these videos... to answer the question:

"Why use this standard work template?"

Video 1: Initial Data

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Standard Work Video 1:
Get Started by entering Initial Data
into your Standard Work template

When you've made up your mind to start actually using your template, (even if just the trial version), do not skip the important first steps taught in this first video

Video 2: Time Observation

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Standard Work Video 2:
Time and Process Observation

How long does this take?

Do we trust our numbers?
When we observe a new-hire, is this the way she really does it?

How do we handle special situations?
Like setups, inspections, and other things that don't happen every run cycle?
Or multiple operators doing the same thing?
Or one operator running multiple machines?

Video 3: Work Instructions

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Standard Work Video 3:
Work Instructions

How to prevent backsliding into old habits?

What are the right levels of detail to:
   1) Analyze and improve a process
   2) Train a new hire or vacation replacement

Creative ways to drill down to greater levels of detail.

Video 4: Balancing and
Value Add Analysis

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Standard Work Video 4:
Load Balancing and Value Add Analysis

Now that you have observed and documented your process, it's time to analyze the 'As Is' condition.

How to spread work between operators?

What if the level of demand changes?

Which steps do our customers care about?

Video 5: Shift or Batch Cycle Analysis

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Standard Work Video 5:
Batch or Shift Cycle Analysis

Will our plans meet our goals?

What's our capacity? How many can we make?

What numbers should we plug into our accounting system for 'labor', 'setup', and 'cost'?

To answer those questions, you need to analyze the entire Shift (not just the Run Cycle).

Or... for the 90% of processes that are office, service, or medical (rather than manufacturing)... you need to analyze the entire Batch Cycle (not just the Run Cycle).

Video 6: Run Cycle Analysis

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Standard Work Video 6:
Run Cycle Analysis

What's our optimum batch size?

How can we minimize batch setup times?

Can our machines handle this volume?

To answer these questions,
you will want to learn how to use a
Standard Work Combination Sheet.



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