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8 Wastes of Lean

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8 Wastes of Lean - definition(s)

8 Wastes of Lean - An easy way I learned at a seminar to remember the wastes, they spell TIM WOODS

   T - Transport - Moving people, products & information
   I - Inventory - Storing parts, pieces, documentation ahead of requirements
   M - Motion - Bending, turning, reaching, lifting
   W - Waiting - For parts, information, instructions, equipment
   O - Over production - Making more than is IMMEDIATELY required
   O - Over processing - Tighter tolerances or higher grade materials than are necessary
   D - Defects - Rework, scrap, incorrect documentation
   S - Skills - Under utilizing capabilities, delegating tasks with inadequate training

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Source: iSixSigma, 28 December 2010 13:11:59, External 

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