By adopting Dr Richard Schonberger’s
16 Principles* for operations management, we strive
towards world class manufacturing standards.
These customer-focused, employee-driven, data based Principles
address all aspect of the manufacturing operations.
We hereby quote these principles:
:: Team-up with
customers; organize by customer/product family
customer, competitive, best-practice information
rapid improvement in what all customers want
force involvement in change and strategic planning
to the few best components, operations, suppliers
total cycle time & distance, change-over times
close to customers’ rate of use or demand
train everybody for their new roles
variety of rewards, recognition & remuneration
reduce variation and mishaps
teams record and own process data at workplace
root causes to cut internal transactions & reporting
performance metrics with universal customer wants
present capacity before new equipment & automation
simple, movable, scalable, low-cost, focused equipment
1996 by Dr Richard Schonberger
Copyright 2006 YSC Electronics (S) Pte Ltd.