Our new team is coming together for their 7 a.m. work session. This team is working through the steps of Autonomous Maintenance and is working through their agenda when the area supervisor approaches the team. His support is a welcome sight as he listens to the team’s interactions intently. The team leader then welcomes the supervisor and asks if he has anything to add.
The supervisor says, “I have a request of the team. The entire packaging department is running terrible and is way behind schedule. Your cartoner is all jacked up and is acting crazy. I need you to fix the cartoner and help get us caught up.”
The team was eager to help….
I am guest blogging today. You can see how this team became heros for their supervisor and what this has to do with Standard Work at Beyond Lean.