SPC….What’s The Point?


I am walking the production floor (going to the Gemba) to check out a few things for myself with a new client. Going to the Gemba is a great tool for any leader because you will learn things about your operation that you can’t learn from your office or the conference room.

The purpose of today’s Gemba walk is to look for waste on one of the packaging lines. It becomes apparent that there is quite a bit of waste at the filler itself because the weight control is not good. Lousy weight control….

I am guest blogging at the On Quality blog.  Please click here to see the rest of this post.


About Christian Paulsen

Christian Paulsen is an Executive Consultant with 20 years of Lean Manufacturing. Chris adds value to organizations by driving process improvement and bottom line savings. Chris intends to help others by sharing the lessons learned after a quarter century of operational leadership, marriage, parenting, and even longer as a Cubs fan. Your comments on this blog are welcome. You can also connect with Chris via LinnkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in the right sidebar. Chris welcomes your comments. Christian's professional services are available by contacting him through LinkedIn (right side bar)
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