Integrating Green Manufacturing and Lean

Managing resource productivity is key to the greening of manufacturing. Lean can help with proper attention to a process focus and a systems approach to managing the process improvement effort. Several tools are available that can expand the Lean horizon to accommodate green manufacturing. During this program, participants will see how these resources can work together to add value to their operation's top and bottom lines.

Class Details

Class Name:
Integrating Green Manufacturing and Lean
Lean practitioners, environmental professionals, health & safety professionals, operations managers, plant managers, accountants, maintenance managers, quality managers, corporate staff, small business owners, supply chain managers
1 Day Course

Learning Objectives

Help the students assemble a body of knowledge and identify the skills and attributes (KSAs) necessary to become competent in the Lean to green discipline. The emphasis is on understanding the basics and using tried and true methods to make a business case for Lean to green programs at their facility. Each student will develop a learning pathway to develop their competence in the emerging Lean to green discipline.

Outline At-a-Glance

  • Basics of Process Management – Management Systems
  • Basics of Resource Productivity – Energy, Water, Materials, People
  • Basics of Performance Management – Shingo Model/Eight Quality Management Principles
  • Creating a Demand for Lean – Continual Improvement
  • Lowering Operational Risk – Monitizing the Improvements
  • Creating a Learning Pathway for Demonstrating Lean to Green Competency

Job Roles