ASSEMBLEAN: how to turn a production line into a cellular manufacturing system
One of the first steps at the begining of any improvement project is to communicate its goals, actions and expected results to all members of the staff. This game helps employees to get to know the objectives of a real implementation.
Characteristics and objectives
Divided in four rounds/stages, the Assemblean game simulates an assembly line that is gradually improved through the implementation of the Lean methods and concepts. It helps participants to perceive the benefits that can be achieve. This game addreses mainly production workers.
During the training session, trainers explain the concepts and tools to be applied in an orderly manner to achieve the company’s safety, quality, time and cost targets.
- Understand the benefits achieved when implementing a Lean production system
- Comprehend the fundamentals of a lean component supply system to prodution lines
- Learn the rules for setting up a production cell
This practice takes place during classroom training and improvement workshops.