Terms in this set (9)
In 1798, introduced interchangeable parts when manufacturing large amounts of muskets for the US government.
In 1813, awarded the first contract to specify interchangeable parts, for pistol locks.
Frederick W. Taylor
Father of Industrial Engineering, developed scientific management with a focus on time study and standardized work.
Invented process charting and utilized motion studies to track both value add and non-value add work. Originated the idea of elminating waste.
Utilized psychology to study how attitudes affected the outcome of a process. Originated the idea of elminating waste.
Created the production line, first practitioner of Just In Time and Lean Manufacturing, but criticized for lack of product flexibility and poor working conditions.
Alfred P. Sloan
General motors adjusted to variety and flex in the automobile market, allowing for multiple colors and models of cars.
W. Edwards Deming
Developed statistical methods to monitor and reduce variability to meet tighter tolerances as well as continued quality improvement to meet first time quality.
Taichii Ohno & Shigeo Shingo, 1951
Developed the Toyota Production System, Just In Time. Developed