Category Archives: 2 Second Lean

Implementing Lean – First Steps, Learning to see waste

The big question that we faced when starting lean was where the hell to start? I personally tend to complicate things. A lot of people insist you start with kaizen events, implement a pull system, and creating a Value Stream Map for your processes. That sounds ultra fancy and good, but for us it wasn’t the […]

2 Second Lean – PDF Assembly Drawings and Digital Files

When we do 2 Second improvements, most of the time we look to reduce internal waste. Sometimes we can reduce internal waste in unusual ways. We created a set of digital files and a set of detailed Assembly PDFs for one of our machines. The files are used to supplement the assembly video documentation we already […]