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Losing money from your Process Pipe ? : WASTE MANAGEMENT

What is Waste Management?

The management and control of Waste is one of the most boring and frustrating  aspects of Operations Management, yet it can mean  the difference between success and failure!

 

What is the Goal?

To decrease the level of waste in the supply chain and improve process yield.

 

The essential message of Waste management

We must accept that…

  • Material waste costs matter and can affect company success.
  • Yield and scrap levels are competitive differentiators.
  • We must climb the ‘Ladder to zero waste’.
 Ladder to zero waste

How do we start?

  • By quantifying the problem;
  • Publishing and Communicating the results;
  • Searching for opportunities to improve.
 Waste 2

What approaches should be taken?

  • Prevent at source wherever possible : remember the 1:10:100 rule!;
  • Review current practices: identify where current systems are inadequate and what better control systems need to be introduced;
  • Look for opportunities to Re-use and Recycle;
  • Can Process Technology be deployed more effectively?;
  • Examine the wider supply chain – how much are suppliers and customers contributing to your waste levels?

Central to the course is the development of a Leaking Pipe Waste Model for the process under consideration.

Leaking pipe

Key aspects covered include:

  1. Identifying where the ‘Leaks’ exist in the Process pipe.
  2. Developing a Waste Cascade profile of the process.
  3. Developing systems for highlighting the cost of waste.
  4. Auditing current Waste management systems.
  5. Developing improved Waste management systems.
  6. Becoming ‘Leaner’ in the approach to waste.

The attendees will be required to develop a leaking pipe model for their area of responsibility and will be expected to lead their team in developing a Waste Management plan.

Click on the summary below for a taster of the course content.

A taster of Waste management

 

A typical programme schedule would be :

  Waste  Management
THEME TRAINING HEADLINES OBJECTIVES/KEY OUTCOMES
 Management of Waste and its control is one of the most Boring and Frustrating aspects of Operations Management, yet it can mean the difference between success and failure of the Enterprise!!Waste represents a significant share of lost profitability…..

We must therefore conclude that…

  • Material costs matter
  • Yield and scrap are competitive differentiators

…and therefore it HAS to be effectively managed.

 What we will cover….

  1. Identifying where the ‘Leaks’ exist in your Process pipe.
  2. Developing a Waste Cascade profile of your process.
  3. Developing systems for highlighting the cost of waste.
  4. Auditing your current Waste management systems.
  5. Developing improved Waste management systems.
  6. Becoming ‘Leaner’ in your approach to waste.
The emphasis  during this day  is to get the managers to start identifying what causes material to be wasted and the importance of developing more effective  systems  and procedures so that we get maximum value for money.This course therefore addresses three elements critical to Waste management

  • Quantifying the problem.
  • Publishing and communicating the results.
  • Searching for opportunities to improve.

Central to the course is the development of a Leaking Pipe Waste Model for the process under consideration.

The key outcome of this phase will be a requirement for the attendees to develop a leaking pipe model for their area of responsibility and that they will be expected to lead their team in developing a Waste Management plan.