The Gemba walk is a useful method to find areas of improvement on your shop floor that could be interrupting your overall efficiency. The Gemba walk increases visibility, accountability, and motivation. Our MV2 system accurately collects and stores data that can be used to pinpoint priority areas of improvement.
There are numerous benefits that companies can gain from conducting Gemba walks. Some of the key benefits include:
1. Improvement in Overall Efficiency – By walking around the manufacturing floor and seeing the process, companies can identify potential improvements that can be made to their manufacturing process. MV2 supplies visibility to find issues before they become problems. The real-time production data provided by MV2 can be used to update the manufacturing process, which can lead to an improvement in overall efficiency.
2. Increased Accountability – Gemba walks can help to increase accountability within a company. By walking around the manufacturing floor and seeing the process, employees will be more likely to take responsibility for their actions. This can lead to improved performance and a more efficient manufacturing process.
3. Improved Communication – Gemba walks can help to improve functionality between operations. Combining manufacturing floor walks with detailed production & inventory reports from MV2, managers can connect the performance of processes. Investigating how this connection between operations performs can ensure not only the individual processes improve but the transition between them is better understood and optimized.
4. Increased Motivation – Gemba walks can help to increase motivation within a company. By walking around the manufacturing floor and seeing the process, employees will be able to see the results of their efforts. This can lead to improved performance and a more efficient manufacturing process.
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