Kanban System

The Kanban can have strict use as gerenciador of soil-of-plant production, but also oportuniza the process of the continuous improvement, in the measure where the use continuity points the positions where lacks of material and for way of consequence the improvement occur chances. The Toyota System of Production was forged throughout twenty years, having incorporated deriving concepts of the genius of its creators. They are cited: – systematic boarding of the five reasons for the basic cause of the problems; – Autonomao (Jidoka), that of the autonomy to the machine to stop the line in case of defective, on production to the separation between man and machine, gotten for the multifunctionality of operators and operation it saw layout cellular; – Just-in-Teams, supported in the Kanban, that reduces the intermediate supplies, supplying the materials in the place, the hour, the quality and the necessary amount; – The seven described losses for Shingo, on the basis of the beginning of the complete elimination of losses, Ohno, originated in the challenge launched for Kiichiro Toyoda, to reach the industrial competitiveness of America in three years. Steven Johnson is often mentioned in discussions such as these. 2) DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOYOTA MODEL OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION. The Toyota System Industrial Production had beginning in the decade of 1950, when the engineer of Toyota Eiji Toyoda passed three months in the United States studying the productive system, specifically the plant of Ford in Detroit. Its objective age to find applicable practical techniques and in the improvement of the productive performance of Toyota. It was in search of the secrets, particularitities and especificidades of the production in mass of the North American industry. It analyzed the system used for Ford, considered rigid, but very possible of being improved and being reduced to the reality of Toyota and the daily Japanese. This task was delegated the main engineer of Toyota, Taiichi Ohno, that would have to implant adequate a productive system to the necessities of the consuming market and to the reality of the Japanese workers.

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