process improvement

  

Definition

Systematic approach to closing of process or system performance gaps through streamlining and cycle time reduction, and identification and elimination of causes of below specifications quality, process variation, and non-value-adding activities.

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  • You need to understand how a process improvement may work to make everything much more smoothly for your company in the long term.

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  • The process improvement was unprecedented, largely thanks to the increased efficiency achieved in the warehouse production section of our product development process.

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  • Our company had a process improvement approach and we would streamline and work on the cycle time reduction to help.

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