Lean in Europe Driving Competitiveness visit to Danfoss Poland Sp Zoo

October 23 2014 -> October 24 2014

The fifth Lean in Europe visit took place on 24 October 2014 at Danfoss Poland Sp. Z.o.o. - Grodzisk Mazowiecki plant. Following a preparatory meeting the night before, 27 engineers from 17 different companies located in 10 EU Member States and operating in sectors such as automotive, food, electronics, machinery and energy took part in the visit.

The visit began with an introduction to Danfoss, to the Danfoss Production Program (DPP), to Danfoss Business System (DBS) and to Danfoss Poland. Detailed plant tours focused on continuous improvement, key performance indicators on shop-floor as part of performance culture, flexible manning system and quality kaizens methodology. The visit concluded with a Q&A / debriefing session and feedback from the participants to the host company.


08:00 Departure by coach to Danfoss Poland Sp. Z.o.o.

09:00 Welcome – Introduction of Danfoss

09:30 Introduction to Danfoss Productivity Program (DPP)

10:00 Introduction to Danfoss Poland

10:30 Coffee Break

10:45 Plant tour of Production Halls 1 & 2

11:45 Networking lunch

12:45 Shop-floor presentations – Best Practice

  • Continuous improvement focus
  • KPI's on shop-floor as part of Performance Culture
  • Flexible Manning System
  • Quality Kaizens methodology – quick way to improve Quality base on Six Sigma tools

14:45 Coffee Break

15:00 Q&A / de-briefing

15:30 Group photo and airport transfers to Warsaw airports


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