Lean in Europe Driving Competitiveness visit to Danfoss Poland Sp Zoo
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