Process Mapping

Eliminate Waste Now: Process Map Your Maintenance Work Flow

Process Mapping is a LEAN manufacturing tool used to identify waste embedded in a process.  In general people think they know their process thoroughly from start to finish, but often times creating a process map highlights that they are littered with “extra” steps. These extra steps, or waste, are often costly because they require valuable resources: people, time, and equipment.

(Example of a maintenance work order process map. Click on the map to expand).