Improve Material Flow at Supplier
Cardona Vega, Mara M.
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Abstract ⎯ This project will be focused in reducing the high lead time that characterizes one of the suppliers in a Medical Device Organization. By reducing the lead time of this supplier, the organization expects to have several positive effects in other areas such as supplier quality performance, product field performance and eventually marketing indicators. Cause and Effect diagrams have shown that the high lead time of this supplier is the main contributor (root cause) for material availability issues in the field (which causes loses in sale). In order to have a methodical system to ensure project is successful, Lean Six Sigma will be used. Literature Review section explains how Lean Six Sigma methodology will be used to develop the project. Key Terms ⎯ Analyze, Improve, Measure, Supplier Performance.