Increase Productivity in a Manufacturing Department of a Medical Devices Manufacturing Company using Six Sigma Methodology
Morales López, Yazmín
Productivity is a very important metric because is the way to make sure that we optimize our resources and time. Is the way to measure if we are manufacturing as expected (as per time standards) and with the required resources (people). In this project, the Six Sigma Methodology was used to obtain an increase of a least 50% in the productivity of this manufacturing department in a medical devices manufacturing company. Six Sigma has a key methodology: DMAIC. DMAIC is used to improve an existing business process. Consists in Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control. In this article you will find the results obtained after the implementation of productivity metric and the use of DMAIC as the correct methodology for improvements.