Increase Productivity in a Manufacturing Department of a Medical Devices Company
Aponte Nunez, Jonathan
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In all companies the 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 and with the required resources. In this project, the Six Sigma Methodology was used to obtain an increase of at least 5% in the productivity of this manufacturing department in a medical devices company. Six Sigma has a key methodology: DMAIC. DMAIC is used to improve an existing process. Consist in Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control. In this article you will find the results obtained after the implementation of automation and the use of DMAIC as the correct methodology for improvement. Key Terms - Automation, DMAIC, Efficiency, Productivity.