Course Detail: MFG341 - Standard Work & Error Proofing

Purdue University Fort Wayne leverages the resources of Purdue University by teaming up with their MEP program to offer this training.

The Mission:
To advance economic prosperity, health, and quality of life in Indiana and beyond. Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides high value, affordable solutions to help businesses increase profitability. As advocates for Indiana's thousands of manufacturers, our staff leverages resources in both the public and private sectors to help identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and ultimately increase competitiveness.




Standard Work & Error Proofing

Standard Work: This portion of the workshop will provide you with the information and practice you need to participate in implementing standardization and standard work in your workplace. This workshop presents an approach to implementing standardization and standard work methods designed to eliminate waste from production processes. The methods and goals discussed in this workshop are closely related to the lean manufacturing system.


Error Proofing: This portion of the workshop covers using simple, usually low-cost devices, fixtures, and procedures to reduce/eliminate errors and stop errors before defective parts are created. 


Intended audience: Manufacturing personnel, including technicians, engineers, and managers


Take all five classes to earn the certificate:

Cellular Flow Manufacturing

Inventory Management Using Pull/Kanban

Problem Solving Using PDCA, A3, and Root Cause Analysis

Kaizen Event Facilitation


This course will be delivered online. Classes will be facilitated by a live instructor during the scheduled course times. Several days prior to the start of your course, you will receive an email with information on connecting to the sessions.


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