Lean manufacturing, Lean Enterprise, or lean production, often simply, “lean“, is a systemic method for the elimination of waste Continue reading Lean manufacturing, by definition
We will break this down piece by piece a little later, but her is a quick LEAN list of what is in the picture.
Let’s start with the cutting board location. Notice it is between the trash hole in the counter and the built in strainer sink. So basically, do your chopping, chuck the waste, put the good stuff in the sink to be rinsed; never moving in location, opening or lifting anything. It literally cuts your prep time in half.
Not only does the sink have a built in colander system, but the faucet has motion control activation for no touch. So you don’t need to dirty up your faucet before you wash your hands, that saves a step of cleaning the faucet and turning it on and off.
Need to quickly dry your hands? Check out the location of the paper towels and rag.