Job Instruction

Graphic from JIT Manual Cover

So, what is Job Instruction Training? If you think it is simply OJT, then you need to read on. The TWI way of thinking about OJT is that OJT is a vehicle for gaining stability in an operation, by solving problems involving people. Why do you need stability? Stability gives us a platform to grasp the current situation, solve any problems that occur and then lock-in the improvements with follow-up OJT. This is why Channing Dooley, the TWIS Director, maintained:

“This discussion of ‘training’ is based on a concept of training as a way used by the plant management to solve a specific production problem which involves people.”

If you truly don’t believe this, than Job Instruction Training will only be OJT for you and your organization. If you think that JIT could help you in helping your people, than you are about to embark on a lifelong journey of learning.

You will learn how to:
  • Standardize jobs
  • Standardize training
  • Create training plans
  • Improve your 5S readiness
  • Improve shop floor communication
  • Train people to think systematically about their job
  • Get people to see the critical link between standardization and kaizen
  • Results of Job Instruction:
  • Reduction in defects of over 70%
  • Reduction of costs exceeding 30%
  • Increased productivity exceeding 50%
  • Improved employee retention
  • Improved safety
  • Culture of Change!
  • Thank You

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