November 13

2017

November 14

2017

Lean in Europe-Visit 11- Hansa Matrix

On Tuesday 14 November, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit to Hansamatrix, electronic systems manufacturer, in Ogres pilsēta, 37 km from Riga in Latvia.

A networking dinner will be organised the evening before. The next day will be devoted to Hansamatrix.

The visit will focus on Hansamatrix approach towards WCM.It will include a presentation on Hansamatrix attitude towards 5S audit with risk assesment, SMED and Lean diagnoses, time taking, layouts and flows.  It is going to be followed by a plant tour through WH movie, PCB, LVP and lines SMT Sfab and Seho.

Participant will have the opportunity to choose between six different workshops depending on their needs. 

  • 5S audit in manufacturing group LVP
  • development of assembly line in PCB
  • SMED at SMT lines
  • Wave soldering line analyses
  • Motivation schemes team versus individual
  • Training and motivating new generation

Participants will:

  • Join an interactive session all day long, which will include personal workshops and factory tours.
  • See world-class principles in action with shop-floor visits while being coaching with detailed explanations provided by the host company
  • Give feedback to Hansamatrix on various ways of improvement

Tentative agenda for day at Hansamatrix on Tuesday 14 November

Time

Activity

8:00

Coach to plant

9:00

Welcome and Introduction of the company

9:10

Hansamatrix – approach towards WCM

  • Management commitment
  • Lean diagnoses, time taking, layouts and flows
  • 5S audit with risk assessment
  • SMED
  • Training & competence matrix;
  • Dual vocational education with Ogre Technical school
  • World class traceability system
  • Product Open Issues tool
  • Statistical process control

10:30

Coffee Break

10:50

Plant tour

  • WH movie / packaging movie
  • Lines SMT Sfab and Seho
  • PCB
  • LVP

12:00

Lunch and networking

13.00

Choice of workshops:

  • 5S audit in manufacturing group LVP
  • Development of assembly line in PCB
  • SMED at SMT lines
  • Wave soldering line analyse
  • Motivation schemes team versus individual
  • Training and motivating new generation

14:00

Coffee Break

14:20

You will be divided into 5 groups and will present your findings from the workshop you attended

14:50

Q&A / debriefing

15:30

Coach to Airport or to Hotel as applicable                                                        

*Please note that the agenda can be subjected to change. 

Application deadline: Tuesday, 26 September 2017. To apply please click here or contact Ellen Murrell.

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