■ Create the vision.
■ Train the leadership and implementation team in Lean.
■ Charter the team, scope the project.
■ Select the pilot area and team members.
■ Conduct five-day Lean training seminar.
■ Baseline metrics, identify the “gaps” and set targets.
■ Build a chronological file—take photos and videos of how it is today.
■ Health check.
■ Value-stream map: current, ideal, and future state.
■ Determine the customer demand and takt time (TT).
■ Involve all the staff to analyze the process.
■ Process-flow analysis (PFA)—become the customer or product. This includes a point-to-point diagram of how the product flows.
■ Create process block diagram.
■ Group tech analysis (if ...