Application of LED (Lean Embedded D3) Methodology to Improve Quality of Starter Motor EGT- Assembly
N.Naga Suresh Babu1, Venkata Subbaiah2, Mallikarjun Koripadu3, Varun S4
1N.Naga Suresh Babu , Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering REVA University ,Bangalore.
2Venkata Subbaiah, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
3Mallikarjun Koripadu, COVANCE, Associate director, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
4Varun.S School of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bengaluru, India.
Manuscript received on November 19, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 29 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 November, 2019. | PP: 10004-10007 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D8342118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D8342.118419
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Abstract: In the era of liberalization and open global market economy, Each and every organization wants to produce and deliver good quality products at a minimum price in order to remain competitive in the markets .To achieve this objective one must pay proper attention to their quality and lean manufacturing practices and aim for zero defects in their organizations. In the present work a new methodology namely LED3 (Lean embedded D3) methodology is applied to address the quality issue in starter motor manufacturing company. The root cause for failure of starter motor was successfully traced out using Ishikawa and five why analysis and a new technique was implemented to overcome the quality issue. After successfully implementing the new method the rejection rate has come down drastically from 7% to less than1% and Cycle time reduced from 1min to 30 sec. Total 3 hours saved per day.
Keywords: Lean Six Sigma, Process Mapping, Pareto Analysis, Ishikawa Diagram.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing.