Cost of Poor Quality ICEBERG

By Jon Miller

S.M Junaid is the Production Manager of Procon Engineering Pvt (LTD) from Karachi, Pakistan. He periodically shares kaizen examples with us. His previous contributions can be found here and also here. Today’s kaizen example is titled “Elimination of Rework Muda in Stamping Parts”.

What is more interesting is the realization that the COPQ or Cost of Poor Quality is often much larger than it first appears.

This is a great application of the lean principle of “making problems visible” to the important topic of the cost of poor quality. It’s important to take a deep breath and dive deep to see what is beneath the surface.

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