EFECTIVE LEAN SIX SIGMA DEPOYMENT IN A GLOBAL ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING SERVICES ENVIRONMENTAuthor: Harjinder Ladhar
Company: Solectron Corporation
Date Published: 9/24/2006 Conference: SMTA International
There is abundant literature explaining specific details of Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools but only in their isolated forms. Not only these pieces are presented to demonstrate their autonomous powers but also are explained using the generic examples of popcorn or coffee machines. The lack of knowledge of strong associations in the methodology and tools plus affects of various environments on their uses pose great challenges on Lean Six Sigma deployment. This paper details the real challenges and lessons learned during the deployment of Lean Six Sigma in an Electronics Manufacturing Services environment. The paper also provides the robust Lean Six Sigma deployment strategy to overcome the aforementioned challenges.
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