ASQ NJIT Student Section Lean Six-sigma (LSS) Presentations on April 15, 2015

Please join us for our monthly section meeting with the ASQ NJIT Student Section featuring presentations on Lean Six-Sigma (LSS) NJIT.

Presentation Topics:

1. Quality Project Management Challenges and Solutions (by Olga Kalaba)

This presentation focuses on how the different participants in the construction industry are related to each other, and what the basic documents are everyone is using. It will specifically explain design problems and solutions: contract drawings and specification discrepancies, addendum’s & RFI’s, discontinued products/outdated specifications, installers and manufacturers’ feedbacks. Execution problems and solutions: how to keep track of approved and disapproved submittals, the submittal log on a shared drive with hyperlinks (electronic submittals vs. paper submittals) and examples, approved submittals on the job site, how to keep track of approved systems; submittal library and an example. Closeout problems and solutions: attic stock in execution phase instead in closeout phase, manufacturers’ warranties duration, and closeout log examples.

2. Lean Six-sigma Quality Case Studies (by Meghana Thammareddy)

Total Quality is a description of the culture, attitude and organization of a company that strives to provide customers with products and services that satisfy their needs. Meghana will be discussing the Component Oriented Requirements Analysis (CORA) method and tool. She will show how the tool makes it easier to follow the steps needed to make or improve a product by showing what customers want while highlighing the proposed engineering solutions and performance compared to other competitors. She will also show how the tool also gives you the complete importance rating for each engineering solution, thereby simplifying a company’s assessment as to which engineering solutions to challenge first, second, third, and so on.

3. Visual Factory Management Case Studies (by Michelle Vollo)

In an effort to maximize productivity, and reduce waste, Visual Factory Management Case Studies offers valuable ideas and information on incorporating visual aids into any business. With an emphasis on organization in the workplace, the presentation covers reducing waste and reworking processes through visual factory signs, color coding, workstation layouts, and layered process diagrams.

4. Lean Six-sigma Zero Defect Simulation with a Tolerance Analysis Focus (by Paul G. Ranky)

This interactive R&D presentation and workshop focuses on the basic principles of LSS tolerance analysis with the aim of achieving zero defect. Participants face a real-world challenge in terms of establishing and measuring KPIs (Key Process Indicators) of physical devices, entering data into a statistical software tool and then analyzing and discussing the results.

Date/Time:
April 15, 2015, starting sharp at 6 pm until 9 pm (including the above outlined presentations, as well as a short pizza break with refreshments in a laboratory setting at NJIT; ME214)

Location:
NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Newark, NJ, GITC building, multimedia lecture room GITC 2305; campus map NJIT Map Parking at NJIT for visitors:

Registration:

About the Presenters:

  • Olga Kalaba has received her Bachelors Degree in Quality Engineering from the University of Belgrade, Europe, and a Masters in Engineering Management from NJIT. Currently she works for Technico Construction Services, Inc. in Long Island City, NY. Contact email: olga.kalaba@technico-csi.com
  • Meghana Thammareddy, MS Engineering Management Student, NJIT, Current President (2014-2015), NJIT ASQ Student Section.
  • Michelle Vollo BS(Hons) Industrial Enginering Student, NJIT, Vice President, NJIT ASQ Student Section. (Contact email: mav32@njit.edu)
  • Paul G. Ranky, PhD (Automation Eng. with IT) is an ASQ member, a Registered and Chartered Professional Engineer, specializing in iSEE:Green, intelligent Sustainable Enterprise Engineering with a Green focus, IIOT, the Industrial Internet of Things, green integrated product and process design, design reviews in aerospace, automotive and underwater device design, quality, sustainable green PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), using digital product, process, manufacturing, and factory design methods and tools, concurrent / simultaneous engineering, in design for manufacturing / assembly / disassembly / quality, in quality system design and auditing, advanced lean and flexible cellular manufacturing systems and industrial engineering. (Contact email: ranky@njit.edu)

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