Jidoka awareness

Jidoka awareness

Jidoka is a technique to provide machines and operators with the ability to detect when an abnormal condition has occurred and immediately stop the work.

Jidoka is also known as autonomation, meaning “automation with human intelligence” or “intelligent machines.”

Why do you need this training?

To understand the key concept and principles of Jidoka
To familiarize with the tools of Jidoka
To define the four steps of a Jidoka process
To acquire knowledge on developing a Jidoka system

Training content

Introduction to Jidoka

Jidoka Background and History, What Is Jidoka?, Jidoka – The Tool of Built-in Quality, Principles of Jidoka, Automation vs. Jidoka, Concept of Jidoka, Benefits of Practicing Jidoka;

Tools of Jidoka

Andon, What is Andon?, Examples of Andon, ; Andon cord concept, examples; Fixed-Position stop, Poke-Yoke, Conditions for Poka-Yoke, Examples of Poka-Yoke, Three Rules of Poka-Yoke, Sensors, Warning Sensors;

Four Steps of Jidoka

Detect the abnormality, Stop the equipment or line, Fix or correct the immediate condition, Investigate the root cause and install a countermeasure

Developing a Jidoka System

How to Identify Opportunities for Jidoka; Developing a Jidoka System roadmap (Current State, Minimize Manual Labor, Mechanize, Automate, Jidoka, Future State