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
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