Poison test for quality inspectors in manufacturing industry

Poison test

What is a Poison Test: A poison test is a process of checking the competence of quality inspectors. It is done by providing a small mixed lot of OK and defective parts for inspection within the defined takt time. It is a periodic practical process of taking tests of inspectors. Poison tests should be taken … Read more

Jidoka in lean manufacturing


Jidoka Jidoka is to build devices in the machines that detect defects and automatically stop the machine upon such an occurrence. When we give the power “to push buttons or pull cords” to operators is called Andon, which can bring the entire assembly line to stop.  What is the difference between Andon and Jidoka? Jidoka … Read more