Quality inspection at the end of the line is too little, too late. This system prevents the defective product from reaching the next process and fixes the defects until the next process owner and quality inspectors discover them. The cure therefore is not to rely on quality inspectors at the end of the line. When sampling is done at Toyota, it is typically done by group leaders, managers, or quality engineers who are doing redundant checks to audit the process.” Sampling is not done by quality inspectors at the end of the line. If you’re convinced now that we need to eliminate quality inspectors, what happens next if you maintain defect-free products?
Source: Manila Times October 08, 2018 18:22 UTC