Lean & Six Sigma at eBay

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If you're in Vancouver BC and looking for interesting Lean work at eBay, check out this post from Shmula.com's Pete Abilla.

Some of his unofficial qualifications:

  • You can effectively answer the following: what is the impact on Throughput as WIP increases and Cycle Time remains unchanged? What are some Lean approaches to this scenario?
  • You can explain why variation sucks, with examples — both qualitative and quantitative. How does the DMAIC framework approach variation?
  • “Upstream changes; downstream impact” — what does that mean and general approaches to solving that problem — with examples.
  • You can explain the difference between poke-yoke and mistake-proofing (trick question) and give examples from everyday life of poke-yoke.

You might cheat on the interview and look here for examples of Everyday Lean.

Please check out my main blog page at www.leanblog.org

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