Mid-West Lean Network: Workshop 2 – Visual Management with Lufthansa Technik Shannon

  • Event: Mid-West Lean Network: Workshop 2 – Visual Management with Lufthansa Technik Shannon
  • Date: 14/03/2019
  • Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue: Lufthansa Technik Shannon Ltd., Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare
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The Mid-West Lean Network: the second largest regional lean network in Ireland, after Waterford Institute of Technology’s Lean Enterprise Excellence Group, launched in November, was set up to strengthen and increase the existing culture of lean within the Shannon and the wider Mid-West region. Its aim is to enable each industry to broaden and strengthen their competitiveness through knowledge sharing and bench-marking against each other and different industries. 

Workshop 2 will take place in Lufthansa Technik Shannon Ltd. and will look at Visual Management, which is  defined as a set of techniques for creating a visual workplace, embracing visual communication and control throughout the work environment.

Benefits of Visual Management : Facilitates employee autonomy, serves to eliminate waste, fosters continuous improvement, allows for quick response & recovery, leads to information sharing, exposes abnormalities, maintains gains.


  • Welcome
  • Lufthansa Technik Shannon Ltd. background and Lean Journey
  • Overview of our Project and Performance Visual Management System(PPM) and our Visual Continuous Improvement (CI) process
  • Review of PPM visual management boards cascade and the CI visual management boards
  • Lessons learned throughout our Lean journey
  • Where are we going next?
  • Q&A session



Scheduled workshops for 2019 (dates to be confirmed):

Value Stream Mapping

Standard Work

Using Data to Drive Business

Shingo Model / Guiding Behaviors