The Internal Lean Dimensions Impact on the Manufacturing Based Product Quality of Food Processing Companies in Jordan

Bahjat Eid Al-jawazneh


This paper studies the impact of internal lean dimensions on the manufacturing based quality of food processing companies in Jordan, variables such as, pull systems, continuous flow, setup time reduction, total productive maintenance, statistical process control, and employee involvement were chosen to represent the internal lean dimensions, and were assumed to have an affect manufacturing based quality.

A survey questionnaire was distributed for that purpose to those who occupy positions in the production department and eligible enough to give accurate and unbiased responses to the items of the questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that; the Internal Lean Dimensions have a significant impact on the manufacturing based product quality, manifested by, lower food products reprocessing, conforming to high quality standards, lower defects rate, less interruptive breakdowns, which helped food processing companies in delivering their products according to agreed upon schedule and the optimization of the utilization of their manufacturing resources, such as machines and equipments, raw materials, and labor force

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