Lean Learning Tour - Costco Optical Lab

Lean Learning Tour - Costco Optical Lab

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Costco Optical Laboratory

1001 West 19th Street

National City, CA 91950

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Learn from a model example of people-centric leadership, employee engagement and employee idea programs at Costco Optical Lab

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Costco’s Optical Lab has doubled productivity, reduced scrap by 80%, cut lead time by 75% and has implemented 6000+ employee ideas.

This tour is FREE! A gift to the Lean Community and to SWRMC employees with an interest in learning more about Lean and Idea Boards.

• Walk the shop

• View the Idea Boards

• Feel the cultural environment

• Hear from Supervisors and front-line employees about how the Idea program is working


• Presentation on Costco’s Lean Journey

• Supervisor-directed tour of the facility and Idea Boards

• Q&A & Reflection: Provide feedback on what you saw

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