Heijunka: Heijunka: production leveling and workload balancing
within the production cell, minimizing supply fluctuations.
The main elements of the production Heijunka are: production
volume leveling and production mix leveling.
The “production volume leveling” is given by the uniform distribution of the production in a given period of time.
The volume of production depends on the “production leveling variety” which is the uniform distribution of the mix / variety of production in a given period of time.