GA 262 | The Next Generation of Lean with Tyler Athey


This episode features Tyler Athey. Tyler is at the beginning of his career but has accomplished a lot in just a few years. Ron and Tyler touched on a lot of different aspects of lean, including kanban systems, flow, culture, and more.

In this episode you’ll learn:

Two quotes that inspire Tyler (2:22)
Tyler’s background and his start in lean (3:50)
His experience using kanban (8:09)
One of Ron’s anecdotes about the waste of motion (11:50)
Running out of parts (12:44)
Advice he would give his younger self (14:28)
Finding the right balance (17:03)
Focusing on learning faster (24:04)
Ron’s advice on batching, flow, and machinery (31:35)
Ron’s advice on final assembly cells (36:37)
The millennial take on the lean movement (44:05)

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