What are the Six Big Losses?

The Six Big Losses show you the biggest factors that contribute to production losses by covering the most recurring reason codes and their cost implications of the top two performance, availability and quality losses each.
Upon careful analysis of the Six Big Losses table, you will be easily be able to spot any operational constraints, abnormalities, and recurring errors on a Line that need fixing, maintenance, or training.

Elements of the Six Big Losses Table

  1. Performance Loss: Performance loss shows you where your line is achieving less than the maximum production speed due to various reasons.

  2. Availability Loss: Availability loss in a shift indicates the events that hinder and stop the targeted production for a predetermined length of time.

  3. Quality Loss: The last factor of quality loss takes into account any occurrence that creates output not up to the quality benchmarks.


Leave a Comment