LEAN and Six Sigma is something I've heard a lot about when researching engineering positions. I was curious about it and wanted to learn more. 
After completing LinkedIn Learning's course, I have a basic understanding the principles of LEAN and Six Sigma and their application. The driving force behind the methodology is to improve performance and remove waste. 
The training taught me about a number of tools that can be used to reach these goals.
1. Value stream mapping to see exactly what processes are value adding or are wasteful.
2. Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) where you shift company culture to promote small continuous improvements. 
3.Mistake proofing where you take a serious look at preventative maintenance, how to stream line it and maintain your production line. 
Obviously, the specifics behind applying these tools are different for every company and situation. Additional resources I'm looking into are "Leading Six Sigma" by Ron See and "Leaning Into Six Sigma: A Parable of the Journey to Six Sigma and a Lean Enterprise" by Barbara Wheat
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