Job Methods teaches supervisor how to analyze and improve current work methods, in order to make the best use of the people, machines, and materials currently available.
Participants are taught how to break down jobs into their constituent operations. Every detail is questioned in a systematic manner to generate ideas for improvement. New methods are developed by eliminating, combining, rearranging, and simplifying steps in the process. Job Methods yields significant benefits including reduced cost through productivity gains, increases throughput, and reduced work in process.