Definitions for "JIDOKA"
Automation with a human touch or transferring human intelligence to a machine. This allows the machine to detect abnormalities or defects and stop the process when they are detected. Also known as Autonomation.
Stopping the production line whenever a defect is discovered.
automatically stopping abnormalities and immediately notifying the operator; the idea is to build in quality by preventing any defect from going to the next process; examples include the andon and pokayoke; also known as “autonomation with a human touch” at Toyota.