13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Improvement of Work Inspection Process in a Construction Project using Lean based Sustainability

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Track: Lean

Lean-based sustainability targets reduction in different types of waste such as material, time, and labor. Lean thinking and sustainability share similar goals of using processes efficiently using different tools and technology. This paper analyzes lean and sustainability under a system thinking lean using the perspectives concept that improves the current process for Work Inspection Requests in a Construction Project in Qatar. The current process mainly utilizes manual steps and physical paperwork. The suggested improvements were implementing an electronic workflow system, purchasing iPads for inspection, and removing redundant steps. As a result, the suggestions were found to reduce total process time and lead time and significantly reduce the material used. Cost comparison and sustainability indicators also supported the findings, showing that the improved process is better than the current one in the respective criteria.

Published in: 13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Manila, Philipines

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: March 7-9, 2023

ISBN: 979-8-3507-0543-0
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767