Kaizen Song: Kits

It seems like many of the kaizen songs end up being about material flow and Lean logistics. At the risk of being campy, here is a lesson in Lean from musical royalty…
Kits
(To the melody of “Kiss” by Prince)
U don’t have 2 keep the bins so full, 2 run the line
We just need the BOM filled safely, just in time
We don’t need six deviations 2 find the parts there
U just leave it all up 2 me, I will deliver before U run out
U don’t have 2 say “Which?” 2 see what’s short
U don’t need lifting tools 2 fill the carts
The perpendicular sign is where the kanban post sits
There won’t be no extra parts in your…
Kits
U got 2 not stock less than daily, if U want 2 impress me
U can’t be too early on the demand planning MRP
I want 2 see your forecasting, maybe U could see mine
U just bring the empty carts 2 me, we could deliver on-time
U don’t have 2 say “Which?” 2 see what’s short
U don’t need lifting tools 2 fill the carts
The perpendicular sign is where the kanban post sits
There won’t be no extra parts in your…
Kits
Less, more
Don’t leave it up to chance, no
Gonna start with
Left side of the usage Pareto
Gantt chart, Gantt chart, Gantt chart
Demand-based pull, 2 fill my order, I said 2 fill my order
Actual place, not 2 line side, and maybe we can meet the takt
U don’t have 2 stock die castings, 2 meet an EOQ
U just set them up on 2 bins, the card will be your pull
U don’t have 2 say “Which?” 2 see what’s short
U don’t need lifting tools 2 fill the carts
The perpendicular sign is where the kanban post sits
There won’t be no extra parts in your…
Kits