[Indicators]
Technical Level Ranks Contents/Concepts
Rank E Removal, move and installation of machines, centering level
Rank D Restoration, repair/maintenance level (per unit)
Rank C Machine overhaul (per machine)
Rank B Machine adaptation to changeovers and work changes, improvement of machine productivity
...Small alterations based on existing jigs/tooling drawings, C/T improvement, conveyor, loader addition
Rank A Machine adaptation to changeovers and work changes
...Large scale alterations that require new jigs and tooling designs, such as reloading of heads
[Evaluation per maker]   (1: Experienced (strong skills)  2:Capable  3:Capable but instructions from others necessary  4:Incapable)
Type of machines Rank
E
Rank D Rank
C
Rank B Rank A Experiences: Work iProcessj


Productivity improvement
Work change/
Changeover
 
Slide head Jig Electrical
(PC/NC)
Hydraulic
machine
Conveying
part
Axial
head
Jig Tooling
jig
design
Conveyer
/Loader
Program
alteration
Axial
head
Jig Tooling
jig
design
Specialized
Machine
Transfer machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Connecting rod
(MZ capacity improvement at Tahara),
Case differential carrier
(938T at Motomachi)
Specialized machine
(DR/TP)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Hub front axle (757T),
Head cylinder,
Block cylinder
Specialized machine
(MR)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Head cylinder (Thailand),
Block cylinder,
Case timing belt (515E)
Boring machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 3 2 3 Case sub-assembly differential (B200)
Paper wrap machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Camshaft (MZ capacity improvement at Tahara, 111F, WV),
Crank shaft (Tahara)
Lathe NC lathe
(horizontal)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 Inner race, Out race,
Shaft (770T, 123N, CVJ model change)
NC lathe (vertical) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 4 2 3  
Centering lathe 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 Shaft (Kinuura SJ-1)
Grinding
Machine
Cylindrical
grinding machine
1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3  
Multi-grinding
machine
2 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3  
Flat-surface
grinding machine
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Connection rod
(MZ capacity improvement at Tahara)
Centerless grinding
machine
1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 3 2 2 4 2 3 Spider universal joint
(800T propeller)
Honing machine
(block)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Block cylinder
(005FARZ capacity improvement)
Honing machine
(connecting rod)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Connection rod
(005F, Toyoda Automatic Loom Works),
Connection rod
(TZ, RZ capacity improvement at Tahara)
Window grinding
machines
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 CVJ cage (China)
Gear
Cutting
Type
Gear hobbing
machine/
chamfering machine
1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 3  
Gear cutting
machine
1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 Sliding Yoke
(938T935T propeller changeover)
Broaching machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 1 2 3 3 3 Spider universal joint
(End face grooving)
Thread rolling
machine
1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 3 3  
Assembly
Machine
Assembly machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Head cylinder
(Cam cap mounting 131F, TMM-MZ,049F),
Turbo assembly (766E, 764E)
Press fit machine 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Retainer oil sealing (UK),
Oil pump oil flow (UK)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Pin-ring press fit machine (111F),
handstamp punch (111F),
Cam cap mounting machine (176F)
Measuring
Instrument
Measurement
instrument
2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
Leakage tester 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
Washer Washer 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 A140/B tester washing
Machining Machining center 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Knuckle steering (430T)
Single axis NC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Shaft rear axle (525T),
Arm knuckle steering
Turret center 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Intake manifold (596E),
Rear training arm