THE APPLICATION OF TOYOTA PRODUCTION SYSTEM IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IN THAILAND.
A study application of The Toyota system to enhance component performance in the automotive industry. The objective is to (1) Study the characteristics of the application of the Toyota production system to enhance the performance of parts in the Automotive Industry. (2) Compare the application of The Toyota production system and the old system to enhance the performance of parts in the automotive industry. The Sample size was 150 persons. The tools used to collect data was questionnaire and the statistics used in the analysis consist of frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test, F-test and fisher’s least significant difference. A study of the Toyota production system had increased component performance in the automotive industry. The focus area was located at The Amata nakorn industrial estate, phan thong district, Chonburi province. The majority of respondents have had less than 1 year of work experience, graduated from junior high school or lower and the average monthly income was about 10,000 -20,000 bahts per month and the level of opinion on the application of the Toyota production system to enhance the performance of parts in the automotive industry. The result consists of the (1) highest score (= 4.75, S.D. = 0.50) was found. (2)The process of Just-in-time (=4.77, S.D. = 0.48) followed by (3) the process separation of kanban (= 4.76, S.D. = 0.48) and (4) the process of warehouse management ( = 4.73, S.D.=0.53)