Takt time is the pace of production that aligns production with customer demand. Simply put,Â it is how fast you need to manufacture product in order to fill your customer orders. ItÂ is a key concept in lean manufacturing. andÂ the heartbeat of a lean organization by matching actual production to demand. It is not a goal to be surpassed, but rather a target for which to aim. Watch this educational video on TAKT time.