5s Case Study

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IntroductionLean thinking is a set of principles and methods for identifying and eliminating waste in production and administrative processes. 5S is a technique created in Japan, and it was first developed by Hiroyuki Hirano in the 1980s.5s is a system which is used for optimizing productivity and reducing waste by providing an orderly workshop and using visual marks to accomplish consistent operational results. This phrase refers to five steps which are also known as the 5 poles of a visual workplace- sort, shine, set in order, standardize, sustain. Small teams working together usually implement 5s programs in order to bring materials closer to operations, right at the fingertips of workers, organize and label to ease operations with the minimum …show more content…
Before and after the images are taken to apply the 5S methodology in the company. 5S is implemented in the storage and insulator department. After the introduction of 5S in the storage department, space savings amount to 12.91%, and some technological waste is reduced. In the isolation department, the workplace has become effective and efficient.MethodologyA method commonly used by a manufacturing company to achieve an efficient, efficient and organized work environment in order to increase productivity, reduce costs and improve quality standards. 5S include five words Japanese, which are seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu and shutsuke.5S have been introduced in organizations and around the world as a way to improve performance, as well as to improve the morale and safety of employees. The 5S technique can be applied to most scenarios in the workplace in a short period of time because of its …show more content…
There for the Workplace, it is necessary to clean regularly. Each tool and equipment must be restored to its original location after use. D. Seiketsu Establishment of standard rules for maintaining an ideal hygiene and safe working environment. The goal of this step is to preserve, standardize and prevent this current order and regularity. Necessary systems are formed in order to support the continuation of these positive practices in the workplace. Standards should be very communicative, understandable and understandable. Therefore, during preparation and improvement, all participants in the process should be involved in this workplace, this means immediate employees.Shitsuke (standardize) Always practice (Shitsuke): Train employees with the disciplined skills of the practical application of the 5S system in order to habits and culture in the organization. This is by far the most difficult to implement and achieve. People tend to resist change, and even the most well-structured plan of the 5S will fail if it does not permanently strengthen. It creates a training, cooperative, disciplined system and inspection to protect the best existing

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