In the factory there are various opportunities that are often forgotten, which has tremendous profit potential. This activity can reduce the Defective Product, operating efficiency, the raw materials that are not excessive and timely delivery. Various opportunities are referred to wastage or the Japanese language called “MUDA”. MUDA will lead to waste in terms of manpower, time spending money, information etc.
Activities are often ignored if the company in a state of profitable, so the small things about the behavior of employees in the factory are not closely monitored.
But Japan as a pioneer country in this field always carry-trimming cuts both in the financial condition is stable or profitable as well as in the recession
5S is a method used to reduce wastage in the factory. 5S activity was actually a clean-up activities at work, trim work equipment, but if done on an ongoing basis will make a remarkable improvement effect.
Continuous improvement / Lean 5S Kaizen by activity other than providing benefits in terms of quality and efficiency of time can also inculcate good human relations within the company and improve employee morale
A firm that is clean and tidy factory will earn customer trust, suppliers, visitors and job applicants.