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Author: Yufi Priyo

SEIRI – Eliminate All Unnecessary Items

Posted in Seiri


The first activity is to lean manufacturing activity, Seiri which means separating the necessary objects with objects or equipment is not needed, then get rid of unnecessary.

This needs to be done to save time selecting equipment / materials to be used for the production process. If mixed with the goods unused, will be confusing and will spend the time to vote at the time of employment. This can reduce labor productivity, because employees are preoccupied with the options that should not occur. In addition to this amount of equipment that are not used in the workplace will disturb the concentration at work, and tend to focus not uncomfortable.

Continuous Effort to Build 5S Culture

Posted in Campaign


5S Lean manufacturing activity could not be created in a short time but is a continuous effort to build that culture. 5S in order to run effectively, workers must get used to doing 5S activities such as putting objects or equipment if working in a place easily accessible to be able to easily uptake.

Knowledge of 5S is not enough, but the employees must be practiced repeatedly 5S. This should make a habit of their own spontaneous and not by necessity.

Standard work should be made at the factory to ensure that all activities done daily 5S to 5S lean manufacturing best practices. Labor standards are implemented in the form of work that contains operation steps daily work. For example, a machine operator has steps start the engine, turn on electric power, machine setup, troubleshooting and end machining operations.