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Category: Standardization

CONTINOUS REDUCTION OF COST USING LEAN-SIGMA TOOLS

Posted in 5S Training, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Standardization, and Total Quality Management

1. Cost Reduction Through 5S or 6s

The companies lean -sigma start a continuous improvement program is fundamentally through improved houses keeping
Using the principles of 5S or 6 S to create and maintain a workplace that becomes a regular clean safe and has a high performance.
5S, allows anyone to separate conditions of normal and abnormal is the foundation for continuous improvement, zero defects , Reduction of costs and to create a safe working area and comfortable. 5S is also a systematic approach to improving the working environment,
Processes and products by involving employees on the plant floor or (production line).

Three 5s Activities Should be Mutually Supportive

Posted in Seiketsu, Seiso, Shitsuke, and Standardization

5S last three terms are closely related. Seiso is the maintenance of cleanliness is always maintained at its plant. Seiso activity is highly dependent on the standardize Seiketsu cleaning and maintenance activities in the form of work instructions are easily followed by all employees. Shitsuke as the methods used to motivate employees to consistently carry out and participate in Seiketsu and Seiso activities.

The three activities above should be supporting each other. Cleaning at a time are well preserved because there is an audit or inspection of the president. Every part of the company maintained in a clean condition. But these conditions only lasted a few days. After the echoes of the campaign was not heard from again, everything returns to normal.