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Continuous Effort to Build 5S Culture

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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.

The Boss Also Had To Clean Up

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5S activity is not only directed to the operator and lower-level employees, but the important thing is exemplary of the heads of companies who are willing and with the awareness of clean-up activity in the work environment.
Inside the room a boss, in the morning before any activity there is always work cleaning service workers who sweep and wash the table, cabinets, windows from dirt. It was the duty of a cleaning service, but not all parts can be in reach by a cleaning service, for example, important books, personal items placed on the table and others.