A foundational principle to lean manufacturing and a part of every lean journey is five S (5S). The 5S's were originally created in Japan using the Japanese words seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. As the process was used in the United States English terms were created - sort, set, shine, standardize, and sustain. This 5S training video in a DVD format will give employees a good overview of the 5S principles including methods and tools for implementing lean: Red tag holding area, colored tape, labelers, brooms, trash cans, and spray cleaner.
Length (hr:min): 00:22
This program shows you an actual Five S (5S) training event at two different manufacturing companies.
You will see a Five S Factory Makeover of Symmons Industries in Braintree, MA., and at Affordable Interior Systems in Hudson Massachusetts. Recorded during training classes on Five S (5S), see the kinds of things that were changed to improve productivity and make the work simpler and easier. The clean up teams are first taught the Five S (5S) principles and are then unleashed to go forth and make improvements.
The intended audience for this program is anyone in a manufacturing company that has just started to implement lean or for companies who need to revive their lean efforts.
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