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As part of the ongoing segment on the 7 5S Managements Musts please find below the 2nd and third MUST:
Management MUST go through 5S Training and be part of a 5S Team.
While this may go without saying, it's worth repeating that it is critical that managers of areas implementing 5S get trained on 5S. By trained I don't just mean reading a book, watching a video, reading a blog or sitting in on a meeting. I'm talking about in the trenches, learn on the job in…Continue
Reading an article in the recent @AMEconnect Target Magazine about Reshoring. The media would have you believe that we have a lost the bulk of our manufacturing jobs to China or Mexico. In fact, the article says the U.S. is still the second largest manufacturer in the world. Since the recession, manufacturing employment is up by 900,000 and overall output is up 20 percent.
Here's a fact that surprised me from the article as well. Walmart, who everyone believes has nothing but…Continue
Sustaining is commonly regarded the most difficult part of 5S. In that regard, I've listed below what I call "Management Musts" for sustaining 5S.
1. Get out on the shop floor (go to gemba)
2. Go through 5S training
3. Be part of a 5S team
4. Support 5S
5. Focus on the people and their 5S efforts
6. Hold people accountable
7. Not "do 5S to them"
Every few days, I'll post detail about one of…Continue
Hi, I am guiding a team at ceramic industry for 5S, currently in our region there is no such industry which we can consider as benchmark. So if anyone has good example for such type of industry then…Continue
Some Glimps for best office 5S required for referenceContinue