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5S for non-manufacturing sectors

Started this discussion. Last reply by ravi kumar Jul 18, 2011. 9 Replies

Our company is a non-manufacturing company. We started 5S practices as we know. Kindly help me to bring this in effective way.Continue

 

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ravi kumar replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi, In office- email storing needs to be improved-(Pending action, Delegate and Vault) Storing of e-files( Common folder structure), access to different data basis can be identiifed in one document Ravi"
Jul 18, 2011
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Jayachitra C replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi Dave, Thanks for the follow up. We didn't post the audit results in notice boards. if we do audit, we will share the audit results through mail and get corrective action for the identified issues. for some of the issues we can react…"
Apr 30, 2010
David Visco replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi Jayachitra - just following up to see how things are going. Hope all is well David 5S Best Practices"
Apr 29, 2010
David Visco replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Do you have a centralized wall space where you can post images and audit results and accomplishments? This will go a long way at instilling the 5S concept throughout the organization. Audits are also an effective tool at keeping people on track. The…"
Apr 23, 2010
Jayachitra C replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Dave, also we started working on the 2nd and 3rd phases of 5S. We instructed our employees about 5S concepts. We requested them to arrange their workplace neatly also instructed them to make sure of the arrangements while leaving from the…"
Apr 23, 2010
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Phase 4 - Standardize

Seiketsu (清潔) Standardizing: Standardized work practices or operating in a consistent and standardized fashion. Everyone knows exactly what his or her responsibilities are to keep above 3S's.
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Phase 3 - Shine

Seisō (清掃) Sweeping or Shining or Cleanliness: Systematic Cleaning or the need to keep the workplace clean as well as neat. At the end of each shift, the work area is cleaned up and everything is put in its place.
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Phase 2 - Set in Order

Seiton (整頓) Straighten or Set in Order: Focuses on efficiency. When we translate this to "Straighten or Set in Order", it sounds like more sorting or sweeping, but the intent is to arrange the tools and parts in a manner that promotes work flow.
Apr 23, 2010
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Phase 1 - Sort

Seiri (整理) Sorting: Going through all the tools, materials, etc., in the plant and work area and keeping only essential items. Everything else is stored or discarded.
Apr 23, 2010
Jayachitra C replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Thanks David. We will do as you said. I will get back to you incase of any assistance. Regards, Jayachitra"
Apr 23, 2010
David Visco replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi Jayachitra - well, sounds like you are certainly on the right path. Regarding your sorting out exercise - you've accomplished the first step, regardless of whether you had tags or not. Be proud of that point. You could start a register…"
Apr 23, 2010
Jayachitra C replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi David, Thanks for your response. Currently i am taking care of 5S activities in our concern. Our superior instructed us the basics about 5S and i learned more from books and from references in net. This is not a manufacturing company, so we dont…"
Apr 23, 2010
David Visco replied to Jayachitra C's discussion 5S for non-manufacturing sectors
"Hi Jayachitra - thank you for joining 5S Best Practices. I trust that you will find our new site a value added resource for your 5S program. Do you have any images you can send along to show what 5S you've implemented thus far? If not, can you…"
Apr 22, 2010
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5S for non-manufacturing sectors

Our company is a non-manufacturing company. We started 5S practices as we know. Kindly help me to bring this in effective way.See More
Apr 22, 2010

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