5S METHOD: HOW TO APPLY THE MODEL
The 5S method is the model for workplace organization. This clear step-by-step plan for a tidy work environment increases productivity and efficiency on the shop floor, contributes to greater safety and less waste through overview, structure, peace and quiet and good agreements according to the 5S model.
This is done through the application of the 5 S's:
SET IN ORDER
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What is the 5S method? This is how you work better!
The 5S method is a Lean methodology that creates a clear standard on the shop floor that makes deviations immediately visible and prevents waste. On the basis of a clear step-by-step plan 5S Lean work of a tidy workplace and eliminating waste in the workplace. The 5S model has its origins in Japan. The 5 S's stand for Seriri (separate), Seiton (arrange), Seiso (clean), Seiketsu (standardize) and Shitsuke (Stimulate). 5S for workplace organization is applicable in any industry and for any type of business. Work more safely, enjoyably, productively and professionally? With the implementation of the 5S system within your organization create a safe, clean, well-organized and efficient work environment.
5S WORKPLACE ORGANIZATION
A 5S organized workplace according to the 5S method is a safe, efficient and pleasant workplace. This work environment automatically helps prevent waste, such as waiting or searching for materials, tools or information. The 5S method also prevents unsafe situations and therefore accidents on the shop floor. In addition to the production benefits of 5S, it makes 5S workplace organization the work environment representative of customers. The value of the product produced is reflected in the production environment.
5S: A LEAN METHOD
Lean is a methodology that makes every effort to create value for the customer. 5S Lean is a method applied to create basic stability in the workplace. This basic stability is needed to further improve and add more value to the workplace. For your organization and for your customers or users. Stability within the 5S method consists of:
- Everything has a fixed place
- Everything is clean
- Instructions for use are visualized
- The standard is set
- No unsafe situations
- Flow on the workfloor
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EMBRACING THE 5S SYSTEM
A properly utilized 5S Implementation in line with the 5S method establishes a 5S system that’s not only present on the workfloor, but also is in the DNA of employees. To maintain 5S, the involvement of all employees and management is very important. Companies where 5S Company regularly supported already have or had a 5S system in place on the workfloor, but failed to adequately involve employees in the 5S method and approach. Optimizing the 5S system can be realized by:
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