This three-day workshop develops the knowledge and skills for planning, organizing
and implementing the Five S Method for Workplace Organization. Workshop participants
will also learn how the Five S process fits into a total system of Visual Management.
Workshop participants will receive instruction and guided practice in planning and
deploying visual management systems for the continual improvement of process quality,
productivity, housekeeping, safety and employee development. Participants will learn
how to create standards for each type of performance and to use the concept and
practice of Visual Controls to integrate those standards into daily practice.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is intended for Champions and Sensei Candidates responsible for implementing
and managing Lean improvement projects. This training is team-based training. Each
team can include the Champion and up to four Lean Sensei Candidates. Maximum of
3 teams per session is allowed.
Some experience implementing Lean techniques is helpful but not required.
Each workshop participant will receive a manual with all workshop materials.
This workshop develops understanding of the philosophy and process for achieving
workplace organization through the Five S Method. Participants will conduct a Five
S Campaign to clean and organize one or more locations in your plant or office operations.
Participants will also utilize Visual Management Methods to Control process performance
in order to "hold the gains" achieved and motivate continual process improvement.
- Team/ Roles
- 5S Overview
- Team tour of subject area
- Identify and label storage areas
- Tagging process
- Finish Sort
- Move everything
- Create forms
- Create schedules
Workshop Sequence: LEAN5S