The 5-S Method - Equipment downtime reduction 5-S...

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The 5-S Method Submitted to: Submitted by: Dr. Ahmed mohib Ahmed abdelwahd khamis 3rd industrial engineering department
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5-S 5-S is a methodology for organizing, cleaning, developing, and sustaining a productive work environment. the 5-S is based of 5 Japanese words: Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, Shitsuke
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The benefits of the 5-S The benefits of the 5-S implementation which are usually pointed out are : Safety improvement Quality Improvement and defects reduced Productivity increased Working condition improvement Waste reduction in materials, space and time Changeover time reduction Inventory and storage costs reduction
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Unformatted text preview: Equipment downtime reduction 5-S Method (Some rules) There are five steps in the 5-S implementation. It concerns all the plant organization (Quality, Safety, Production, and Maintenance) This method even is based on a common sense, is not so easy to introduce as it should change the way of thinking of all the staff. There is no 5-S certification. It is really a daily job of everybody. Regular and simple audits are necessary tools for the follow up of this method. A 5-S coordinator should be designed and well trained....
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