Implementation of 5S Methodology in Manufacturing Industry : Case Study

Authors : Pradnya N. Kuchekar, Reena Pant, R. P. Polampally.

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 5 - May

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5S is a systematic technique used by organizations comes from five Japanese words; Seiri (sort), Seiton (set in order), Seiso (shine), Seiketsu (standardize), and Shitsuke (sustain). This system helps to organize a workplace for efficiency and decrease wasting and optimize quality and productivity via monitoring an organized environment. the problem industry deals with is bad working environment, messy tool setting, inefficient process flow. Here, the company cannot meet customers’ demands and works inefficiently, because everyone in the company is not used to a clean working environment and all inventory interrupted the process flow. Therefore the main objective of this research paper is to help the company to rearrange and reset the working environment and to increase the production rate. After implementing the 5s methodology in the company the production rate of both parts increased by 7% and 15% respectively.

Keywords : 5S Methodology, Improving Production, Processes Charts, etc.


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