5S Requirements for Workplace Organization and 5S Visual Management Tools

Through the Incito 5S Workplace Organization and Visual Management Workshop participants will learn practical application strategies to implement “TRUE” 5S Visual Workplace Organization and Visual Management.

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5S Workplace Organization and Visual Management (The Forgotten Principles) Workshop

A TRUE 5S Visual Workplace Organization and Visual Management System is a method used to build a strong cultural foundation and rapidly enhance product flow while improving quality and reducing total lead time. The 5S process is also designed to train and facilitate waste identification as well as continuous improvement activity. It often includes indicators, floor markings, color coding, and visual cues that you can spot at a glance on a daily basis. The 5S framework enhances workstations, limits excess inventory, and helps you complete tasks and 5S activities.

As organizations and team members continue to face unprecedented workflow challenges, interruptions, abnormalities, defects, and bottlenecks in their work area with less time to comply, they have succumbed to the conformance to rapid “housekeeper” workflow solutions that have negatively impacted the organization from an operational, organizational and most importantly, cultural perspective. This can impact mental health over a given time, leaving your brand at an intersection. Your workspace isn’t strictly for standard work. In fact, your workspace plays an important role in your brand’s success. Adherence to the 5S method is the best way to take the next step towards a cross-functional team that can excel on a regular basis.

Through the Incito 5S Visual Workplace and Visual Management Workshop and work instructions, participants will learn practical application strategies to implement “TRUE” 5S Workplace Organization and Visual Management.

Knowledge and/ or skills attendees will gain
  • How to conduct high-level 5S System Workplace Organizations assessments to determine the level of effort and support required to effectively transfer Visual Control and Management Systems across your Operating System. This often includes a visual management board and lean tools. (Operations and Service)
  • How to effectively design and deploy a “TRUE” Visual Red Tag Process and Holding Area Format using a visual factory
  • How to use the 5S program and a visual display dashboard to facilitate the actual change and clutter cleanup process in your workspace through the use of Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize and Sustain through Safe and effective processes including the implementation of INITIAL necessary Visual Controls and Visual Management Systems. You can straighten up bins, use tape as markers, scrap outdated processes, and improve overall mental health. This extends throughout your business, applying the 5S Methodology to your manufacturing process, assembly lines, suppliers, workstations, shelves, and pathways for a safe work environment.
  • How to determine, arrange, and document location for Visual Management System locations
  • Teach participants across the entire organization the importance of Visual Management as it relates to Lean principles like lean manufacturing in an effort to effectively transfer knowledge for optimal sustainability
  • How to develop Visual Control and Visual Management Center standard to be utilized and replicated across each of the designated locations for improvement. You may want to use a commissioner or shadow board to encourage compliance for audits so you don’t miss targets.
  • Train on the importance of SIMPLE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs) and agree upon metrics to be posted in Visual Management Centers. This can improve metric visibility, inspire positive change, a go a long way to developing a lean organization through a culture of continuous improvement.
  • How to develop and post reaction and recovery plans with relevant information
  • How to develop and Post 5S Workplace Organization Audit Program
  • How to develop and Post Color and Visual Control Standards with essential information
  • How to capture and follow up on 5S Workplace Organization Open Item List to ensure 100% completion rate

Are you ready to explore how Incito’s team of experienced lean experts and visual tools can help your company upgrade your workplace management, production processes, and visual management training process? Contact us today to discuss your company, your strategic objectives, and arrange for a personalized consultation.

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