5s and visual management

5S and Visual Management

Target Audience: Plant and Operations managers, supervisors, shop floor personnel

Participants will learn that a clean, well-organized, and understandable workplace is the foundation for the implementation of Lean manufacturing.

The 5S program and Visual Management for the shop floor is a good starting point for an improvement activity.

A successful student should be able to do the following at the end of this course:

5S Visual Factory (5 Steps for Workplace Organization):
Understand the concept of a visual workplace and how it transforms the shop floor Identify and describe the 5Ss Be capable of applying 5S discipline on the floor Understand the benefits and techniques for applying visual controls and management tools to a production operation