It is a Lean and 6 Sigma tool. Kaizen Event is used to solve a particular problem and 5S is used for Work Place Organization “everything has a place and everything in its place”.
Program Outline

Kaizen Event Criteria:

  • Eliminate process villages with cells
  • Combine operations for continuous flow
  • Reduce setup times
  • Reduce lot sizes
  • Determine proper tooling needed and organize
  • Visual factory
  • Establish new metrics
  • Establish supermarket
  • Load level schedule
  • Increase or decrease production based on new Takt time
  • Safety improvements
  • Maintenance programs or machine overhauls
  • Process improvement

5S Focus:

  • No time wasted looking for things
  • Increase in quality
  • Increase in productivity
  • Cleaner and safer workplace
  • Reduction in required floor space
  • Customers and visitors are impressed
  • ED Tagging Exercise
Objectives/ Outcomes of program

The objective of this program will be to help participants to:

  • Kaizen Event: Problem resolution
  • 5S: Work Place Organization
Target Audience:
  • Senior Managers/Managers from all functions, Supervisors, Trainers.