12th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

the review on various strategies adopted for implementing and sustaining 5S in a manufacturing Industries

Manank Patel & MB Kiran
Publisher: IEOM Society International
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Track: Lean

In recent years, lean implementation has gained importance especially in India where wastes are classified into 7 types described as TIMWOOD in short form .5S is the initial step in implementation of lean principle where the workplace is made well organized and tidy. 5S consist of five Japanese words namely seiri (sort), Seiton (set-in-order), Seiso (shine), Seiketsu (standardize) and Shitsuke (sustain). 5S assist an organization in identifying waste, eliminating waste, reduction in equipment searching time, improve working condition, improving workers health and increasing productivity. Also, 5S is an effective tool in improving performance of an organization irrespective of type of ownership of the company whether be it small or large scale, service or manufacturing sector, private or governmental organization. The main focus of this review paper is to describe few strategies to implement 5S, Audit 5S and analyze effect of 5S on performance of workplace. The study has referred to many case studies and described some of the best methods through which a manufacturing industry can implement and sustain 5S methodology based on its mission and vision. The discussion on various methods is in brief in form of example for further in-depth information there is need to search for cited references

Published in: 12th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Istanbul, Turkey

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: March 7-10, 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7923-6131-9
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767