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Onsite Kaizen Event & Seminar-Advanced 5S

Advanced 5S

Take 5S To The Next Level


This seminar carries 5S to the next level, Phase II. It is for teams with experience in the basics and ready for more knowledge and progress. The program introduces several techniques from other disciplines to make work easier, faster, safer and more efficient.

Our program features two Kaizen Events where teams apply classroom knowledge to their own workplace and implement their new ideas. Action Learning is a significant part of this program.

Program Summary

Format Onsite Kaizen/Workshop Who Should Attend?
Time 3-Day

Work Teams


Production Supervisors

5S Champions

Cost $6700 (Includes Travel)
Participants 5-30
Next Step Call us at 816-931-1414

Participants Will Learn...

  • A quick review of the 5S'

  • How to make every motion count and reduce effort and fatigue.

  • How Ergonomics avoids repetitive stress and prevent injuries.

  • How to prevent mistakes by making them impossible.

  • Why Mistake Proofing is the ultimate in Quality Assurance.

  • How to apply the all above techniques to improve individual workstations and operations.

  • How to map a process for better understanding of the wastes.

  • How to reduce the number of steps in a process and reduce waste within the workcell or area.

  • To use spaghetti diagrams to track material flow or people movement.

  • How to translate spaghetti diagrams into a better arrangement or layout.

  • About Takt time and why it is important in a workcell.

  • About the several ways to balance work within a workcell or department.

  • How to use the above techniques to increase productivity and improve quality.

Program Outline

Part I, Workstation Kaizen

1. 5S Review

Sort, Shine, Set, Standardize & Sustain

Visual Control

2. Motion Economy

What Is Motion Economy?

Principles of Motion Economy

3. Principles of Ergonomics

Basics of Ergonomics

Principles of Ergonomics

4. Mistake Proofing

What Is Mistake Proofing?

Examples of Mistake Proofing

Mistake Proofing Exercise

5. Workstation Kaizen- Into Action

Plan - Execute - Report & Review

Part II, Workcell Level Kaizen

6. Process Mapping

Value & Waste

Six Steps To Process Mapping

The Ideal & Future State Maps

Map Your Own Process

7. Spaghetti Diagrams

Mapping Material or People Moves

Rearranging Equipment

8. Takt Time

What Is Takt Time?

Using Takt Time At The Micro Level

9. Work Balance

Balancing Work In A Cell

10. Workstation Kaizen- Into Action

Plan - Execute - Report & Review

Visualizing a Layout

A team lays out their workplace on the floor. to visualize distances & steps. .

Process Charting

One team's process chart helped define the process and identify undue complexity and waste.

Spaghetti Diagram

Showed this team the complex movement of materials & people.

Balancing Work

Balancing Work

Several techniques can balance work, critical for short-cycles.

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