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Production Improvement by using 5S Technique in Sheet Metal Industry


Rajnish Gaud , Lokmanya Tilak College Of Engineering; Dinesh Phalke, Lokmanya Tilak College Of Engineering


5S, Workplace Management, 5S Methodology, Implementation of 5S


This paper explains the methods and techniques of 5S and Process Mapping used to increase the efficiency of all processes in the company. Special stress are given to the implementation of 5S system and elimination of losses within the company. It is determined that introducing the 5S rules bring the changes within the company, for example: process improvement by costs reduction, reduce material movement and reduce searching time. The 5S methodology allows to analyze the processes running on the workplace and establishment of 5S sustaining well organized, clean, high effective and high quality workplace. The necessity for the implementation of ‘5S’ within the organization came into existence because of unorganized work-stations, confining working environment and the excessive unnecessary wastes in the company. The successive implementation of "5S" transformed organization drastically, right from the working conditions of employees to the employees work satisfaction. While Process Mapping act as a Catalyst in the 5S technique which helps to carry out the technique and maintain it the industry. Process mapping is creating work flow diagram with the aim of gaining clear understanding of how the process works in the industry with minimum movement of the material from one process to another.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I60041
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2019
Page(s): 132-134

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