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    1. 1. A Quality Improvement Plan THE FIVE S’s By: David Black
    2. 2. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Define Five S’s as a quality tool </li></ul><ul><li>Show how the Five S’s can benefit a company </li></ul><ul><li>Explanation of each of the Five S’s </li></ul>
    3. 3. Today’s Agenda (cont.) <ul><li>What makes the Five S’s work </li></ul><ul><li>United Electric’s use of the Five S’s </li></ul><ul><li>Class Exercise </li></ul>
    4. 4. Definition of the Five S’s <ul><li>The Five S practice is a technique used to establish and maintain a quality environment in a company by improving its’ organization. </li></ul>
    5. 5. How can this tool benefit a company? <ul><li>Improves efficiency of workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Improves overall appearance of company </li></ul><ul><li>Improves self-organization </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Name Stands for Five Japanese Words <ul><li>Seiri </li></ul><ul><li>Seiton </li></ul><ul><li>Seiso </li></ul><ul><li>Seiketsu </li></ul><ul><li>Shitsuke </li></ul>
    7. 7. SEIRI <ul><li>In English seiri stands for “Organization”. </li></ul><ul><li>• So what does organization really mean for a company? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Definition of Organization <ul><li>Organization means keeping all the necessary things needed for a job separate from the unnecessary. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Example of Organization <ul><li>• If parts are stored in an organized manner, employees will know where to find them when needed </li></ul>
    10. 10. SEITON <ul><li>In English seiton stands for “Neatness”. </li></ul><ul><li>• Neatness – the study of how fast you can put items away and retrieve them in time of need. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Example of Neatness <ul><li>• Each employee name is in alphabetical order for easy access. </li></ul>
    12. 12. SEISO <ul><li>In English seiso means “Cleaning”. </li></ul><ul><li>… this includes everyone from the head honcho to the janitor. </li></ul>
    13. 13. SEIKETSU <ul><li>In English seiketsu means “Standardization”. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What exactly are we standardizing? </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Standardizing <ul><li>We are going to include the the first three S’s </li></ul><ul><li> Seiri </li></ul><ul><li>Seiton </li></ul><ul><li>Seiso </li></ul><ul><li>As a standard daily practice in our company. </li></ul>
    15. 15. SHITSUKE <ul><li>In English shitsuke means “Discipline”. </li></ul><ul><li>• The discipline which is desired is self-discipline. All employees need this to keep the five S’s an on going improvement plan. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Underlying Working Principle of the Five S’s <ul><li>The five S’s eliminate wastes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wastes are potential gains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are the wastes in this picture? </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Real World Example <ul><li>United Electric of Watertown, MA has implemented this process and has seen real results </li></ul>
    18. 18. Exercise <ul><li>What are the benefits of each of the Five S’s? </li></ul>
    19. 19. Flow of the Five S’s (Review) Enforcing the Five S’s SHITSUKE (discipline) Making 1 st 3S’s a daily job SEIKETSU (standard) Keeping the Co. clean SEISO (clean) Everything has its place SEITON (neat) Only keeping nec.item SEIRI (org)
    20. 20. In Recap <ul><li>Defined the Five S’s as a quality tool </li></ul><ul><li>Showed how the Five S’s can improve a business’ organization </li></ul>
    21. 21. In Recap <ul><li>Identified what each ‘S’ represented in the overall plan </li></ul><ul><li>Showed United Electric’s use of the Five S’s </li></ul>
    22. 22. Summary <ul><li>The Five S’s are a great start for any company trying to improve their quality and organization </li></ul>