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  • Before we learn how, it is important to understand why.
  • Work place organization got its start from these practices and is the foundation for all process improvement.
  • Workplace Organization

    1. 1. 1<br />Workplace OrganizationISU WebinarAugust 24, 2010<br />
    2. 2. Audience Survey<br />Which of the following best describes your business or position?<br />Manufacturing or Production<br />Service<br />Office or Administration<br />Sales or Retail<br />Other<br />2<br />
    3. 3. Why Workplace Organization?<br />It creates a workplace that is:<br />clean, organized, orderly<br />safe<br />efficient and pleasant.<br />….resulting in<br />fewer accidents<br />improved efficiency<br />lower costs<br />higher employee morale<br />and improved quality. <br />3<br />
    4. 4. Audience question<br />Are you familiar with any of the following practices? <br />Lean Manufacturing, The Toyota Production System, Continuous Improvement, or The Deming Cycle.<br />YES<br />NO<br />4<br />
    5. 5. 5<br />Eliminating Waste<br />Wastes<br /><ul><li>Defects
    6. 6. Overproduction
    7. 7. Waiting
    8. 8. Non-Value Added Processing
    9. 9. Transportation
    10. 10. Inventory
    11. 11. Motion
    12. 12. Employees’: KSAs
    13. 13. Energy
    14. 14. Environmental</li></ul>Value-Added<br />5%<br />Non-Value-Added<br />Typically 95% of all lead time is non-value-added.<br />
    15. 15. The 5S System<br />Definition of Value-Added<br />Value Added<br />Any activity that changes the fit, form or function of the product or service<br />Things the customer is happy to pay for.<br />Non-Value Added<br />Any activity that does not change the fit, form or<br />function <br />(although it may be necessary)<br />These activities should be eliminated, simplified, <br />reduced, or integrated when possible.<br />
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    17. 17. Five Easy steps to Workplace Organization<br />Step One – Sort Through and Sort Out<br />What is needed? What is not?<br />Sort through items in the area<br />Keep what is needed<br />Eliminate what is not needed<br />Reduce the number of items to the quantity required at any given time<br />When in doubt – Move it out!<br />8<br />
    18. 18. Five Easy steps to Workplace Organization<br />Step Two – Set things in order and set limits<br />All workplace items have prescribed locations<br />Identify best locations<br />Set height and size limits<br />Focus on safety<br />30 second rule!<br />No more than what you could use in a day or week.<br />9<br />
    19. 19. Five Easy steps to Workplace Organization<br />Step Three – Shine and inspect through cleaning.<br />Clean everything inside and out<br />Inspect through cleaning<br />Make cleaning tools and supplies available<br />Fix or replace worn or broken items now.<br />10<br />
    20. 20. Five Easy steps to Workplace Organization<br />Step Four – Standardize<br />Create rules to maintain the first 3 S’s<br /><ul><li>Cleaning schedules and procedures
    21. 21. Make everything visually apparent
    22. 22. Make standards obvious and easy to see from a distance</li></ul>Make it easy for everyone to do the right thing.<br />11<br />
    23. 23. Five Easy steps to Workplace Organization<br />Step Five – Sustain through self discipline.<br />Communicate the new process<br />Make 5S a part of daily work<br />Inspect frequently at first <br />Reward and recognize<br />The easy part is changing the workplace. The hard part is changing our habits.<br />12<br />
    24. 24. Wall Street Journal video<br />13<br />
    25. 25. 14<br />Potato Fresh Pack<br />BEFORE AFTER<br />
    26. 26. 15<br />Job Shop<br />BEFORE AFTER<br />
    27. 27. 16<br />Office <br />BEFORE AFTER<br />
    28. 28. 17<br />Food Processing<br />BEFORE AFTER<br />
    29. 29. 18<br />Individual Work Station<br />BEFORE AFTER<br />
    30. 30. QUESTIONS?<br />19<br />
    31. 31. 20<br />Contact Information<br />David O’ConnellManufacturing Specialist<br />Idaho State University / TechHelp<br />1651Alvin Ricken Dr<br />Pocatello, ID 83201<br /><br />208-282-3928 office<br />208-589-5567 cell<br />