Lean Training Videos

Videos are the best way of self development. We are developing videos for supporting the zeal to learn.

The Egg Factory- Eliminate Waste

This video takes an example of a Boiled Egg company- ” The Egg Factory” to make you understand the various types of waste in a process. this also explains how to identify these wastes, so that actions plan for eliminating these wastes can be worked out.

 

Eight Lean Waste- Mr. TIMWOODS

There are many type is waste in any industrial process. These are categorized in 8 types. The training video tells about types of wastes in an industries & how to identify them.

Kaizen- The Lean Idea Management Tool

Kaizen is japanese term representing continuous improvement (KAI=Change, ZEN=GOOD). The kaizen training module tells about history, importance & process of implementing a kaizen system in any company. The video explanes kaizen in very simpler & easy way.

Multi tasking vs Single tasking

Single tasking is the new multitasking. Which is better Multi Tasking or Single Tasking? The Video will give you all your answers.

The Red Tag System

The Red Tag system is very important  for successful implementation of 5S-SORT process. This the first step of 5S, thus very important for successful implementation of complete 5S process. The Video explains how Red tag is to be used.

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10 important things for creating highly effective posters

Poster-Visualizing your thoughts

Posters are great way of visualization the power of learning.

People remember things more, if they visualize things. The posters located at strategic location helps in conveying message of the top management to the whole team. Posters are the messages to all. Things that are important for best poster building are;

  1. The poster should convey the message.
  2. The Poster should be in language of people.
  3. Posters should use pictures, graphs etc.
  4. Posters should be interactive, They should talk with people.
  5. Posters should be attractive.
  6. Posters should be specific.
  7. Poster material should be long lasting.
  8. Posters should be smart and has capability to link with people.
  9. Poster size, font size should be visible.
  10. Posters should be innovative.

10 important things for creating highly effective posters

Few examples of best posters used for visual management in 5S, root cause analysis, lean management etc. are shown as below:

Poster-Identifying MUDA
7 Wastes poster-Lean management
RT1
The Red Tag System-Sorting process in 5S
5S Planet Poster
5S poster- Lean Management
5S Pyramid Poster
5S poster- Lean Management
5S Structure
5S poster- Lean Management
Poster-Root Cause Analysis
Root Cause Analysis- 5 Whys

Poster 5S Methodology

The posters requires creativity & innovation. Many software are also available for making posters. very basic software & tolls that can be used for making poster are as below:

  1. Paint
  2. Microsoft publisher
  3. Power point
  4. Microsoft word

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Many online tools are also available, but these are the very basic tools, which will full fill majority of the requirement.Go ahead & create your own posters. Think freely & innovate something new and benefit the society.

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Ohno Circle-Observe & Identify Waste

 

Ohno Circle-Observe & Identify Waste

Ohno Circle

Ohno Circle tool was developed by Taiichi Ohno, the father of Toyota Production system. The main purpose of this technique is to observe & identify waste around us.

Kizuki is a Japanese word & means “Ability to Notice”

Steps:

  1. Choose a location in your work environment.
  2. Silently stand and observe for 30 minutes.
  3. Observe the process flow, floor layout, materials, persons, etc.
  4. Write all observation that result in any kind of waste, viz: space, energy, time, motion, waiting, transportation, safety, abnormalities, concerns that you feel can be done in better & efficient way.
  5. Take pictures, if possible for future record.

Benefits:

  1. Develop ability to notice.
  2. Hidden wastes will become visible.
  3. Dedicated actions on observations will improve efficiency.
  4. Develop Team to observe the things.

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Introduction to 5S

Work Shop on 5S

Introduction to 5S -The Super Organiser

5S Structure

 

Introduction to 5S – Super Organiser

The 5 steps of 5S – Super Organiser are as explained below:

Sort:

This process identifies the items that are required to perform work in the work areas. Clear (sort out) all other items from the work area. It has following benefits:

  • Efficient use of work space
  • Improved safety
  • Improved productivity
  • Improved utilization of materials, supplies, and resource
  • More visible work flow
  • Improved employee satisfaction
  • Improved quality

Set In Order:

Aplace for everything & every person at its place. This supports in ease for retrieval. It has following benefits:

  • Elimination of 7 wastes and ease effort needed to search for or retrieve tools and supplies.
  • Easy identification of any missing tools
  • Improved safety through an organized workplace
  • Increased productivity

Shine:

Proactive/preventive housekeeping to keep work areas, work surfaces, and equipment clean and free from dirt, debris, oil, etc. Benefits:

  • Cleaner and more satisfying place to work
  • Improved Quality standards
  • Maintenance issues exposed faster (planned downtime vs. unplanned downtime)
  • Improved safety (fewer accidents)
  • Improved work culture

Standardize:

Do things in a consistent and standard way. Formulate standardize procedures for activities, instruction, schedules, checklist for helping keep the workplace clean and organized. Standardize work area layouts and storage techniques wherever possible. Visual Management implementation for ease of maintaining standardisation.

Sustain:

Integrate 5S principles into the organization’s objectives in order to sustain new standards and continually improve the workplace.

Workshop on 5S

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Audits-Pillar of any system

Audit, Lean Management, PDCA

Audits-Pillar of any system
Audits are the Action Undertaken for Deviation Identification To Sustain

Audits are very important part of any PDCA cycle. To proceed further, lets explain PDCA cycle.

Plan, Do, Check, Act:- These are very important step of any type activity/project to be successful. Project may be related to engineering, management, social etc.

Rightly said, “To cut a tree, 80% of time should be used for sharpening the axe & remaining 20% to hit at the trunk.” Indeed, Planning plays very important part for any activity.

Implementing as per planning is equally important. Once, the system is in place,  Check as per desired specification is important to find the gaps. Corrective action should be taken for filling the gaps.

Audits are an important tools for “check” step of the PDCA cycle. There are different types of audits. Few of them are as given below:

Routine Checks: These are the audits taken at scheduled intervals for monitoring the performance of an established systems. These can be internal & external.

Internal audits are for monitoring own performance with established rules & procedures.

External audits are to map our performance with national & international standards.

Pre startup checks: These type of audits are taken up before commissioning of any project to find out gaps that may result in loss after start up of the equipment/machine etc.

The Audits can also be categorized as :

First party: These are done by internal resources. These may be done by same department or by cross functional teams. Person from shop floor, middle management, upper management, leadership level can be engaged depending on importance & criticality of system.

Second Party: The team can be formed from different location of same company. This brings learning of different sites together.

Third Party: Consultants can be hired to get best knowledge available in market.

Audits helps in finding fault at right time & acting immediately, so that further consequences can be avoided.

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