Goals are very important for living an effective life. Effective should also come with efficiency for achieving the required aim. For this goals should be SMART.
SMART significant is given as below:
S – Specific
What you want to accomplish. Think about this as the mission statement for your goal.We should ask 5″W” for understanding, what we want to achieve.
Who – Who can support you achieve the goal
What – Think about exactly what you are trying to accomplish go to the details.
When – By what time frame, you want to achieve.
Where – If any location is relevant.
Which – Determine any related obstacles or requirements.
Why – Why you want to achieve.
M – Measurable
What metrics are you going to use to determine if you meet the goal? This makes a goal more tangible because it provides a way to measure progress. If it’s a long project, break down it into small milestones to monitor the progress.
A – Achievable
This give us insight, of whether we can achieve the goal with available skills. In case we don’t have required skills what needs to be done. This should not be taken in negative sense, however as a tool to identify the gap, that needs to be fulfilled.
R – Relevant
Relevance refers focusing on something that makes sense with the broader business goals. For example, if the goal is to launch a new product, it should be something that’s in alignment with the overall business objectives.
T – Time-Bound
If Target is not set, we may deviate on its completion and the way can be hazy. Thus, there should be realistic timing,. Providing a target date for deliverables is imperative. Ask specific questions about the goal deadline and what can be accomplished within that time period. If the goal will take three months to complete, it’s useful to define what should be achieved half-way through the process. Providing time constraints also creates a sense of urgency.
Audits are very important for identifying gaps & action points for improving further. Audits require large amount of time & engagement of shop floor people. Improvement does not come in a day, but this is long term process achieved by taking small steps continuously. Audits are normally done physically at the shop floor, reviewing the facility, interacting with people at shop floor, reviewing the document etc. This is the most suitable way of doing audits. Such audits take large amount of time for coordination, travelling, interactions, Reviewing of documents etc. All this time Shop floor person or coordinators remain engaged with the auditors.
The new innovative way of doing 5S audit is eAudit. This is a way of doing audit with minimum inputs. eAudit require less time & money of client, but has power to achieve atleast 50% of result of physical Audits. eAudit is carried out in following steps:
Following Information is provided from the auditing agency.
Feedback on questionnaire
Good quality photographs & videos of the facility.
Brief Interaction over phone
Submission Audit report to client.
Clarification of any query by client, through mail, phone, video conferencing.
Scope: 10 nos. of photographs.
Delivery of report: 7 working days
Benefits of eAudit:
Requires Less time
Require Less engagement by client
Something is better than nothing.
Qualified team of professionals work on the details provided.
As all India has united to full fill dream of “स्वच्छ भारत”, we have dreamed of “निपुण भारत”, i.e. Efficient India. The Motto “एक कदम निपुणता की ओर“ is very important for Make in India campaign. More than 70 % of all working population works in small & medium scale enterprise which combines bottom of the pyramid of industrial structure. Efficient manufacturing is of outmost importance to move towards growth & sustainability for everyone.
5S is the most basic & very vital lean tool for bringing efficiency in industrial environment. we shall strive hard in inculcating 5S as a habit in our team. This is not a rocket science & can be easily understood by the bottom most team member. Off course, this needs a dedicated effort to yield result.
Just to put it in a simple way
Sort says, remove, what is not required from your work place.
Set in order says, put things orderly.
Shine says, make every thing clean.
Standardize says, Frame set of instructions or rule, so that each member of team works in same way.
Sustain says, work for long term effect.
These are very simple things, which are getting ignored due to many reasons. With focus on production & profit, companies do not pay attention to 5S. As a matter of fact, Implementation of 5S can increase production, by removing in-efficiency from the system.
5S makes procedures & process very simple to operate. This has amplifying effect on the company. few benefits are as under:
Inefficiencies are removed.
Set of instruction helps in standardizing the job
Easy to train new member in team. Less expenditure in training
Reduce wastage in time due to non value added activities
Motivates team towards excellence.
To achieve dream of golden India, we have to strengthen our basic structure so that we cultivate the habit of working efficiently, thereby focusing on producing more from less with excellent quality.
Let’s take a pledge for taking the first step ie. 5S towards building a stronger india
” एक कदम निपुणता की ओर”
We support the motive of एक कदम की निपुणता ओर, & provide services in field of 5S auditing, consulting & training at very affordable prices. Contact us for any kind of support & partner us in building an Efficient India.
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.
With our long term vision for improving efficiency of Indian industries, we provide online 5S client support, for benefit of all industries. As, the main intent of this is to spread awareness, the Service is provided free of any cost.
Any industry, or any person facing problem for implementing 5S or any other efficiency challenge can directly contact our online support team.
Modes of Support:
Email: Dedicated email id for customer/ client support is email@example.com . We can be contacted any time through mail. Our expert team will revert you back with support solution with in 24 hours. This is service is available on all week days.
Phone Call: Dedicated phone no. is assigned for tele-support on any issues relating to 5S implementation. 4 hour slot is dedicated for tele support services. The free tele-service is available on Saturday 11:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs &15:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs. Call 9971467155.
Skype support can be made available in case of any special requirement.
Online 5S Client Support will help in spreading knowledge and awareness across industries.
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;
The poster should convey the message.
The Poster should be in language of people.
Posters should use pictures, graphs etc.
Posters should be interactive, They should talk with people.
Posters should be attractive.
Posters should be specific.
Poster material should be long lasting.
Posters should be smart and has capability to link with people.
Poster size, font size should be visible.
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:
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:
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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