Methodology for '5S' implementation in a small scale manufacturing industry

Rajkumar Devkar, Niyati Raut
2017 IJISET-International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology   unpublished
The purpose of this paper is to use 5S tool in order to help small scale manufacturing organization to become more productive and more efficient. A simple approach has been adopted for implementing 5S. During results, it has been analyzed that implementation of '5S' resulted in overall improvement of the organization. With the implementation of '5S', Tool searching time from shop floor has been reduced from 25 minutes to 6 minutes along with other significant benefits. '5S' audit has been
more » ... ted in the organization.'5S' audit score has been increased at the end of the project. 5S is powerful tool and can be implemented in various industries whether it is micro, small, medium or large. The publications and work presented in this paper will be useful to researchers, professionals and others concerns with this subject to understand the significance of 5S.