Improvements in Import Section

 

Conception & Implementation by
Mr. Nisar Ahmad

 

Definition of 5S

5S is the name of a workplace organization method that uses a list of below five Japanese words.It is also one of the best example of visual management.

The Concept of 5S

  • Sorting / Seiri

  • Set in order / Seiton

  • Shine / Seiso

  • Standardize / Seiketsu

  • Sustain / Shitsuke

Origins of 5S

5S as a methodology has come out of the techniques within Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) from the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Facts of 5S

  • 5s is more than just housekeeping

  • Organizing your workplace not just tidying.

  • An Environment that promotes continual improvement by exposing waste and abnormalities.

Variety of 5S Applications

5S methodology has expanded from manufacturing and is now being applied to a wide variety of industries including health care, education, and government.

Principle of Improvement

Appreciating an improvement rather of searching mistakes in it.

Improvement through 5S

Before Improvement

After Improvement

 

Improvement through 5S

Before Improvement

After Improvement

 

5S in PC

5S can also be done in PC by which work can be easier & document/file can be easily retrieved by the below given method. Separate folders can be made for putting files in their desired category.

General method

Correct method

 

5S through VISUAL MANAGEMENT

By implementing 5S in document area of Import section along with others improvements in scoped areas, a record board has been hanged in document area of Import section for recording & displaying further improvements which didn't existed previously.

Before Improvement

After Improvement

 

5S through VISUAL MANAGEMENT

By implementing 5S in document compactor of Import section a file can be retrieved within a minute when required.

Before Improvement

After Improvement

 

Notice

Please do not drag a file when needed. Take it out in a proper manner, as discipline is the most important factor of sustaining an improvement. Please follow the below given image for withdrawing any file from file compactor.

Improper method

Correct method