Labor costs were increasing for the warehousing, cutting and shipping processes because of lack of workplace organization.
Identify and quickly correct sources of non-value added time.
Train employees, implement and sustain Lean/5-S principals.
Provided Lean Introductory Training to all employees.
Charter and Train a 5-S implementation Team.
Implement S1 Sort.
Implement S2 Set in Order.
Implement S3 Shine.
Implement S4 Standardize.
Implement S5 Sustain.
Present 5S results and recommendations to management.
Lean Techniques Taught and Utilized:
Lean Introduction (the eight wastes)
5-S Workplace Organization
Reduced labor costs
Safer work environment
Tour ready every day
Improved employee morale