Work-In-Process (WIP) on the production process must be managed as efficiently as possible. Emphasized the importance of lean manufacturing systems reduce material stock / WIP on the existing production.
A lot of facilities in the production area and in the office, such as tables, chairs, computers, fan, hand machines, grinding machines, vacuum cleaners, Air conditioners, lamps and other lighting. Although the treatment is done regularly and properly scheduled, but the longer the treatment performance deteriorated and many were damaged. The problem that often happens is that the facilities are damaged and neglected due; – The extent of plant area so that the daily schedule for repairs are not possible. – Procurement of goods that require long time because it had to go through the procedure, starting from the approval of supervisors until the approval of the manager, and selecting suppliers of goods ordered in accordance
A lean manufacturing is a major project that can not be completed per section, but must be implemented as a whole that involves all employees, ranging from top management to subordinate workers. Besides the improvement activities must be regulated and managed in an orderly system. Improvement activities can take place if it gets support from all parties and a strong awareness to eliminate wastage of hidden, abnormality, and the problems that exist in the factory. These problems must be clarified, found the source of the problem, analyzed the causes role in finding the solution.
5s for improvement In the factory there are various opportunities that are often forgotten, which has tremendous profit potential. This activity can reduce the Defective Product, operating efficiency, the raw materials that are not excessive and timely delivery. Various opportunities are referred to wastage or the Japanese language called “MUDA”. MUDA will lead to waste in terms of manpower, time spending money, information etc. Activities are often ignored if the company in a state of profitable, so the small things about the behavior of employees in the factory are not closely monitored.