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What is 5S?

5S is a system for organizing spaces so work can be performed efficiently, effectively, and safely. This system focuses on putting everything where it belongs and keeping the workplace clean, which makes it easier for people to do their jobs without wasting time or risking injury.
Do you need to start stabilizing both material and information process flows? Is a visual workplace in both the factory and office one of your goals? Do you want to reinvigorate previous 5S efforts? 5S is not just about cleaning up and housekeeping and then letting the facility slide back to where it was several month earlier.  It is a way of doing business utilizing the 5 principles of 5S those being Sort, Set-in-Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain.  5S is a proven methodology used around the world.  If implemented and sustained correctly, 5S can deliver a 3-5% productivity improvement in both the office and factory.
Come learn the tools of 5-S including the implementation of the 5 steps and perhaps more importantly the sustaining tools of 5S.

Presenter: Bruce Keene

Mr. Keene has over 30 years of Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) experience utilizing the tools of Lean Business, Six Sigma, Training Within Industry and Enterprise Resource Planning.  He has worked with over 300 companies during his consulting career from Silicon Valley start-ups to companies that have been in business for over 100 years.
Bruce has guided companies to become dominate national leaders in their respective industries through setting lead time delivery, costing and therefore pricing, quality, safety and value add-on services.
Bruce has worked in businesses such as manufacturing, distribution, health care, government and K-12 and has a proven track record in facilitating cultural change in the workforce to support a Continuous Improvement Process Business Journey.


Free; breakfast provided.

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