5S Set in Order is the second “S” in popular workplace organisation method, 5S. In this TXM Lean Minute, Anthony Clyne explains what “Set in Order” means and gives you practical hints on how to “Set in Order” your workplace using the TXM Practical 5S approach.
To establish a culture of continuous improvement in your business Leaders need to role model problem solving by asking “why” five times. In this TXM Lean Minute, Anthony Clyne explains why its important to ask why five times to get to the root cause of problems..
Whether you are just starting out in your lean journey, need a little brush up or well established in your Lean Enterprise system and are ready to train new-comers, understanding how the Lean Tools fit together for your business and style of lean becomes an important part of your communication and rollout. .
As we implemented and refined our Lean Enterprise Production System the stability of the processes becomes extremely important. We need a good parts supply, reliable quality, dependable people, with the skills to complete the tasks needed, and of course, machines that we know will work when we need them to run. Here we will be looking at why maintenance is an essential part of any Lean Enterprise system and how to get started to include maintenance as a key part of our Lean Enterprise..
Visual controls are an important part of management in every manufacturing and office workplace allowing quick recognition of the information being communicated, in order to increase efficiency and clarity. When people come together to complete tasks and add value to your products or services, we need to find ways to clearly and efficiently communicate with each other. Here we will look at why we need visual controls as part of our management strategy, identify the basic types of visual controls and how we can to implement these.
The TXM Team will be on hand at Food Pro 2014, with consultants that can discuss with visitors how lean manufacturing is incorporated into the daily running of a business to improve operational goals. With extensive experience in the food and beverage sector, TXM understand the challenges of providing high quality product to FMCG markets. Food Pro will be running June 22 to 25 2014.
The TXM team expanded again in May with Michael Cooper (right) joining us in Perth and Shalini Moore joining s us in Melbourne. Both bring considerable practical manufacturing and Lean experience and both are highly experienced consultants. Michael has considerable experience in mining and resources, whereas Shalini is an expert in implementing Lean in small and medium sized manufacturers