Standard Operating Sheet (SOS)

Definition of Standard Operating Sheet (SOS):

Consists of all elements for a specific operation, including each step involved in the process and the approximate amount of time required for that process.

Can be divided into Manual and Robot times if operator deals with a machine.

Used in Lean manufacturing for standardization and continuous improvement. Typically contains a diagram of the workstation and is signed by the Supervisor and/or Team Leader.

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