Be careful. Don’t get into the 5S trap!! 5S is a valuable aspect of lean but too often it becomes a goal unto itself. Clean, well organized waste is still waste! 5S is meant to identify and elimiante waste so flow cn be created. It also instills the discipline necessary for JIT, pull, and all the other lean tools. Let 5S help facilitate you…[Read more]
I am the Six Sigma Program Manager responsible for building the infrastructure, tracking database, review and reporting methods, training of new belts and champions, etc.
We have Six Sigma Coordinators at each of our manufacturing locations to track the progress of the local projects.
My boss is the VP for Innovation and Technology and he is our…[Read more]