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5S OF THE DIE SETUP AREA



June 11 through 12, 2003

Team members: Loyd Aga, Juan Saenz, James Lincoln, John Howze, Kent Frame and Terry Pille

This event took a total of 60 hours to complete.

(SEE - pictures below)

    SORT

  • Removed everything from the Shot Rod Storage Rack
  • Removed everything from the Bumper Pin and Accessories Shelves
  • Removed everything from the Chamber Storage Racks
  • Removed everything from the Die Cast Set-Up Cart
  • Removed all unnecessary items and red-tagged them onto pallets

    SET IN ORDER

  • Organized everything from the Shot Rod Storage Rack
  • Organized everything from the Bumper Pin and Accessories Shelves
  • Organized everything from the Chamber Storage Racks
  • Organized Tools and Equipment holders in and on Die Cast Set-Up Cart
  • Installed Hose hangers for the gas hoses and added a new gas heater pipe holder

    SHINE

  • Cleaned the Shot Rod Storage Rack
  • Cleaned the Bumper Pin and Accessories Shelves
  • Cleaned the Chamber Storage Racks
  • Cleaned and Painted Die Cast Set-Up Cart
  • Scrapped, Swept and Cleaned floor

    STANDARDIZE

  • Painted traffic lines on floor
  • Labeled all Shot Rod Racks, Chamber Racks and Accessories Shelves
  • Taped and Labeled the Bumper pins in groups of four of equal lengths
  • Updated and laminated information and charts for Chamber Racks
  • Added Set-Up Chart on bulletin board in Break Room

    SUSTAIN

  • Incorporated changes made during 5S event into weekly 5S tour

    REMAINING ACTION ITEMS

  • Inventory and Standardize Shot Rods and Chambers
  • Inventory Cover Die thicknesses and prepare matrix for Shot rod lengths
  • Continuously Improve the Set-Up 5S through use of the weekly 5S tours


James, John, Loyd, Kent and Terry (not pictured - Juan)


left side after

right side after



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