Visual factory and Standard work practices
The Current State
Unclean Shop floor
Tools, parts, fixtures -all over the place
Difficulty in finding things
Everything is Hidden
Material Flow is Crisscross
The Future State
Clean shop floor – tour ready always
Place for Everything and Everything in its Place
5S to sustain initiatives
Visual Communication – displays, boards, etc.
Streamlined & Continuous Material Flow
Standardised Data Collection & Display
Visual Factory – working methodology
Start 1S in all lines – focus on clearing unwanted material
Initiate 2S in all lines – focus on providing a place for everything.
A detailed study to cover :Gages & Instruments, Fixtures & Tools
Records & Documents, Displays Master samples, Stationeries, etc.
Initiate 5S – system to sustain Visual Factory
A monthly audit by Product Managers, to assess 5S adherence.
Standardised Data Reporting & Display
Team boards, Plant Data Card, Value Stream Displays & Layout displays.
All these will be in line with Visual Standards
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