5S Training In Reno, NV

5S Training
Reno is near Lake Tahoe east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 5S training saves Reno students money through an easier to use workspace.
Price $299
Duration 1 day
Format In-person, instructor-led slideshow with exercises and a quiz to test comprehension.
Materials Each student will receive a 3-ring binder containing print-outs of the slideshow. Assuming satisfactory quiz results graded a few days after class, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Class Size3 - 8 students
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CityReno, NV

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About 5S Training


Who is 5S Training for?

5S can be used by everyone. We all have workspaces whether they be personal or professional. Anybody who stores groceries in a refrigerator or cooks food in a kitchen, enjoys a hobby in their garage, plans material locations, or runs a manufacturing process can benefit from 5S. In our course, Reno students learn:

5S Training Course Overview:

5S training shows Lean Manufacturing's 5 steps to organize workplaces in ways that lower cost and prepare Reno students for more advanced techniques. Many a self-proclaimed Lean Sensei does what we call "Lean Gone Wrong"™ where they want to tape locations for everything including where to put the stapler on your desk, and put shadow boards everywhere. While these examples are good for workplace beautification, they are not great for workplace efficiency which is the true purpose of 5S. Often, they've lost their way and unfortunately generate a forgotten family of waste called overburden. In these sort of environments, the Lean Leader is feared and employees dread coming to work.

When practiced correctly, 5S generates the intended, healthy, mutually cherishing relationship between employees and management. This is because rather than burdening employees with unnecessary extra work, 5S makes their work easier and therefore in the process of doing so saves the company measurable dollars. A common additional advantage is increased revenue especially where 5S occurs along plant tour routes traveled by existing and prospective customers.

Example of 5S Gone Right

Have you ever been in a US Mint or Federal Bureau of Printing and Engraving Building? We have. It may be the ultimate pinnacle of 5S. We've seen horrific, nightmarishly filthly factories; so stuffed with junk that they were actually dangerous. And, we've seen pristine places as well such as Pfauter Maag Cutting Tools in Rockford, IL (white floors). But for as much criticism as they get, the US Government has them all beat when it comes to manufacturing money. That's the reason for this class' picture which is from inside the US Mint. Those are rolls of copper and nickel immaculately identified and staged for production. So, the picture has 2 meanings: one is that 5S should be about money (profit); not just doing 5S for the sake of 5S or beautification. Anyway, if we train you in Dallas / Fort Worth, let's save time for a tour of paper currency being printed!

What are the 5S's?

S1 Sort. The first thing to do is sort out needed items from unneeded. We've seen factories where 70% of the material choking production lines and tripping operators are obsolete components that will never go into a finished assembly again. Move them out.

S2 Set. Then, set needed material, tools, etc. in-place with things used most often closest to their point of use.

S3 Shine. Further beautify the area. Make needed items presentable and easily identifiable; easy to reach. And, clean the area.

S4 Standardize. Change your management system to reflect the improved condition. Update your organization's policies, procedures, work instructions, etc. preferably using a system of controlled documents. Remember to include all aspects of the change: not only practices, but standards as well. Color coding standards would be a common example. Most often forgotten are cleaning frequencies. These should also be included to support S3. Rev up, release, and train their users.

S5 Sustain. Supervise, and audit to assure improved practices are being followed. Incorporate this into your formal audit schedule.



Do 5S right. Have an easy to use workspace. Save money. Improve profit. Sign up for 5S training today.

Reno

Biggest Little City

Excellent choice! Reno's recent growth is from attracting large manufacturing, logistics, and data companies. Examples include Tesla's Gigafactory 1, Apple, Amazon, Google, Switch, Blockchains, Jet.com, eBay, and Wal-Mart. While corporate expansion makes Reno a good city for work-related 5S Training, it is also rich with recreational options. Mt. Rose is a popular snow skiing resort. Pyramid Lake is known for fishing; in-fact, its home to the world's largest Lahontan cutthroat trout. Rock hounders scour local hills in search of quartz and amethyst.

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Facility

Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Reno only 4 miles from Reno-Tahoe International Airport, and walking distance from the Amtrak station. On your breaks or after class enjoy spectacular eighth floor views of Sierras, casinos, and several restaurants within walking distance like Laughing Plant, Sup, or organic selections of Great Full Gardens.

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Testimonials

Read what our students and clients have to say.


John C.
AI / Box Build Lead
Automotive


(For our 5S training), everything was great and helpful. Also, a very funny trainer.



David S.
David S.
Design Supervisor
HVAC


Our Master Black Belt introduced improved quality and manufacturing processes. Our company was moving to become ISO certified. He and I, plus one other, came from the automotive side and certified in ISO. Further, we had QS experience which was a more concentrated standard to allow all automotive companies to work to the same quality and manufacturing standard. He was also familiar with TS quality standards.