Implementation of 5S to Improve the Productivity of Detergent Manufacturing Industry
P. Sundharesalingam1, B. Hemalatha2, P. Vidhya Priya3, M. Mohanasundari4
1Dr.P.Sundharesalingam, Assistant Professor, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, India.
2Ms.B.Hemalatha, pursuing Master of Business Administration in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
3Dr.P.Vidhya Priya, Associate Professor, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, India.
4Dr.M.Mohanasundari ,Assistant Professor, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, India.
Manuscript received on March 12, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on March 25, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 3858-3863 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F9423038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F9423.038620
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Abstract: this work is carried out to apply the lean tools i.e., 5S to solve the problems in a detergent manufacturing industry. The lean tools are one of the most effective and efficient method for eliminate the waste, improve the quality, overall performance of the machine and improves the annual profit. Their main aim is to reduce the cycle time. The objective of this work is to increase the productivity and eliminate the unwanted steps. Primary method is used for the data collection i.e., Observation method. The stopwatch is used to calculate the time taken for each job. The improvement of work process was executed by eliminating and combining the work process, which reduce the production time, number of process, increases the production rate and also provides the free space. 5S is used to achieve the objectives. The time taken to complete the work has been noted down before and after implementation of 5S. When we reduce the cycle time, the productivity will increase. When we implement the 5S the cycle time will reduce from 190 sec to 110 sec.
Keywords: 5S, Productivity, Cycle Time, Improves overall performance.
Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis.