6S (also known as 5S) is a simple low-cost high impact lean methodology. Many organizations try to implement 6S and after initial success, see their 6S program degrade or fail completely. Learn the basics of 6S implementation via a unique and simple simulation to teach and train with, and take away some tips and tricks to make 6S stick.
Entegris is a world class supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor, life sciences, and other high-tech industries. The Billerica location specializes in the manufacture of leading-edge filtration products used by the top semiconductor manufacturers around the world.
Kurt Johnson, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Kurt Johnson is a lean six sigma black belt. He has been an AME north east regional board member for over ten years and has facilitated at several AME international conferences. Kurt has worked at several well known New England based manufacturing companies teaching, training, and implementing lean and six sigma since 2006. Kurt is a self-proclaimed “lean geek” and enjoys learning and sharing lean knowledge and experience.
6:30PM Q and A
Learn how to prepare, implement, and sustain 6S in a manufacturing environment. Also hear a real-life story of what happens when management changes from a lean based management strategy to an alternative management system.
Anyone interested in implementation and or sustainment of 6S
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