Lean practices emphasize the elimination of waste throughout the organization while saving money. One lean tool is visual management and 5S. Implementing this tool can be a first step towards eliminating waste from organizational processes.
Maintenance technicians often face the challenge of diagnosing and troubleshooting intermittent machinery faults and maintenance training is one of the best ways to develop problem solving skills. The histogram is one of the basic tools of quality control. Illinois BIS’s technical consultant, Steve Gilbert, demonstrates how to use this valuable tool for Maintenance Technicians.