Kaizen Event Basics
Kazien Basics
5S
The Deadly Wastes
100

This role on a kaizen event has a higher level of expertise with the FBS tool and is able to provide guidance to the team and help remove roadblocks

Who is the facilitator

100

Kaizen is a key component of what type of manufacturing

What is Lean

100

Removing unneeded tools, materials, and clutter from your workspace.

What is "Simplify" or "Sort"

100

How many "wastes" are there?

What is eight

200

A single document that spells out the details of a Kaizen event

What is the kaizen charter

200

A simple (but not literal) definition of kaizen

What is continuous improvement

200

Organize the necessary items so that they can be used and returned to their designated locations easily.

What is "straighten"

200

Provides us with a framework for identifying the 8 wastes in a process.

Tim Woods or Down Time

300

This is a team-based continuous improvement process which utilizes FBS tools to quickly eliminate waste and standardize the resulting process at Gemba. Generally this takes 4-5 days with a team.

What is a kaizen event

300

The people who are allowed to write kaizens in the workplace

Who is any employee in the facility

300

The most difficult "S" in 5S.

What is "Sustain?"

300

Excess products and materials that are not in use.

What is "Inventory"

400

This is the Japanese word for waste

What is muda

400

The literal translation of the Japanese words kai and zen

What is change and good

400

"Make is visual" is which "S"

What is "Stabilize"

400

Unnecessary movements of products or materials.

What is "Transportation"

500

Don't let ... get in the way of better

What is perfect

500

The location of our America's Kaizen Funnel

What is MIRO

500

Create a condition where you can see triggers for corrective action that will lead to an obvious next step.

What is "Scrub"

500

NVA stands for…

Non Value Added

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