Standard Kaizen Audit Questions

  • Is the new process still in place or further improved?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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  • Is the new process formally documented? SOP, SWP, Checklists...

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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  • Are all team members trained on the new process?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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  • Are all team members in the work are satisfied with the post-kaizen support?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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  • Are all the outstanding kaizen event action items on target to be completed on time?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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5S

  • 5S: Sort
    - remove unnecessary items
    - prevent accumulation of unnecessary items

    Is there any unnecessary items within the process area?

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  • 5S: Set In Order
    - arrange items in order so they can be picked for use
    - ensure items can be easily identified

    Is there any items that are not identified and stored in a logical order?

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  • 5S: Shine
    - clean the workplace
    - use cleaning as an inspection tool for machine deterioration

    Is the workplace clean?

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  • 5S: Standardize
    - maintain high standards of housekeeping & organization at all times
    - maintain cleanliness & orderliness

    Is there evidence of checklists, audits, standard operating procedures used to maintain standardization?

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  • 5S: Sustain
    - to keep working in order
    - to continually improve

    Is there evidence of sustaining activities: assigned 5S tasks, extra initiative to make improvements?

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Metrics:

  • Have key performance indicators (KPI) been created for this area?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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  • If 'YES' from previous question, are we meeting or exceeding target expectations?

  • Response (Explain all 'NO' answers). Add pictures if warranted.

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Recommendations:

Audit Sign Off

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