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5s training in Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn. Bhd

Ho, Jee Ying and Nordin, Norani (2015) 5s training in Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn. Bhd. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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This study aims to explore how a manufacturing company trains their employees in 5S and to identify the effect of 5S training for employees. Qualitative approach and single-case study are chosen in this study. The information was collected through interview from Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn. Bhd. The researcher had done an in-depth interviewed with production engineers and worker in the company.In Infineon Technologies, 5S training conducted by lecture, in-house training and practical training test certification. The impacts of 5S training can be divided into two elements: employees and organization. Employees will get benefits from 5S training such as employee’s attitude changed into positive, value of cleaning, improved employee’s satisfaction, and less wastage and scrap at the workplace. Meanwhile, the organization will get benefits from 5S training such as employees helped removed or eliminated unnecessary equipment or materials, employees will know systematizing of organization, ease in work flow, zero defects, zero waste, zero incidences or accidents, zero un-scheduled breakdowns, zero delays and zero complaints.This study was limited to the employees from the production department. Hence, the researcher expects to expand the sample size in future research.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789670910178 Organized By: School Of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Collaboration With: Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: lean manufacturing, lean training, 5S training, semiconductor industry, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Norani Nordin
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2016 07:15
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2016 07:15
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/19292

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