To support your activities and organisational improvement process, we have a number of resources available to assist. Some are free, and some are to be purchased, but all are very useful in supporting the process.
We have many free (and paid) templates that you can download via our online shop. These have the potential to save you many hours of work and therefore have value. Review the information in the chart below to see and download what is available. The list of templates and documents is constantly updating, so if you want something adding just let us know!
Examples of some of the templates available include:
|SIPOC Template||Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, Customers. Great for demonstrating a value adding process at high level and seeing how much resources and effort goes into adding value. A great place to start if you want to remove non-value adding waste.|
|Swim Lane Diagram||A great way to clearly show who does what and when. Each lane is allocated to a person, function or group and each step may have supporting work instructions. This template is a horizontal swim lane however they may also run vertically. Ask us how to unlock the hidden secrets of the swim lane!|
|Action Plan||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|5S Process Overview||A concise overview of the 5S process and what should be done at each stage of the process.|
|The 8 Wastes Overview||The 8 Wastes acronym of DOWNTIME presented as a handy guide.|
|TAKT Time and Manning||Calculate output rates (or how fast) for each step in your value adding process to achieve customer demand. Once you know your TAKT Time you can then determine exactly how many people are required to complete the work and verify the number of workstations or steps that are needed. You may be surprised at what you find. Pro Tip: Make sure you stick to one time unit in your calculations.|
|3x3||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Motion Map||A great template to simply print off and start drawing your motion maps. The 'mess' you create gives an idea of where excess travel occurs - how can you eliminate this and save time to make your life easier?|
|Cost Saving Calculator||A great way to help personnel 'think money' when they want to justify a suggestion or improvement to their process. Standardises the costing and payback elements to allow quick and easy understanding of the anticipated benefits.|
|Escalation Procedure||Having problems getting people to escalate issues? This handy template will help you to communicate what issues need to be escalated and to who, plus details expected response times and actions needed. A great stoppage time buster.|
|Operator Maintenance Sheet||Need simple checks doing before starting work? This handy template allows you to specify checks for your equipment and also serves as a record that the checks have been done.|
|Standard Meeting Agenda||A great way to communicate who needs to be where, when, what data and time and to show what you will be talking about. In PPT format, and fully editable. Includes a handy visual management meeting record.|
When you click on the link to download your chosen document you will go through the shopping cart process but you will not need to enter any payment details. Upon submitting valid data, you will be emailed a link to download the free document templates. Please note you will not receive the download link if you do not provide legitimate business information.
Update: All paid document downloads are reduced to $5.00 per document. Immediate digital download after payment.
Our paid downloads will save you many hours of work and therefore have value. Review the information in the chart below and click on the link to find out more before you commit to making the purchase. The list of templates and documents is constantly updating, so if you want something adding just let us know!
|5S Tool Kit||Everything you need to get your 5S project moving, inclucing audit and reporting tools, signage templates, red tag templates (saves you money if you print them yourself), sort criteria flow chart and even has an operator maintenance sheet template too.|
|Emergency Evacuation Diagram||Useful and fully editable template for creating Emergency Evacuation Diagrams. Designed for use in Qld but can be easily adapted for use anywhere.|
|Facility Inspection Check Sheets||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool. Plan, complete and report audit findings quickly and easily. Link actions to risks, automate report updating and report writing. $20.00 + GST per user per month.|
|Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)||An FMEA is typically used at Design (DFMEA) and Production (PFMEA) stages to identify potential failure modes and then identify adequate control measures. This template is complete with a standardised scoring methodology to make sure items are scored consistently by all personnel.|
|Incident & Hazard Report Form||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Integrated Management System Documents Full Set||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Internal Audit Report and Audit Documents||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|KPI Graph Report Templates||Need to produce some Graphs and reports in Excel? Easy with these three templates in a ZIP file. All the hard work is done you just need to customise your Logo and Organisation details, then add your data to the chart and the graph is ready to impress all who see it. Three different styles to choose from, all included, editable and ready to go.|
|MTM Spreadsheet||Methods, Time and Motion is a way of reviewing a process to determine where wasteful activities are evident. With this knowledge you can work to improve and streamline a process to be more productive and more cost effective.|
|OEE Spreadsheet||OEE means Overall Equipment Effectiveness. It is a measure that is used to determine system performance and allows disimilar processes in disimilar organisations to be compared directly. This spreadsheet will have you working out your OEE score properly in no time flat.|
|Pocket Prompts - Problem Solving||These great little print and laminate cards will help you and your Team to remember what process to use while you are solving prolems. No excuses now, you can't forget your 5 Whys and no excuses for not knowing your fishbones. Keep them in your pocket to look like a super star or get your Team using them to respectfully challenge each other. Either way they will facilitate a great result.|
|Pocket Prompts - Process Improvement||More print and laminate cards but this time designed to get you through a Process Improvement activity without going wrong. Firstly establishes that there is actually a problem before looking at mistake proofing, hierarchy of control and finally verifying the new process. Great for making sure none of those little improvement process steps are forgotten.|
|Risk Assessment Template||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) Template||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Similarities Between ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Strategy On A Page and Report On A Page (SOAP & ROAP)||This product is now only available as part of our online Compliance Management and Audit tool.|
|Supplier Approval Form||With the new ISO 9001 Quality Management Syetem Standard, Auditors are getting hot on the 'How do you approve your suppliers that are critical to Quality?" question. A prickly one if you haven't used this form and made your suppliers fill it in. Asks them lots of pointy questions and is a mini audit in itself. Designed to help keep you out of trouble and keep the Auditors quiet. Save yourself hours of pain with this one.|
When you click on the link to download your chosen document you will go through the page that links to the shopping cart process. Follow the cart checkout process to obtain your digital downloads.
We have kits for helping you with your 5S programs. Kits can include some or all of these items:
- 5S Auditing and reporting documents (editable)
- 5S Induction Presentation, and the 5S 5 Minute Challenge
- 5S Training Simple Test / Record of Training
- 5S Tool Kit (editable) with:
- Shopping list
- Red Tag template
- 5S Signs (Red Tag Area, Blitz Area Status)
- 5S Sort Criteria Flow Chart
- Line Marking Colour Standard
- One Minute Lesson Template
- 5S Roster Templates
- Operator Maintenance Sheet Template
- 5S Poster Templates
You can place an order for a 5S Kit via the online store. Your order will be despatched to you once payment is received. Buy the 5S Tool Kit.
Performance Boards may also be known as an Information Centre, and may also be used for Short Interval Management (SIM) or Short Interval Control (SIC). We have standardised designs that come as a complete kit, enabling you to set up and get running with the minimum of fuss.
- Premium 6 colour print performance board stick on print (sizes up to 2400mm x 1200mm)
- Premium high performance dry wipe lamination to print
- Work Instructions
- Dry Wipe Pens & associated stationery
- A3 Landscape acrylic document holders
- Sticky Fixers (for pen holder and document holders)
- Required document templates (editable).
You can order the Performance Board Kits via our online shop.