Type
Crossword
Description

Japanese word that means "the actual place" or "the place where the work is done" Gemba
Any activity that does not add value for the customer WASTE
Unnecessary movement of the product in a system TRansportation
Unnecessary movement of employees in the system Motion
A simple casue and effect technique that requires asking "why" something occurs until a root cause is uncovered fivewhys
Japanese word meaning "Continuous Improvement" Kaizen
A workplace organisation technique to reduce waste and space while increasing operational efficiency 5s
Reduce waste by streamlining a process Lean
The stage during DMAIC when you determine what the problem is Define
Fixing a problem for which the root cause and solution are already known JDI
Name of the global CI Awards Bestofthebest

Lean Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Japanese term meaning “the actual place” or “the real place” and implies that it is the place where value is created Gemba
A reflection on what went well and what could have been done better with regard to an event, mission, project, or situation Hansei
Continuous improvement. “Kai” means to “take apart” and “zen” means to “make good.” Kaizen
Signal or card. A visual indicator that serves as a means of communicating to an upstream process precisely what is re-quired at the specific time Kanban
A specific number (data) that is utilized to measure before and after improvement initiatives Metric
The movement of material or information Flow
The time elapsed from the beginning of a work process request until it is completed Cycle Time
Scientific approach to process improvement or problem solving on a broader scale PDCA
A Lean manufacturing tool focused on creating and maintaining an organized, clean, and high performing work environment by eliminating non-value-added activities (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) 5S
Methodology and tools for transforming processes to deliver customer value faster, improve work flow, and eliminate waste Lean
Prescriptive methodology for analyzing root cause and implementing corrective action Six Sigma
An activity that takes time, resources, and cost, but does not add to the customer requirements NonValue Added
A work controlled method to ensure the oldest inventory is the first to be processed FIFO
The balancing of work amongst the workers during a period of time, both by volume and variety Leveling

Operational Excellence Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Area owner
Continuous improvement
Defects
Dmaic
Essential non value added
Gemba
Green belt
Inventory
Kaizen
Motion
Muda
Non value added
Overproduction
Reg tag area
Root cause
Set
Shine
Sort
Standardize
Sustain
Transporation
Unnecessary processing
Value added
Waiting
Yellow belt

LEAN Terminology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Standard Work
metrics
Kanban
Value Added
Gemba
Countermeasures
Continuous Improvement
Andon
Defects
Visual Workplace
Fishbone
Waste
PDCA
Kaizen

5S Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The _______efforts in most organisations are superficial, housekeeping
Establish clear and visible standards for each of the first three 5S steps. Standardise
5S is part of their normal day-to-day responsibilities, and that it contributes to _________ improvement and empowerment. productivity
How can you help to create a culture of continuous improvement? TAKE ACTION
To IMPROVE, we must ______________: ‘What are we going to do better next week? continually ask
To IMPROVE, we must do more than simply_______. clean up
To IMPROVE, we must ‘do the _________ and discover ways in which we can eliminate waste at every level. work ourselves
Identify and discard all obsolete items not used for the last 12 months. Sort and Clear
Clean the workplace and eliminate sources of contamination. Shine
Organise and arrange the items that were not discarded. Set in Order
Maintain standards through discipline and continuous improvement. Sustain
5S provides visual cues on system health. It helps operators and leaders identify out-of-control processes to trigger problem-solving and reflection at a systemic level. Focused Improvement
5S gives workers a sense of ______________ which leads to a boost in morale. ownership
5S eliminates waste and reduces set-up time substantially. Set-up Time Reduction
Clean and tidy equipment prevents quality problems, such as marked or contaminated products. Quality
5S reduces the number of worker injuries and _____________________. safety incidents
Cleaning prevents equipment failure by enforcing inspection and the early detection of problems. Maintenance

Basics of Operations Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Supply chain Management term was coined by KeithOliver
PERT/CPM was developed in the laboratory of which company Dupont
Continuous Improvement is technique of Kaizen
Measure of Central Tendency Mean
Also known as the vendor Supplier
Spread or dispersion of data StandardDeviation
Six Sigma Technology was introduced by BillSmith
Key to Chart is provided in Gantt Chart
Production flow analysis (PFA) is a method of identifying part families that uses data from Route Sheets
PDCA is developed by Deming
Unevenness in the work is referred as Mura
Japanese word which is translated as "Card you can see" Kanban
Mistake Proofing is called as Poka Yoke
Name associated with the phrase "Quality is free" Crosby
First Indian steel company to win the Deming Award Tata steel
Customer willing to pay is called as Value
Production leveling is Heijunka
Statistical Sampling was developed by Shewhart
Standardization takes place in ____ phrase Maturity
Limiting factor in capacity planning system Bottleneck

5S Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This component of 5S is to remove unnecessary items from the workplace that no longer add value. Sort
"A Place for everything, and everything in it's........" Place
This component of 5S is to master the first 3 S's Standardize
An organized and clean work space increases? Productivity
5S ____ get everyone involved, and helps promote TEAMWORK Activities
This person is responsible for taking necessary actions to correct negative score trends Captains
Each person is responsible for the _______ upkeep of their personal workspace. Daily
These monthly checks monitor progress and identify areas for improvement Audits
The fifth S in 5S Sustain
If your area has a positive score trend through October, you will be invited to a celebration _______ breakfast

Lean Six Sigma DMAIC Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Output
Leader
Input
Financial Analysis
Critical to Quality (CTQ)
FMEA
Gage R&R
MSA
Noise
Pareto
Mean
Nonparametric
Normal Distribution
Probability
Run Chart
Improvement
Kaizen
Lean
Mistake Proof
Multi-vari
KPIV
KPOV
Process Audit
Process Owner

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Quality month "crossword puzzle"

Type
Crossword
Description

FITNESS FOR USE QUALITY
TO ENSURE QUALITY INSPECTION
CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT KAIZEN
ONE OF THE "S" IN 5S CONCEPT SUSTAIN
ELIMINATION OF WASTE LEAN
FATHER OF TQM DEMING
TOOL FOR PROCESS IMPROVEMENT six sigma
VITAL FEW TRIVIAL MANY PARETO
WITHOUT ME IT IS DIFFICULT TO PRODUCE TOLERANCE
I PREVENT DEFECTS POKAYOKE
I AM USED TO ASSESS PROCESS STABILITY CONTROL CHART
AUTONOMOUS MAINTENANCE JISHUHOZEN
CLOSENESS OF MEASURED VALUE ACCURACY
RATE OF CUSTOMER DEMAND TAKTTIME
I AM THE REFERENCE FOR EVERY WORK BENCHMARK

Urinary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Waste materials are filtered from the blood into these. Kidneys
The tube that leads from the kidney to the bladder ureter
Painful urination Disuria
Visual examination of the urinary bladder. Cystoscopy
Inflammation of the urethra Urethritis
Muscular sac that holds urine Bladder
Root that means Renal Pelvis Pyel
Largest artery located in the abdominal cavity. Abdominal aorta
The kidneys are located behind the parietal peritoneum. Their location is then, _______peritoneal Retro
Abnormal condition of protein (alumin) in the urine. Albuminuria
Shock waves are beamed into a patient to crush urinary tract stones. Lithotripsy
Nitrogenous waste materials are separated from the blood by a machine. Dialysis
A person who performs surgery on the urinary tract and provides treatment of male reproductive disorders. Urologist
Vessel that carries blood toward the heart from the kidneys. Renal Vein
One of the two roots meaning kidney Nephr

Types of Engineering Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Glider, planes, and spacecraft aerospace
Artificial organs, body part replacements, and medical problem diagnosing machines bioengineer
Designs roads, buildings, and airports civil
Motors, radar, and navigation Digital
Try to improve recycling, waste disposal, and public health Environmental
Design, implement, and improve Fabrication
Mining, forestry, and geography Geological
Processors, circuit boards, and memory devices Hardware
Generation, distribution, and analysis Information
Computer programs, online games, and business applications Java
Stimulate human decision-making, and cognitive tasks Knowledge
Stimulate human decision-making, and cognitive tasks Knowledge
Drive trains safely Locomotive
Supervise the construction of mine shafts and tunnels Mining
Derive benefits from nuclear Nuclear
Operate cranes, bulldozers, and pavers Operation
Design, control, and improve integrated systems Production
Studies quantum mechanics Quantum
Design and develop nuclear equipment Radiation
Apply the principles and techniques of computer science Software
Focus on designing new transportation systems Transport
Work in the energy industry, such as water, gas, and electricity Utility
A systematic method to improve the value of goods Value engineer
The design of new systems to improve human water Water resource
Use cutting-edge imaging methods to visualize the inside of the human body X-ray
Operates yarding machines to pull logs from a cutting area Yarding
Collects data and observes animals in their natural habitats Zoology