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5S method belongs to a group of tools comprising Lean Manufacturing, the proper implementation of which makes it possible to standardize production operations, improve the quality of manufactured products and systematize production and organizational operations which have a direct impact on the effectiveness and capabilities of the manufacturing process. The aim of the article is to present practical aspects related to the implementation of 5S method in the production enterprise which executes casting operations for the automotive industry. The analysis covered a group of activities and the way individual pillars of 5S method were adapted, enabling the provision of real benefits for production enterprises, directed on constant development of product quality as well as ergonomics and safety of work on the selected production position. It was proposed to conduct Kaizen workshops which serve as a useful tool in order to solve problems on workplace and improve operations being executed.Keywords: Lean Manufacturing, 5S method, Kaizen workshops
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