A. Recommendation to improve current workflow in the plant:
There are 8 steps in the process of producing the Rugged Wear Work boot product for the company. The company is budgeted to produce 6 workboots an hour with a 40 hour workweek.
The work boot assembly schedule follows:
The current production line layout consists of 8 workstations performing each individual task. The current production line is as follows:
6 min 3 min
10 min 8 min 3 min 9 min
3min 4 min
It is recommended that the revised schedule should use five teams. Five teams would improve the effeciency of production. The maximum time of any workstation would 10 minutes and the total cycle time Continue reading...