Time and Motion Study of Cutting Tool Production: Recommended Changes & Block Layout (II)
The purpose of this study was to recommend improvement methodologies for production in a company that designed a cutting tool to be installed on the bottom of a boring machine. To produce the cutting tool, the company has used traditional technology that has resulted in a lengthy processing time and a delay in supplying the finished goods to the vendors. This present study analyzed the production process by means of a worker-machine relationship chart and identified possible causes that may hinder productivity. This case study would be a good example of how methods engineering can be used to improve productivity and to minimize cost.
method engineering, lean, layout, worker-machine relationship, idle time
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