By Philip B. Crosby
The fellow who made caliber the watchword for firms, now provides an immense new be aware to the company lexicon--completeness--the logical extension of Crosby's sensible, commonsense variety of administration. Named one among Library Journal's top books of 1992, this well timed ebook outlines the rules of whole caliber administration.
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Cycle Time Work Sheet Cycle time work sheets (see Figures 2-1a and 2-1b) are used to evaluate each element of each operation based on the current condition of an operation in terms of time. A 39 Luyster Stage I 8/18/06 40 11:02 AM Page 40 Stage I. Stabilize SLMS Molding, Inc. Cycle Time Worksheet INSTRUCTIONS 1. Operation Name Operation Name 2. Oper. No. Operator Number 3. P/N Part Number 4. Date Date 5. By Name of person who did time study 6. Element No. Element Number 7. e. insert vanes) 8. Sample Times Time it takes to do the element 9.
The material handler would have to supply 10 containers every round. And vice versa, if the pitch is 6 minutes, you would not want a WIP container that holds 30 minutes; you would try to reduce this number to 6, or possibly 12. 3. It is important that you locate the WIP store as close to the point of manufacture as possible. The point of manufacture is the point that produces the WIP components, not the point that uses them. For example, the point of manufacture would be a molding press; the point of use would be the assembly operation.
If the route is 15 minutes, you can go to a pitch of 20 minutes. Now the route person will withdraw two containers at a time every 20 minutes. This Luyster Stage I 8/18/06 28 11:02 AM Page 28 Stage I. Stabilize gives you paced withdrawal timed to customer demand. More importantly, it allows the production line to be based on true takt time. The route person has an extra five minutes, but that is acceptable for now. You may, however, take this as an opportunity to kaizen the route in order to achieve a 10-minute pitch.