Exam 1 Cheat Sheet - Process Types Project Low volume with long completion time Ex Building a ship or house Job Shop Order of operations depends on what

Exam 1 Cheat Sheet - Process Types Project Low volume with...

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Process Types Project  Low volume with long completion time Ex: Building a ship or house Job Shop Order of operations depends on what you are making Low volume with high variety of products Flow varies by product Ex: Wood shop with different products Batch  Making things in sets where each set follow same flow Long set up time between sets Ex: Bread Bakery Work Cell  Workers are cross trained for flexibility in product configuration (customized products) Ex: Dell assembly, Chocomize Assembly Line  Low skill labor, each step adds small amount Ex: Assembly of Apple iPhones Continuous Flow  Highly automated process maintained by skilled labor Ex: Car Manufacturer, Oil Refinery Process Flowcharts Process Analysis  Helps improve process & Helps determine bottleneck o You can never go more than the bottleneck Slowest work center Resources are best invested to help reduce bottleneck
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