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Unformatted text preview: (Most units produced per hour) Bottlenecks occurs Bottleneck Wherever there are multiple machine processes, bottlenecks are inevitable Slows down whole process, limits rate of factory as a whole Half finished goods pile up Single point in factory that limits the rate per hour of the factory as a whole. Eliminate one bottleneck, another occurs German factory Managing a complex process Manufacturing - > project management (project- do once) Process- can be improved Make a list of activities, note duration of each activity, not lead times, note the dependencies, then make gantt chart Gantt chart Plan backwards from date and see when to start We can check and see what we should be working on at this time Setup milestones Manage and monitor and control the process To get not-complete items done- outsourcing Not complete- money or people into it...
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- Fall '08
- Project Management, Factory, KEY SUCCESS FACTOR, multiple machine processes