44_paCh04-Assembly Lines STU 2011

44_paCh04-Assembly - small quantities sometimes one of a kind ssembly by worker teams Assembly by worker teams Multiple workers assigned to a

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lternative Assembly Systems Alternative Assembly Systems Single-station manual assembly cell A single workstation in which all of the assembly work is accomplished on the product or on some major subassembly Common for complex products produced in
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Unformatted text preview: small quantities, sometimes one of a kind ssembly by worker teams Assembly by worker teams Multiple workers assigned to a common assembly task Advantage: greater worker satisfaction Disadvantage: slower than line production...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course IE 1040 taught by Professor Karenbursic during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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