Essays about: "walking worker assembly line"

Found 2 essays containing the words walking worker assembly line.

  1. 1. Lean line layouts in highly automated machining environments : ensuring consideration to important aspects when designing line layouts

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Karolina Vallander; Malin Lindblom; [2014]
    Keywords : Lean; machining line layout; teamwork; visualization; automation;

    Abstract : In order to create a machining line layout that supports the principles of lean a systematic approach is needed to ensure that a wide range of factors are taken into consideration. Despite this, many companies today design new layouts mainly considering delivery times of machines and equipment, and available space in the factory. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study of the Effects of Operational Time Variability in Assembly Lines with Linear Walking Workers

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion

    Author : Afshin Amini Malaki; [2012]
    Keywords : assembly system; discrete event simulation; cross training workers; walking worker assembly line; bowl phenomenon; operational time variability; coefficient of variation imbalance; arrangement of workers;

    Abstract : In the present fierce global competition, poor responsiveness, low flexibility to meet the uncertainty of demand, and the low efficiency of traditional assembly lines are adequate motives to persuade manufacturers to adopt highly flexible production tools such as cross-trained workers who move along the assembly line while carrying out their planned jobs at different stations [1]. Cross-trained workers can be applied in various models in assembly lines. READ MORE