After an extensive product analysis using group technology Bob
After an extensive product analysis using group technology, Bob Buerlein has identified a product he believes should be pulled out of his process facility and handled in a work cell. Bob has identified the following operations as necessary for the work cell. The customer expects delivery of 250 units per day, and the work day is 420 minutes.
(a) What is the takt time?
(b) How many employees should be cross-trained for the cell?
(c) Which operations may warrant special consideration?
Operation Standard time (min)
Shear ............ 1.1
Bend ............ 1.1
Weld ............ 1.7
Clean ........... 3.1
Paint ............ 1.0

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