Author Archive | Arif Nurrahman

Job Shop Process

In the Job Shop or Jumbled Flow Process, products are made in batches intervail intermittent.  Job Shop organize equipment and labor to the  Work Center based on the type of work. Mixed flow pattern (jumbled flow pattern) and there are varieties of products. Read Original Post

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Strategic Response to Consumer Demand

1. Design to Order Other names : Engineer to Order. The company does not make a product before so had no inventory. If there are orders from customers, the company will make the design, purchase materials, and making products to order. Example : ships, special computers, buildings, bridges. 2. Make to Order The company only had the product […]

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Elements of Successful Product and Quality Management

Principal elements of Successful Product and Quality Management : (1) focus on the consumer; (2) support of the company’s organizational culture; (3) proper equipment and techniques; (4) quality of Human Resources (HR). Quality of Human Resources (HR) is the key of Successful Product and Quality Management. The way of human resource development : training or consultation, to […]

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Ovako Working Postural Analysis System

OWAS (Ovako Working Postural Analysis System) is a method used to determine the order of muscle complications, causing pain in the body. OWAS is an ergonomic method used to evaluate postural stress happens to someone when at work. The usefulness of the method OWAS is to improve the conditions of workers in the work, so […]

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Productivity

Productivity is closely related to the Production System, the system where the factors of labor, capital / capital in the form of machinery, working equipment, raw materials, factory buildings; managed in an organized way to bring the goods / services effectively and efficiently. The production process is expressed as a series of activities required to process or change the […]

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Capacity Baseline Measures

Capacity can be measured in terms of output or input. Engine capacity can be measured by its rate of output per hour, for example, 1000 pcs / hour. Rate of any capacity that we choose, will cause costs to be borne to keep the capacity at the desired level. This fee is called the cost of capacity. Cost of […]

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IDEF3 Method

IDEF3 (Integrated Definition Methodology) is a description-method of process, where in this method provided a structured method that can be used by the domain expert to explain a system or situation as a sequence of activities. This method can also be used to describe the objects that participate in the system or process. IDEF3 Process […]

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Classification Process Modeling Techniques

Quoted from Aguilar-Saven (2004) in the International Journal of Production Economics entitled “Business process modeling: review and framework”, classification of usability Process Modeling consists of four categories, namely : 1. Description Model for learning; 2. Description Model and analytical support for decisions on development and design processes; 3. Analytical Model for decision support and control […]

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Statistical Process Control

Statistical Process Control (SPC) uses statistics & control charts to tell when to adjust process. Developed by Shewhart in 1920’s. It involves : creating standards (upper & lower limits), measuring sample output (e.g. mean wgt.), and taking corrective action (if necessary). SPC done while product is being produced. SPC Chart is a chart with time […]

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Definition of Demand Forecasting

Forecasting is the process to predict how the future needs, which include the requirement in the size of the quantity, quality, time and location that is required in order to meet the demand for goods or services. Demand Forecasting is the demand for products that are expected to be realized for a certain period in […]

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