Presentation on theme: "Recap Chapter 6. Product-Process Matrix 6-2 Volume Flexibility/Variety The diagonal represents the “ideal” match Hybrid process are possible (e.g., job-shop."— Presentation transcript:
Product-Process Matrix 6-2 Volume Flexibility/Variety The diagonal represents the “ideal” match Hybrid process are possible (e.g., job-shop & batch) Process choice may change as products goes through its life-cycles
Basic Layout Types Product layout – Layout that uses standardized processing operations to achieve smooth, rapid, high-volume flow. – The work is divided into a series of standardized tasks, permitting specialization of equipment and division of labor. Process layout – Layout that can handle varied processing requirements – The variety of jobs that are processed requires frequent adjustments to equipment Fixed position layout – Layout in which the product or project remains stationary, and workers, materials, and equipment are moved as needed Combination layouts
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