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design

product/service design impacts process design

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Manufacturing Process Types (5)

1. project
2. jobbing
3. batch
4. mass
5. continuous

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project processes

process that deal with discrete, usually highly customised products (construction of a building)

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jobbing processes

resources are allocated to multiple projects at the same time; high variety of products are generally produced, but at a lower volume

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batch processes

process that treat batches of products together and each batch has its process route

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mass processes

goods in high volume and low variety

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continuous processes

produced in an endless flow

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Service Process types (3)

1. professional
2. service
3. mass

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littles law

throughput time = work-in-process x cycle time

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throughput

time for a unit to move through a process

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cycle time

the average time between units of output emerging from a process

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work-in-process

number of units within a process waiting to be processed further