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. Originally Posted on ArifInfo.

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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 […]

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A Seven-Step Problem Solving Cycle

Problem Solving is a skill and a process which you can learn. You can implement the process to help you solve a problem by following the seven steps outlined in this Learning Guide. Once you have learned the steps and begun to implement the process, problem solving will be a new skill which you have […]

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Pareto Analysis

Pareto Diagram is one of tool for Total Quality Management (TQM). This method was first used by Vilfredo Pareto in Italy. Pareto Diagram is a statistical technique in decision making used for selection of a limited of number of tasks that produce significant overall effect. The idea that by doing 20% of work you can […]

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Definition of Flowchart

Flowchart is a systematic presentation of the process and logic of information-handling activities. Flowchart is defined as a formal representation of the actual state of the manufacturing process, organization plans, or formal structure. Flowchart is a graphical representation using symbols such as operation process, data, flow direction, and supplies. Flowchart is one of Process Modeling […]

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Quality Loss Function

Quality Loss Function is one of Tools for TQM. It shows social cost ($) of deviation from target value. Assumptions : Most measurable quality characteristics (e.g., length, weight) have a target value, Deviations from target value are undesirable. Equation of Quality Loss Function : Quality Loss Function Example The specifications for the diameter of a […]

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Lagrangian Relaxation Method

Lagrangian Relaxation Method was originally formulated by Fisher (1981) to solve integer programming problems. Furthermore, Liu and Chang (2000) developed a method to solve the production scheduling of flexible flowshops, where the effect of setup time and cost depend on the sequence of processes is significant. This approach develops the idea of ??scheduling the parts […]

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Technometric Model for Technology Content Analysis

According to the United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in the context of production, technology is a combination of four basic components that dynamically interact with each other in a process of transformation, where technology is used to transform inputs into outputs. The fourth component is technoware (facilities engineering) includes […]

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