Implementing JIT Philosophy in Push Based Production System
AbstractIt is commonly known that implementing JIT philosophy in manufacturing environment involves a pull mechanism like Kanban card. However, one of the underline JIT principles focuses on creating and keeping stability of production system. Therefore, by sensing the production system status before making decision on releasing new work order into the system can be applied and achieve JIT philosophy without implementing pull mechanism such as Kanban which requires a significant change in several areas in production system. In this article, CONWIP (Constant Work-In-Process) concept is applied in tradition push based production system where MRP (Material Requirement Planning) is utilized as key control mechanism. In order to validate the impact of CONWIP concept, simulation model of case study production line is developed in order to take consideration of stochastic nature of the production process in evaluating the performance of CONWIP production system. As a result, CONWIP based production system outperforms current push based production system. In addition, the CONWIP’s control parameters are also developed based on the statistical relationships between system throughputs and those controlled parameters. Then, a production planning framework is developed to provide guidance in setting appropriate parameters based on production status. Also in CONWIP controlled system, production planner can accurately predict the job’s delivery time.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
This chapter was published in: Jiravut Wattananusornand & Pornthep Anussornnitisarn & Bordin Rassameethes , , pages 1021-1028, 2012.
This item is provided by International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia in its series Knowledge and Learning: Global Empowerment; Proceedings of the Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2012 with number 1021-1028.
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.issbs.si
CONWIP; JIT control mechanism; constant work-in-process;
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Goran Dakovic).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.