Task 1: Review pTool’s Standard Times data and enter into Resource Calculation spreadsheet. This data is on page 2 of this exercise; all information is in minutes. The times represent the total time for each product in that process, and usually involve many individual work steps. As you can see, the Standard Times within a process can vary widely according to the product or model.
You will also see that five processes – Mold, Grind, E-Test, Final Test, and Pack – involve both labor and machine work. Since a successful Line Design will require both enough labor available and adequate machine capacity, we must incorporate Standard Times for both labor and machines. So, open your Resource Calculation spreadsheet, and do the following: