The main categories of costs in establishing the cell is a cost of the exceeded number of worker, transition level of the project will be costed and cost of training programs for workers. The benefits like to exceed the initial costs.
They would be in a position to handle the volume and make far better use of their existing resources. Orders would have a better chance of being completed on time and the removal of waste put B&B in a more competitive position in order to win business and become more profitable.Dean sells the idea after the first stage. He should sell this idea to the Joinery Manager, the point at which orders are allocated to workers. The biggest impact can be made in terms of production time; the gains will naturally flow back to the first stage of estimation MR.
Dean should sell this idea to stakeholders, workers by emphasizing the benefits of efficiency. To more production and profitability.Set up a self-contained staircase cell.
There is a huge demand for special stairs in this region, The cell would be for staircases. It will require separate Joinery department with the ability to complete other products like windows and doors since demand for these products is not as great as that for staircases.Uniforms and painted machines indeed could be an effective way to identify separate departments and processes. This could eliminate confusion and encourage joiners to stay within their respective areas. Many of the joiners enjoy the variety of different product types and he would have to convey the need for joiners to be team players.
The company faces a risk that a switch to a cell system will not be well received by workers. Experienced workers could react negatively and resign, leaving a knowledge gap that would be difficult to replace. Capital outlays always carry some risk, but it can be seen as a very sound investment. Also, Time needed to do transition the manufacturing process.