If you’re thinking of the # of Production Operators and you have a recent [weekly] record of the overtime hours, add the OT hours (OTh) and divide by 36. This will get you close to # Operators needed to reduce overtime hours & operator-burnout. Note, I use 36 because 40 hours x 90% = 36, and most humans are about 90% efficient (in the long term)…[Read more]
I have found that getting Management “In the Game” will increase the odds in your favor.
To directly answer, “… clearly we are doing something fundamentally wrong. I suspect it has something to do with not being disciplined about following work instructions, and/or not enough oversight by managers and supervisors.” It might be a case of…[Read more]