The participant will develop the skill to evaluate and analyze processes to make the best improvement efforts. At the end of the course, the participant will know that improving productivity is often about reducing wasted movement and time.

Participant’s profile

• Basic knowledge of the product manufacturing process

• Elemental time study
+ Observating the operation
+ Drawing the layout
+ Group into basic motion elements
+ Comparing the elements to the steps of the work instruction
• Time measurement
• Reading the stop watch

Time and Motion Terms and Definitions
• Real time
• Standard time
• The westinghouse rating system
• Allowances

Predetermined Motion Time Standards
• Toyota methodology for time study
• Standard methodologies
• MOST (Maynard Operation Sequence Technique)