Layout Improvement Towards Lean System in Manufacturing Company
A. N. Aizat Ahmad1, Md. Fauzi Ahmad2, Norhadilah Abdul Hamid3, Adnan Bakri4, Mustaqqim Abdul Rahim5
1A. N. Aizat Ahmad, Department of Production and Operation Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia.
2Md. Fauzi Ahmad, Department of Production and Operation Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia.
3Norhadilah Abdul Hamid, Department of Production and Operation Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia.
4Adnan Bakri, Facilities Maintenance Engineering Department, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology, Malaysia.
5Mustaqqim Abdul Rahim, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 06 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 31 December 2019 | PP: 126-131 | Volume-8 Issue-12S2 October 2019 | Retrieval Number: L102410812S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L1024.10812S219
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Abstract: Facility layout arrangement is one of the factors that can give a significant impact on the company’s performance. Poor implementation of facilities arrangement can lead to ineffective and inefficient work system which may limit the rate of productivity, poor utilization of resources, high rate of rejection and many more. Thus, this study was conducted in order to solve the problem by proposing several solutions to the company for layout problems. Data collection were done by using several methods such as observation, interviews and measurement. A measuring tool been used in this study by using measuring tape to measure the distance of process flow, size of machines and space between machine to machines. The performance of each alternatives were calculated by comparing the total distance of process flow between actual layout and alternatives layout which were being measured by using measuring tape as a measuring tool for this study. From the evaluation, 1 layout was selected as it provide the highest percent of improvements. Proposed layout is not only has reducing the congestion level of the company but also increase its performance.
Keywords: Layout Design, Lean Manufacturing, Process Layout, Facility Layout.
Scope of the Article: Manufacturing Processes