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Objectives of a good plant layout - Introduction to Operations Management

   Posted On :  22.06.2018 06:50 am

Sometime, providing comfort to the workers and catering to worker’s taste and liking, better control over the production cycle by having greater flexibility for changes in the design of the product may also be objective behind designing the layout.

Objectives of a good plant layout
 
 
1.      Proper and efficient utilization of available floor space
 
2.      Giving good and improved working conditions
 
3.      To ensure that work proceeds from one point to another point without any delay
 
4.      Provide enough production capacity
 
5.      Minimizing delays in production
 
6.      Reduce material handling costs
 
7.      Reduce hazards to personnel
 
8.      Utilize labour efficiently
 
9.        Increase employee morale
 
10.    Reduce accidents
 
11.    Provide for volume and product flexibility
 
12.    Provide ease of supervision and control
 
13.    Provide for employee safety and health
 
14.    Allow ease of maintenance
 
15.    Allow high machine or equipment utilization
 
16.    Improve productivity
 
 
Sometime, providing comfort to the workers and catering to worker’s taste and liking, better control over the production cycle by having greater flexibility for changes in the design of the product may also be objective behind designing the layout. 
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