Electronics Forum | Fri Sep 16 09:14:29 EDT 2005 | actech
We have just launched a new contract assembly house and I was wondering if there was anybody out there that had an honist formula for calculating labor cost for the purpose of bidding assembly work, "is there a good canned software package that actua
Electronics Forum | Fri Sep 16 10:01:40 EDT 2005 | Mark
Get a hold of a couple different contract manufacturers with some fake jobs. Than see how they map out their quoting and assembly process. I know we map out the whole overall cost and break it down for the customer. But for competitive reasons I can'
Electronics Forum | Fri Jul 23 14:57:41 EDT 2010 | davef
On one hand, we appreciate your concerns. On the other hand, we agree that if you want someone to take ownership of the process, it really does make sense to have that person design the process. We think you should find a way to add to the process.
Electronics Forum | Mon Jul 26 11:36:26 EDT 2010 | rgduval
Dean, My first thought relates to your statement: "I was under the impression that manufacturing engineering was responsible..." We find any statement that begins similar to this to be indicative of other issues within an organization. Unless it'
Electronics Forum | Fri Jul 23 07:16:46 EDT 2010 | deanm
We are a small company of 110 people and I am the only manufacturing engineer. We have "work cells", but they are not time balanced like a true work cell would be; they are a group of primarily benches arranged to build a particular product(s). More
Electronics Forum | Mon Jul 26 08:25:18 EDT 2010 | markgray
In our organization our cells are setup and designed in a Kaizen event. In the Kaizen participation is with assemblers, engineering, management, and a few other departments. We have very simple rules going into the event. First and formost is that ra