Facilities Design & Layout

Facilities Design & Layout

 

Activities

    1. Watch the video below and answer the questions that follow

    1. What layout is McLaren using? 
    2. How does this differ to the production of other more affordable cars such as Ford or Holden?
    3. Why would they use this particular layout?
  1. Research your favourite company and identify which layout they use

Test Your Understanding

  1.  Identify the key factors an operations manager needs to consider when deciding what type of layout to use (3 marks)
  2. Describe and justify a facilities design & layout strategy that could help improve the productivity of an organisation that manufactures washing machines (4 marks)
  3. How could an organisation evaluate the performance of the layout it is using? (2 marks)

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