Welcome to Lesson 10 on the topic of Resource Calculations. In this lesson, we are going to bring together many of the data elements you have gathered so far in order to calculate the number of resources each process needs to flow product to Takt Time.
Here’s what we will be discussing in this lesson on Resource Calculations:
1. Understanding the Resource Calculation Formula. As with the Takt Time formula, there are some subtleties related to the Resource Calculation formula.
2. Calculating Weighted Standard Times. In a Mixed Model line you could have many different work content times, so you need to know how to deal with this challenge when calculating resources.
3. How to interpret the results of your Resource Calculations. The issue here is related to the fact that there are many different types of resources that you need to understand.