The project is a critical analysis and improvement of the throughput rate at Steinmüller Alrode Works. This project aims to increase the turnover in sales for Steinmüller and as a direct result increasing their profits, by focusing on the following critical areas:
Flow and stock levels of materials. Standardising materials.
Workforce motivation and empowerment.
Workforce performance management.
Communication between management and workers and between shifts.
Improve throughput by optimizing the level of quality in relation to the standard time
The optimal number of workers per bellow.
Thesis (B Eng. (Industrial and Systems Engineering))--University of Pretoria, 2012.