Production - Manufacturing
Manufacturing production bases on changing raw materials into finished goods in a correct manner, through manpower, machines and organic & chemical processes. It also deals with all the tasks and procedures of maintenance making it possible to keep the product’s property and value. Employers can supply general labor by doing various tasks that support and help other, more competent employees. Furthermore, there are professionals who put in place, test, operate and dismantle manufacturing systems, equipment and tools. The common laborers in this field of work usually load and unload products and materials, they clean machinery, feed material into machines and observe appliances to spot defects.
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Attempting to reduce costs can be a double edged sword. There is a cost involved for required steps or actions to produce any product, or provide any service. In an effort to reduce costs, companies often dictate across the board percentage reductions.
The entire supply chain ecosystem — encompassing manufacturers, distributors and retailers — is undergoing a business transformation. This is in response to changing dynamics involving shifting consumer expectations, time to market and intense global competition that is being dictated by the rising Internet and mobile economies.
Waste elimination is one of the most effective ways to increase the profitability of any business. Processes either add value or waste to the production of a good or service. The seven wastes originated in Japan, where waste is known as “muda." "The seven wastes" is a tool to further categorize “muda” and was originally developed by Toyota’s Chief Engineer Taiichi Ohno as the core of the Toyota Production System, also known as Lean Manufacturing.