Productivity Improvement in Rice Packing Operation

Authors

  • Thad wattanawongwisut Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology
  • Chanchai Thongsopa Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology
  • Pornsiri Jongkol Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology

Keywords:

workstation improvement; productivity; rice packing

Abstract

This study was experimental research. The objectives were (1) to improve the workstation of rice packing in a community enterprise, and (2) to increase the productivity of rice packing of senior operators. The population were two operators. The method used to reduce production waste was the ECRS principle. The results were as follows: (1) moving a rice packing workstation to locate near sealing machine resulted in reducing transportation distance of 5.72 meters, and (2) changing from seating position to standing position and eliminating waiting time resulted in reducing rice packing time of 15.29 seconds per bag or 27.33 %. The conclusions drawn were: (1) improving by moving workstation reduced transportation distance and (2) using ECRS principle helped increase productivity.

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Published

2021-12-23

How to Cite

wattanawongwisut ธ. ., Thongsopa ช. ., & Jongkol พ. . (2021). Productivity Improvement in Rice Packing Operation . EAU Heritage Journal Science and Technology, 15(3), 164–174. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/EAUHJSci/article/view/248351

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