Re-engineering Dust Collector in EVA polishing process in Shoes Manufacturing

Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Abstract: Not only is the data analysis important in operations excellence, but the engineering mindset and thinking play a crucial role to put an end on the problem as well as maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of concerned processes. The following example is a typical design-engineering problem in shoes manufacturing processes; specifically, EVA polishing process, which existed for years and caused a significant loss on quality and financial measures of the company. Before any improvements were made, the byproducts in form of…

Visualizing KPI Dashboard of Operator Productivity

Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền Abstract: In order to maintain the operator productivity associated with higher retention rate, a manufacturer shall measure its operator performance and make up appropriate incentive schemes for those operators who achieve the performance targets. This article not only shows how a practical performance measurement system was realized but it was also presented in a visual way for effortless management. In order to maintain the morale and loyalty of direct production operators, the manufacturer decided to build the performance measurement systems which evaluate…