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Factory Insite works with shop floor data collection managers and employees who are frustrated over the lack of efficiency in their manufacturing process. We can help strengthen employee morale and increase productivity by providing clear instruction in just 7 seconds!

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factoryInsite® Performance Measurements

The diagram below illustrates how the major performance measurements map into factoryInsite® factory floor applications. Hover over the products or performance measurements for a brief description or click for more detail.

The Labor Management application provides labor productivity measurements. Labor can be tracked to workcenters and products. Production rate, direct vs. indirect labor, and overhead vs. manufacturing labor comparisons can guide productivity improvements.The Time and Attendance application streamlines the payroll process by eliminating multiple human entries. All time spent by employees is allocated to job classifications. Hours approved by Shop supervisors are sent to payroll.The Absence Scheduling application allows supervisors to schedule employee activities such as vacation, personal leave, off-site training, etc. Staffing levels can be checked ahead of time to decide on granting leave. Hours are submitted to payroll.The Order Execution application tracks employees to standards and order progress. It provides electronic work lists to direct work and track the process flow through the manufacturing facility in real-time.The Tool Crib Check-Out application shows the location, condition, and responsible employees for all inventories in tool cribs. Expendable items and tool usage can be charged to projects, customers, or other user defined codes.The Tool Development Costing application allows a company to make the best possible estimations for quotes on the development of a die, mold, fixture or other tool.The Machine Performance application spots constraints, warns of capacity limits or underutilization, and tracks down time. It allows operators to report malfunctioning manufacturing equipment and tracks their repair.The Calibration Results Tracking application ensures all measuring or calibration devices give correct readings. It tracks the calibration of measuring devices in order to ensure their accuracy.The Reject Analysis application allows expertise on reworking failed parts to be shared with all operators. It captures detailed results of product failings from the factoryInsite® SPC application. Operator actions are suggested based on the failure(s).The inventory application improves availability while decreasing inventory levels of materials used for production or repair. Visibility is provided by a Vendor Managed Inventory model and real-time updates. Configurable chargeback tracks materials.The Statistical Process Control (SPC) application warns of processes trending out of control. It can collect measurements from factoryInsite® Product Tracking, measurement stations, or manual entry.Labor Breakdown is a method to allocate payroll expenses to cost centers.Labor Pay Rate is the amount of pay per a unit of time.Efficiency is the capability of acting or producing effectively with a minimum of waste, expense, or unnecessary effort.Variance is a measure of statistical dispersion, indicating how far from the expected value its values typically are.Utilization is the percentage of time a resource (employee, equipment) is busy.Throughput is the rate at which a system produces product.Scrap is the result of a process that does not meet the requirements. Scrap can sometimes be "reworked" to recover its valueCosting is keeping account of the expenditures for material, labor, outsourcing, overhead, and all other expenses involved in production.Quality refers to the inherent or distinctive characteristics or properties of a person, object, process or other thing.Cycle Time is the total time from the beginning to the end of your process.

Map from factoryinsite applications into key performance measurements

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