Facilities and Workplace Design Livestream

2 Days | 1.4 CEUs


Complex, convoluted workflow is the root cause of many production bottlenecks. The plant layout primarily determines workflow in layouts, streamlining operations and reducing material flow by as much as 80 percent. Participants in this seminar will learn to recognize design issues and will have hands-on practice redesigning a space to optimize space utilization.  

What You Will Learn:

  • Arrange a facility for optimum performance
  • Develop techniques to get new cells up and running
  • Identify key issues and their integration with other production elements
  • Plan and design productive layouts 

Course Content

Specific topics covered include:

  • Facilities and strategy
  • Levels of design
  • Planning the layout
  • Project model plan 
  • Information acquisition
  • Products
  • Volumes
  • Inventory
  • Usage
  • Flow
  • Processes
  • Planning units
  • Affinities
  • Space constraints
  • Configuration diagrams
  • Material flow
  • Cellular layouts
  • Workstation layouts
  • Engineering the process
    - Process charting
    - Estimating times
    - Calculating cell capacity
    - How many people and machines?
    - Ergonomics
    - Motion economy
  • Design procedures
    - Defining infrastructure
  • Scheduling
  • Material handling  and containers
  • Balancing the work
  • Supervision
  • Compensation and rewards  
  • Layout of the cell
    - Cell configurations
    - Layout procedures

IISE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

Registration Fee

Member: $795 Non-Member: $1,145

Course Schedule

Course ID: 4695 Sep 25 - 26, 2024 Norcross, GA Register