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Milwaukee Gear WIP Problem

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Milwaukee Gear WIP Problem

  1. 1. WIP at Milwaukee GearIE390: Junior Project<br />Sean Larson Project Team Leader<br />Jonathon Cerny Project Team Member<br />Berea Janzen Project Team Member<br />Ryan Lowery Project Team Member<br />Varun Modi Project Team Member<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Background / Problem Description<br />Current State and Data Collection<br />Initial Designs<br />Final Design<br />Implementation<br />Conclusions<br />
  3. 3. Background<br />Leading producer of gears<br />Experiencing growth<br />Current Storage<br />Problem with current method<br />
  4. 4. Problem Description<br />Statement of problem<br />Final goal<br />Project team’s scope<br />
  5. 5. Constraints<br />Height- 84’’<br />Width- 42”<br />Movable<br />Fit on flatbed truck<br />Easily accessible<br />
  6. 6. Agenda<br />Background / Problem Description<br />Current State and Data Collection<br />Initial Designs<br />Final Design<br />Implementation<br />Conclusions<br />
  7. 7. Current State<br />WIP stored on pallets<br />Not racked/stacked<br />Minimal space<br />
  8. 8. Data Collection<br />Raw material weights<br />Pallet dimensions<br />Part routings<br />
  9. 9. Agenda<br />Background / Problem Description<br />Current State and Data Collection<br />Initial Designs<br />Final Design<br />Implementation<br />Conclusions<br />
  10. 10. Initial Design: Collar System<br /><ul><li> Made of wood
  11. 11. Allowed staking
  12. 12. Light and inexpensive
  13. 13. Flexibility</li></li></ul><li>Initial Design: Vertical Staking<br />Gears staked vertically<br />Needed to purchase loading equipment<br />No stacking<br />
  14. 14. Initial Design: Horizontal Staking<br />Metal <br /> Individual shelves for each gear<br />Can remove gears independently<br />No stacking<br />Heavy<br />
  15. 15. Design Selection<br />
  16. 16. Agenda<br />Background / Problem Description<br />Current State and Data Collection<br />Initial Designs<br />Final Design<br />Implementation<br />Conclusions<br />
  17. 17. Final Design<br />
  18. 18. Features<br />AssistedLifting<br />Collapsible<br />Nesting<br />
  19. 19. Final Design<br />Benefits<br /><ul><li> Space saving
  20. 20. Durability
  21. 21. Safety</li></ul>Future State<br /><ul><li>More effective floor usage
  22. 22. Stacked containers</li></li></ul><li>Agenda<br />Background / Problem Description<br />Current State and Data Collection<br />Initial Designs<br />Final Design<br />Implementation<br />
  23. 23. Implementation <br />Stage 1: Prototype<br />Testing<br />Viable solution<br />Stage 2: Pilot<br />One product line<br />Create accountability<br />Stage 3: Full Implementation<br />One product line<br />Remove old materials<br />
  24. 24. Conclusions/Recommendations<br />Conclusions<br />Recommendations<br />Design needs minor changes related to cost<br />Can be implemented quickly<br />Greatly increases space for WIP<br />Clean house<br />Remove unnecessary equipment<br />Use current racks<br />Smooth production<br />

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