Cycle Time and Takt Time Takt time is a rate that represents, in seconds, the number of parts the customer expect us to deliver Cycle time is a rate, in seconds, at which the product must be produced in order to offset “waste” in the system and achieve the Takt Time needed to satisfy the customer
Work Content Sum of the basic tasks carried out at each workstation to obtain a complete and good product (amount of work for a part) It is measured by timing the cycle of each operator using a cycle time measurement form. The measurement must be based on 20 consecutive cycle times (everything included). Time necessary for self-inspection has to be included. For each operator, we will show the minimum time, wait time excluded , as well as the maximun and mean time.