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Scheduling Analysis for Job Sequencing in Veneer Lamination Line

M. Z. Baharom1 and Wan Nazdah Wan Hussin2
1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 UMP Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia
2.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM SKudai, Johor, Malaysia
Abstract—The objective of this project is to reduce the numbers of work-in-process (WIP) at veneer lamination line One of the problems that been identified and formulated was poor production planning and scheduling at the veneer lamination line. Scheduling analysis of priority rules to overcome the poor planning and scheduling problem by comparing the existing rules of sequencing jobs by using earliest due date (EDD) method with other three priority rules which are first come first serve (FCFS), shortest processing time (SPT) and longest processing time (LPT) been approached to the system to be analyze. Average Job Delayed (AJD) has been used as the measures of effectiveness. New sequencing jobs rule of SPT instead of EPT which is currently used has been proposed and managed to reduce the number of WIP board from 1500 pieces to only 80 pieces.

Index Terms—scheduling analysis, EDD, FCFS, SPT, LPT

Cite: M. Z. Baharom and Wan Nazdah Wan Hussin, "Scheduling Analysis for Job Sequencing in Veneer Lamination Line," Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 181-185, September 2015. doi: 10.12720/jiii.3.3.181-185
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