Questions and Doubts
What is the MES system?
In a holistic view, the MES is a system that organizes the demands of the shop floor. The MES is geared towards performance improvement that complements and enhances the integrated management (planning and control) systems of production. (BELAN, H. C. 2005).
The SEQUOR MES focuses on increasing knowledge of concepts and practical approaches to commercial and operational benefits in their systems. Following primary programs that include the five MESA Initiatives that form the top layer of the MESA model:1 Performance Asset Management (APM) 2 Lean Manufacturing 3 Quality Compliance and Flows 4 Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) 5 Real-time production 6 i4.0 and news
What factors do not contribute to the use of information?
Many factors contribute to the failure to take advantage of information: poor communication, insufficient professional qualification, lack of analytical competence to understand statistics, poorly deployed computer systems, misalignment of activities versus human resources, among others. This work analyzes the implementation of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to assist decision making regarding equipment management. At the end, it seeks to show the benefits, facilities and difficulties of deployment and use of real-time production monitoring systems.1 Adhere to enterprise metrics 2 Real-time and reliable information 3 More time focused on fixing problems 4 Competitive advantage 5 Faster decision making
What is OEE?
OEE is one of the leading indicators (KPI) used in industry, applicable for measuring the efficiency of any machine or process.
What does this indicator represent?
It represents objectively how much a process is effective in relation to its planned capacity.
What are the variables involved in the indicator?
Consider the following process variables:1 Availability: downtime and failure; lack of resources; Other unplanned stops 2 Quality: refuse / scrap; rework 3 Performance: speed drop; Micro downtimes
What is Andon?
Andon in Japanese means lamp and is used as a form of Visual Management. Sequor has a product called Andon that contemplates multiple ways to aid decision making on the shop floor
What are the types of Sequor Andons?
These are some examples of Andons:1 Alarm Andons 2 Quality Qualidade 3 Production Andons 4 Help Chain 5 KPIs Andons
What kind of information should be on an Andon?
Objective information that can be triggered for some type of immediate action within a desired time interval.