A new employee at Science, Inc. took 180 and 140 minutes to complete assemblies fourth and eighth. The standard time for assembling this product is 100 minutes.
a. Calculate this worker’s learning rate.
b. Set up the corresponding learning equation
c. How many assemblies will it take the employee to achieve the standard time?
d. How long will it take to produce the total quantity of units (i.e., assemblies) in your answer c ?
e. Assume that this employee stopped working after producing assembly #12 and came back to work a week later. Calculate the cycle time without remission, the cycle time with remission and the amount of remission time in minutes.