Publication Date

5-5-2019

Document Type

Other

First Advisor

Damodaran, Purushothaman

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Abstract

Motorola Solutions Inc. is a manufacturer of high quality telecommunications equipment. Their newer facility in Elgin, IL builds and assembles portable and mobile radios. Given the high variation in product mix and demand, management teams and line leads struggle to allocate the right number of workers to maximize efficiency. By creating a current state discrete event simulation model using Arena Simulation, important performance metrics were captured such as line efficiency, worker utilization, product wait times, etc. The goal is to use these performance outputs to develop an excel tool that Motorola can utilize for employee allocation.

Extent

32 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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