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Volume 296, 20192019 7th International Conference on Traffic and Logistic Engineering (ICTLE 2019)
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|Published online||22 October 2019|
Quality Engineering with Taguchi Loss Function Method and Improvement of Work Method in Anode Changing
Departement of Industrial Enginnering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Sumatera Utara
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One of the companies engaged in aluminum smelting product ion has problems, namely the occurrence of high variations in the removal of new anodes to the old anodes which are influenced by the operator's working method because of unnecessary movements and movements beyond the Anode Changing mechanism set by the company has become a habit of the operator itself, so the time needed to replace the anode is getting longer. This problem causes the company to suffer losses due t o the product ion process that runs not in accordance with established procedures. So, the company needs to calculate the losses incurred due to variations in anode replacement and see how the operator's working method when changing the anode that causes these variations and also has an influence on the anode replacement cycle time. The method used for this problem is Taguchi Loss Function which is used to calculate the losses suffered by the company and improve work methods using the Modular Arrangement of Predermined Time Standards (MODAPTS) method to calculate the processing time. The results obtained using this method are losses experienced by the company in Block 1 amounting to Rp 19,733,263, while the total losses in Block 2 amount to Rp 35,919,435. While for the operator's working method, the operator's work movements are analyzed which are not in accordance with the economic principles of the movement . Comparison of the standard time of actual and proposed work methods is 774.847 seconds and 648.2 seconds with a time difference of 126,647 seconds faster and there are no movements that should not be done so that the operator can use the time to adjust the anode height as well as possible according to the standards determined by the company.
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