GCSE Revision (Types of Production)

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Covers the required scale of production in the AQA Product Design Specification

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GCSE Revision (Types of Production)
1 Scale
1.1 Continuous (non-stop)
1.1.1 Expensive (-)
1.1.1.1 24/7 (-)
1.1.2 examples
1.1.2.1 Oil refining
1.1.2.2 Chemical
1.1.2.3 Steel
1.2 Jobbing (one-off)
1.2.1 single product
1.2.1.1 Indivdual needs (+)
1.2.1.1.1 Specific requirements (+)
1.2.2 Labour intensive (-)
1.2.3 Highly skilled workforce
1.3 Batch (specific quantity)
1.3.1 Flexible (+)
1.3.1.1 Labour
1.3.1.1.1 Team working
1.3.1.1.1.1 Cells

Annotations:

  • Small groups of people working on a particular section of the production line.
1.3.1.2 Machinery
1.3.2 Between batches
1.3.2.1 Downtime
1.3.2.1.1 Unproductive (-)
1.4 Mass (high volume)
1.4.1 Large scale
1.4.1.1 Tasks broken down
1.4.1.1.1 Repetative
1.4.1.1.1.1 Low skills
1.4.1.1.2 QC/QA important
1.4.2 Expensive specilised equipment (-)
1.4.3 Large workforce
1.4.3.1 Recruitment easy (+)
1.4.4 examples
1.4.4.1 Car/vans
1.4.4.2 White/Electrical goods
1.4.5 Just in time (JIT)
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