How to Estimate Operator Efficiency in Garments Industry

How to Estimate Operator Efficiency in Garments Industry?

The term “Operator efficiency” has a great impact in garments manufacturing sector. Operator efficiency is proportional to higher production of an order. So, operator efficiency estimation or calculation is very important to achieve the production target. As its importance in RMG sector, today I will present the estimation method of operator efficiency.

Calculation method of Operator Efficiency in Garments Industry:

Before estimating or calculating operator’s efficiency an industrial engineer should confirm the following items:

  1. Total number pieces made by the operator,
  2. SAM (Standard Allowed Minutes) of the operation (Cutting or Sewing),
  3. Total working hours in the machine.

Now, by using following formula, an industrial engineer can easily estimate or calculate the operator’s efficiency.

Operator’s efficiency (%),


Now, one example is enough to remove all the confusions from the above discussion.

Example:

In Noman Fashion Ltd. an operator was doing an operation of SAM 0.60 minute. In that time he produced 400 pieces in an 8 hours working shift per day. Now calculate the operator’s efficiency.

Solution:

Here,

Total number pieces made by the operator- 400pcs
SAM (Standard allowed minutes) of the operation (Cutting or Sewing) – 0.6minute
Total working hours in the machine- 8hrs

So, by putting all the information in the blow formula, an industrial engineer can estimate or calculate the operator’s efficiency.

Operator efficiency (%),

= 50%

So, operator’s efficiency stands at 50%.

Note:

You can try top solve the below two problems related this question:

  1. An operator of Tawhida Nishat Apparel Ltd. was doing an operation of Standard Allowed Minutes (SAM) 0.50 minute. He produced 300 pieces in that time in a 7 hours working shift per day. Now calculate the operators efficiency of that factory.
  2. Rahela, a female operator of Chittagong Fashions Ltd was completed an operation of Standard Allowed Minutes (SAM) 0.55 minute. She manufactured 350 pieces in that time in a 9 hours working shift per day. Find out the operators efficiency of that apparel manufacturing factory.
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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send email:mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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