job shop


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job shop

[′jäb ‚shäp]
(industrial engineering)
A manufacturing facility that generates a variety of products in relatively low numbers and in batch lots.
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In relating the JIT production system to the small job shop, it is imperative that the "pull through" production system -- kanban system -- be addressed.
I like this Job Shop because it's much brighter and the job vacancies are really clear.
The job shop was a chance for anyone who wanted to get a real insight into what is really involved in hundreds of different careers in today's NHS in a relaxed, fun atmosphere that was fun as well as inspirational.
The evaluation criteria in this study was work-in-process (WIP) inventory costs, which directly measures the efficiency of operations in a job shop.
Its chief executive Steve Stewart said: "We're passionate about, and believe, that good careers information, advice and guidance makes a real difference to people's lives and we're delighted to support Coventry City Council's Job Shop.
Simply put, much of the lower end job shop work (both here and in Japan as we noted a few months ago) has migrated to other emerging economies because of cheap labor and less strict environmental regulations.
We represent many of the premier job shops in the country, and we're always interested in increasing their exposure to potential clients," said Rob Edwards, president of the Job Shop Network.
TV Job Shop will offer customers free access to a range of vacancies via digital TV, the Internet, e-mail and telephone.
The manufacturer then selects the job shop for the project based on the bids submitted.
The Exact JobBOSS Rental Plan has been developed as an option for companies that need market-leading shop management software but have not yet justified the cost of purchasing a full-featured job shop software system outright.
In just the first few days, advisors saw more than 250 jobseekers come through the doors, which they believe proves there is a real need for the Job Shop - which closed yesterday.