Thesis: Model for capacity investigations

Suitable background:
Industrial Engineering or similar.
Description of thesis work:
The Industrial Engineering department is responsible for the installed capacity in the production area. The production flows are complex with a high variaty of products. To be able to maintain this responsibility area meanwhile products and flows are changing there is a need of a model to do specific capacity investigations and simulations continusly.
The aim of this thesis is to create a model that meet the company needs including a way of working to secure that correct data is used.
Thesis Level: Master
Language: Swedish and English
Starting date: 2020
Number of students: 1-2
Patrik Björklind, Department Manager, +46 221 457735

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