Adding a Second Shift

Little, Linda
October 2007
LabTalk;Oct2007, Vol. 35 Issue 158, p12
Trade Publication
The article highlights the opportunities and challenges optical manufacturers should consider before adding a second shift. The benefits of a multiple shift operation include greater production capacity of the equipment and employees, expanded customer service capabilities, and the ability to prioritize jobs for efficiency. Challenges posed by multiple shifts include communication among all employees and between shifts and finding a manager willing to work in the middle of the night.


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