1.
JIT requires compact layouts and increased visibility so
A.
light can be minimized throughout the plant
B.
the kanban color codes can be determined
C.
everyone can see what everyone else is doing
D.
everyone will know when to go on break
E.
one person can handle the full process all the time


2.
The philosophy of JIT
A.
originated in Japan
B.
was operational at Henry Ford's complex in 1920's
C.
is a production planning system
D.
has received little attention in the US
E.
focuses on direct control of worker activities by management


3.
The central belief of the JIT philosophy is
A.
quality must be emphasized
B.
use of Kanban
C.
elimination of waste
D.
minimize inventory
E.
save money


4.
JIT was based on the need for
A.
a new management fad
B.
new consulting revenue stream
C.
a need for shorter supply lines
D.
survival
E.
a new vision


5.
An employee who will not help a customer because “it is not my job” violates the JIT belief of
A.
Simplicity
B.
A broad view of operations
C.
Continuous improvement
D.
Visibility
E.
Pull production


6.
Three basic elements work together to complete a JIT system: just-in-time manufacturing, total quality management, and
A.
Quality circles
B.
Pull production
C.
Minimizing inventory
D.
Respect for people
E.
Full utilization of capacity


7.
Single setup means
A.
performing only one setup at a time
B.
restricting setup to one machine at a time
C.
extend external setup to include one supplier
D.
setup times are in single digits of minutes
E.
external and internal setup times are the same


8.
Quality is defined by the
A.
Quality Control department
B.
Marketing department
C.
Board of directors
D.
Customer
E.
Auditors


9.
JIT believes in developing __________ relationships with suppliers.
A.
Long-term
B.
Adversarial
C.
Arms-length
D.
Temporary
E.
Distant


10.
One outcome of a U-shaped cell manufacturing layout is
A.
increased labor per hour cost for higher skilled workers
B.
decreased labor per hour cost for lower skilled workers
C.
improved external supplier response times
D.
increased worker satisfaction
E.
decreased worker satisfaction


11.
Marketing plays a large role in JIT because
A.
it sets the production rates
B.
it provides all forecasts
C.
it develops the conceptual designs
D.
they pass on the customer-driven quality requirements
E.
they need JIT to increase their performance bonuses


12.
The system of Kanbans used to coordinate delivery of goods by suppliers can include all of the following except
A.
Filled containers delivered by the supplier
B.
Purchase approvals by the production manager
C.
Mail boxes for each supplier
D.
Empty containers with a Kanban
E.
Bar-coded Kanbans


13.
What is adjustment of a machine after making one product type so that production can begin for another product type?
A.
Level assembly schedule
B.
Group technology
C.
Setup
D.
Cycle time
E.
Automation


14.
Just-in-time relies on ___________ worker skills, meaning the ability of workers to perform many different tasks on many different machines.
A.
Natural
B.
Verbal
C.
Intuitive
D.
Manual
E.
Cross functional


15.
Which of the following is not considered to be a key element of JIT supplier relationships?
A.
suppliers viewed as internal factory
B.
use of single-source suppliers
C.
long-term supplier relationships developed
D.
suppliers locate near customer
E.
cost and information sharing



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