Kirsten Cookie Case Solution

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Technology and operations management | Assignment 1 | Syed Noman Ali Jafri | | 00863 | 9/16/2014 | | 1. How long will it take you to fill a rush order? Task at Hand | No. of Minutes to complete the task | Adding the ingredients and mixing | 6 | Spooning the cookies on tray | 2 | Baking | 10 | Removing the cookies and letting them cool | 5 | Packing the cookies | 2 | Payment acceptance | 1 | Total | 26 Minutes/Dozen Cookies | 2. How many orders can you fill in a night, assuming you are open four hours each night? Since we have bottleneck of tray which takes 10 minutes per dozen and capacity of three dozen for mixer, for our calculations we will calculate for 3 dozen cookies and then will calculate for 1 dozen. Task at Hand | No. of Minutes to make one dozen cookies | No. of Minutes to make 3 dozen cookies | Adding the ingredients and mixing | 6 minutes | 6 minutes | Spooning the cookies on tray | 2 minutes | 6 minutes | Baking | 10 minutes | 30 minutes | Removing the cookies and letting them cool | 5 minutes | 5 minutes | Packing the cookies | 2 minutes | 6 minutes | Payment Acceptance | 1 minute | 1 minute | Total | 26 minutes/ dozen | 54 minutes for 3 dozen | Calculations | Time to cook 3 dozen cookies | 54 minutes | Time to cook 1 dozen cookies | 54/3 => 18 minutes | Total minutes in 4 hours | 60 * 4 => 240 minutes | No. of cookies made in 4 hours | 240 / 18 => 13.33 dozens | Since each cycle is of 54 minutes then in 4 hours we have | 240 / 54 => 4.44 cyclesAs there are no half cycles, hence we have 4 cycles in 4 hours | Cookies being made in 1 cycle | 3 dozen | Cookies being made in 4 cycles | 3 * 4 => 12 dozen cookies | Hence we can fill orders of 12 dozen cookies in one night if we work 4 hours each night 3. How much of your own and your roommate's

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