Final And Resource Restrictions Of Semi Inc.

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Hour and resource restrictions, when managed well, can make or break business productivity. Semi Inc. is a semiconductor company that faces the challenge of hour restrictions daily. We will explore this company’s process, highlight the methods they are currently using to counter this challenge and provide a solution to the challenge. Semi, Inc. was founded in Carson City, Nevada in 1978. Semi is the global leader in the semiconductor industry with more than 30,000 team members working in twenty countries. “For more than 35 years, Semi has dedicated itself to collaborating with customers and partners to engineer technology that drives innovation and transforms what’s possible (Home: About: Our Company)”. According to Semi Inc., …show more content…

D shift works during the day on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and alternates on Wednesday. O shift works at night on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and alternates on Saturday. R shift works at night on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and alternates Saturday. Semi NY breaches occur when work weeks exceed the maximum set by local law which is more than 60 hours per week, including overtime. Additionally, all workers cannot work more than six consecutive days. Unusual or emergency situations are the only time that team members are allowed to work more than 60 hours in a week and/or more than six consecutive days. They must obtain approval from their manager before they take on the additional hours or days. In order to stay at the optimum labor costs we need to not exceed 11% in overtime. Reasons for breaches may be vacation schedules and or inaccurate job schedules. Moreover, schedules are created manually, which provides more room for error. Research Objectives and Data Collection Plan In terms of research and data collection, I will use scholarly articles, internal and external documents and conduct interviews within the departments of Human Resources and Manufacturing. Additionally, I will work closely with the manufacturing managers in Process 1, Process 2, and Process 3 to research tables that show current hours required based on current staffing levels monthly. I will use Semi Catalyst software,

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