Proactive Manufacturing Strategy for Managing the Multiproduct Production Plan


  • Nawang Widiatmaka Universitas Islam Indonesia
  • Winda Nur Cahyo Buana Perjuangan Karawang University



flexibility manufacturing strategy, proactive manufacturing strategy, quality management, Pareto, fault tree analysis


The case study focuses on a multi-product company in Indonesia that aims to develop a proactive manufacturing strategy to tackle production disruptions caused by process uncertainty. Data from 30 periods are analyzed to evaluate the company's weekly production plan performance, revealing consistent quantity fulfillment but significant discrepancies in the types of products produced compared to the plan. Process uncertainty, especially regarding quality, leads to disruptions such as uneven and inadequate material supplies. Statistical Process Control (SPC) tools, like Pareto analysis, are used to identify priority quality issues, forming the basis for Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) to trace root causes and determine intervention points. Each machine's limited set of valves and pipes poses challenges for thorough cleaning during downtime and quality management outside working hours. Introducing backup valves and pipes per machine can mitigate these issues and improve production efficiency. Companies can implement procurement strategies for pipes and valves to prevent dirty prints in the primary process, ensuring smooth material supply and minimizing disruptions. Although actual production plan achievement hasn't reached 100%, this strategy has the potential to increase product sales by 3.31% by reducing the rejection ratio of dirty prints. Ultimately, proactive procurement of spare pipes and valves is expected to increase production efficiency by 4%, indicating enhanced production schedule stability.

Author Biographies

Nawang Widiatmaka, Universitas Islam Indonesia

Informatics Engineering

Winda Nur Cahyo, Buana Perjuangan Karawang University

Information System


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