A hydraulic press can make 900 pieces/week. Your company can sell those in six weeks. A robotic welder is a bottleneck in the flow of a product line for which demand exceeds supply; any decrease means lost revenue. What should you do if both machines go down simultaneously?
You already have PMs scheduled for another bottleneck machine today. How do you prioritize if you have only enough crew for one machine at a time? That robotic welder needs to run as much as possible and it's