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Manufacturing Schedule Adherence

The absolute variance of actual production to scheduled production.

Details

Formula:

(|Scheduled Production – Actual Production|)/Scheduled Production


Interpretation:

When manufacturing over or under produces against plan, either service level or inventory investment is adversly affected. Assertive continuous improvement programs should be in place to decrease the variance.


Unit: Percentage

Direction: Minimize

Benchmark Results


This KPI is most used for:
Operational Excellence

Comments

  1. Muzzammil Ahmad

    Manufacturing Schedule Adherence is actually a measure that how much the manufacturing is as per the schedule, so it is not like a KPI of variance but it should be written like:

    % Schedule Adherence = (Actual Production / Scheduled Production) x 100

    So, the formula you have mentioned in your post is not “Manufacturing Schedule Adherence” but actually it is “Variance in Manufacturing Schedule Adherence”

    The % schedule adherence and its variance are two separate KPIs.

  2. klaus B.

    I was looking for a plan adherence metric. Not only does the number of units stocked count. In order to understand your abillity to build a stable production schedule it is also interresting to measure if the production took place on the dates and hours it was planned for.

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