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shop floor in Factories topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshop floorˌshop ˈfloor noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 1 TIFthe area in a factory where the ordinary workers do their workon the shop floor 🔊 The chairwoman started her working life on the shop floor.2 WORKERthe ordinary workers in a factory, not the managers 🔊 negotiations between the shop floor and management
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shop floorWorking Conditions Most industrial production managers divide their time between the shop floor and their office.Of course, we also provide practical project management training from the shop floor up.The effects of large-scale unemployment and changes in the laws affecting trade unions have sapped militancy on the shop floor.Staff working in the office, on the shop floor and in the warehouse may well communicate via the internal telephone system.They were, in fact, star workers whose performance on the shop floor was being rewarded with a weekend in paradise.In metalworking, your margins end up on the shop floor with even the slightest employee inattention.Over several years, the company had introduced these new machines on to the shop floor.How can you go back there, to the shop floor?on the shop floorData Communications: Collection and manipulation of data on the shop floor with a view to allowing more efficient management of the industry's resources.Support groups were located on the shop floor around the high-performance teams which they served.The machinist on the shop floor could detect but not correct the error.The effects of large-scale unemployment and changes in the laws affecting trade unions have sapped militancy on the shop floor.Staff working in the office, on the shop floor and in the warehouse may well communicate via the internal telephone system.I believe any young graduate would get an awful lot of value from working with people on the shop floor.They were, in fact, star workers whose performance on the shop floor was being rewarded with a weekend in paradise.In metalworking, your margins end up on the shop floor with even the slightest employee inattention.