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Old 03-26-2014, 11:32 AM
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What downtime?

Christmas? No dude, we've worked Christmas...
JNAP works 2 10 hours shifts...that 20 hours of 24 hours in a day. The 4 hours is downtime
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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Old 03-26-2014, 12:51 PM
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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JNAP works 2 10 hours shifts...that 20 hours of 24 hours in a day. The 4 hours is downtime
Oh, the 4 hours where nothing gets done? OK.

Hehe...

At least not on my side of the plant...

... and there are areas of JNAP that *do* run 24/7. But not the whole plant.
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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What downtime?

Christmas? No dude, we've worked Christmas...
As much as I hope to heck you are making some decent money from all that hard work, and am glad the things aren't gathering dust on dealer lots or being sold into rental fleets or being offered with huge discounts, I have to wonder about the effects on quality when the assemblers are being driven so hard for so long.

Understand that opening another plant has huge financial risks, plus also tends to have yet another hit on quality until its lines get smoothed out, but at some point you folks do need a rest time to spend some of that money and relax a bit.

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Old 03-26-2014, 05:44 PM
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

This is slightly off topic...

But since this is a thread about JNAP...

I miss working on The Line®. I miss actually BUILDING Jeeps. I miss the action. I miss using my hands. I miss breaking the occasional sweat making sure my customers are happy. I miss getting in "The Hole®". I miss helping people out, I miss them helping me out. I miss wearing shoes instead of workboots.

I'm bored for most of the day driving around the plant, delivering parts. This is also highly stressful and it has helped me gain a few pounds.

Your thoughts, guys?
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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This is slightly off topic...

But since this is a thread about JNAP...

I miss working on The Line®. I miss actually BUILDING Jeeps. I miss the action. I miss using my hands. I miss breaking the occasional sweat making sure my customers are happy. I miss getting in "The Hole®". I miss helping people out, I miss them helping me out. I miss wearing shoes instead of workboots.

I'm bored for most of the day driving around the plant, delivering parts. This is also highly stressful and it has helped me gain a few pounds.

Your thoughts, guys?
Walk around the plant delivering parts?
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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Walk around the plant delivering parts?
I've actually done that when my tow tractor went down. (I have since received a new one, thanks Chrysler!) It was a 2007 with so many "hours" (it measures traction hours, not miles), that the counter stopped working! (Or maybe it was just broken)

It wasn't easy to deliver a steel rack with 25 cargo carpet assemblies and pull it halfway across the assembly shop.

Don't think I'm THAT desperate! LOL
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

It's hot in here today.

Quick, someone turn up the A/C!
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

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It's hot in here today.

Quick, someone turn up the A/C!
Wait till July!


Are they cancelling the down weeks in July this year? They are cancelling one week at the Explorer plant.
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Re: Jefferson North Assembly Plant - Is it at or near 100% capacity?

Both are canceled!

Honestly IMO I don't even know why they scheduled them in the first place!

BTW: It's cooling down now.
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