How to Calculate Operator Working Rating in Garment Industry

How to Calculate Operator Working Rating in Garment Industry
Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

What is Rating?
Rating is the assessment of the worker of working relative to the observers concept of the rate corresponding to standard pace. It is a subjective comparison of any condition or activity to a benchmark, based upon our experience. Rating is a technique used to assess the speed and effectiveness of an operator performing an activity or group of activities.

Details of British Standard Rating Scale:
  1. 0 = No activity
  2. 1-50 = Very slow, clumy, operator appears to be half asleep, fumbling movement, weak and no interest in the job.
  3. 51-75 = Trying to get output but for their handling problem, less attentiveness they cannot make sure the quality and output also
  4. 76-100 = Very faster than other operators. the are working with their 100% concentration and make the garment with satisfactory quality and quantity level.
Performance Rating:
Observed Time
Rating (%)
Basic Time
Performance rating graph:
Chart of performance rating
From the above chart:
A is standard worker, B is a fast worker and C is a slow worker

We can see some examples of work study or its effectiveness:
Status of work study dept.
Benefits of work study department:
Benefits of work study department
Looking at the comparison shown below it is obvious that group A factories are more productive than the group B factories. This fact is further strengthened when the overall factory survey results are compared. The factories in group A have a combined score of 62% for overall performance whereas factories in group B achieved a score of only 48%.
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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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