View All num of num See all Photos Amazon.com This employer has taken extra steps to respond to reviews and provide job seekers with accurate company information, photos, and reviews. Interested for your company?Learn More. www.amazon.com Employer Engaged Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 4.4k Reviews 11k Salaries 5.7k Interviews 10k Jobs Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Interview Question Area Manager Interview Hazleton, PA Amazon.com Math Problem: You have an upstream Picking department that feeds two downstream packing departments: A and B. 75% of your Pick volume goes to department A, which has a packing rate of 150 unites per labor hour (uph). 25% of the Pick volume goes to department B, which is for large items, and has a pack rate of 25 units per labor hour. Your pickers pick both large and small items throughout the day at an overall average rate of 100 units per labor hour. You have 25 people today for all 3 departments, and you absolutely must pack 7,500 units in department A to meet a customer promise metric. How do you allocate labor to balance the flow in your department if you work a 10 hour shift? Do not assume breaks or lunches in your answer. Department % of volume Rate (uph) People Daily Volume Pick 100% 100 ?? ?? Pack A 75% 150 ?? 7,500 Pack B 25% 25 ?? ?? Tags: math See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 2 Answers ▲ 22 ▼ Department % of volume Rate (uph) People Daily VolumePick 100% 100 10 10,000Pack A 75% 150 5 7,500Pack B 25% 25 10 2,500 Interview Candidate on Apr 15, 2010 ▲ 4 ▼ Stream Vol % Units/Hr Total Volume Hrs Reqd Staff ReqdPick 100% 100 10000 100 10Pack A 75% 150 7500 50 5Pack B 25% 25 2500 100 10 Anand on Apr 22, 2013 Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.