Estratégias operatórias frente ao trabalho repetitivo : o caso das soldadoras das indústrias de jóias folheadas e bijuterias
Gonçalves, Juliana Machion
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In the last decades has occurred the local productive system consolidation of plated jewelry in Limeira city which has created many jobs, opportunities and the city s economic development. In the jewelry s manufacture the use of manual labor has been predominant, characterized as repetitive work, mainly linked to the processes of assembly and welding. This study searched the welder s activity industries plated jewelry taking as theoreticalmethodological assumptions Ergonomics Located in order to understand the operational strategies adopted against the repetitive work. Based on that, it was the work context of welding jewelry, which has the characteristics of repetitive work, precision and the notion of regulation. The study examined the welder s perception that the physical demands prevail in work activities, but they act on the organization, a collective work and flexibility to change operating mode, adjusting their work. The research importance was to assess the adoption of strategies by welders because of the margin of maneuver to adjust the workload. Because of experience, expertise, collective work, breaks and the possibility of speeding up or slowing down the work, the welders can stay working against the repetitive work.