Synopses & Reviews
An ideal primer for those interested in learning more about manufacturing processes. The theory, tools, and technology offered in this book will expand the reader's knowledge base to enhance existing skills, and introduce new information and skills.
An ideal primer for those interested in learning more about manufacturing processes.
Table of Contents
Introduction Module 1: Key Competitive Challenges The Big Picture Module 2: Long-Term Planning Long-Term Planning Establish a Business Plan Develop the Annual Production Plan Module 3: Medium-Term Planning Medium-Term Planning Forecast Shipment Levels Test the Master Production Schedule Module 4: Short-Term Planning Phase 1: Material Control Short-Term Planning Implement Requirements Planning Determine Gross-to-Net Requirements Module 5: Short-Term Planning Phase 2: Production Activity Control Production Activity Control Load Work Centers Begin Building and Monitoring Progress Module 6: Short-Term Planning Phase 3: Evolution to JIT Manufacturing Just-in-Time Manufacturing Implement JIT Principles Moving Toward JIT Educating Your Suppliers Module 7: Short-Term Planning Phase 4: Inventory Control Inventory Control Deliver Product to the Customer Answers to Exercises