Level 2 Supply Chain - Introduction to Manufacturing Planning and Control - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 2 Supply Chain – Introduction to Manufacturing Planning and Control

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Business Core Function: Marketing, Product Development, The Manufacturing Process
  • Manufacturing Process Components: Raw Materials, Work in Progress, Finished Goods
  • Support Functions: Quality assurance, Warehousing, Purchasing, Manufacturing Planning, Human Resources
  • Manufacturing Requirements: Manpower, Methods, Machines, Materials, Minutes, Converting Input into Output
  • Information Required: Process Time, Routing, Bill of Materials
  • Production Planning: Preparation stage, Processing stage, Assembly stage, Finishing stage, Packaging stage
  • Improvement Technique: PDCA. Six Sigma, Lean, Total Quality Management
  • Engaging External Organisations: Purchasing, Subcontracting, Outsourcing, Recognising the Need, Specify the Need, Determine Sourcing Options, Select the Supplier, Prepare the Purchase Order, Issue the Purchase Order, Expedite the Purchase Order, Receive and Inspect the Delivery, Invoice and Pay, Maintain Records
  • Planning and Control Techniques: Master Production Schedule, Bills of Materials, Rough Cut Capacity Planning, Materials Requirement Planning, Capacity Planning Requirements, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, Advanced Planning and Scheduling
  • Strategy: Demand chase strategy, Level production strategy, Mixed strategy
  • Manufacturing Improvement Techniques: Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Six Sigma, Reliable Centered Maintenance

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