UGBA M2L1 - Production Processes 1 Job shop often one of a...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
UGBA M2L1 Production and Quality = manufacturing, service operations, and quality Manufacturing- process selection, project management, site selection, supply chain Outsourcing: make versus “buy it in” Efficient diagonal- many ways; however, only one right Tasks of the Production System Provide what the customer wants, when they want it Meet or exceed customer’s expectations for “quality” Achieve the lowest possible cost ADP- universal paycheck company Why bike factory not make paint? Another company makes paint better. Old View: Control Production Henry Ford’s River Rouge Plant- not important anymore Virtual Corporation, Davidow & Malone Marketing planning, what to sell, design, advertising Manages information and relationships Is not product-focused = stuck in a product Moves quickly to satisfy customer needs
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Production Processes 1. Job shop- often one of a kind, many products 2. Batch production- limited product line, short runs; different batches 3. Assembly line 4. Continuous flow- high volume, limited product line; 24 hours Some key success factors by type of process 1. Job shop Flexibility, understand customer requirements; make different things each day 2. Batch production Minimize changeover time; correct batch size 3. Assembly line Enough sales to justify; JIT inventory; shut down the factory when 4. Continuous flow Statistical Process Control (SPC); automation; round the clock operation Efficient Diagonal- making your own gas is “off the efficient diagonal”, assembly line for cookies Flow Chart Document the process Preparation step is something you could have done last night...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern