Elements of Production Control
1.Control of the Planning: Assure receipt of latest forecast data from sales and production planning bill of material data from product engineering and routing information from process engineering.
2.Control of Materials : Control of inventory and providing for issue of materials to the shop and movement of material within the shop.
3.Control Tooling : Determine the available of tooling and provide for issue of tools to shop department from tools cribs.
4.Control of Manufacturing Capacity: Determine the abailability of equipment and labour capacities and issue realistic production schedules and provide a means of recording completed production.
5.Control of Activities: Release order and information at assigned times.
6. Control of Quantity : Follow up to progress of production in order to ensure that the required quantities are processed at each production step and to ensure that corrective action is initiated where work fails to pass each stage of inspection.
7. Control of Material Handling: Release orders for movement of work to ensure availability of material as required at each stage of the operations.
8. Control of Due Dated: Check on the relation of actual and planned schedules and determine the cause of delays or stoppage that interfere with weekly schedules of work assigned to each machine or work center.
9. Control of Information: Distribute timely information and reports showing deviations from plans so that corrective action can b e taken and provide data on production perforation measurements for future planning.