Implementation of tools in operations management, Operation Management

How to implement tools in operations management?
Posted Date: 6/25/2012 2:05:28 AM | Location : United States





What is Implementation of Operations and how it is being done?
Implementation is the procedure of performing the planned functions. Planning processes includes estimating, routing and loading while dispatching and progressing are processes which are performed while manufacturing is going on. Former one is planning and the latter is controlling function. By combining both the things the process generated is implementation.
1. Estimating means the quantities that are estimated to be made at each workstation depending on the sales forecast, provision for buffer stock, quantities bought out, etc. It is done on the base of capacity.
2. Routing, which determines the sequence of operations and the machines for smooth working and minimum inventory?
3. Scheduling refers to allocating time slots for different jobs that when job is start and when it ends.
4. Dispatching is a process concerned with real moving of the materials with tools, jigs and fixtures to specific machines along with drawings and ensuring inspections at exact nodes, so that the materials shift in the supply chain.
5. Expediting is done to ensure that all is done properly
What are the tools used for implementation?
1. GANTT charts – One of the tools which is used to record progress by comparing the actual aligned with the planned activities and keep trail of the flow of the material.
2. Line balancing and line of balance - are two tools that make sure that machining centers are loaded uniformly so as to prevent build up stocks at intermediary stages.
3. Simulation models - are used to forecast use of machines and production levels.
4. Inventory models – which makes one determine when to order, how many to order and also give us an approaching to the risks and opportunities that come up for our concern.
5. ERP software - SAP have numerous components that store, sort and analyze data and make them accessible to the staff across the earth in many plants permitting managers to modernize their operations.
Posted by Christine Joseph | Posted Date: 6/25/2012 2:27:47 AM


Related Discussions:- Implementation of tools in operations management, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Implementation of tools in operations management, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Implementation of tools in operations management Discussions

Write discussion on Implementation of tools in operations management
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Consider a time when you have acted as a leader in the past and had to mitigate an issue. Examine how you resolved the issue. If the issue was not resolved, examine the steps you t

Sample Mean Chart - Control Charts for Variables This figure depicts a typical means chart, on which sample means would be progressively plotted, left to right. Two sets of c

In the world of marketing, _____ are ideas about products or services. (Points : 3) concepts notions perceptions impressions theories

Messages are transmitted from low speed terminals and arrive at a message concentrator at a Poisson rate of 600/hr. They are held in a buffer until a hi-speed trunk line is free to

Chase Plan The workforce size is varied as per to demand keeping the use of workers and inventory size constant. During months of low demand the workforce size is decrease and

Always Rain Irrigation, Inc., would like to determine capacity requirements for the next four years. Currently two production lines are I place for making bronze and plastic sprink

An operation produces 190 units per hour with a scrap rate of 10 percent. If we could eliminate the scrap completely, what would be the percentage increase in productivity per hour

a. Do you think lean relates to an organization being agile? b. Would implementing lean into an organization lead to a competitive advantage? if yes, explain, how and what types

I have 3 questions involving linear programming, solving using both a) the enumerating the corner points method and b) the iso-profit line method.

How you Google's do expected dominance of the online display advertising market will affect marketers who already use the Internet for marketing communications? Will its push into