Process design, Operation Management

Process Design

New product is not realities unit they are manufactured. Process design is necessary to manufacture new products. Process design is concerned with the overall sequences of operations required to achieve the product specifications. It specifies the type of work stations that are to be used, the machines and equipments necessary and the quantities in which each is required.

In other  words process design means the complete delineation and  description of  steps in the production  process and  the linkages among the steps that will  enable the production system to produce  products of the desired quality, in the required quantity at the time customers want  them  and at the  budgeted cost.

The sequences of operations in the manufacturing process are determined by:

  1. The nature of the product.
  2. The materials used.
  3. The quantities being product and.
  4. The existing physical layout of the plant.
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