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: