Role of production planning and control, Operation Management

Role of Production Planning and Control in Operation Management

Operations are at the centre of the diagram in figure given below because they are the dynamic doing elements of the production process.  As the figure shows, planning and control never cease in the production area. There are a variedly of production operations management responsibilities such as:

  • Production design,
  • Process design and Job  design,
  • Equipment selection  and replacement  ,
  • Labor skill  and training programs,
  • Inputs  material  selection  involving  raw  materials  and sub contracting,
  • Plant  layout and selection,
  • Scheduling  steps of the plan,
  • Implementing  and controlling the schedule,
  • Operating the production system.
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