Scope of process design, Project Management

Scope of Process Design

 Design of manufacturing process starts with the receipt of product specifications and ends with the final plan for the manufacture of the product. The steps involved in process design are:

  1. A careful review of the product design and product specifications t ensure that economical manufacture is feasible.
  2. Determination of the methods of manufacture that will result in the optimum manufacturing cost.
  3. Selection or development and procurement of all machines tools jigs and fixtures material handling equipments and machine accessories required for the manufacture of the product at the required quality level and at the rate of production.
  4. Lay out of the production area and auxiliary spaces and installation of the manufacturing facilities.
  5. Planning for and establishing the necessary control of materials machines and manpower to ensure the effective utilization of the manufacturing facility for the economical production of the product.

The above steps may be identified as functions or activities such as manufacturing engineering, process engineering, methods engineering and tools engineering. The scope of process design activity can be identified as all the work that is necessary to arrange for the manufacture of the product by the most economical means and the compliance with all safety regulations.

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