Published on July 6, 2015
Use the same product you chose for the Product Selection Paper and Presentation in Week Three. Write a 700- to 1,050-word executive summary that addresses the following: • Compare and contrast scheduling approaches to the four primary types of manufacturing processes: o Job shop o Batch shop o Assembly o Continuous flow • Describe your products manufacturing process and scheduling approach. • Analyze the relationships of equipment availability, personnel, and bottlenecks, and how these factors apply to your product. • Compare and contrast synchronous manufacturing, material requirements planning, and just-in-time. Then, choose one and explain how and why you will use it for your product. Present an executive summary of your findings in a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation. Include speaker notes.