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OPS 571 Week 4 Supply Chain Design Paper




OPS 571 Week 4 Supply Chain Design Paper;Reviewthe Riordan Manufacturing Virtual Organization.;Write a paper of no more than 1,400-words that includes the following;Determine Riordan's manufacturing strategy (chase, level, or combination) and explain its benefits.;Create a process flow diagram for the electric fan supply chain.;Select two metrics to evaluate performance of the electric fan supply chain.;Describe the supplier relationship and the effects on the supply chain. As part of this consider the following;Type of relationship;Supplier location, size of company, and financial stability.;Metrics used to measure supplier performance (on-time delivery, defects, etc).;Supplier improvement strategies;Describe how lean production principles may be used to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the electric fan supply chain process.;Select a business forecasting technique (qualitative or quantitative) for the electric fans and describe the forecasting process to be used at Riordan.;Create a sales forecast for electric fans using selected techniques.;Develop Aggregate Production Plan, Master Schedule, and Materials Requirement Plans for electric fans based off the sales forecast. Be sure to include the following;Determine inventory requirements of the electric fans component parts and finished goods;Select appropriate inventory system (fixed order quantity, two bin method, etc.) to meet inventory requirements.;Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.;Begin working on the Week Six assignment. In Week Six, you propose and implement new process design and supply chain processes for the manufacturing of Riordan's electric fans


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