OPS 571 Operations Management (Week 1 to 6 Below Assignments Only);Week 1 Process Design Matrix and Summary;Complete the Process Design Matrix.;Write an executive summary identifying appropriate design approaches for a selected product and service.;? Pick one service with which you are familiar. Complete three to five line items such as production line, self-service, or personal attention approach, on the Process Design Matrix.;? Pick one product with which you are familiar. Complete three to five line items such as Job shop, batch, assembly line, or continuous flow approach, on the Process Design Matrix.;Required Elements;? No more than 700 words;? Consistent with APA format;Submit Matrix with the Executive Summary......................................;Week 2 Process Designs and Supply Chains;This is part one of a two part assignment starting with an introductory look at process design and supply chains.;Identify a company with which you are familiar. This could be your place of employment, a car wash, a yard service company, and so forth.;Create an MS PowerPoint Presentation in which you describe the current state of your selected company's supply chain and an identified process.;Required Elements;? Describe the company's supply chain;? Identify a process internal to the company that you wish to analyze.;? Describe the process internal to the company that you wish to analyze.;? Identify an appropriate design approach for the process you have chosen.;? Create a high-level AS IS process flow chart using an appropriate tool.;? Identify at least one metric to measure the process and its application (how, what, when, and who).;? Use an appropriate tool to collect data for each step of the process.;? PowerPoint includes 4-5 slides with detailed speaker notes....................................................;Week 3 Process Designs and Supply Chains, Pt 2;Create an MS PowerPoint Presentationin which you evaluate the current state of the process you selected in Week Two and summarize the proposed future state.;? Required Elements;? Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the process selected in Week Two using the data collected.;? Determine areas for improvement;? Design an improved process flow chart using an appropriate tool.;? Summarize two items from this improved process. Include an explanation of how these items could be used in your personal or professional life to improve a process.;? PowerPoint should include 4-5 slides with detailed speaker notes.....................................................;Week 4 Supply Chain Design Paper;Review the 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;o Type of relationship;o Supplier location, size of company, and financial stability;o Metrics used to measure supplier performance (on-time delivery, defects, etc);o 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;o The determination of inventory requirements of the electric fans component parts and finished goods;o The selection of an appropriate inventory system (fixed order quantity, two bin method, etc.) to meet inventory requirements.................................................;Week 5 Project Management Recommendation;Review the Project Management email.;Write an email response in which you address the following points;? Determine which project might be implemented and why (e.g. feasibility study, breakeven analysis, etc).;? Describe the five phases of a project;? Describe the key deliverables associated with the selected project(s).......................................................;Week 6 Process Improvement Presentation;Create an 8-10 slide MS PowerPoint presentation with detailed speaker notes. Include the following;Identify which ISO standards apply to Riordan Manufacturing;? Using the Six Sigma DMAIC process, develop a new process design for the production of the Riordan electric fans. Be sure to take advantage of any global opportunities available to Riordan, such as lower labor costs.;? Describe the bottlenecks that may occur in the new process.;? Identify three TQM tools that may be used for ongoing process improvement. Be sure to describe who will use the tool, when it will be used, and what interval and how it will lead to process improvement.;? A project plan including: A schedule including project goals, a schedule, roles and responsibilities and deliverables.;? An implementation plan, including a Gantt chart of the process design for the Riordan electric fans.
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