Engineering Operations Management

  • Management is reviewing extending capacity full-time; they are currently reviewing their options. Discuss in detail what options you would use to increase your capacity to achieve your forecast and why?
  • What expansion strategy/strategies would you use to adjust your capacity long-term? Explain why you have selected these strategies and the impact on your staff, process, inventory, and storage.
  • Outline the inventory control system you selected to track your SKUs. Justify why you have chosen this system.
  • Are you using an Economic Order Quantity or a Periodic Review System to control your inventory? Discuss which method you are using and how it will work.
  • Discuss what Kanban method you would implement into your process and how it will operate.