Item description for World Class Master Scheduling: Best Practices And Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement by Donald H. Sheldon...
Master scheduling is the heartbeat of every manufacturing and distribution process. In fact, there is no more important process within manufacturing. This up-to-date "how-to" guide explains how master scheduling integrates with Lean and Six Sigma to create the perfect environment for robust control and continuous improvement. World Class Master Scheduling will help organizations establish rules of engagement and set the stage for maximum effectiveness of both Lean strategies and Six Sigma in the scheduling process. The author describes the need for cooperation with the demand side of the organization and how to achieve high-performance results. This desk reference is a must for operations managers, production supervisors, planners and schedulers, and Lean, Six Sigma and ERP practitioners and consultants.
* Provides in an easy-to-read, "how to" format an appropriate treatment of the basics and a complete detailed understanding of world class master scheduling in today's high-performance manufacturing organizations * Delineates good master scheduling techniques and processes, inventory strategy, and MPS application, as well as linkages to the supply chain and supplier interaction to maximize competitive advantage * Explains numerous inventory strategies (MTS, ATO, MTO, ETO, etc.) with rules for proper management of these process designs and includes interviews with best-in-class master schedulers * Covers demand management, sales and operations planning, enterprise resources planning, and numerous other important tools, management systems, and metrics * Details the roles and responsibilities, from scheduler to top management, for high-performance results
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Mar 28, 2006
Publisher J. Ross Publishing
ISBN 1932159401 ISBN13 9781932159400
Availability 0 units.
More About Donald H. Sheldon
Sheldon is President of the DH Sheldon & Associates consulting firm in New York.
Donald H. Sheldon currently resides in New York, in the state of New York.