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b 584 -.-.-.+.: sedion 4 ::r t,pt t ,${n lJr.lr txrr lr._. .,6.. .11:-..:".,.," * I't.lt,itrtr, ,\tit) CoNTHol Analytics Exe rcise: An MRP ExplosionBrunswick Mo tors Recently, Phil Harris, the production control manager at Bmnswick, read an article on time-phased requirements shafis that are needed fbr the production of gear boxes in a given week must be delivcred to the Suba.ssembly Department stockroom before Monday moming of that week. In prepiuing the MRP example Phil planned to use the planning. He was curious about how this technique rnight work in scheduling Brunswick's engine assembly operations and decided to prepare an example to illustrate the worksheets shown on the next page and to make the fbl- ol iirne-phased requirernents planning. Phil's first step was to prepare a master schedule lor one the engine Lypes produced by Brunswick: the Model use ol lowing assumptions: 1 1000 engine. This schedule indicates the number of units of thc Modcl 1000 cnginc to bc asscmbled cach weck during the last 12 weeks and is shown below. Next, Phil decided to simplify his rcquircments planning examplc by considering only two of the many components that are needed to complcte thc asscmbly ol'thc Modcl I000 enginc. Thcsc two components, the gear box and the input shaft. are shown in the product structure diagram below. Phil noted that the gear box is assembled by the Subassembly Department and suhsequently is sent to the main engine assemhly line. The input shaft is one of several component parts manufactured by Brunswick that are needed to produce a gear box subassembly. Thus. levels 0, l, and 2 are included in the product structure diagrarn to indicate the three manufaururing stages that are involved in producing an engine: the Engine Assembly Department, the Subassembly Department, and the Machirie Shop. . 2. Seventeen gear boxes are on hand at the beginning ol Week 1, and five gear boxes are currently on order to be delivered at the start of Week 2. Forty input shafts arc on hand at thc staft of Week l, and,22 are scheduled for delivery at the beginning ot' Week 2. 1 initially, assume that Phil wants to minimize his inventory requircrrents. Assume that cach ordcr will bc only for what is required for a single period. Using the following fbrms. calculate thc net rcquirements and planned order releases lbr the gear boxes and input shafts. Assumc that lot sizing is clone using lot-for-lot (L-4L). 2 Phil would like to cilnsider the costs that his accoun[ants are currently using for inventory carrying and setup f'or the gear bores and input shafis. These costs are as fbllows: The manufacturing lead times required to produce the gear box and input shali components are also indicated in the product struclure diagram. Note that two weeks are required to produce a batch ol'geir boxes antl ilrat all thc gear boxes must be delivered to thc assembly line parts stockroom befbre Monday moming o1'thc wcck in which they arc to be used. Likcwiso. it takes three weeks to produce a lot ofinput shatts, and all the PART Gear Box SetuP : I 2 3 4 lnventory carrying cost 1.5 5 7 10 6 7 8 15 2A 10 -5 9 Model 1000 product structure Gcar hox I-eadtirne:2weeks Used: 1 per engine Input shafr Leadtime:3weeks Used: 2 per gear box - S2lunit/week : S1/unit/week SetuP: $45lorder lnput Shaft Model 1000 master schedule Wcek $9g/order lnventory carrying cost 10 1l 1Z 8 7 t6

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