Operation Supply Management

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Question description

You are the branch operations manager for a leading manufacturing 
company. The following are the bill of materials (BOM), Master Production 
Schedule, and Inventory Record Sheet for one of your products.


BOM


Product: Travel Coffee Cup


Item


Quantity Required

Rubber coaster

1

Handle

1

Insulated insert

1

Exterior cup form

1

Lid

1


Master Production Schedule

Travel Coffee Cup
Week

1


2


3


4


5


6


600


550


700


475


500


800


Inventory Record Sheet


Item


On-Hand Balance


Lead Time (in weeks)

Rubber coaster

75


4

Handle

200


3

Insulated insert

150


7

Exterior cup form

250


1

Lid

100


6

Perform an analysis to determine the appropriate quantities of 
materials to be ordered or made and the lead time phasing to:

  • Ensure that appropriate quantities of materials 
    are ordered at the appropriate time.
  • Ensure the availability of the materials on hand for production.

Create a report to present the results to your area head. Your 
analysis should include the following:

  • What quantity do you recommend? Why?
  • How did you arrive at the appropriate quantity 
    of materials to be ordered or made?
  • What measures do you suggest to ensure that 
    appropriate quantities are ordered at a particular time?
  • How will your measures ensure the availability 
    of the materials on hand for production?
  • How will you account for any wastage?
  • If the demand for a product increases suddenly, how will you account for the 
    sudden need of materials?

Using the APA format, cite the sources you use on a separate 
page.

Save your document as 
SU_MBA6012_W3_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

Submit it to the W3: Assignment 2 Dropbox by 
Sunday, February 10, 2013.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria 

Maximum 
Points

Analyzed the given documents to 
estimate the appropriate quantities of materials to be ordered and the lead 
phasing time and outlined the procedure used for analysis. 

10

Recommended measures to 
ensure that appropriate quantities of materials are ordered at a particular time 
and explained how you would ensure the availability of the materials on hand for 
production. 

10

Explained how waste and a sudden 
increase in demand will be accounted for. 

10

Presented a structured 
document free of spelling and grammatical errors. 

5

Properly cited the 
sources using the APA format. 

5

Total:

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