An Mrp Solution for Riordan Manufacturing

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An MRP Solution for Riordan Manufacturing Table of Contents Executive Summary ……………………………………………………………………….. 3 Scope ………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 Project Feasibility …………………………………………………………………………. 6 Current Operating State …………………………………………………………………… 6 Requirements ……………………………………………………………………………… 10 Future Operating State …………………………………………………………………….. 12 System Components ………………………………………………………………………. 14 System Architecture ……………………………………………………………………….. 15 Cost Analysis ……………………………………………………………………………… 16 Maintenance and Support …………………………………………………………………. 17 Assumptions and Constraints ……………………………………………………………… 19 Success Measures …………………………………………………………………………. 23 Summary…show more content…
In regards to deliverables, the scope of the Riordan Manufacturing system can be broken down as follows: Internal Deliverables 1. Reduce finished goods inventories 2. Manage raw materials more efficiently 3. Track products throughout the manufacturing process 4. Manage receiving processes across all plants 5. Reduce costs by 10% 6. Reduce cycle time by 15% 7. Reduce labor intensive manual inventory 8. Eliminate raw material procurement problems 9. Enable an easily accessible inventory system company-wide 10. Integrate inventory management with MRP and ERP systems 11. Use intuitive tools to handle daily processes 12. Interface with the customer billing system 13. Support input of sales 14. Support shipping and receiving data 15. Automatically calculate inventory processes External Deliverables 1. Shorten customer response time 2. Decrease delays in shipping 3. Automate shipping and ordering processes Ultimately, these deliverables will improve Riordan’s quality control across all plants and ensure the company’s commitment to future growth by providing a greater amount of working capital. Project Feasibility Riordan has in its budget $150,000 for this project. This limits the options available to the company. Plant employees possess strong technical skills and are well aware of the actions that potentially could be automated. The technical staff has the ability to undertake an important portion of the

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