Erp System for Riordan Manufacturing

4932 WordsDec 13, 200620 Pages
ERP System for Riordan Manufacturing Team A University of Phoenix Riordan Manufacturing is the leading global industry manufacturing company of plastic injection molding. With over 550 employees and their overall annual projected earnings of $46 million dollars, Riordan Manufacturing accredits their success to their focus on sales and marketing to gain additional business and maintain a good relationship with existing clientele. Although the company has been successful thus far, it is always important and essential to continually improve and take the business to the next level in order to stay competitive in today 's world. Who doesn 't want to be the best at what they do, and especially within the industry they represent? In…show more content…
Once all of the options and methods have been identified, researched and evaluated, the team will have to collectively decide on the best solutions and vendors that will provide the best return on investment. The Vice President of International Operations, Charles Williamson, will be in charge of overseeing the entire project. With the support of the Vice Presidents from each department, Charles Lacy – Sales and Marketing, Bob Havings – Product Support, Mark Neitzel – Operations, and Clyde Cousins – Transportation, Charles and his team will have to carry and delegate responsibilities to other team members within their departments to make this project successful. Of course extensive input from the Chief Information Officer, Maria Trinh and her team will be extremely important, along with the Director of Human Resources, Yvonne McMillan and Chief Legal Council, Lowell Bradford. Once the plan is laid out, each department will be responsible for acknowledging how the changes could cause a negative impact and what could be done to prevent an excessive amount of downtime. Each department should elicit input from their employees to get the broadest range of opinions and ideas. It will then be up to the department lead to collaborate those ideas into a common consensus and present to the team for review. Each goal should be assigned to the respective department and a time line should then
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