Essay on FINE RACK ASSIGNMENT

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The Fine Wine Rack Company
Introduction
Welcome to the wine cellar business. As Production Manager of the Fine Wine Rack Co., you supervise a small factory which builds custom bottle storage systems. These storage systems, or
"wine racks", have been installed through out the country. Your typical customer is a private wine collector, usually wealthy, who is either building or remodeling a wine cellar to store his or her own collection. Ben Parker, the owner of the Fine Wine Rack Co., closes each deal personally and turns the order over to you to build. The order then becomes a "job" released into your factory, and is usually referred to by the name of the customer for whom it is being built. Ben promises that the job will be
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Make the custom trim for that job.
"Pull" the racks from inventory, inspect, and document the job.
Pack the job for shipping.

A typical job is named after the customer, although it requires a job code number in order for you to create your schedule. For example, the following jobs are waiting to be scheduled:

Table 1: Fine Wine Rack Job Releases
Job Code
Number

Job Name

20 High,
Double
Depth
Racks
10 columns

24 High,
Single
Depth
Racks
0 columns

24 High,
Double
Depth
Racks
20 columns

Trim Work
Required

Inspection
Required

Packing
Required

Promised
Shipping
Date

Larrochi

20 High,
Single
Depth
Racks
10 columns

1

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

2

Chen

10 columns

60 columns

0 columns

0 columns

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

3

Brannan

10 columns

10 columns

0 columns

0 columns

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

4

Matthewson

60 columns

0 columns

0 columns

40 columns

2 hour

1 hour

2 hour

5

Loi

30 columns

30 columns

0 columns

20 columns

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

6

Bender

30 columns

30 columns

30 columns

30 columns

2 hour

1 hour

2 hour

7

Myers

10 columns

10 columns

10columns

10 columns

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

8

Berenger

20 columns

0 columns

50 columns

0 columns

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

Friday,
Week 1
Monday,
Week 2
Wednesday,
Week 1
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