Essay on Module 1 Slp

1384 Words Feb 6th, 2013 6 Pages
TUI UNIVERSITY
Robert Brown
Module 1 SLP
OPM 500
Operations Management for Managers
Dr. Kevin Dickenson
January 15, 2013

4 Corners Cookie Company The 4 Corners Cookie Company was established in 2013 from a vision of Robert Brown to create a local and unique cookie and bakery company that produces quality cookies, cupcakes and cakes. The 4 Corners Cookie Company breaks the mold of creating commonly known round cookies and produces all of its 16 varieties of cookies in the shape of a square, hence the 4 Corners Cookie Company. In addition to our unique cookies, 4 Corners Cookie Company also produces 16 varieties of cupcakes and an assortment of special occasion single tier cakes. Currently, The 4 Corners Cookie Company in
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Key Area 2 – Main Production Process per Flavor Variety *1 large cookie sheet produces 96 cut cookies. One production batch uses 6 cookie sheets and yields 576 cookies (48 dozen cookies). Process | Time | Tool | Receive and Read daily production order | .5 | | Gather all Ingredients and 6 cookie sheets. | 6 mins | Work station table | Measure & Mix Ingredients in Large Mixer and allow to mix | 4 mins | Mixer | Remove mixed products and place on greased cookie sheets | 3 mins | Cookie Sheets | Evenly spread entire mix | 2 mins | Spatula | Bake (12 mins) @ 350* | 12 mins | Oven @ 6 sheets | Remove cookie sheets and move to cooling station | 3 mins | Cooling racks | Cut cookies using template cutter | 2 mins | Square Cutter | Total Time for 1 batch | 32.5 mins | |

Key Area 3 – Packaging & Shipping The packing and shipping team receives cookies from cooling station, packs per contract specifications and preps for transport delivery to customer.
Productivity Issues 1. Employee Absence
As with any business, a company is only as good as its employees. Unfortunately, employees are subject to sickness, injury and many other issues that keep them away from their jobs. In addition, employees need to be motivated to produce desired results. Unmotivated employees lead to a decline in quality work, product consistency and productivity. (Baking Management 2006). 2. Equipment Production

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