Material Requirements Planning

Utilizing the Step-by-Step MRP Calculation Process, students will solve the following MRP problem given: Product A is an end item and is made from two units of B and four of C. B is made of three units of D and two of E. Product C is made of two units of F and two of E. Product A has a lead-time of one week. Products B, C and E have lead-times of two weeks. Products D and F have a lead-time of three weeks.

a. Show the bill of material (product structure tree). b. If 100 units of A are required in week 10, develop the MRP planning schedule, specifying when items are to be ordered and received. There are currently no units of inventory on hand.

 750-1,000 Word White Paper; 1,200-1,500 words

 

Assignment Objectives

 

 

Describe the concepts of demand management

Execute critical thinking in applying master planning concepts

Interpret techniques and practices of inventory management

Appropriately use effective communication techniques

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