Material Requirement Planning (MRP) (:check:5)Challenges in MRP (Quantity…
Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
1)Definition of MRP
:warning:Concerning with both production scheduling and inventory control.
:warning: It is a material control system that attempt to keep adequate inventory levels to assure the required material are available when needed.
2)Objectives of MRP
Ensure the availability of material component, and production for planned production and for customer delivery.
Maintain the lowest possible level of inventory.
Plan activities such manufacturing, delivery schedules and purchasing.
3)Explain the terms inventory, capacity and priority in MRP
Is about the order with the right part, right quantity and at the right time
This is about order with the right due date and also keep the due date valid.
This is concerned to the plan for a complete load and accurate load and the adequate time to view future load.
4)Types of MRP system
:star:Master production schedule:
A plan for individual commodities to
be produced in each time period
such as production, staffing,
:star:Inventory status record:
Up to date status of all items,
hands on & scheduled
receipts from suppliers which
include supplier lead time &
production cycle time
:star:Bill of material (BOM)
Contains information on every items
required to produce end items
:check:5)Challenges in MRP
Demands change rapidly from
time to time
How much the product should be
produced in order to satisfy
customers demand and avoid
excess inventory on the same
Timing of supply
Whats the best time to
produce products that can
meet customer demands.
Timing of demand
Due to the different of seasons and
MRP applied in a roiling horizon basis