Manufacturing Order Execution: An investigation into a means of implementing new production planning tools at Synlait Milk Ltd.
Thesis DisciplineEngineering Management
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster of Engineering in Management
Implementation of production planning and scheduling systems at Synlait Milk Ltd. for its process manufacturing plant required a project be carried out. Socio-technical considerations as well as ease-of-use for the end-users of a planning system were found to be of the utmost importance in the implementation of a production planning and control system. Implementation options for the systems were weighed and a viable solution found.