The planning of production and manufacturing modules in a company or industry. It utilizes the resource allocation of activities of employees, materials and production capacity, in order to serve different customers.
Different types of production methods, such as single item manufacturing, batch production, mass production, continuous production etc. have their own type of production planning. Production planning can be combined with production control into production planning and control, or it can be combined and or integrated into enterprise resource planning
- Determination of the required product mix and factory load to satisfy customer's needs.
- Matching the required level of production to the existing resources.
- Scheduling and choosing the actual work to be started in the manufacturing facility
- Setting up and delivering production orders to production facilities.
Maintenance Engineer ... Inspects and tests utilities and utility back-up systems for proper operation and maintains adequate records. ... The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for maintaining the operation of a building's mechanical and utility systems.