Riordian Manufacturing Process Design

Riordan Manufacturing Process Design
Yineida Colón Vázquez
University of Phoenix
Gerald D. Blayne

Riordan Manufacturing Process Design
Riordan Manufacturing, Inc. is an industry leader in the field of plastic injection molding that creates innovative plastics designs with international reputation.   The company’s main goal is to fulfill customer’s unique needs with a variety of quality products as plastics bottles, all sizes fans, heart valves, medical stents and custom plastics parts.   Being a worldwide recognizes company, Riordan have gain reputation around the world.   This paper is going to discuss areas of opportunity particularly for the plant located in china with recommendations of a whole new process design that will help the organization perform better.   We are going to discuss organizations Material production requirement (MRP) involving the supply chain for the creation of the fans and production forecasts.   The main purpose is to create a new process design that will help overcome areas where the organization is not performing well including poor supplier performance and poor methods of distribution.
Material Production Requirement Riordan System and Benefits
One of the biggest challenges that Riordan manufacturing have with the China plant is its location.   The China plant is the only one located overseas even though it serves the United States as well.   The challenge of location is affecting the organization performance in supply and distribution.   However, the best decision will not be relocate the plant because Riordan is taking advantage of lower labor cost in China.   This global opportunity of locating this plant overseas helps Riordan to save in labor cost.   For instance in order to fix the problem of supply and distribution of the fans, Riordan needs to implement a system that will help them to get the right materials to the right place at the right time.   This system is what we called the Material Production Requirement or...