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Scheduling of Operations

Scheduling of Operations

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Scheduling of Scheduling of OperationsOperations
 
What is scheduling?What is scheduling?
Last stage of planning before production occursLast stage of planning before production occurs
Planning and control issues pertaining to short-termPlanning and control issues pertaining to short-term(ranging from a day/shift to utmost a week or two)(ranging from a day/shift to utmost a week or two)
In short-term several questions need to be answered.In short-term several questions need to be answered.
How can the jobs be assigned to various work centers?How can the jobs be assigned to various work centers?
Within each work center, how can the jobs be rank ordered?Within each work center, how can the jobs be rank ordered?
How can other resources such as skilled workers and specialHow can other resources such as skilled workers and specialgadgets be assigned to the operating system?gadgets be assigned to the operating system?
A collective framework to address these questions isA collective framework to address these questions isreferred to as scheduling of operations.referred to as scheduling of operations.
 
Objectives in SchedulingObjectives in Scheduling
Meet customer due datesMeet customer due dates
Minimize job latenessMinimize job lateness
Minimize completion timeMinimize completion time
Minimize time in the systemMinimize time in the system
Minimize overtimeMinimize overtime
Maximize machine or labor utilizationMaximize machine or labor utilization
Minimize idle timeMinimize idle time
Minimize work-in-process inventoryMinimize work-in-process inventory

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