Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Course

Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Course




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  • As the driving force in a manufacturing environment, Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
  • Discover how to use MRP outputs to manage the material flow process, in both stable and unstable environments.
  • Improvements in inventory levels, delivery performance, quality and customer satisfaction are achievable - even in the worst environments
  • Material requirements planning (MRP) is a production planning, scheduling, and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes.
  • An MRP integrates data from production schedules inventory and the Bill of Materials (BOM) to calculate purchasing and shipping schedules for the parts or components required to build a product.
  • Most MRP systems are software-based, while it is possible to conduct MRP manually as well.


Who should attend?

  • Procurement Managers
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Warehousing Managers
  • Financial & Accounting Managers.
  • Procurement Staff
  • Warehouse Staff
  • Professionals who work within an MRP environment
  • Supply management professionals who want to maximize the performance of their operations.
  • Project team members


Course content:

  • Introduction.
  • Define MRP and its importance.
  • Understand the requirement on apply MRP.
  • Describe the process, planning tools & techniques, types of (MRP).
  • Discuss what is involved in MRP vs. MRP II (Manufacturing Resource Planning).
  • Explain what occurs during the application of the process of MRP.
  • Discuss the importance of applying MRP on certain business.
  • The scope of MRP in manufacturing.
  • Problems with MRP systems
  • Understand the MRP Planning process
  • Understand key material master settings that affect MRP
  • Learn to create demand using forecast
  • Learn to create supply by running MRP to generate planned orders
  • Run MRP for a single material and for all materials plant-wide.
  • Learn to evaluate the MRP results
  • Learn to convert planned orders to purchase requisitions
  • Resolve exception messages
  • The planning levels and processes, what makes them work and how to measure them
  • What the computer does and how
  • How policy decisions for materials affect you
  • How to use MRP to simplify your job - even if it's not "accurate"
  • How to improve inventory accuracy
  • Measurements that should drive your business
  • How to merge MRP systems and auto-replenishment systems
  • The Planning Process: Production planning, rough-cut capacity planning, product models
  • The Master Schedule: Reconciliation, time fences and other tools
  • Material Requirements Planning: What the computer does and how
  • Inputs and Outputs: Inventory, bills of material, item master files
  • Policy Decisions: Make/buy, lead time, lot size, safety stock, commodity codes
  • Using MRP: Optimizing purchasing, supplier scheduling, automatic resupply signals
  • Inventory Management: Cycle counting and inventory accuracy, using MRP to manage inventory levels, excess and obsolete material
  • Measurements: Measuring the effectiveness of your operations, internal discipline, feedback
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Overview
  • Material Master Settings for MRP
  • Future Demand Forecast Generation
  • MRP List and Stock/Requirements List
  • Converting Planned Orders to Purchase Requisitions
  • Safety Time vs. Safety Stock