Course: production planning in automotive industry

Course no. :n/a
ECTS credits:5
Lecturer(s):Dipl.-Ing. H. Rommel
Available: winter term summer term
Course type:Lecture/practical exercises
Exam type:Written e. 1,5h or oral examine
Exam requirements: 
Objectives:Starting at the typical organisational structure and work-sharing within a manufacturing company learning about co-operation of different sectors of this type of company in the course of product developing, preparing and starting of production as much as market introduction.
To get an understanding of the difference between operational tasks and production planning, what does production planning means and how it may be organized, to get the effect of a competitive advantage with it.
To get an understanding what lean production means, what has to be planned, realized and put into operation. Therefore to get to know general basics of lean production – called Production System.
Concluding learning by example about planning methods and planning processes in the course of planning of production facilities and production processes within automotive industry.
Course contents:1 – Introduction into Logistics – Organisation of Logistics within manufacturig companies
- Demarcation of the field of the manufacturing sector of an automotive company
- Demarcation of the different sectors of production within the manufacturing sector: Body Shop, Paint Shop, Assembly Line and Logistics

2 - Organisation, contents & aims of logistics planning
- Demarcation of planning and operating within the rpduction sector
- Work-Sharing within Production Planning including external supplier Networking and Co-operations
- Philosophy, contents, tasks and aims of Production Planning
- Principles of the Toyota-Production System
- Best Practices of production processes

3 – Best Practices of Logistics Planning

4 – Management methods in the course of Production Planning
- Decision Making Processes, Conflict Management, Project Management, Task-Force-Management
- Monitoring, Steering & Controlling, Reporting, Quality Management, Human Resources Management an Development, …
Literature:- Produktionsleitsysteme in der Automobilfertigung; Kropik, Markus; Springer Verlag, 2009
- Die zweite Revolution in der Automobilindustrie; Womack, J.P., Jones D.T., Roos, D.; W. Heyne Verlag, 1991
- Auf dem Weg zum perfekten Unternehmen; Womack, J.P., Jones, D.T.; Heyne Verlag, 1998
- Managementwissen für Ingenieure; Schwab, Adolf; Springer Verlag, 4. Aufl., 2008
- Qualität von Kennzahlen und Erfolg von Managern; Burkert, Michael; Gabler Edition Wissenschaft, 2008
- Transport- und Lagerlogistik; Martin, Heinrich; Viewegs Fachbücher der Technik Verlag, 6. Aufl., 2006
- Logistikmanagement in der Automobilindustrie; Klug, Florian; Springer Verlag, 2010
- Integrierte Materialwirtschaft und Logistik; Wannenwetsch, Helmut; Springer Verlag, 4. Aufl., 2010
- Identifikationssysteme und Automatisierung; ten Hompel, Michael u.a.; Springer Verlag, 2008
- Produktions- und Logistikmanagement; Vahrenkamp, Richard; Pldenbourg Verlag, 2. Aufl. 1996
- Supply Chain Management; Thaler, Klaus; Fortis-Verlag, 3. Aufl., 2001
- Supply Chain Management; Werner, Hartmut; Gabler Verlag, 2000
- Materialflußlehre; Arnold, Dieter; Vieweg Verlag, 1995
- Virtuelle Logistikplanung für die Automobilindustrie; Bierwirth, Thomas; Shaker Verlag, 2004
- Logistische Netzwerke; Bretzke, Wolf-Rüdiger; Springer Verlag; 2008
available in modul:key qualification in semester 4