Understand key metrics in manufacturing and how they are influenced
Know how to apply process-improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, TOC, etc.) in order to reduce lead times and to improve efficiency and quality
Develop a detailed process plan.
Design a cell, production line, or a plant layout.
Develop a schedule for system implementation and startup.
Production & Inventory Control
Understand the principles and techniques of production and inventory control.
Use discrete event simulation to evaluate a system design.