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Course Overview: 

This consists of a combination of courses to provide an essential overview of Supply Chain tools and techniques. The three day course consists of:

  • Day one: Inventory Management Essentials
  • Day two: Materials Requirement Planning Essentials
  • Day three: Sales and Operations Planning Essentials 

Who should attend: 

As supply chain affects all aspects of business operations, this course is suitable for many, and gives a basic understanding of the theory and applications for each business function. 

At Meggitt, the roles most suitable for this course from the Planning and Logistics function are Division/Product Group S&OP Leaders, Product Group Planning & Procurement Leaders and Senior Site Planning & Procurement Leaders. The roles most suitable from the Manufacturing function are Site Operations and Production Managers and Site Operations, Production and Manufacturing Leaders. 


Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

Candidates will learn the complete theory of the S&OP, Materials Requirement Planning and Inventory Management process. From techniques to define the process structure fit for their business, to understanding the role of each department, this course will give each learner the grounding to make better progress with the supply chain process in the business. 


Topics Covered: 

  • Fundamentals of Inventory Management
  • Purpose and functions of Inventory Management
  • Demand analysis
  • Inventory replenishment techniques
  • Introduction to the tools and techniques of Inventory Management
  • The Plan for Every Part (PFEP) process
  • Performance metrics and calculations
  • The hidden costs of Inventory Management
  • Define MRP
  • Map the MRP process flow
  • Detail MRP objectives and functions
  • Work with MRP inputs and outputs
  • Use BOMs, lead time offsetting and exploding
  • Work with the MRP planning grid calculations
  • Perform the MRP BOM explosion process
  • Define the role of the MRP planner
  • Understand the causes of MRP change
  • Detail the MRP planning process
  • S&OP Foundations
  • Define S&OP
  • Understand how S&OP supports the business
  • Identify S&OP planning inputs
  • Identify S&OP historical input data
  • Summarise S&OP outputs
  • Understand the S&OP process 

Course booking details: 

Please note this course is only available to employees of Meggitt Aerospace  and we reserve the right to cancel the booking of anybody who does not meet this criteria.

Date & Time Company Venue Cost Availability Take Action
18/05/2020 - 20/05/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom £0 Spaces Available Book
08/06/2020 - 10/06/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom £0 Spaces Available Book
16/06/2020 - 18/06/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
23/06/2020 - 25/06/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
07/07/2020 - 09/07/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom £0 Spaces Available Book
13/07/2020 - 15/07/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
21/07/2020 - 23/07/2020
08:00 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
04/08/2020 - 06/08/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
25/08/2020 - 27/08/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
22/09/2020 - 24/09/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book
13/10/2020 - 15/10/2020
08:30 - 17:00
SMMT Industry Forum San Diego, CA, United States £0 Spaces Available Book

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