The controlling of the entire manufacturing process, including the flow of goods and materials. Production control involves all activities concerned with production from the procurement of materials to the delivery of the finished products. The aim is to keep in line with the master production schedule. It therefore includes master planning, detail planning, work force planning and progress control.
Systematic planning, co-ordination and direction of all manufacturing activities to ensure that products are made on-time, of adequate quality, and at reasonable cost.
The process of monitoring production plans and taking corrective action as necessary to ensure the planned objectives are achieved.
function of directing or regulating the movement of goods through the entire manufacturing cycle
The procedure of planning, routing, scheduling, dispatching, and expediting the flow of materials, parts, subassemblies, and assemblies within the plant from the start to the finished product in an orderly and efficient manner.
The planning, routing, scheduling, dispatching and inspection of operations or specific items being manufactured.