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ETS 446. Manufacturing Concepts

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Management of production systems. Safety, work design and ergonomics, personnel practices, ISO, quality management practices, supply chain basics, sustainability, communication, project management.
Semester Offered: Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Be able to plan and structure effective manufacturing facilities including but not limited to materials flow, machine placement, human factors, quality assurance, maintenance, and receiving and shipping.
2. Interface between management and production level personnel for effective communication/leadership.
3. Utilize best practices for task assignments, building worker confidence, and efficacy.
4. Analyze: process, tooling, workers, managers, and facilities to develop modifications with the intention to enhance productivity and safety.

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