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Manufacturing Simulation Model

Company: Lockheed Martin

Primary: IE
Secondary: ME

Non-Disclosure Agreement: YES

Intellectual Property: YES

Scope: The simulation model will be used to evaluate the current production throughput, identify bottle-necks, and capacity constraints on equipment & resources; Improve process throughput, optimize WIP & lot sizes, reduce span time, & increase available capacity within each area Deliverables: Fully functional SIMIO simulation model for Metal Fabrication areas; Identify recommended improvements and options to implement for both short-term and long-term solutions; For each solution type, identify recommended layout changes, equipment, and resource needs Comments: Visit the Archbald facility to gain understanding of the equipment and processes to be modeled in each area; Review discrete data (i.e. HPU, layout, capacity, common issues) and assumptions needed to build successful models; Review inventory levels, replenishment rates, batch sizes, external processes, logistics, material flow, transportation time, etc. Prerequisites for IE students: It is highly recommended that you have completed or are taking concurrently IE 453 (Simulation Modeling for Decision Support). If you are an IE student and have not taken this course, please include a justification for why you would be a good fit anyway in the comments.



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