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Overall operations management of a plant

You recently have been hired by a manufacturing company (ABC Complete Kitchens, Inc.) to develop the business framework and strategic plan for a new plant operation. The plant will open in six months within a Midwestern U.S. community. Your job is to develop the required tools, plans, policies, practices, and strategic operating framework for the plan so that the Board of Directors can take over operations once the plant opens.

The plant assembles and ships industrial kitchen equipment for restaurants associated with hotels and convention centers. The plant uses both supplier-produced parts and its own manufactured components for the kitchen equipment. Final products are packaged and ready for shipment at the plant.

At peak operation, which is estimated to take approximately 90 days once the plant opens, the plant will have a workforce of about 500 employees. The workforce includes hourly employees, supervisors, managers, and the executive staff.

The company has acquired an existing facility for the plant. Your job is to design and develop the business structure to include workforce management, financial and accounting systems, and the strategic integration plan for the new plant.
Assignment

For this first written assignment (Activity #2 for SKS5000), your requirement is as follows.
The Board of Directors of ABC Complete Kitchens, Inc., wants you to give them an overview presentation regarding the management of the new plant. Specifically, the Board of Directors wants you to describe and analyze key management aspects of the plant, including the workforce hiring processes, operations management, and the workforce management.

1. Develop a PowerPoint presentation for this assignment that includes the hiring strategies for the new manufacturing plant for a presentation to be delivered to the Board of Directors of ABC Complete Kitchens, Inc.

Within the presentation, you must describe and analyze the following key business environment considerations relative to this new manufacturing plant:

a. Workforce planning and recruitment considerations
b. Job performance and job satisfaction considerations relative to employee retention

Length: 10-12 slides (with a separate reference slide) with 100 -150 words per slide. Additional notes for the PowerPoint slides can be included in the notes section.

2. Develop a job posting that can be used on a job search site for an hourly employee OR supervisor. You only need to create one job posting for one of the positions.
Length: 1 page job posting (app. 350 words per page)

Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style. Make sure your presentation follows good PowerPoint design principles (e.g., readable font, uses one template, one-inch borders around the slides) and contains transitions, builds, and animation when appropriate.

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1. Develop a PowerPoint presentation for this assignment that includes the hiring strategies for the new manufacturing plant for a presentation to be delivered to the Board of Directors of ABC Complete Kitchens, Inc. Within the presentation, you must describe and analyze the following key business environment considerations relative to this new manufacturing plant:

Try and identifying the core workforce planning initiatives on the basis of sustaining the business continuity by incorporating employees hiring practices that reinforces the talent strategic plan. Thus, the workforce planning is on the basis of business process for ensuring an obtainment of talent refers towards accessibility to meeting performance levels. Keep in mind, the business daily operations requires sufficient talent employees that can utilize their skill sets and knowledge base to successful completing daily tasks. The workforce planning entails working in the framework of continued strategies that support the upkeep of acquiring new talent and investing in human capital equity (retaining acquired employees) for longterm commitment. Some key elements of reference entails the following:

a. Workforce planning and recruitment considerations

- Business practices on workforce planning entails creating a procedural way towards accessibility in talent management (Try and utilize at least 1-4 slides on the company's workforce planning policy that defines a procedural way in managing workforce planning, such as, the company ABC conducts both internal and external talent management principles to assure staffing levels meet adequate levels. In doing so, the powerpoint slides dedicated to internal policy processes focusing on ...

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