Manufacturing Execution System Toolkit

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Drive enterprise level architecture standards to support Business Process transformations in areas as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

More Uses of the Manufacturing Execution System Toolkit:

  • Manage work with controls engineers and software teams to integrate equipment to your customized Data Systems.

  • Write and develop rework/repair instructions and procedures with support from Design Engineering.

  • Analyze statistical data, evaluate and implement improvements to meet contract/schedule/quality requirements.

  • Create requirements for embedding Production Control organization feature sets into Manufacturing Execution Systems.

  • Be certain that your planning establishes personal objectives; sets expectations of self that are aligned with organizational and departmental goals.

  • Confirm your enterprise ensures that Product Quality, service, and reliability meet or exceeds your customers expectations.

  • Provide the necessary leadership to transition new program products from development to production.

  • Be accountable for having a workplace where everyone is heard is key to good collaboration and meaningful participation.

  • Create machine interactions with plant wide Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to communicate product acceptability, machine status, and process variables.

  • Assume ownership for manufacturing schedules that meet program schedule milestones.

  • Govern: review and approves plans for the control of products produced, budget spending, labor efficiency, material efficiency, engineering effectiveness, Customer Service, safety, and Quality Standards.

  • Drive key initiatives in the areas of quality, safety, sustainability, cost, and service through Continuous Improvement management; ensure consistency and standardization throughout the facility.

  • Coordinate design efforts related to new system projects and support the implementation and ongoing use of applications.

  • Manage: plan and provide input for facility, equipment, and capital requirements in support of assigned programs.

  • Be accountable for Manufacturing Execution System (MES) configuration, programming, debugging, and testing.

  • Lead: work closely with maintenance and equipment engineering to troubleshoot equipment issues and address Production Issues.

  • Manage work with direct reports to identify proper structure to leverage talent and capabilities throughout the operations function while Identifying, coaching, and mentoring current and Future Leaders.

  • Oversee activities of Supply Chain to ensure all material is ordered on time, tracked and if delayed, develop a path forward.

  • Ensure you enable; lead the design and implementation of Key Performance Indicators, metrics, Goal setting, scorecards, and communication processes that effectively translate strategy into action goals and performance objectives.

  • Secure that your strategy follows all organization environmental, Health And Safety policies, procedures and guidelines, and conducts work in a safe manner.

  • Confirm your organization assures that all operations are performed according to SOPs and procedures and any deviations from procedure are reported immediately to management.

  • Analyze data from various sources to identify trends in build quality and efficiency.

  • Develop program operations status and metrics on a regular basis and present to management.

  • Coordinate: monitor and audit Manufacturing Processes to ensure product specifications and standards are achieved.

  • Support machine interactions with plant wide Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to communicate product acceptability, machine status, and process variables.

  • Develop manufacturing forecast for the program for the Central Manufacturing Area.

  • Become capable of identifying Critical Process Parameters and applying statistics to Process Measurement and control.

  • Contribute to and / or present technical data in support of technical exchange meetings, Design Review, Manufacturing Readiness review, and program status review with Program Managers and customers.

  • Lead specification creation, release to Vendor and technical quote evaluation.

  • Provide leadership and direction for future manufacturing requirements and capabilities in processes, products, facilities, training, tools, and technologies.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Manufacturing Execution System Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Manufacturing Execution System related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Manufacturing Execution System specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Manufacturing Execution System Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Manufacturing Execution System improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What is the definition of Manufacturing Execution System excellence?

  2. Where can you break convention?

  3. What is the extent or complexity of the Manufacturing Execution System problem?

  4. How do you measure improved Manufacturing Execution System service perception, and satisfaction?

  5. What are hidden Manufacturing Execution System quality costs?

  6. Who will determine interim and final deadlines?

  7. Can you integrate Quality Management and Risk Management?

  8. Act/Adjust: What Do you Need to Do Differently?

  9. How is implementation research currently incorporated into each of your goals?

  10. What are the Manufacturing Execution System use cases?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Manufacturing Execution System book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Manufacturing Execution System self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Manufacturing Execution System Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Manufacturing Execution System areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Manufacturing Execution System Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Manufacturing Execution System projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Manufacturing Execution System Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Manufacturing Execution System project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Manufacturing Execution System project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Manufacturing Execution System Project Team have enough people to execute the Manufacturing Execution System Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Manufacturing Execution System Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Manufacturing Execution System Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Manufacturing Execution System project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Manufacturing Execution System project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Manufacturing Execution System project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Manufacturing Execution System project with this in-depth Manufacturing Execution System Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Manufacturing Execution System projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Manufacturing Execution System and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Manufacturing Execution System investments work better.

This Manufacturing Execution System All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.