1.0 BackgroundThe current limitation on production capabilities of the company coupled with the current construction boom in south western VC and trade opportunities brought by free trade south of the border creates avenues for the company to both expand production capabilities and equally to capture the growing opportunities presented by the recent market boom. The realization of this project will allow not only bring the expansion of production for our niche market but also allow the company to respond to – Medium to long term growth opportunities
-Improvement in the utilization of our productive assets.-increase ability to penetrate market1.1 Project Objectives1. to increase the size and production capacity of the factory building -Increase factory space by 25% through construction2. Deploying and installation new production technology-Installation of semi –automatic wood processing line 3. Improve on the condition of workplace-Providing a dust free and air-conditioned paint shop-renovation of office block
1.2 Implementation Activities1). FeasibilityThis stage has been carried out successfully to ascertain the problems of the factory and also to look at recent construction boom growth opportunities, Request for proposal have been sent out, an vendors were selected to carry out Engineering, construction, procurement and commissioning work. 2). Design
Activities will cover;-Design work for expansion,-design work for semi automatic wood process line,-design of software application,-design of mechanical equipment3). Manufacturing & Fabrication-manufacturing of semi-automatic wood process line-fabrication of mechanical equipments-fabrication of steel for construction4.) ConstructionCivil works includes-Construction of new paint workshop-rehabilitation of president and EVP offices5). InstallationInstallation work-mechanical equipments-Installation of semi automatic- wood process line-Installation and connection of utilities- Installation of process line software program2. Project StakeholdersClient team Organizations Project role Musa M Project manager Miles foster wood process line specifications Kim Cashman Controller Ian Leadbetter programmer software vendors
I kontrak EPCC contractor (project manager) R.Schmers S&P Building and design work Sub-contractor A.Dent Tinknockers associate mechanical sub- contractors E.Forgot Piece Meal Corp Equipment suppliers B.Laeky Classic Cladding Co Cladding and roofing sub-contractors C.Droppe I.C Rain LTD ProofingContractors D.Rivett I Beam Construction Ltd steel work sub-contractor O.Volta Zapp Electric Electric contractors
1.3 Monitoring and EvaluationProject will adapt the following-stoplight reports & Gantt chartsThis will be analyze in a weekly project status meeting.
1.4 Potential risk and mitigation1. Considerable risk of technology for semi-automatic process line 2. Quality issues3. Cost and timeScope bank time will allow serious issues with regards to quality, time and cost, monitoring and check procedures will be put in place and penalties have been specified in the contract agreement with the EPCC contractor. 1.5 Methodology and Project Outcome
Traditional TPM incremental approach direct approach from start to finish Using item in 1.2Realization of all the project activities at the end of the project -all deliverables will be met within 18 months time frame-increase in production capabilities-increase in efficiency of productive assets-potential increase in market share1.6 Conclusions and recommendationsBased on the feasibility studies carried out. I recommend that the project be implemented to enable the company expand it business.
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Questioner Administered to Subject Matter ExpertJulius Berger Nigeria PLCFurniture and wood works FactoryIDU Industrial Layout,FCT, Abuja Nigeria.