PERENCANAAN PENGENDALIAN PRODUKSI KUETIAU GUNA MENGOPTIMALKAN PERSEDIAAN BAHAN BAKU DENGAN MENGGUNAKAN METODE MRP
Production planning and control is an activity to control the flow of material into and out of the system. From a production system that is able to control the supply of raw materials optimally so that production needs can be met so that market demand can be met.
Putra AR Small and Medium Enterprises is one of the large and medium sized Small and Medium Enterprises engaged in the manufacturing of Kuetiau processed foods located in Cihaurbeuti, Ciamis Regency. A problem that often occurs in Putra AR Small and Medium Enterprises is an imbalance between raw material needs and consumer demand in the field. During this time, Small and Medium Enterprises from Putra AR buy raw materials not based on proper analysis, only rely on thinking, this has resulted in a shortage or excess of raw materials. Therefore, production control planning is needed to optimize the supply of raw materials using the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) method so that the available inventory can be optimized to support the production run well.
From the results of the analysis through the MRP method, can find out the amount of raw materials needed in the next period, knowing when to place an order and the total cost required for ordering in the next period.
Keywords— Production Planning and Control, Raw Materials, Material Requirement Planning (MRP)