Roles of Production Control in Materials Management

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


Production control is a service-oriented activity that balances the needs of manufacturing, materials management marketing, finance, engineering, and other departments. Many principles and techniques are used by the various departmental managers to control operations, but production control focuses on procedures that contribute to total materials management — it is responsible for the planning and control of manufacturing resources, including facilities, personnel, and materials.


Lead Time Corrective Action Material Handling Production Control Work Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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