The primary top-level tool for successful program management is the integrated Program Management Plan, which addresses the approach for all phases of the program. The plan addresses the coordinated effort of all Plasan Group organizations which are taking part in the program.
Some key functions, organizations and tools utilized to efficiently implement the plan is as follows:
Production Planning & Control Team - Every department has a local planner, and the team also has a master planner who coordinates the effort based on the bottom-up planning. The managing and coordination is ongoing and constant.
Schedule Monitoring – The methodology for schedule monitoring is based on the information concentrated and disseminated through the Program control room. This room provides material status and delivery data (generated by ERP) which is updated every few minutes.
Quality Management – Plasan's Quality System is certified to ISO – 9001:2008. Plasan is an approved supplier for the DoD, IDF and other Armies worldwide. For major subcontractors, Plasan assigns a Quality Point of Contact that maintains ongoing communication with the subcontractor. A source inspection is performed as needed.