What Key Stakeholders in Riordan Manufacturing Would You Gather Requirements from?
What Key Stakeholders in Riordan Manufacturing Would You Gather Requirements from?Riordan Manufacturing Service Request
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Week 2 Assignment
Dr. Riordan was a professor of chemistry who started Riordan Plastic Incorporated in 1991. In the beginning, his company’s main focus was on (R&D) research and development along with licensing. Then in 1992, Dr. Riordan invested in a fan manufacturing facility in Pontiac, MI. and changed the name of the facility to “Riordan Manufacturing, Inc.” Then again in 1993, Dr. Riordan purchased another manufacturing facility, this time it was in Albany, GA. The company expanded into the production line and started making plastic beverage containers. Riordan Manufacturing made its most resent expansion in 2000 by moving there fan making operations from Michigan to China. During this transition time period, all the parts and tools were switched out so that they could accommodate there custom plastic parts company. Currently, Riordan Manufacturing employs over 550 workers based in four different locations and has an annual earning of approximately $46 million. Some of its products manufactured by Riordan Manufacturing include:
▪ Plastic Bottles
▪ Custom Plastic Parts
▪ Heart Valves
▪ Medical Stints
Although Riordan Manufacturing has been successful from the beginning of there operations, there are still improvements that can be made. This review has identified the necessary changes needed in order to help make Riordan Manufacturing a much more efficient operating company.
Human Resources Department
The Human Resources Department (HR) plays an important roll for Riordan Manufacturing. The HR Department helps manage the day-to-day operation of the organization. Some of the responsibilities of the HR Department are and not limited to:
▪ Employee Relations
▪ Training and Development
▪ Organizational development