Huntsville Project Charter

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Huntsville Project

Construction of a

New Plant

Jamie Alvarez

kajafla@hotmail.com

Project Management Systems

November, 2011

Senior Faculty:

Donald George

Project Name| NEW PLANT IN HUNTSVILLE SEITZ CORPORATION| Project Number| 1| Project Manager| JAMIE ALVAREZ| Prioritization| 1|
Owner(s)| WALTER SEITZ| Start Date:| APRIL 17 2011|
Scheduled Completion Date:| JUNE 30 2012|

Mission| |
In January 2010, the board of directors of SEITZ Corporation decided to select an investment project that would best achieve the strategic goals in the next fiscal year.. The construction of a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama for the SEITZ Corporation and operational latest by June 30, 2010. The main products of the firm are small to medium sized plastic bottles and containers used mainly in the food and dairy industries| Scope| |

As the company continues to grow, there are many projects that are identified and need to be prioritized base on the mission and strategic plan. The key elements of the strategic plan, ranked according to priority, with #1 being the top priority, are as follows:#1. Double total sales within the next decade. #2. Develop and market new products based on the company's plastics experience. #3. Reduce dependence on equipment suppliers.

#4. Reach first or second in regional market shares.
#5. Attain a national presence in the container industry.
#6. Increase productivity.In January 2010, the board of directors of SEITZ Corporation decided to select an investment project that would best achieve the strategic goals in the next fiscal year. The project that was selected is the construction of a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama.| Objectives| |

In January 2010, the board of directors of SEITZ Corporation decided to select an investment project that would best achieve the strategic goals in the next fiscal year. The key elements of the strategic plan, ranked according to priority, with #1 being the top priority, are as follows: Double total sales within the next decade. Develop and market new products based on the company's plastics experience. Reduce dependence on equipment suppliers. Reach first or second in regional market shares. Attain a national presence in the container industry. Increase productivity.The project that was selected is the construction of a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama. By June 30, 2012 within the allocated budget of 2,750,000 million dollars | Assumptions| |

Project team should be ready and schedule to start by the end of April 2011 where all planning and procurement preparations should be set to go.The selection criteria of real estate land and architects be ready by April 2011Land and permits should be without any unusual constraints for the plant in Huntsville.The market in Huntsville should be large enough to serve all the emerging requirements at the new plant.| Constraints| Construction for the new plant and personal should be covered by the allocated budget of $ 2,750,000 million dollars.| Time/Decision Points| |

April 17th 2011Project Start Date Schedule and milestone chart completed with accompanying Level-1 budget Estimates approved by governance.May, 2011Architect, Real Estate Consultant and General Contractor selectionArchitecture Application completed and reports, user interface and basic project dashboard functionality completed and approved by the Project Committee. June, 2011Recruit and Train Mangers for Huntsville PlantJuly, 2011Create a Pre Production and Production PlanAugust, 2011Create a Building Concept and DesignSeptember, 2011Procure Building Site, Permits, and Appropriate ApprovalsDecember, 2011Construct the Huntsville Plant BuildingJanuary, 2012Landscaping on SiteFebruary, 2012Personnel Recruiting for Plant Operations Critical unit and subsystem integration tests successfully completed. Initial training materials designed and training...
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