P1.1 DEFINE ENGINEERING BUSINESS FUNCTIONS.
On the whole, businesses can be very clearly defined and categorised using government and business standards. These categories include, but are not limited to: 1. Size- A company can generally be classified using the companies act 2006 as small, medium or large. According to the Office of National Statistics (http://www.bis.gov.uk/files/file51198.pdf) the definitions of small medium and large …show more content…
An advantage that VSS now have as a company however is being part of the larger group. As ARG own other trading subsidiaries within Europe it is clear that they are trying to monopolise in the car spares industry and they have presented VSS with a readymade client in the form of the European subsidiary that they ship to. This decreases levels of competition so that VSS should only need to maintain a quality product in order for the European sister company to keep providing the car manufacturer with the specified number of quality units. This aspect of the company is, at present, suffering as defective parts are causing complaints but with new technology during the manufacturing process or increased quality control after manufacturing is complete, these problems can be extinguished and VSS should have a safe reliable future.
P1.2 Outline the Interrelationships Between Different Processes and Functions of an Engineering Organisation.
It is clear that at VSS there are problems that need fixing. In order to implement a positive change we must first understand the root cause of the problems that are present using a variety of recommended tools. These tools