Distinct features of job production as compared to mass and batch production system
What production facilities are required?
How these production facilities should be laid out in the space available for production? and
How they should be used to produce the desired products at the desired rate of production?
Broadly speaking, production planning is concerned with two main aspects: (i) routing or planning work tasks (ii) layout or spatial relationship between the resources. Production planning is dynamic in nature and always remains in fluid state as plans may have to be changed according to the changes in circumstances.