Planning the downstream cycle of space operations with the Ortems planning software at Thales MIS (Microwave & Imaging Subsystems)

Thales MIS is the world leading provider of microwave & imaging subsystems for professional applications. Ortems was selected for its suite of Agile Manufacturing software, which offers to plan the Master Production Schedule in a SAP environment at the Velizy plant in France, and the Ulm plant in Germany.

Challenge

Ortems is used to cover two planning levels at Thales:

Medium- and long-term planning with a load/capacity analysis of equipment and workforce for firm and forecast programs in order to size resources based on needs.

Short- and medium-term planning, to calculate end of production dates based on current and planned capacities.