Operations In A Business Plan
Terra Engineering intends to operate Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. A professional user of Auto Cad will be sought to perform various jobs for the company.It is unknown at this time who will fill this position, however, job advertisements will be put in the local papers and organizations to attract a good pool of respondents.Included are the general operating procedures, human resources, insurance, and working capital requirements of the business. Smith will be the sole employees of Terra Engineering for the first two years of operation. Once the business reaches 60% of its operational capacity this will represent 1300 hours, Terra Engineering will offer the above environmental professionals full time positions.Also included is a table outlining the office space requirements, asset acquisition and an outline of Terra Engineering's operational workflow. When additional human resources are needed, Terra Engineering has identified the persons qualified and able to assist on a contract basis for the same rate as the owner. Wes Aaron, and environmental engineering technician will be sub-contracted to complete work as needed. Aaron will eventually be hired full time by Terra Engineering once demand warrants growth. Leanne White holds a Masters in Environmental Engineering and will also be sub-contracted to perform work for the company. Also at this time, an administrative assistant will be sought.Bob's Restaurant will be open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner requiring multiple shifts. The schedules will be written in a manner that enable her to increase or decrease the hourly labor needed according to sales volume for optimal labor cost control.Proper rotation and labeling techniques, plus a "right sized" storage facility will ensure that high quality prepared products will be available to support peak demand and business hours.They will immediately be asked for seating preference.Guests will be immediately offered a complimentary roll and asked for their drink and food preferences.
Susan Smith will do all of the receiving, inventory maintenance and ordering and ensure there is alignment with customer demand.
Consequently, the company will experience financial pressures during these months.
While much of this time will be spent developing proposals and marketing strategies, there will be a need to maintain sufficient working capital to cover these periods.
It is estimated that the business will need approximately ,000 in working capital to sustain and ensure the business meets all opening and on-going financial obligations.
Also, throughout the year there tends to be periods of low activities.