You are the human resource manager for Kaiser Electronics, Inc. Kaiser is considering expanding its operations in order to double

You are the human resource manager for Kaiser Electronics, Inc. Kaiser is considering expanding its operations in order to double its current $1.5 million in sales in five years. This means production must double. It will require expanding the workforce and payroll. You have been asked to project the staffing levels and payroll costs necessary to expand. You report that in addition to the current workforce, the following personnel will be required:
Two additional sales representatives
Two additional secretaries (both Level 6)
Ten additional assembly line operations (Level 4) for the production department
Three additional materials handlers (Level 4) for the production department
One additional assembly-line supervisor (Level 14)
Now you must estimate the costs of adding these personnel to the payroll. Use the chart “Future Payroll Estimates” (attached) to compute your projection figures (assume the current pay scales remain unchanged). a. What will be the projected annual payroll cost?b. If Kaiser does double its sales in five years, what percentage of sales will payroll be in five years?
c. What percentage is it today?d. Would you recommend the expansion? Why or why not?


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