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Creating and maintaining production orders

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Introduction

A production order is a request to manufacture a product that is linked to a bill of materials (BOM). This request is usually triggered by a sales order, project, or internal use request. You can create a new production order or edit the information of an existing production order.

What version are you using?

The information in this document is applicable to product update 416 and higher. If you have versions lower than this, certain features explained here will not be applicable.

How do I create production orders?

  1. In the Production order screen, click New.
  2. Define the fields.
  3. Click Close.

Keep in mind: All fields with the “!” icon are mandatory.

How do I edit production orders?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. Define the fields.
  5. Click Close.

Keep in mind:

  • All fields with the “!” icon are mandatory.
  • When you modify a production order that has been scheduled using Visual scheduler, a notification message will be displayed and the scheduling data of the production order will be removed from the OperationLoad table. This means that the production order will need to be rescheduled again via the Visual scheduler.

How do I view the requests (sales order or internal use request) for the production orders?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. Select the request and click Source.

How do I fulfill the production orders by transferring items from another warehouse?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Transfer. For more information, see Generating interbranch transfer.

How do I generate purchase orders for purchase items with insufficient or zero available quantity?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Purchase. For more information, see Generating production orders from sales orders, service orders, production orders, and internal use requests.

How do I subcontract a production of the subassembly item?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Outsourced. For more information, see Outsourcing production orders.

How do I view the details of the linked project?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Project.

How do I view the material requirements planning (MRP) details for the production orders?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click MRP.

How do I view a list of suborders that are directly linked to the production orders?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Suborders.
  5. In the Suborders screen, select the suborder and then click Zoom.

How do I create a production order linked to the selected production order?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Generate suborders. For more information, see Generating suborders for production orders.

How do I calculate a suggested cost price based on a pre-defined scenario?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Calculate. For more information, see Calculating alternate cost price based on scenarios.

How do I split the original order quantity into two smaller quantities?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Split.

How do I remove an item that has yet to be issued in the production order lines?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Scrap.

How do I display a list of BOM part items of the subassembly item (instead of the subassembly item itself) in the production order lines?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Explode.

Keep in mind: The Explode button is available only when you click on a subassembly item in the production order lines.

How do I reject the production orders at the authorization step?

  1. In the Production order screen, define the search criteria.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select a production order and click Open.
  4. In the selected production orders screen, click Reject.

Keep in mind: The Reject button is available only when you create and save a production order, and when the production order is still in the open status (not authorized yet).

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