Bullet-Proof, Real-time Data Collection and Empowerment with eProduction RB-ERP ™Harry Mo
Today’s Agenda: • Discuss Best Practices • Identify Information Sharing Opportunities • Review Capabilities Available with eProduction • See How Other WorkWise Customers are Leveraging this Capability today
RB-ERP Role Based Product Data Mgmt. (PDM) Workbenches Manufacturing Execution (MES) Standard Engineering Product Shop FloorBill of Material Change Control Routes Configurator eProduction Control Visual Sched Plant & Equip. Maint Planning & Replenishment Customer Service Quality Data Collection Human Payroll Intrf Resources Lean/Kanban MRP ForecastingMaster Sched Supply Chain: Customers Engineering Finance and Accounting Sales Tax Accounts CRM Customer Orders Freight & Ship Standard Cost Job Cost Receivable Estimating Manufacturing $ Cash eBusiness EDI Liability & Warr Return General Management Payroll Accounts Merch Auth Ledger Payable Business Supply Chain: Materials Performance Decision Support and Enterprise Tools: (DSET) Document Inventory Purchasing Document Graphical eWarehouse Requisitions Library SSRS & Crystal ddx Router & Business Reporting Finance & Costing Archive Intelligence (GBI)
Let’s Compare Current vs. Best Practices Given that manufacturing is a primary value- add function, how can RB-ERP help the shop to be more responsive, to improve quality and to improve efficiencies? And what are the key questions? • Will the approach more than just an accounting system? • Will we empowering the shop with real-time information? • Will we collecting real-time information from the shop?
Collecting Information from the Shop First, Determine What is Really Needed… WIP Status Reporting “Where’s My Job?” Accurate Job Costing and Efficiency Reporting Reconciliation of Labor Hours Applied vs. Payroll Time Performance Metrics Accounting Philosophy in Light of Lean Initiatives
Collecting Information from the ShopNext, Collect ONLY What is Really Needed…Attend In/Attend Out?Quantities Produced?At Which Operations?Material Issues vs Count-PointsOperation Setup/Run Time?At Which Operations?By Shop Order or by Cell?Both Direct and Indirect?
A Best Practice Approach must Empower the Shop with On-Line,Real-Time Information….Such As • Which Job to Do Next? • Other Available Jobs with a Similar Setup? • Setup Notes • Drawings • Videos • Run Instructions • Quality/Testing Instructions • Inventory Availability • Special Notes per Employee or Shift • Special Operation Notes from Operator to Operator
So What’s Wrong with Paper Systems? • Old Versions Cause Mistakes • Time Cards are Prone to Error • Requires Another Step to Enter • Delays in Updating • Too Slow • Gets Lost • Not GREEN
And What’s Wrong with OlderTechnologies? • Lack of Flexibility • Lack of Data Validation • Hardware Obsolescence
Is There a Better Way? • YES! • RB-ERP eProduction
RB-ERP eProduction –Dispatch & Report using a Browser!• Flexible priority management & dispatching• Instant verification on input data• Paperless shop order & document viewing• Message notification for Supervisors• Web access from any PC
eProduction Deployment • Inexpensive PC’s • Browser Based • Wireless or Wired • All Data in Secure MS/SQL Server • Real-time Entry eProduction and Validation • Optional Bar Code Scanner Data Shop Document Collection Floor Library Control
Using eProduction Employees may: Review dispatch Sequence Re-sequence the view by any data column View Shop Order Information, including Notes View operation detail View Electronic Drawings/Documents View Other Jobs with Similar Setups Clock in for day Begin a shop order Report completed items on shop orders Clock out for day Record material issues Message Distribution
eProduction Results•Computers accepted in the shop Started in FAB – transaction intensive•Customized screens by department•Procedural training important – Big impact on inventory accuracy•2006 no shop order travelers for FAB stock partorders•No paperwork “cherry picking”•Document Library CAD Viewing