The Production Job console shows a list of your upcoming Production Jobs. You can also calculate the required raw materials and create purchase orders from this console.
Accessing the Production Job console
You can access the Production Job console by clicking on Consoles > Production Job
On the left hand side of the console, you will see the different filters you can use to control which production jobs will show in the Production Jobs Worklist. You can filter by product, stock item, program, party, start date range, end date range and status.
Creating a new production job
You can create a new production job by clicking on the New production job button.
We recommend that you give a meaningful name to your production job, and enter the start and end dates. Next click Add to enter in the stock items and expected quantity to be produced for the production job.
Editing a production job
You can edit an existing production job by clicking on the Edit link on the Production Jobs Worklist.
Viewing materials required for the production job
You can view the materials required for a production job by ticking on the checkbox beside the production job, then clicking on Required Materials button.
Any item highlighted green has the required amount of stock on hand. Those highlighted red have insufficient stock for the production jobs selected.
Creating purchase orders for the materials required
You can create purchase orders for any of the raw materials for your production job. Firstly, select the production jobs you want to see the raw materials list for. You can then select each stock item or you can click Select all materials we require more of.
The Vendor field will be automatically populated if you have a preferred vendor set for the stock item. You can set a preferred vendor in the Stock Item Overview on the Vendor Prices tab.
When you click Create Purchase Order each purchase order will be created for the stock items and vendors selected. You will be taken to the Purchase Order console showing those created and allowing you to manage the purchase orders from there.