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Oracle Work in Process User's Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13678-04
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Oracle Work in Process User's Guide


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Overview of Work in Process

Overview of Work in Process
Standard Documents
      Defining Job and Schedule Documents
      Defining Operation Documents

Setting Up

Overview of Setting Up
      Related Product Setup Steps
      Setup Flowchart
Setup Steps
WIP Parameters
Defining WIP Parameters
WIP Accounting Classes
      Discrete Accounting Classes
      Repetitive Accounting Classes
      Lot Based Job Accounting Classes
      Maintenance Account Class
      Valuation and Variance Accounts
WIP Accounting Class Defaults
Defining WIP Accounting Classes
Shop Floor Statuses
Defining Schedule Groups
Defining Labor Rates
Production Lines
Profile Options
      Setup Profile Options Summary
Profile Option Descriptions
      TP:WIP:Completion Transaction Form
      TP:WIP:Completion Transactions First Field
      WIP:Configuration Reservation Level
      TP:WIP:Material Transaction Form
      TP:WIP:Material Transactions First Field
      TP:WIP:Move Transaction
      TP:WIP:Move Transactions First Field
      TP:WIP:Move Transaction Quantity Default
      TP:WIP:Resource Transactions First Field
      TP:WIP:Shop Floor Material Processing
      TP:WIP:Work Order-less Completion Form
      TP:WIP:Work Order-less Default Completion
      WIP:Default Job Start Date
      WIP:Define Discrete Job Form
      WIP: Display Scrap and Reject Quantity in Discrete Workstation
      WIP:Discrete Job Prefix
      WIP: Enable MRP Net for Non-standard Job Requirements
      WIP:Enable Outside Processing Workflows
      WIP:Exclude ECOs
      WIP:Job Name Updatable
      WIP:Move Completion Default
      WIP:Requirement Nettable Option
      WIP: Round Off Resource Usage to Minutes in Lead Time Calculations
      WIP:See Engineering Items
Security Functions
      Form Function Parameters
      Function Security

Discrete Manufacturing

Overview of Discrete Manufacturing
      Discrete Manufacturing Process Diagram
Setting Up Discrete Manufacturing
Overview of the Discrete Workstation
      Discrete Workstation Layout, Tools, and Menus
Discrete Workstation Window
      Viewing the Discrete Workstation Tree
Selecting the Department or Department and Resource
The Discrete Workstation Branches and Tabs
      Discrete Workstation Transactions
      Charge Resources
      View Instructions
      View Contracts
Department or Resource Branch
      Utilization Tab
      Efficiency Tab
      Productivity Tab
      Load Tab
      Properties Tab
Immediate Dispatch List Branch
      Schedule Tab
      Jobs for Immediate Dispatch
      Assembly Moves Tab
      Component Shortages Tab
Time Charges Tab
Properties Tab (Jobs for Immediate Dispatch)
      Components Branch (Jobs for Immediate Dispatch)
      Resources Branch (Jobs for Immediate Dispatch)
Moving Assemblies on the Workstation
Complete Assemblies and Complete Operations
Backfushing Lot and Serial Items
Upstream Dispatch List
      Jobs for Upstream Dispatch
      Component Shortages Tab (Jobs for Upstream Dispatch)
      Properties Tab (Jobs for Upstream Dispatch)
      Components Branch (Jobs for Upstream Dispatch)
      Resources Branch (Jobs for Upstream Dispatch)
Overview of Creating Discrete Jobs
      Planned Discrete Jobs
      Final Assembly Orders
      Work Order Interface
      Kanban Replenishments
      Build Sequencing
Defining Discrete Jobs Manually
Linking Sales Orders and Discrete Jobs
Serial Number Tracking Throughout Manufacturing
      Setting Up Serial Number Control Tracking
Associating and Modifying Serial Number Job Information
Moving Serialized Assemblies
Project Jobs
Overview of Building Discrete Jobs
Finding Discrete Jobs
Releasing Discrete Jobs
Printing Reports for Current Discrete Jobs
Overview of Viewing Discrete Jobs
Viewing Discrete Job Information
Viewing Pending Job Transactions
Viewing Job Transaction Genealogy
Overview of Changing Discrete Jobs
Changing Discrete Jobs
Rescheduling Discrete Jobs
Mass Changing Discrete Job Statuses
Simulating and Saving Simulated Jobs
Completing Discrete Jobs
Overview of Discrete Job Close
Closing Discrete Jobs
Overview of Discrete Job Purge
Purging Discrete Jobs
Specifying Purge Options
Processing Pending Jobs and Schedules

Non-Standard Discrete Jobs

Overview of Non-Standard Discrete Jobs
Standard Versus Non-Standard Discrete Jobs
Business Scenarios
      Rework Assemblies
      Upgrade Assemblies
      Disassemble Assemblies
      Build Engineering Prototypes
      Track Other Projects

Flow Manufacturing

Overview of Flow Manufacturing
      Flow Manufacturing Integration with Work in Process
Setting Up Flow Manufacturing
Flow Schedules
      Flow Schedule Completions
      Flow Schedule Reservations
      Kanban Replenishment
Work Order-less Completions Window
      Component Backflushing and Resource Transactions
      Serial Number Validations for Unscheduled and Flow Schedule Completions
      Non-updatable Fields
      Work Order-less Completion Transaction Types
Performing Work Order-less Completions
Scrapping Flow Schedule Assemblies
Overview of the Flow Workstation
      Flow Workstation Window
      Viewing the Flow Workstation Tree
      Flow Workstation Toolbar
Selecting the Line and Line Operation
The Flow Workstation Branches and Tabs
      Branch Naming Conventions
Flow Workstation Transactions
      Kanban Replenishment
      Line Operation, Schedule, and Assembly Completions
      Integration with Oracle Quality
Linearity, Load, and Properties of the Line
      Linearity Tab
      Load Tab
      Properties Tab
Open Schedules and Events
      Open Schedule Component Requirements Tab
      Open Schedule Resource Requirements Tab
      Open Schedule Properties Tab
      Open Schedule Events
      Event Component Requirements Tab
      Event Resource Requirements Tab
      Event Properties Tab
Buttons on Open Schedule Tabs

Repetitive Manufacturing

Overview of Repetitive Manufacturing
      Repetitive Manufacturing Process Diagram
Setting Up Repetitive Manufacturing
Associating Lines and Assemblies
Deleting Line/Assembly Associations
Overview of Creating Repetitive Schedules
      Planned Repetitive Schedules
Defining Repetitive Schedules Manually
Overview of Building Repetitive Schedules
Finding Repetitive Schedules
Releasing Repetitive Schedules
Printing Reports for Current Repetitive Schedules
Overview of Viewing Repetitive Schedules
Viewing Repetitive Schedule Information
Overview of Changing Repetitive Schedules
Changing Repetitive Schedules
Rescheduling Repetitive Schedules
Mass Changing Repetitive Schedule Statuses
Completing Repetitive Schedules
Overview of Repetitive Schedule Purge
Purging Repetitive Schedules

Material Control

Overview of Material Control
Setting Up Material Control
Material Requirements Control
      By-Product Recovery
      Kanban Completion Supply Statuses
Adding and Updating Material Requirements
Deleting Material Requirements
Viewing Material Requirements
Viewing Component Requirements
Viewing Component ATP (Available to Promise) Information
Material Control Process Diagram
Component Picking
      Navigating on the Component Pick Release Window
Using the Find Window for Component Picking
Using the Component Pick Release Window
Component Pick Release Submit Requests Program
Component Issues and Returns
Repetitive Component Issues and Returns
      Repetitive Component Issues
      Repetitive Component Returns
      Component Issue and Return Transaction Options
      Viewing Material Transactions
      WIP Material Transaction Types
Issuing and Returning Specific Components
Issuing and Returning All Push Components
Phantom Assemblies
      Bills of Material Parameters for Phantoms
      Routing and Routing Revision Numbers
      Assemble To Order (ATO) Phantoms
Supply Subinventory and Locator Replenishment
      Supply Subinventory and Locator Replenishment Options
Replenishing Supply Subinventories and Locators
Replenishing Higher Level Supply
Backflush Transactions
      Reverse Backflush Transactions
      Backflush Transaction Rules
      Backflush Transaction Options
      Backflush Supply Subinventories and Locators
      Repetitive Production Line Backflushing
      Lot and Serial Number Backflushing
      Assembly Pull Backflush Transactions
Assembly Completions and Returns
      Serial Number Validations for Component Returns and Assembly Completions
      Assembly Over-Completions and Over-Moves
      Assembly Over-returns
      Kanban Completion Supply Statuses
Completion Transaction Types
Completing and Returning Assemblies
WIP Inventory Accuracy

Shop Floor Control

Overview of Shop Floor Control
      Basic Business Needs
      Major Features
Electronic Signature Support in Oracle Manufacturing
Setting Up Shop Floor Control
Overview of Routings and Operations
      Intraoperation Steps
Adding and Updating Operations
Deleting Operations
Midpoint Rescheduling
Viewing Operations
Viewing Job and Schedule Operations
Move Transactions
      Interoperation Moves
      Intraoperation Moves
      Operation Completion Moves
      Move Completion/Return Transactions
      Production Line Moves
      Open Move Transaction Interface
      Move Transaction Options
      Move Transaction Types
Performing Move Transactions
Operation Pull Backflush Transactions
Backflushing Pull Components
Move Completion/Return Rules
Performing Move Completion/Return Transactions
Viewing Move Transactions
Processing Pending Move Transactions
Finding Pending Move Transactions
Shop Floor Statuses
Assigning and Viewing Shop Floor Statuses
Shop Floor Management
      Outside Processing
      Rework Production
      Assembly Scrap
Scrapping Assemblies
Dispatch Reports

Job and Resource Workbenches

Overview of the Job Workbench and Resource Workbench
Using the Job Workbench
Filtering Job Workbench Information
Setting Job Workbench Display Preferences
Using the Resource Workbench
Setting Resource Workbench Display Preferences
Viewing Resource Load
Adjusting Resource Capacity
Rescheduling on the Job and Resource Workbenches
Printing Your Gantt Chart

Resource Management

Overview of Resource Management
Setting Up Resource Management
Resource Charge Types
Overview of Resource Requirements
      Departmental Resources
      Operation Resources
      Simultaneous and Alternate Resources
      Manufacturing Scheduling Resources
      Resource Factors in Lead Time Calculation
Adding and Updating Resource Requirements
Defining Manufacturing Scheduling Resources
Deleting Resource Requirements
Viewing Resource Requirements
Overview of Resource Transactions
      Open Resource Transaction Interface
      Resource Transaction Options
Charging Resources Manually
Charging Resources with Move Transactions
Viewing Resource Transactions
Viewing Accounting Lines
Finding Pending Resource Transactions
Processing Pending Resource Transactions

Outside Processing

Overview of Outside Processing
      Introduction to Outside Processing
      Outside Processing Business Examples
      Understanding the Physical Flow of Outside Processed Assemblies
Outside Processing Setup and Planning
      Setting Up Inventory
      Setting Up Bills of Material and Cost Management
      Setting Up Purchasing
      Setting Up Work in Process for Outside Processing
      Planning Outside Resource Load
      Requisitioning Outside Processing Items
      Creating Outside Processing Purchase Orders
      Receiving Outside Processing Items
      Autocompleting Assemblies and Work Orders
      Consecutive Outside Processing Operations
Supplier Access to Outside Processing Purchase Orders
Outside Processing Workflows
Changing the Need By Date

Job and Repetitive Schedule Statuses

Overview of Job and Repetitive Schedule Statuses
Discrete Job Status Control
Discrete Job Statuses
Repetitive Schedule Status Control
Repetitive Schedule Statuses
Job and Repetitive Schedule Status Changes
Transaction and Process Control By Status
      Transaction Control By Status
      ECO Implementation By Status
      Planning Control by Status
      Reporting by Status
Business Scenarios

Work in Process Costing

Overview of Work in Process Costing
Setting Up Work in Process Costing
Work in Process Costs
Work in Process Valuation and Variances
      Work in Process Valuation
      Work in Process Cost Variances
      Cost Reports

Work in Process Scheduling

Overview of Work in Process Scheduling
Discrete Scheduling
Detailed Scheduling
Discrete Rescheduling
Repetitive Line Scheduling
Repetitive Line Rescheduling
Repetitive Line Capacity Changes

Descriptive Flexfields

Overview of WIP Descriptive Flexfields
Setting Up Descriptive Flexfields
Using Descriptive Flexfield Information
Business Scenarios
      Management of Quality Information
      Management of Outside Processor Sterilization

Reports and Processes

AutoCreating Final Assembly Orders
Closing Discrete Jobs Using Submit Requests
Discrete Job Data Report
Discrete Job Dispatch Report
Discrete Job Listing Report
Discrete Job Pick List Report
Discrete Job Routing Sheet
Discrete Job Shortage Report
Discrete Job Value Report - Standard Costing
Discrete Shop Packet
Employee Rates Listing
Expense Job Value Report
Importing Jobs and Schedules
Job Lot Composition Report
Job and Schedule Interface Report
Move Transaction Report
Production Line Report
Purging Jobs and Schedules
Purge Report
Repetitive Line Report
Repetitive Pick List Report
Repetitive Routing Sheet
Repetitive Schedule Data Report
Repetitive Schedule Shortage Report
Repetitive Shop Packet
Repetitive Value Report
Resource Performance Report
Resource Transaction Report
Schedule Group Listing
Shop Floor Statuses Report
WIP Account Distribution Report
WIP Account Summary Report
WIP Accounting Classes Report
WIP Location Report
WIP Offsetting Account Report
WIP Outside Processing Report
WIP Parameters Report
WIP Value Report

Windows and Navigator Paths

Work in Process Windows and Navigator Paths

Character Mode Forms and Corresponding GUI Windows

Oracle Work in Process Character Mode Forms and Corresponding GUI Windows

Supply Types

Supply Types
      Assembly Pull
      Based on Bill
      Operation Pull


Attaching Files to Jobs, Schedules, and Operations

Work in Process Workflows

Intermediate Shipment
      Customizing the Intermediate Shipment Process
      Summary of Intermediate Shipment Activities
      Intermediate Shipment Activities
      Summary of Ship and Receive Intermediates
      Ship and Receive Intermediates Activities
      Summary of Notify 2nd Buyer & Subcontractor
      Notify 2nd Buyer & Subcontractor Activities

Flow Workstation Customized Display

Customized Display for Properties Tabbed Region

Backflush Lot Selection

Examples for Lot Selection Defaulting during Backflush Transactions