| FlexGen 4 Shop
Floor Control will help you meet your promised
delivery dates from production by allowing
you to plan, monitor and control all your
shop floor activity. You can track
the status of work-in-process and collect
labor information for timely performance
analysis. You'll be able to track jobs
throughout the production cycle, monitor
and respond to jobs running behind schedule
and improve communication between departments.
Your production control staff will have
access to the latest information including
work order location, due dates, work cell
activity, work cell loading and labor and
With Shop Floor Control, you can establish
production standards and create sequenced
video routings for all your manufactured
or assembled parts. You can then
review, monitor and update your production
parameters for each operation as often
as needed, online realtime.
You will also have an online graphical
view of your shop capacity, down to a
machine or work cell level, for all pending
planned orders and work orders. With
FlexGen 4's easy to use graphical tools,
you can analyze your work cell loading
to identify and correct over and under
cell utilization, order status, past due
production and cause, plus generally eliminate
the source of any deviations to the production
By using Shop Floor
Control you can:
- Use forward and backward scheduling
methods to optimize production and assure
- Analyze the production plan in "What-If"
mode, down to work center level, to
adjust for changes in schedules, machine
capacity or order quantities.
- Identify production constraints including
capacity and material before they impact
- Divert parts to outside vendors who
perform value added services, with both
dollars and scheduling of the operation
immediately known by production.
- Facilitate scheduling of both labor
and machine capacity where assembly
hours for complex components may become
a production constraint.
- Use multiple planning units of measure
including each or batch, then load your
production plan and analyze available
capacity in terms of both labor or machine.
- Implement full RF bar-code technology
to move and track parts through production
assuring accurate and timely feedback
to production and customers.