Bills of Material

  • Maintains inventory master file
  • Maintains product structure file
    • lead time offset (used for Just-in-time inventory control)
    • low level code
    • component scrap planning
    • type code allows planning control
    • quantity per assembly to 4 decimal places
    • reference designators
    • item number/balloon number
    • comments by component or bill
  • One step new part creation (by copying part data, BOM and routing from an existing part)
  • Provides purchased and manufactured short list from multi-level bill
  • Allows bills to be generated via configuration tables
  • Checks continuity as bills are generated
  • Provides for copy bill capability
  • Has "where used" reporting
  • Has multi-level "where used" reporting
  • Substitute part numbers
  • Change control
  • Import bills of material