Scheduling and Shop Floor Control Software

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Scheduling and Shop Floor Control

Effortless scheduling with JobBOSS² software

Take your scheduling from reactive to proactive with load vs. capacity visibility

Schedulers need full visibility into all shop operations to control the details of each job and ensure the required machines are available. Using a variety of JobBOSS2 scheduling functions, you can respond to customer requests quickly, with up-to-the-minute data of your shop floor capacity.

The JobBOSS2 schedule graph gives you a quick peek of your available capacity to make decisions with confidence. With JobBOSS2, you get effective and flexible scheduling that accounts for material availability, current work center load, and actual job performance.

Control day-to-day scheduling details and long-range planning to deliver every job on time

When customers request an estimate for a potential ship date, schedulers have the flexibility to use either finite or flexible scheduling to compare estimates to your current shop load on a "what-if" basis. An automated whiteboard lets you schedule or reschedule jobs by dragging and dropping operations to different days or different work centers than previously scheduled. You can experiment with "what-if" scenarios to explore the impact of changes before actually committing to the change on the shop floor.

JobBOSS2 seamlessly pulls data to reschedule jobs and alert you to any exceptions that need attention. With JobBOSS2 you gain the ability to use all work centers to their most productive capacity. Now that you know exactly where your challenges are at any given moment, you can proactively prevent problems or delays – keeping your customers happy.

"The scheduling is nice. As with most people in our industry, our job schedule changes with every phone call because everything's in a hurry, so efficiency in scheduling is important. This morning, I printed out the job schedule, and I know what I need to work on this week." - Dennis Pauly - Accurate Gear

Key Advantages

  • Focus on global, single job, or job split scheduling to know when and where to run each job
  • Choose from finite or infinite scheduling to manage capacity questions
  • Spot the load on individual work centers
  • Make job decisions by machine, employee, or date and time
  • Minimize employee overtime; cut labor costs
  • Work out late material purchases and inventory issues and see the impact on the schedule
  • Know if materials will be available if you move a job, and the impact it has on the customer
  • Review the impact of late outside service operations on the schedule and see how specific jobs will be impacted
  • Create what-if scenarios to ensure capacity before committing to due dates
  • Avoid machine bottlenecks; keep employees and jobs on schedule

Optimize production with increased shop floor knowledge

View real-time statuses of which machines are occupied, which machines are idle, and which machines will be needed to finish parts already in production. Avoid machine bottlenecks. View your shop by machine, employee, month, week, day, or hour.

Shop Floor Scheduling

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