# Work Order Entry (WO.E)
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# Routing and Schedule
Operation Number Contains the operation number loaded from the routing file. Operation numbers may be added, changed, or removed as required.
Work Center Contains the work center loaded from the routing file for the operation. Work centers may be changed as required. If a new operation has been added then the setup, preoperation and postoperation hours will be loaded from the Work Center file.
Skill Code Select the skill code that is required of the person performing the associated operation. Skill codes are defined in the SKILL.CONTROL procedure.
Outside Processing This box will be checked when the operation is for an outside processing step.
Operation Desc Contains the operation description from the Routing file. This multi-line description is used to define the operation and to provide instructive information. It may be changed as needed.
Quantity Purchased The qty purchased for this operation will be displayed here provided the purchase order has been set-up correctly.
Setup Hours Contains the setup hours loaded from the Routing file. These hours define the time it takes to setup prior to running the job at the operation. These hours may be changed as required.
Run Hours The run hours are loaded from the Routing file and specify the total number of hours required to process all of the items through the operation. The hours from the routing are multiplied by the number of items on the work order to obtain this figure. The user may change this field as needed.
Pre-Operation Hours The Preoperation hours or "Queue Time" defines the amount of time items are expected to wait at the operation before processing begins. The hours are loaded from the Routing file and may be changed as required. If you have a situation in which items are moved continuously from the previous operation into this one then you may set the preoperation hours to a negative number to cause the start date of the operation to occur before the end date of the previous operation.
Post-Operation Hours The Post Operation hours or "Move Time" defines the amount of time it is expected to take items to move from the current operation to the next one. The hours are loaded from the Routing file and may be changed as required.
Oper Start Date The operation start date is calculated based on the schedule method chosen and the hours entered on the routing. The start date defines when work on the items in the work center is to start. The dates may be changed as required.
Oper Comp Date The operation completion date is calculated based on the schedule method chosen and the hours entered on the routing. The completion date defines when work on the items in the work center will be completed. The dates may be changed as required.
Crew Size Enter the number of workers or machines (whichever controls the rate of production) that will be used at the same time on this job at the associated operation. If 0 or null is entered then one is assumed.
Current Quantity Contains the current quantity at the associated operation. This information may not be changed in this procedure.
Quantity Received The qty received for this operation will be displayed here provided the purchase order has been set-up correctly.
Routing Chart Displays a Gantt chart of the routing schedule for the work order.Version 8.10.57