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Director Mat'ls, Master Production Scheduler, Production Control, Purchasing & Materials Mgr, Buyers/Planners, Programmer/Analyst, Applications Mgr, Business Analyst, Cost Accounting Mgr


Understand the applications used to plan production and materials. Understand the electronic integration of suggestions to the Execution modules. Be able to configure the MPS module and develop schedules. Be able to configure master files that control MRP, review the MRP suggestions and exception messages. Be able to configure master files that control CRP, review the output of CRP and know how to adjust capacity or schedule. Understand how Rough Cut Capacity is the tool for Sales and Operation Planning recommendations.

Topics Covered

Overview of PRMS Manufacturing methods, review of Product Structure and Product Master files, Master Production Scheduling setup and operation, Shop Floor Control Overview, Shop Data Maintenance review, MRP Concepts and output review, Capacity Requirements Planning setup and operation. Optional - Planning in Multiplant environment.

Instruction Methodology

Instructor led with hands on workshops or self-review

Course Details
Introduction to PRMS Manufacturing
PRMS Manufacturing
Product Structure & Master Overview
Major Features
Primary Functions
System Control
Product Master Maintenance
Product Structure Definition
Product Structure Maintenance
Master Production Scheduling
The Production Planning Process
Major Features
Entering Demand
Forecasting Planner Bills
Forecast Entry Process
Forecasting Setup Functions
Forecast Entry
Planner Bill Explosion
Forecast Inquiry
Forecast List
Demand Source Management
Setup Functions
System Control
Functions, Reports, Inquiries
MPS Generation
MPS Generation Report
Production Plan Report
Summarized MPS Valuation Report
Projected Inventory Report
MPS Order Maintenance
MPS Order Inquiry
MPS Inquiry/Pegging 8.3
MPS Order Report
Available to Promise Inquiry
Rough Cut Capacity Planning
Rough Cut - Demand vs. Resources
Major Features
Setting Up
Resource Definition
Resource Definition List
Discrete and Flow Resources
Resource Variance Maintenance
Resource Variance Maintenance Purge
Bill of Resource Report
Rough Cut Generation
Rough Cut Analysis and Reporting
Rough Cut Inquiry
Rough Cut Load Reports
Shop Floor Control Overview
Shop Data Maintenance Overview
Routings and Work Centers
Major Features
Operation Lead Times
Work Center Maintenance
Routing Maintenance
Material Requirements Planning
MRP - What it Does
Major Features
Lead Time Planning for Discrete Items
Lead Time Planning for Repetitive Products
System Control
MRP Generation
MRP Generation Reports
MRP Inquiry/Pegging
Suggested Work Order Report
Suggested PO Report
Dollars Committed Report
Capacity Requirements Planning
Load Versus Capacity
Maintenance Programs and Functions
CRP Generation
CRP Inquiry/Pegging
CRP Generation Reports
Work Center Variance Maintenance
Work Center Variance Batch Update
Manufacturing Planning in Multiplant
PRMS Multiplant
Planning with Multiplant
Using the Forecasting Workbench
Not Using the Forecasting Workbench
Managing Interplant Demand
Defining Interplant Demand
How it Works
Inquiries and Maintenance
Hands On Workshop


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