The VISIBILITY.net Operations Management suite simplifies the day-to-day and longer range operational tasks of complex product manufacturers. VISIBILITY.net delivers cost effective Operations Management capabilities throughout the manufacturing system. This integrated suite of modules and subsystems ensure superior business process in the areas of Quality Systems Management, Labor Management, Shop Floor Control, Work In Process (WIP), Maintenance Operations and Data Collection. Functionality in these areas is critical to realizing the benefits of an optimized manufacturing business operation.
Quality Systems Management
VISIBILITY.net Quality Systems Management module is integrated throughout the application and business process. It delivers integrated quality assurance management by extending standard shop floor control and provides for the creation and use of revision controlled, “process oriented” routings. Quality Systems Management also offers a number of tools to assist in quality control data collection and analysis. This module can help businesses achieve ISO compliance with a well defined process throughout the business from the shop floor and in all aspects of the production cycle.
VISIBILITY.net Labor Management provides all companies with the ability to generate timely management information, in addition to facilitating the company’s ability to ensure the smooth running of Human Resource (HR) administration. VISIBILITY.net provides comprehensive tools for capturing both production related and overhead time bookings, ranging from hourly timesheets to web based time collection for remote employees.
Shop Floor Control
The VISIBILITY.net Shop Floor Control module provides maximum flexibility to deploy plant wide resources using finite, infinite, backward or forward scheduling. Users may split work orders, track material and change routing operations content and scheduling to meet the critical needs in the time required. VISIBILITY.net also provides comprehensive shop floor control capabilities to enable full definition of routings along with primary and alternate work centers, alternate work centers, man/machine resource costing capabilities and the ability to manage sub-contracted operations.
Work in Process
The VISIBILITY.net WIP module allows each business to effectively manage the production functions of the business. It identifies assemblies to be built, channels material for work orders into the production floor and returns finished assemblies to the warehouse for shipment to all customers.VISIBILITY.net delivers real value for WIP management and provides complete support for mixed mode (hybrid) and To Order manufacturing.
The VISIBILITY.net Maintenance Operations module assists with the tracking and resolution of customer service calls through its integration with the controls, labor and order entry features of other VISIBILITY.net modules. This allows you to track and report equipment failures and service calls and repairs
Support for barcode identified inventory data collection is available for a variety of inventory related transactions. In addition, using web services and its open architecture, VISIBILITY.net supports linkage to data collection systems such as wireless data capture or barcode systems. Approaches such as these offer the opportunity to further reduce the cost of collecting and improving the timeliness and accuracy of all inventory, work in process and related operations data.