Course Description

This course will provide walk through exercises on digitalising manufacturing operations of a traditional factory to offer manufacturers the visibility, management, and process optimisation to boost efficiency. Learn how to start a digitalisation journey with an easy to use, commercially available Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software.

Participants will get to use MES to plan, execute, and monitor operations on the plant or factory floor to gain access to digital data, workflows, workstation control, quality, inventory, and reports.

Course Duration: 16 hours

Course Outcomes

Participants are able to:

  • Understand the features and benefits of MES for digitalisation
  • Use MES to convert manual-based works to digital workflow
  • Create simple manufacturing dashboard for monitoring and visualisation
  • Use MES to track sales order information and manage resources more effectively
  • Identify essential manual manufacturing processes to be digitalised

Course Contents

  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Advanced Production Planning & Scheduling
  • Digitalisation process with MES
    • Creating digital process workflow
    • Creating sales order, work order & scheduler
    • Creating asset and resource management
    • Designing simple dashboards
    • Generating job reports
    • Managing and monitoring inventory
    • Tracking production order status
    • Digitalising line maintenance and support

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