Change control can be daunting tasks when planning the manufacturing, maintenance, or overhaul of complex products with intricate processes. EASEworks streamlines and expedites this process facilitating the deployment of instruction revisions to the shop floor.
• IntegratedMCR integrates with document control change history. The reason for change and description are automatically carried across to all related documents, as well as the MCR number.• FastMCR integrates and streamlines the entire change control procedure for faster turn-around. Change can be “project managed.”• Web BasedWeb-based and e-mail linked. Approvers can access the application from e-mail links. Web-based application allows all parties easy access to MCR.• ComprehensiveCovers both Temporary and Permanent functions with effective dates. MCR is automatically released on completion of last task and effective date met. All parties notified. MCR controls the request, submission, evaluation, approval or rejection, and implementation or withdrawal of the project.• Task OrientedApproved MCRs have task lists with due dates that must be completed before an MCR can be implemented on the shop floor. Tasks could include: Process Document review and change, FMEA review and change, Control Plan review and change, Safety review, Material Handling changes, Maintenance and Tooling changes.• MetricsCharts, metrics, and reports are on line and exportable to Excel.• Complete ControlMCR offers fast, efficient, and complete control of manufacturing change. All changes can be controlled and tracked. The Timeline Project Chart allows you to see the state of the MCR at a glance.• AutomatedMCR sends automatic e-mails for approvers, task owners, and those who require notification of status and implementation.• Real TimeReal-time status for all manufacturing change control tasks.• AccessibleChange requests can be submitted on-line by staff and operators involved in the manufacturing process for ME evaluation.• TraceableTraceability and history.
• OpenAnyone can request a change.• Time LineEach MCR has its own time line project chart, giving a quick reference to an MCR status or history.• User Defined TemplatesTemplates based on a given type of change can be set up to drive/notify authorization and task lists.• Tracking & ChartingAll requests and statuses are tracked including requests, requests denied, submitted, rejected, withdrawn, pending, and implemented. Metrics are on-line.• PreviewAuthorizer can see operator instructions before implementation.• ExportExport of MCR status data to Excel.• Re-submissionRe-submittal is allowed, rejection history is available. To close a rejected MCR, it must be withdrawn.• Mutiple ControlMultiple documents and routings can be affected by the same MCR.
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