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Production Operations - Lighthouse MES

Digitise all production operations to provide real-time management of factory performance


A complete Production Management Solution

Lighthouse MES downloads production orders from ERP for scheduling, marshalling materials, production execution plus labelling, packing and finally confirming back to ERP. The MES software simultaneously monitors and analyses downtime, counts production and waste, tracks labour and calculates OEE in real time.

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Production Operations

Scheduling Production Planning & Scheduling - Lighthouse MES Production

Plan production orders, determine start and end dates and assess capacity and ability to meet deadlines. Communicate the plan to production with real-time feedback as production executes.

Production Operations
Job Tracking Job & Production Tracking Software - Lighthouse MES Production

Production tracking for batch and discrete manufacturing orders. Track production order progress through the factory for each manufacturing operation or for each batch process.

Production Operations
Downtime Downtime Tracking & Analysis Software- Lighthouse MES Production

Machine downtime is recorded by direct connection to the PLCs controlling production processes (or manually where such connections are not possible); downtime analysis and reporting then identifies opportunities for improvement.

Production Operations
Production Counting Production Counting - Lighthouse MES Production

Record production quantities either manually at the end of the production run, or in real-time, by picking up counts from the production lines and equipment. Calculate KPIs such as production efficiency and actual cycle times.

Production Operations
Waste Manufacturing Waste - Lighthouse MES Production

Record production waste & scrap manually or automatically. Analyse waste with real-time data capture to help reduce losses.

Production Operations
OEE system OEE - Lighthouse MES Production

Collect and analyse production performance data in the software module that calculates OEE for each production process. Improve production efficiency and accountability.

Production Operations
Line Log Book Line Log Book - Lighthouse MES Production

Improve communications across all groups within manufacturing, e.g. hand-over between crews on shift change, team and management reporting, operators back to planning.  Improve traceability.

Production Operations
Labour Labour Tracking - Lighthouse MES Production

Track where labour hours have been spent. Define target manpower on the product routing. Control costs. Improve exception management. Support traceability.

Production Operations
Workflow Workflow - Lighthouse MES Production

Model the execution of the manufacturing process in the MES. Identify all the steps that should be followed, capture the progress of the job as it executes and keep a detailed record of the production process.

Production Operations