A Workstation stores information regarding the place where the workstation operations are carried out.

Data regarding the operation cost, rent, electricity can be stored here.

Note: An Operation can take place at multiple Workstations.

An Operation takes place at a Workstation. The Operation is the work performed and the Workstation is the place/machine where it is performed. For example, melting is an Operation that can be done at 10 different Workstations.

To access the Workstation list, go to:

Home > Manufacturing > Bill of Materials > Workstation

1. How to create a Workstation

  1. Go to the Workstation list, click on New.
  2. Enter a name for the Workstation.
  3. Under Operating Costs, enter the following as applicable:
    • Electricity Cost
    • Rent Cost
    • Consumable Cost
    • Wages
  4. Save.

Optionally, you can enter a description for the Workstation.


The hours when the Workstation will be Operational can be added. On adding a Holiday list, the days listed as holidays won't be counted as working for the Workstation. Workstation Hours

After saving the Workstation, the following actions can be performed against it: Workstation submit

2. Features

2.1 Working Hours

Under Working Hours table, you can add start and end times for a Workstation. For example, a Workstation may be active from 9 am to 1 pm, then 2 pm to 5 pm. You can also specify the working hours based on shifts. While scheduling a Work Order, the system will check for the availability of the Workstation based on the working hours specified.

2.2 Holiday List

  1. A Holiday List can be added to exclude counting these days for the Workstation.

Note : You can enable overtime for a Workstation in Manufacturing Settings

3. Video

  1. Bill Of Materials
  2. Operation
  3. Routing
  4. Work Order
  5. Job Card

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