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PLM Module in Odoo-15

Product lifecycle management (PLM) defines how a product is managed as it moves through the various stages of its life cycle, including introduction and development, design, production, sales, and services. When a change request for tools, machines, processes, or other items is made, manufacturing design and production use the ‘Engineering Change Order’ (ECO) form. Odoo PLM has the potential of a social enterprise network to improve cross-departmental interaction.

PLM is utilized to manage Bill of Material (BoM) review and product lifecycle tracking based on Engineering Change Orders.

PLM Module in Odoo-15

Configuration => ECO Stages
ECO Stages in PLM

Four ECO stages were created already: new, in progress, validated, and effective. New stages can be added by clicking the create button and filling in the details.

ECO Stages creation in Odoo-15 PLM

Configuration => ECO Types

New ECO types can be created by entering their Name and Email Alias.

ECO Types in PLM

Configuration => ECO Tags
ECO Tags in Odoo-15

Creating new Engineering Change Order (ECO)

Start the Engineering Change Order from the PLM dashboard.

Creating new ECO in Odoo-15

Fill in all required fields. Add Description, Type, select whether to Apply on BoM or Product only, and the responsible person. The date on which the changes should be implemented can be selected from the Effective field. You can also add the Product, Bill of Materials, and Tags. After you’ve completed all of the relevant fields then save the changes and click the Start Revision Button.

ECO in PLM module

After clicking the Start Revision button, two smart buttons appear Documents and Revision.

You may now allocate the documents to the PLM operations on the order. Select and upload documents from the system to the platform.

Selecting the revision button you can see the details of the order.

PLM Module in Odoo-15

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