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Title: Job Control Setup

Job Control Setup
  • Fusion 08
  • Dave Arnold

Job Types
  • Determine job number assigned.
  • Determine job number prefix assigned.
  • Determines job jacket to print.
  • Can be used for capturing report data.
  • Can be integrated with the Job Planning module.

Seeded Job Types
  • Printing Job
  • Finished Goods Job
  • Combo Job
  • Price List Job

  • Printing Job Standard printing job which
    displays prepress, press, bindery, etc. for all
    press types.
  • Finished Goods Job Works in conjunction with
    the Inventory module. This is for customer goods
    which are going to be pulled, packed and shipped.
    System produces a pick ticket rather than the
    standard print ticket.

Function continued
  • Combo Job Used for the purpose of distributing
    job cost among 2 or more jobs. The order entry
    screen changes slightly however, prints the
    standard printing job jacket.
  • Price List Job This job type is used solely in
    conjunction with the PLQ module. This job type
    also produces a different job jacket specific to
    the PLQ module.

Possible Job Type Options
  • Sheet-fed Print
  • Web Print
  • Digital Print
  • Buyout Only
  • Bindery/Mail Only
  • Book Work
  • POP

Job Type Settings
  • Description User defined.
  • Jacket Type Choose most logical (hard coded).
  • Job number sequence Setup in Job Control
  • Job number prefix Setup in Job Control
  • Sub Job Types Optional and user defined. Breaks
    down the job type an additional layer.
  • Job Type Plans Only used in conjunction with
    job planning module.

Sub Job Types
  • Used to breakdown the job type for user level
    reporting purposes solely.
  • Possible options
  • Capturing print jobs and press size.
  • Capturing print jobs and type of piece
  • Digital jobs and type of data (variable vs.
  • Buyout jobs and type of purchase.

Job Type Plans
  • Creates the planning record ePace will use in the
    Job Planning module.
  • Estimating creates the planning record
    automatically eliminating the need to set this up
  • PLQ can create a planning record automatically if
    setup properly.
  • Planning record is based on the activity code.

Job Status Codes
  • Used to define the status of a job and all of its
  • Status control the behavior of a job.
  • Status codes are broken down into 2 types
  • Admin status job as a whole
  • Production status the job part only
  • Both admin production status share the same
    maintenance file.

System Status Codes
  • ePace uses the following status, therefore should
    not be altered for other intentions unless they
    will not be used.
  • Credit Hold
  • Open
  • Closed
  • Cancelled

Status Code Settings
  • Admin to Production System will automatically
    synchronize the production status with admin
    status. The production status will not change the
    admin status.
  • Admin If the status is available as admin
    status (job level) only.
  • Production If the status is available on the
    job part level only.
  • Open If the job is considered still open.
    Consider a job on credit hold is still open.

Settings Continued
  • Sched Ok Only used for those using ePace
    Scheduler software. ePace can prevent a job from
    migrating to Scheduler based on its status.
  • Editable - System can prevent a user from editing
    data on a job and/or job part. Often used with
    the closed status to prevent users from changing
    jobs after billing.
  • Auto-Changeable Determines if another process
    can change this status automatically.

Settings Continued
  • Billing OK Used only for the auto bill feature
    in ePace. This flag allows a job to automatically
    be invoiced.
  • Job Charges OK Allows a job to accept job
    transactions. These come from various places in
    ePace such as data collection entries, PO
    receipts, inventory pulls, etc.

Status Code Integration
  • What processes in ePace can control the job
  • Manual change on job
  • Manual change on job part
  • Job shipment
  • Job billing
  • Data collection entry (activity code)

Job Projects
  • Means to link multiple jobs together for the
    purpose of user level reporting.
  • No integration to billing.
  • User defined lists.
  • Can be de-activated upon completion.

Job Control Global Settings
  • Use Job Projects Enables the user drop down
    list in job control.
  • Split Forms Enables the job to display each
    press form (run) vs. sum of all forms. Additional
    control available on the press level.
  • Combo Job fields ePace will allow you to
    determine how you want costs split when using a
    combo job.

Global Settings continued
  • Job Number Sequences Relative to the job type,
    you will establish your job numbers here.
    Likewise, prefixes as applicable will be
    established here as well. Up to 9 variables are
  • Enable FreightLink Only for those who have
    purchased the FreightLink module. This flag will
    enable the FreightLink menu items in job control.

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