JD Edwards BOM Change Request Automation

This bot allows an engineer to make item change requests to a BOM by simply completing a form and it completes the adjustments in JDE.

Top Benefits

  • Reduced time completing change requests to a BOM
  • Notifications of items backordered or out of stock
  • Reduced time from BOM to production on the shop floor


  • Update records in JDE
  • Validate inventory availability
  • Notifications for next steps and completions
  • Captures files in Outlook Email

The Automation Process workflow:
1. Email is received by the monitored Email server
2. Log into JD Edwards
3. Loop through Email server and save valid files
4. Begin loop through Excel documents
5. Get the Manufactured Part Number, Branch/Plant, Requester Name, Request Date, and Requester Email
6. Check to make sure the branch/plant is valid
7. Navigate to BOM
8. Begin loop of excel file table
9. Get Item Number, Add/Remove, Quantity, Qty Issue Code, Op Sequence, Type of Bill
10. If add/remove is add:
a. Check that all fields are populated
b. Add item to list
11. If add/remove is remove:
a. Remove item from loop
12. End of Excel Table Loop
13. Send Email to requester and close the Excel file
14. End of Document Loop
15. Loop through bot file folder and move all files to archive folder
16. Log out of JD Edwards

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Bot Security Program
Level 1
Business Process
Automation Type
Last Updated
February 4, 2021
First Published
August 11, 2020

See the Bot in Action

Functional Process Map
Challenge - Solutions - Results
Functional Process Map
Challenge - Solutions - Results

Setup Process


Download the Bot and follow the instructions to install it in your AAE Control Room.


Open the Bot to configure your username and other settings the Bot will need (see the Installation Guide or ReadMe for details.)


That's it - now the Bot is ready to get going!

Requirements and Inputs

  • JD Edwards environment URL
  • JD Edwards Username & Password
  • Folder Paths - Email folder, filter folder & archive folder
  • Email Configuration (email credentials)