JD Edwards BOM Change Request Automation

This automation allows an engineer to make item change requests to a BOM by simply completing a form. The bot does the rest; completing the adjustments in JDE.

Top Benefits

  • Reduced time completing change requests to a BOM
  • 100% accuracy
  • Reduced resources involved in completion of the task
  • Notifications of items backordered or out of stock
  • Reduced time from BOM to production on the shop floor

Tasks

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

This automation allows an engineer to make item change requests to a BOM by simply completing a form. The bot does the rest; completing the adjustments in JDE.

The Automation Process:
1. Email is received by 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
Applications
Business Process
Category
Vendor
Automation Type
Bot
Last Updated
August 11, 2020
First Published
August 11, 2020
Enterprise Version
11.3.3
ReadMe
ReadMe
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Setup Process

Install

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

Configure

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

Run

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)