Shop floor control contains limited functionality for applying piecework to production jobs. The feature can be used as is but can also be used as the basis for developing your own functionality.

Set up piecework

  1. Click > > > .

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a new piecework setup.

  3. In the upper pane, in the field, enter a unique identification.

  4. In the text box, enter a description.

  5. On the tab, you can specify:

    • - Determines whether the piecework is for a single employee, a group, or for all.

    • - The rate to be paid if the estimated number of items are produced within the estimated time. If items are produced faster than estimated, the rate will increase proportionally.

    • - The pay type that is the minimum to be paid. The calculated rate will also be paid on this pay type when payroll transactions are generated.

  6. In the lower pane, you can select specific production jobs or operations to be included in the piecework.

Note Note

If piecework is only for specific jobs, select the check box in the form.

Stop piecework

  1. Click > > > .

  2. Select the piecework setup to stop, and then select the check box.

Set up the production order for piecework

Piecework pay is calculated only if production processes are set up for piecework.

Apply piecework to a single operation on a single production order

  1. Click > .

  2. Select the production order, and then click .

  3. Select the operation and then click the tab.

  4. Select in the field.

Note Note

The field must be set before scheduling.

Apply piecework to a route

If piecework should be applied to the same operation every time, you can change the route setup.

  1. Click > .

  2. Select the , and then click .

  3. Select the operation, and then select in the field.

Pay agreements and piecework

Piecework pay does not require any setup on pay agreements, but existing pay agreement lines for hourly pay may have to be corrected if the piecework pay replaces the hourly pay.

The field in determines how piecework pay is applied.

  • - Piecework pay is added to the hourly pay as an extra bonus.

  • - Only hourly pay is generated.

  • - Only piecework pay is generated.

Note Note

The default selection for new pay agreement lines is .

Piecework transactions

The payroll transactions generated from piecework are posted with as .

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