Supplier Item Manager

Build the connection between Engineering and Sourcing with the Supplier Item Manager Role which will streamline external component introduction, approval and qualification process.

The ENOVIA 3DEXPERIENCE Supplier Item Manager (XSP-OC) Role allows Component Managers to create and qualify Sourced Component and leverage a standardized Component Request Process.

From a Component and Sourcing perspective, the Supplier Item Manager role allows sourced component (Manufacturer Equivalent Item) management and connection with equivalent Engineering Definition and enables Qualification of sourced components in context of Engineering, Program, Plant usage.

From an Engineering perspective, the Supplier Item Manager role encourages the reuse of approved components and provides visibility to designers or product managers for improved decision making when deciding whether to use a component in a design.

ENOVIA Supplier Items

ENOVIA Supplier Items

Supplier Item Manager Benefits

  • Facilitate the process of approving and qualifying Manufacturer Equivalent Items in a centralized system to ensure new components are aligned with Sourcing and Engineering strategies.
  • Expedite the new component request review and disposition process by enabling the configuration of request templates through addition of appropriate users and key information.
  • Improve compliance of where components are allowed to be used by enabling equivalence qualifications.
ENOVIA Supplier Item

ENOVIA Supplier Item

Supplier Item Manager Highlights

  • Component Management:
    • Create and Manage Manufacturer Equivalent Item (MEI).
    • Create and Manage Qualifications (General, Equivalent, Context) to describe authorized usages of MEIs.
    • Check MEIs and their validity for an Engineering Item or Assembly.
  • Component Governance:
    • Create and Manage Component Request (Introduction, Modification, External Change).
    • Create and Manage Component Request Template to specialize process by request type and impacted component types.
ENOVIA Component Management

ENOVIA Component Management

Included 3DEXPERIENCE Apps

  • Component Request Administration.
  • Supplier Item Qualification.
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