A Functional Location represents the place at which a maintenance task is to be performed.
- You should structure your technical system by means of functional locations whenever
- You want represent the structures of your company’s technical systems according to process-oriented/functional criteria.
- Maintenance tasks have to be carried out for certain parts of your technical system and this work has to be recorded.
- ·Technical data has to be stored and analyzed over a long period of time for certain parts of your technical system
- ·The costs resulting from maintenance tasks have to be reported for certain parts of your technical system
- ·You want to analyze the effects of the usage within the technical system on the installed equipment’s proneness to damage
- The numbers given to the functional locations have a hierarchical layout: the layout of these numbers can be defined according to company criteria.
- The master record of a functional location contains the following data groups:
Location and maintenance data: for example, maintenance plant and cost center, structure indicator, superior functional location and responsible maintenance planner group.
Partner data: describes particular responsibilities for a functional location, e.g. supplier, buyer.
Below is a Typical sample of a Functional Location:
- Every position in the structure of the technical system represents an individual functional location.
- You can structure the different parts of the technical system in different degrees of detail.
- Other typical examples for functional location structures are:
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