Before you start
Overview of Silae apps
Initial app based configuration
First time login
Adding user permissions
Add site, factory and floor
Add shifts and sessions
Follow these five steps on the Silae Master app to complete onboarding:
Register the organization
First time login (accept terms and conditions)
Add user permissions
Add site, factory and floor details
Add shifts and sessions
This sets up the organization to start using Silae.
Add details on buyer and styles
Add buyers & styles
Silae lets you add information on your buyers. You can also add style information, including style image, style ID, colors and sizes.
Create Operation Bulletins for your styles using Silae's intutive interface. Add details on steps, machine requirements and SAM values (Ideal Cycle Times).
You can also edit an OB. Add steps, delete steps or rearrange with a simple drag-and-drop interface on the mobile
Add purchase orders and job orders
Add details of purchase orders including PO number, sytles, colors, sizes and quantities
Break up POs into one or more Job Orders
Specify order details
To help you track progress of work done against orders, Silae lets you create Purchase orders and allows you to break down Purchase orders into Job Orders. These can contain:
PO number or Job Order Number
See sample below
Create and end a Line
Create a line
Assign machine to a step using QR code
Change machine assignment
Silae lets you create lines that can work on a style with a defined OB. The Silae production app lets you create a line and do line setting.
Checklist before creating a line:
Buyer and style related
Buyer info is entered in the app
Style is entered and has a style ID
Styles can have multiple colors and sizes. They need to have at least one color and size for line creation.
The style should have at least one OB associated with it
Organization hierarchy (site, factory, floor) is setup
Organization shifts and sessions are setup. At least one shift and session have to be active
Machines to be assigned to steps have QR codes
Each operator is
About bundles for Line Feeding
Silae lets you create bundles for job orders and track these from cutting to inspection.
Each bundle can be assigned an RFID card with a QR code on it.
Silae lets you place Silae Lite Sensors at critical points of the bundle journey to track it:
Issue to line (if each line has a feeding rack)
Key points about the bundle creation:
Aligned to a particular job order and style
Allows entry of quantity of pieces in the bundle
Allows assignment to a shift for operation
Scan the QR code on the RFID card to attach to bundle
Track the bundle through stages or at individual desks (needs Silae Essentials)
Allows for in-line or end-of-line inspection. Capture details of reject/rework and missing pieces
Real-time order tracking
Real-time order overview
Real-time feeding overview
Keep on top of your order status at a glance
Silae lets you keep track of order status at a glance.
To see how your purchase order is progressing, simply click on the Order Status button and choose buyer and PO. See a real-time Kanban view of order completion at different stages of production.
Similarly, you can track feeding status - Ready, WIP and checking - for a particular oder by clicking on the Feeding status.
Live production monitoring (only on Silae Essentials)
Loss time monitoring
Silae Essentials lets you monitor live production and loss time at each step of the line.
Silae sensors auto-generate data and there is no manual intervention involved.
Improve your productivity with authentic data that lets you quickly spot and tackle bottlenecks.
Start in-line inspection
Inline inspection history
Silae lets you conduct 100% digital inline (roving) inspections.
Start an inspection at any step of the line
Choose how many pieces you would like to inspect
In case there are no defects, you can record no defects and close the inspection
In case there are defects, you can record
Defect image and dimensions
Number of reject and rework peices
Number of missing pieces
All these are stored digitally and can be viewed by clicking on Inline History button on the home screen
Run meetings more efficiently
Easy share of information
Real-time status reports
Silae makes running meetings more productive.
All imporant screens in the apps have a share icon. Click to share a screenshot and link the page using Whatsapp or any other medium
The recipient (if they have user permissions) can click on the link and come to the same page
You can jointly analyze data using this option
See real-time view of key status reports like input status, WIP status and production status
Get info like WIP Ageing, mix, max and avg times per stage and more that help you take immediate action.