Oracle Cloud Manufacturing Guide

Get to know the Oracle Fusion Cloud Manufacturing solution and the mobile apps included in RFgen for Oracle Cloud. RFgen’s manufacturing mobile apps optimize work order activities by bringing instant transactions to point-of-work.

What is Oracle Cloud Manufacturing?

Oracle Cloud Manufacturing is a comprehensive manufacturing management solution for the Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP system. It enables businesses to streamline manufacturing processes, improve quality, and reduce costs while increasing operational efficiency.

Understanding the Oracle Cloud Manufacturing Suite

Oracle Fusion Cloud Manufacturing is a robust digital tool for managing the entire manufacturing lifecycle, from planning and scheduling to execution and analysis. The system supports various manufacturing strategies, including discrete, process, and lean manufacturing.

Key features include production scheduling, cost management, quality control, inventory management, and work order management.

A visual dashboard provides a high-level overview of manufacturing KPIs, as well as insights into production monitoring, resource management, and predictive analytics.

Production Planning and Execution

The Oracle Cloud Manufacturing solution offers numerous features around planning and execution. Some of these capabilities include:

  • Production scheduling for planning and scheduling manufacturing processes.
  • Resource management for labor, equipment, and materials to optimize production efficiency.
  • Quality control and compliance to ensure product quality and compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Advanced Manufacturing Features

In addition to core capabilities for managing and improving manufacturing processes, Oracle Cloud Manufacturing for SCM provides a number of advanced functionalities, including:

  • Internet of Things (IoT) integration for smart manufacturing and monitoring.
  • Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) for efficient production scheduling.
  • Product genealogy and traceability for granular track and trace of materials.
  • Detailed work definition and execution for manufacturing processes.
  • Advanced cost management capabilities around cost and labor.
  • Supply chain orchestration for efficient coordination of material processes.

Integrations with Components of Oracle Cloud SCM

Oracle Fusion Cloud Manufacturing is often integrated with other Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions to facilitate seamless data flow and provide a comprehensive view of the supply chain operations.

Common integrations include:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Order Management
  • Logistics
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Procurement

RFgen’s Role in Oracle Cloud Manufacturing

RFgen puts Oracle Cloud Manufacturing into the hands of workers. Users can issue and complete work orders right from a mobile device.

RFgen’s Oracle Cloud Manufacturing Suite works in conjunction with these other Oracle mobile app suites:

Mobile Inventory Applications for Oracle Cloud Manufacturing

RFgen for Oracle Cloud includes mobile applications for many transactions in its Oracle Cloud Manufacturing Suite, providing mobile automation for work order issuing and completions.


With these capabilities, users can complete work orders for discrete manufacturing processes and add the completed project to inventory.


These applications allow users to batch and issue work orders for discrete manufacturing processes.

Best Practices for Oracle Cloud Manufacturing

To maximize the benefits of Oracle Fusion Cloud’s Manufacturing solution, businesses should implement proven best practices.

Some best practices include:

  • Standardize manufacturing processes across the organization to streamline efficiency.
  • Maintain high data quality for master data by implementing mobile data collection.
  • Invest in adequate training programs to ensure user adoption and proper use of the Oracle system.
  • Utilize Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) to optimize production schedules, reduce lead times, and improve order fulfillment rates.
  • Implement performance metrics with Oracle Cloud’s analytics and reporting tools. Consider building a live KPI dashboard to visualize performance.
  • Leverage IoT and machine learning for data collection and monitoring.
  • Adopt a culture of continuous improvement by regularly reviewing system usage, processes, and performance.

Future Trends and Updates in Oracle Cloud Manufacturing

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates for Oracle Fusion Cloud Manufacturing by visiting the Oracle Cloud Application Update Readiness webpage or by exploring Oracle News.

Training and Support Resources

The Oracle community offers much in the way of training and support. Some helpful resources include:

Community and online forums also offer ways to engage with the Oracle community for advice, best practices, and problem-solving strategies.

Resolving Common Issues in Oracle Cloud Manufacturing

If you’re experiencing issues using Oracle Fusion Cloud Order Management, try visiting Oracle Support.

For RFgen users, contact technical support.

For non-customers, contact us directly to learn more about what RFgen’s Order Management Suite can do for you.

You may also wish to visit our resource detailing the problems we solve.

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