An Overview of Odoo Manufacturing Module

An Overview of Odoo Manufacturing Module

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Manufacturing consists of the process of turning raw materials into finished goods or products. An organization that handles large volumes of manufacturing commodities needs to track each manufacturing order. To make sure the tracking is efficient and precise, there is a need for a  well-set up system that will look after everything. Odoo, an open ERP is power packed with several features to manage the manufacturing industry efficiently. The Odoo manufacturing module is effective in handling the complex procedure of production, tracking orders, and planning manufacturing orders.

The functioning of Odoo manufacturing is quite simple to understand. Odoo manufacturing lets the end-user to create a manufacturing order of a product. Not only that, it allows them to pass different stages in the entire manufacturing process. Odoo manufacturing is capable of customizing manufacturing procedure to match the process of your company.

With Odoo manufacturing module, you can manage your scrap at any given stage of manufacturing. Generally, an organization may offer to assign different level users to look after the entire manufacturing procedure for effective management of the entire process.

Top Features of Odoo Manufacturing Module


By implementing Odoo manufacturing module, the manufacturers will have access to all the business information in a single click. With this, the lead management official can monitor and manage all the important business activities in actual time.

Manufacturing Order

Managing all your products into manual assembly or assembly lines. 

Work Orders

To launch the item production in the final assembly of your products. 

Repair Orders

You can also manage all the repairing of items under warranty.

Schedule & Plan

An Odoo manufacturing module offers you with overall control on inventory, streamlining production schedules, and effective coordination of distribution channels. All of these features would improve the delivery time of products, which acts as one of the most important aspect for manufacturers. 

If a manufacturer deals with mass production, he/she might have a large amount of inventory coming in and going into production. With an ERP system, manufacturers can track all the inventory accompanying by their number and locations. 

Manufacturing Plans

With this, you will get a clear picture of your entire planning process. Besides this, you will be able to reschedule manufacturing too. 

Organizing Work Orders 

You will have the access to all the resources and could plan for your future production. 

Manage Bill of Materials

Tracking the available items in stock and production time. 

Deciding Flexible Master Data

Before you start your manufacturing process, it is essential to define the routing needs properly. The term routing refers to the method of creating products with the materials in the BOM. It comprises various stages and multiple work centres. 

Producing multi-level BOM 

It helps you set a BOM within another one for manufacturing components of a product in another Bill of Materials.

Optional Routing 

Creation of new routines for work orders to arrange the production based on the routes used for it. 

Change in versions

Let your products evolve. Besides this, you can add configurable options while creating orders. 

Phantom of BOM

Make a phantom BOM for manufacturing and selling products in kits. You can also create it for building replacement parts. 


With the help of an Odoo manufacturing module, you can a keep a check on quality checks for purchased materials prior to production. If there arises any problem, the manufacturing ERP’s quality check system will downsize the issue. With this, there will be a huge improvement in product quality and customer satisfaction. 

Control Points

Here, you can automatically activate quality checks for the manufacturing department.

Quality Checks

You can place your statistical process control with ease through checks. 

Quality Alerts

Here, you can organize your work with Kanban view of quality alerts.


An Odoo manufacturing ERP lets the maintenance order to take place for repairs and other fixes. Such orders will be allocated to the maintenance team. With the help of Odoo, this system can also automate the process of preventive maintenance by calculating statistics such as average time to failure.

Preventive Maintenance

It gives encouragement to maintenance requests automatically based on KPIs.

Corrective Maintenance

It pushes maintenance directly from the control center panel.


You can schedule your maintenance operations with a calendar. 


Here, you will get all your maintenance statistics calculated for you.  

Business Intelligence

Odoo manufacturing module also provides a detailed analysis report on your production line. Besides this, it also inspects your work centres and production’s performance. There are certain qualitative measures that Odoo BI engine can suggest to you in the manufacturing module.


To summarize, with an Odoo manufacturing module, you will be able to register productions, manage multiple warehouse & shipping methods, scan products based on  their lot and serial numbers. Not only that, your employees will also be able to manage their worksheets and create quality check alerts. 

Odoo manufacturing ERP will provide you with detailed reports of your entire manufacturing process. It will help you in maintaining the product quality and improve delivery time.