How to Replace Component on work order – Method 2

By | November 16, 2016

When it is necessary to substitute components or material on a Work Order BOM, Sage X3 allows the replacement of components on a Work Order if the Product’s Routing allows it.

Following are the two methods for replacing a component with a substitution product

Method 1: Remove the original component

Method 2: Replace a component.


1. The WO should be in Creation/Save

2. The Work Order must be NOT ALLOCATED. If the Work Order is ALLOCATED, click on the Allocation button to DEALLOCATE the stock

Method 2:

Product screen – Management tab

Add the alternate product in the product master

Change Work Order Components

Work order

Navigate: Manufacturing->Planning->Work Orders

1. Click on the Components TAB

2. Right Click on the Component, which you wish to Replace.

3. Click on Material Detail

Material Detail

4. Click on the Replace button

Product substitution in Sage ERP - X3

5. The selected alternate product from product master will be auto-populated.

component details

6. Alternately, to choose another component, enter desired product.

Component and Detail for word order components

7. The Replacement Component now appears on the Work Order.

Hope this helps!

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