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Coswin 8i functional overview

This month’s Tips &Tricks gives a functional overview of our plant maintenance solution Coswin 8i. Coswin 8i is the latest release of Siveco’s flagship product, drawing on close to 30 years of experience.


Strategic assets management


Coswin 8i provides a centralized register of all assets. The solutions maintains all technical records in hierarchical structures (organizational, geographical, functional and technical) and by categories. Technical specification, spare part, safety instructions, etc. are directly accessible in the system. Easy-to-use graphical access to this wealth of data is available via the Diagram Editor module.



Work management


The entire maintenance work process is managed in Coswin 8i, from the initial job requests (JR) to work orders (WO) and feedback. The system allows systematic recording and analysis of failures (Symptoms, Defects, Causes, Actions). Coswin 8i manages all types of technical activities: preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, inspections, improvement and projects.



Resources management


The Resource Management functionality provides a calendar of all planned work and corresponding resources (employees, contractors and skills, equipment and tools, parts and facilities), with embedded scheduling and optimization tools.



Stock management


Coswin 8i includes a comprehensive stock management module and can be integrated with third-party ERP software. It provides full functional coverage: reservation, issue, receipt, transfer, direct purchase for stock and non-stock items or tools, handling of repairable items, across multiple stock locations.



Purchase management


Coswin 8i covers all purchasing needs from suppliers management, purchase requests (including automatic stock reorders) and purchase orders for assets, parts and services. Prices, budgets, invoices are also managed and the system includes a comprehensive quotation module for maintenance service contracts, integrated with work orders.





Coswin 8i offers a dedicated metrology module for instrument calibration, measurements, history and traceability, fully integrated with the other Coswin 8i modules.





The Project module helps prepare, plan and follow-up the execution of maintenance projects requiring tasks, resources, equipment, suppliers, facilities, as well as tracking of cost and time. These include overhauls, construction, installation of new machines, improvement projects etc. Project tasks may also generate work orders.



Multiple Organization management


Coswin 8i handles multiple companies and organizational entities (divisions, departments, etc.), with the ability to separate data depending on the user’s entity. Each entity possesses its equipment, stores and items, employees, approval workflows and separate cost tracking.





Coswin 8i workflow module optimizes the approval processes of the company. Approval processes can be defined for different types of transaction (job request, purchase order, work order, etc…), to alert users when their approval is required and to track progress.



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