- 21 May 2022
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Starting a batch run
- Updated on 21 May 2022
- 3 Minutes to read
Follow the steps below to learn how to create a new batch run.
Hover over the navigation panel on the left then click Batches followed by Runs.
Click Start new Batch Run. The GENERAL INFORMATION panel of the Start Batch Run dialog will display.
Enter a Batch Run ID
Select an option from the Product Material drop down menu (optional).
Select an option from the Batch Template drop down menu.
Click Next. An additional GENERAL INFORMATION panel will display.
Enter a Lot Number and Batch quantity then select an option from the Unit of measure drop down menu (optional).
Click Next. A third GENERAL INFORMATION panel will display.
Select a Start date and End date.
Select a Campaign and Unit and enter Notes. (optional).
Click Create. An Approve Batch Run Creation dialog will display.
Enter your username and password or your PIN and a Comment.
Click Approve. The new batch run will open with the SUMMARY tab selected.
Below is a breakdown of the information and tabs included on a Batch Run and the data you will find on each.
1. Batch Run ID
The Batch Run ID entered during step 3 outlined above.
Each tab located at the top of a Batch Run provides the Operator access to a different layer of data that Tempo has collected about the run. Click a tab to view its contents. Below is breakdown of the data you'll find on each tab.
|1||Summary||The default tab displayed on a Batch Run, it contains information about the Progress, Duration, Notifications, Users, Details, and Material Outputs of the run.|
|2||Operations||Displays all of the unit operations and procedures included in the batch run. Once the tab has been selected, click the vertical ellipsis next to any procedure name and select Procedure Run to view the run in a separate browser tab.|
|3||Exceptions||Displays the number of exceptions triggered while executing the procedures included in the batch run. This tab will be blank until a batch run is started and an exception is triggered.|
|4||Process Parameters||Displays a list of any parameters added to the Procedure Template(s) included in this run.|
|5||BOM/BOE||Displays a breakdown of the Material and Equipment added to the Procedure Template(s) included in this run.|
|6||A-Notes||Displays the type and details (Technique Media, Process Note, Non-Conformance or Observation) of any A-Note(s) created before or during execution.|
|7||Assign||Displays a list of end users belonging to your organization. Click the check box adjacent to a user's name to assign them the ability to execute this batch run or Assign to all users. For more information, refer to the Assigning a batch run on an iPad article.|
|8||Documents||Displays a list and links to any documents attached to the batch run. Once the tab has been selected, click Add Document to attach a document to the run.|
|9||History||A detailed breakdown of any changes that have occured to the procedure run.|
|10||Batch Run Information||Displays a variety of batch run information. Also contains the Allow Batch Run Modification check box (deselected by default) which when selected (activated), allows a user to mark a unit operation or procedure as N/A, modify parameter values on Not Started procedures, and insert new procedures.|
Below is breakdown of the data you'll find on this tab.
|1||Progress||The number of unit operations executed and the percentage of operations completed.|
|2||Duration||The amount of time spent executing the batch.|
|3||Needs Attention||The number of Exceptions triggered and the number of A-Notes created by the Operator during the batch execution.|
|4||Users||The first and last names of the Contributors who executed the batch.|
|5||Details||The Batch run ID, Batch template ID and Batch template version, plus the Campaign, Product name, and Lot number (if added).|
|6||Material Outputs||Any material outputs defined for the procedure(s) included in the batch.|
4. Approval Stages
Displays the approval stage of the gesbatch run. Below is a breakdown of the various approval stages of a batch run.
5. Batch Run Report
Click to print, or export to PDF, the data from one or more tabs of the Batch Run.
Once a batch run has been started, it must be assigned for execution via a mobile device using the Tempo iOS application. For more information, refer to the Assigning a batch run for execution article.