Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Quiz Questions and Answers

A company produces various products using Process manufacturing. The manufacturer makes two co-products from a formula and rarely produces the primary formula item. The costs of making the co-products are inflated. The manufacturer must update the costs of producing the co-products and change the formula to not produce the primary formula item. You need to change the primary formula item type. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Change the primary formula item to use the planning item type

A manufacturer uses discreet orders and manually consumes raw material after reporting products as finished. You are performing an end-of-month closing for the remaining picking lists on production orders. You must not be required to consume the full amount of material on production order picking lists as a result of improved production efficiency. When the production manager verifies that no material is left to consume, there are remaining back-ordered amounts. You need to pick the line item short and eliminate the remaining demand. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Enter the consumption amount on the line to match the actual amount used and select end on the production order picking list.

You are responsible for product and formula maintenance for a paint manufacturer. You create a formula for white paint and add its line. When the formula size increases or an ingredient changes, the quantity of the pigment ingredient must be adjusted proportionately. You need to set up the formula line for the pigment. Which formula feature should you use?

Answer :
  • Scalable

A manufacturer produces HDMI cables. The manufacturer will occasionally buy unbranded HDMI cables from a vendor to keep up with demand. The company must use the same item number whether they make or buy the item. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Select route type as vendor on the route operation when the item is to be purchased.

A manufacturing company is implementing Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. The company uses a standard costing model to value inventory. During the setup of the system, all areas that impact the standard cost of the item must be configured correctly to calculate a complete standard cost by using routing, Bill of Materials (BOM), and overhead burden. You need to verify that all areas of the system are correctly configured. Which object does not impact the standard cost of manufactured items?

Answer :
  • BOM formula

Which of the following production postings can be described as the inventory account for removing the value of raw materials from inventory?

Answer :
  • Estimated cost of materials consumed

A manufacturing plant uses Lean processes. You plan to outsource a painting operation to a subcontracting vendor. You create a service item named SP-01 to represent the painting service. You need to create a subcontracting activity for the painting service. Solution: •Create a vendor resource and work cell for outsourced painting; add the vendor resource to the work cell. •Create a production flow process activity using the painting work cell and the service item for picking. •When the service is required, create a purchase order to the subcontracting vendor and add a line for the service item and the vendor price. Does the solution meet the goal?

Answer :
  • No

A company produces generic and name-brand paper plates in the same factory using standard costing and using the same Bill of materials and routes to produce both products. The finance and production teams want a way to view individual raw material consumption costs in the ledger. You need to add a production group to the finished good to control postings to the ledger. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Create a production pool for the finished good item.

A company that produces rubber hoses using Discreet orders accounts for raw material scrap after report as finished through inventory movement journals. The company has noticed that most of the scrap that is recorded is due to the start-up that feeds the hose to the finishing process. In addition, the amount of scrap that is recorded is consistent regardless of the amount of hose being produced. You need to account for material lost during startup. What should you do?

Answer :
  • Do a case study for the scrap items and enter the average amount of scrap as a separate line items on the Bill of materials.

What default values does Supply Chain Management use if production control parameters are not set to be site-specific?

Answer :
  • Use the company parameters that have been configured.