Engineering Change Order

The Engineering Change Order feature is part of the Supply Chain Management SuiteApp V4.0. For more information, see Installing the Supply Chain Management SuiteApp.

The Engineering Change Order feature lets you generate engineering change order (ECO) records. These records document changes to your Bills of Materials (BOMs) and authorize the implementation of those changes.

Refer to the following concepts before enabling Engineering Change Order:


The Engineering Change Order feature is available in the Supply Chain Management SuiteApp. For information about this SuiteApp, see the Availability section of Supply Chain Management Reports. You may also contact your NetSuite account manager.


  • Engineering Change Order supports Inventory and Assembly Items only.

  • Use of the feature requires Advanced Bill of Materials.

  • Custom workflows for ECO approval are not currently supported.

  • A User Event (UE) script execution threshold is associated with successful loading of ECO records. ECO records are successfully loaded when the account has no more than 80,000–90,000 active assembly and inventory items per subsidiary.

  • Support for SOAP web services and CSV import is currently not available with the feature.

  • The feature does not support Legacy BOM. For more information, see Enabling Advanced BOM.

Related Topics

Setup Requirements for Engineering Change Order
Setting Up Engineering Change Order Types
Setting Up SuiteApprovals Workflow for Engineering Change Order
Using Engineering Change Order
Manufacturing Overview
Assembly Items
Assembly Work Orders
Advanced Bill of Materials
Bill of Materials Member Control for Assembly Items
Manufacturing Work In Process (WIP)
Manufacturing Routing
Outsourced Manufacturing
Manufacturing Preferences Overview
SuiteAnalytics Manufacturing Workbook
Advanced Manufacturing
Manufacturing Mobile

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