There are several important settings that control how other WIP functions react when a workcenter is in a down status.  

The settings are found in Work with Application Administration >Production > WIP > Settings > General > Downtime Settings

  • Allow Labor During DownTime - Job Start and Stop Continue to function is labor is allowed. If labor is not allowed user is forced to job everyone off the orders they are on before workcenter can go into a down status
  • Show Downtime Icon
  • Show Downtime Duration
  • Configure Downtime Reasons
  • Allow additional comments to be entered