Odoo for Engineering

Odoo can be effectively used in engineering firms to manage various aspects of project management, resource allocation, and collaboration. It provides a flexible platform for engineering businesses to streamline operations, improve project tracking, and enhance overall efficiency...

blue and silver industrial machineProject Management:

  • Create and manage engineering projects, specifying project timelines, milestones, and tasks.
  • Assign tasks to team members and track progress through project dashboards.

Resource Planning:

  • Allocate resources, including engineers, equipment, and materials, to projects based on availability and skills.
  • Schedule resources efficiently to maximise project productivity.

Document Management:

  • Store and organise project-related documents, including engineering drawings, specifications, and reports.
  • Implement version control to ensure the latest documents are accessible.

Task Collaboration:

  • Foster collaboration among team members by enabling discussions, file sharing, and task-related comments within the project management module.
  • Maintain a clear audit trail of project-related communications.

Time Tracking:

  • Monitor and record the time spent on various project tasks, allowing for accurate project costing and billing.

Billing and Invoicing:

  • Create invoices for engineering services based on hourly rates, fixed fees, or other billing models.
  • Integrate project data with the accounting module for accurate financial tracking.

Inventory and Procurement:

  • Manage inventory of engineering equipment, tools, and materials.
  • Automate procurement processes to ensure timely acquisition of project-related items.

Quality Assurance and Compliance:

  • Implement quality control checks and inspections to maintain engineering standards.
  • Track compliance with industry regulations and certifications.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM):

  • Maintain detailed customer profiles, including project history, communications, and client preferences.
  • Manage leads and opportunities for new engineering projects.

Reporting and Analytics:

  • Generate project reports, performance metrics, and dashboards to track project profitability, resource utilisation, and project completion rates.


  • Integrate Odoo with other systems, such as CAD software, accounting applications, and document management tools, for a seamless workflow.

Mobile Access:

  • Utilise Odoo's mobile apps to access project-related information, track progress, and manage tasks while on-site or on the go.

Engineering Design and Modelling Integration:

  • Integrate with popular engineering design and modelling tools to streamline the design phase and ensure compatibility with project requirements.

Customisation and Scalability:

  • Customise Odoo to match your specific engineering processes, terminology, and workflows.
  • Scale the system as your engineering business grows, adding new features and modules as needed.

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Calibrate is a new Odoo Ready Partner, bringing together a wealth of experience in Odoo implementations across many business functions and in several sectors.  Are you ready to find out how we can help you....get in touch with us today!