work order

  

Definitions (2)

1.Contracting: Written order from the customer providing specific or blanket authorization to the contractor to proceed with the performance of the contract without further instructions. Work orders differ from job orders in the breadth of the scope.
2.Manufacturing: Internal authorization to incur costs in the design, development, and production of a specific product.

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  • You should always write up a good work order so that you can come back to it if there are any problems.

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  • Before a business can perform work for a client, the client must fill out a work order request form for tracking purposes as well as accountability.

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  • I received the work order from him, so I knew that I could continue the process and make everything happen.

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