What is an Engineering Change Request (ECR)?

Engineering Change Request Definition

An engineering change request (ECR) describes proposed enhancements to a product design. ECRs are routed, reviewed, and approved by engineering teams. Once they are approved, then engineering change orders (ECOs) are generated with all of the specific details required to gain the extended team and supply chain partner approvals.

What is a Engineering Change Request

Related Terms

  • Engineering Change Control
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Engineering Change Order
  • Engineering Change Order Form
  • Engineering Change Process