In this sentence:

It shows the time ...that/in which/when... the job processing is finished.

what is the correct word to use in instead of ...?

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There is no single correct answer to this question. It depends on the understanding in this context of the word time.

To say: It shows the time THAT the job processing is finished means it shows the moment that the processing is completed. In other words, the point in time.

The same meaning is captured by using when. It's an alternative to that.

To say: It shows the time IN WHICH the job processing is finished refers to the period of time that it takes to complete the job processing.

So all three uses are correct. If you are referring to the exact time, you may use either that or when.

If you mean the length of time, use in which.

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