SAP PP: SOP & DM End User Manual

This document serves as an end-user manual for the Production Planning (PP) module in SAP, specifically focused on the Sales & Operations Planning (SOP) and Demand Management (DM) processes. It provides detailed step-by-step instructions and explanations for various tasks involved in SOP and DM, such as;

  • Creating and maintaining SOP plans [Tcodes MC87, ME81]
  • Managing planning versions [Tcode MC78],
  • Disaggregating plans from higher to lower levels [Tcode MC76],
  • Transferring SOP plans to DM [Tcode MC74], and
  • Maintaining planned independent requirements [MD61].

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Production Master Data in SAP PP: Intro Presentation

This PPT presentation provides an overview of master data in SAP Production Planning (PP) module. It covers key master data elements like Bill of Materials (BOM), work centers, and routings which form the foundation for production planning activities.

Key topics covered in the presentation are:

  • Master Data Overview: Introduction to master data and its role in PP module
  • Material Master: Central element for production, key considerations when creating material master data
  • BOM: Different types of BOMs and their usage, transactions for BOM management
  • Work Centers: Representation of production capacities, creation and management of work centers
  • Routings: Planning operations sequence and time elements, creation and change of routings

The document provides a helpful guide for understanding master data and how it is leveraged for production planning processes in SAP PP module.

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CBP RUN User Manual in SAP: Purchase Order Generation Process and Key Configuration Steps

This document provides user guidelines for SAP functions related to material requirements planning (MRP), specifically for generating purchase requisitions and purchase orders based on minimum/maximum levels defined for product groups. The key SAP transactions and parameters are outlined.

Key Sections:

  1. MRP Run for Product Group (Min-Max)
    • Step-by-step instructions for executing transaction MD02 to generate purchase requisitions based on min/max planning.
  2. Display PRs Generated for Min-Max (ZVPR)
    • Overview of transaction ZVPR to display all purchase requisitions created from min/max MRP run.
  3. Assign Source of Supply to PR
    • Instructions for assigning vendors/sources of supply to purchase requisitions generated from MRP run.
  4. Create PO in Mass (ME59n)
    • Guidelines for using ME59n transaction to mass generate purchase orders from purchase requisitions, including relevant parameters like document type.

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SAP PP Production Order Settlement without Variance – Configuration & End User Guide

Production order settlement in SAP PP is the process of transferring the costs of a production order to one or more receivers, such as finished goods, work in progress, or cost centers. In a standard costing scenario, the production order is valued at the planned costs, which are based on the standard cost estimate of the product. If there are no variances between the planned and actual costs, the production order settlement can be done without any adjustments. However, if there are variances, they need to be allocated to the receivers before the settlement.
This PDF document outlines the following list of key steps required for production order settlement without variance and WIP in SAP Production Planning:

  1. Configure PP settings in SAP – Define order types [OPL8], MRP views for finished goods and raw materials [MM01], work scheduling views, order control parameters [OPJK], valuation variants [OPK9].
  2. Create purchase orders and receive goods to bring raw materials into stock.
  3. Create and release production order for finished goods.
  4. Issue raw materials to production order.
  5. Confirm production order activities and quantities produced.
  6. Book actual overheads.
  7. Transfer finished goods to stock.
  8. Calculate variances – will be zero since planned equals actual.
  9. Settle production order at month end.
  10. Close settled production order.

The key steps covered are configuring PP parameters, issuing materials, confirming production, settling and closing the order. Since planned costs equal actual costs, there are no variances or WIP generated. This demonstrates production order settlement in a standard costing scenario without variances.

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SAP PP User Manual: Create and Confirm Production Order

This pdf document provides a guide on how to create new production orders and confirm them in the SAP Production Planning (SAP-PP) module.

The process allows users to create new production orders with respect to the material to be produced, the quantity, production schedules, and input material batches. The main purpose of creating a production order is to meet specific requirements on a particular day and to send this production to the shop floor with the desired quantity and input material on the scheduled date/time.

  • Procedural Steps: The document provides a step-by-step guide on how to create a production order (Transaction Code: CO01) and confirm a production order (Transaction Code: CO11n). It also provides instructions on how to handle errors during the confirmation of a production order using the COGI transaction.
  • Production Order Creation [Tcode CO01]: The user enters the material to be produced, the production plant, order type, and order quantity. The system automatically proposes the current date as the scheduled start date. After entering the required data, the production order is released automatically.
  • Production Order Confirmation [Tcode COGI]: The user enters the production order number, and the system proposes the ordered quantity. After confirming the production order, the system provides the number of successful and failed goods movements. Failed goods movements with errors need to be processed in the COGI transaction.
  • Error Handling During Production Order Confirmation: The document provides examples of how to handle errors during the confirmation of a production order. For example, if a material number is not maintained for a plant at a certain storage location, the user needs to maintain the material at the correct storage location to clear the error. The document concludes with a note that there should be no COGI records against the production order after all errors have been successfully handled.

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SAP PP MRP Business Blueprint Sample for Colorant Manufacturing Industry

Material requirement planning (MRP) is a process that ensures the availability of materials. It is used to procure or produce the required quantities on time for both internal purposes and sales. This process involves monitoring stocks and creating procurement proposals for purchasing and plan orders for production. MRP is designed for production where finished goods are produced as per demand.
Specialized for a Colorant Manufacturing company, this AS-IS TO-BE BBP document outlines the business process of Production Planning from the demands flowing from different sources like Forecast and Sales Order.

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SAP PP Master Data Business Process Procedure for Colorant Manufacturing Industry

This Business Process Procedure (BPP) document aims to help you creation and maintainance of Production Planning master data in SAP. This document describes in a lucid yet detailed way the procedure required to create and maintain master data. Following list of PP master data topics are covered in this traning manual;

  • Bill of Materials
  • Resources
  • Master Recipes
  • Product Versions

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SAP PP Guide: Material Staging & Stock Overview

The process of material staging involves transferring the material from the main store to the production location in accordance with a production order in SAP PP.
This document outlines the procedure for transferring the material and provides an overview of the material stock for production.

  • Procedural Steps for analyzing Stock Overview before material staging [MMBE]
  • Material Staging for Production/Process Order [MF60]
  • Reservation List Inventory Management [MB25]
  • Stock Overview: Company Code/Storage Location/Batch [MMBE]

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Sample SAP PP Business Blueprint for Pharmaceuticals Industry

The purpose of this document is to provide the current business processes of the Production Planning and Control that are in practice at Pharmaceuticals Company and map them accordingly to SAP business processes. As end-to-end process mapping approach is adopted, this document not only covers the current business processes but also lay tremendous emphasis on integration aspects by addressing and attending to cross-modular flow of data and information.
This document serves as basis on which the major configuration related activities will be undertaken during the realization phase of the SAP S/4 HANA Implementation project.
This sample SAP PP Business Bluprint includes, but not limited to, plethora of standard SAP reports available in each module for analysis and decision-making purposes.
The significance of PP master (BOM, Resource, Master Recipe and production version) is then highlighted along with providing basic definitions and its applicability in Company’s production processes.
Due to integrated nature of SAP among PP, Materials Management (MM), Quality Management (QM), Controlling (CO) processes are also covered, as deemed necessary.
Finally, complete lists of standard SAP reports for both PP and MM (due to its relevance with PP) modules forms an integral part of this business blueprint.

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