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MRP CONFIGURATION

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND WAREHOUSE


MANAGEMENT
Contents
1 Purpose..................................................................................................................................... 2
2 Configuration ............................................................................................................................ 2
2.1 General Settings............................................................................................................. 2
2.1.1 Check Units of Measurement ............................................................................................. 2
2.1.2 Maintain Factory Calendar (Cross Client)..2
2.1.3 Assign Factory Calendar to Plant...3
3 Enterprise Structure...................................................................................................................
3.1 Define Valuation Area3
4. General Setting Material Management
4.1 Define Material Groups.4
5. Consumption-based Planning...4
5.1 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - General Settings.4
5.1.1 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Number Ranges..4-5
5.1.2 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. MRP Controllers.5
5.1.3 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Conversion Planned
Order To PReq..6
5.1.4 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Dep.reqmt availability.6-7
5.1.5 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - External Procurement.7
5.1.6 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. Rescheduling...8
5.1.7 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Planning Horizon..9
5.1.8 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Available Stocks9-10
5.1.9 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Error Handling10
5.1.10 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Line Item Numbers.11
5.1.11 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Start in Past.11-12
5.1.12 Activate Materials Requirements Planning12

1 Purpose
This configuration guide provides you with the information you need to set up the configuration of
this building block manually.
If you do not want to configure manually and prefer an automated installation process using BC

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Sets and other tools, refer to the SAP Best Practices Quick Guide, located on SAP Note:
1175125

2 Configuration
2.1 General Settings
2.1.1 Check Units of Measurement
Use
In this step, you define the custom units of measurements for your company.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:

Transaction Code
IMG Path

CUNI
SAP Netweaver General Settings Check Units of
Measurement

2. On the initial screen click Units of Measurement button.


3. Enter the following data :
Int.
meas.
unit

Comm
ercial

Technical

TL

TL

TL

Decima
l
places

Measurement
unit text

Commercia
l
meas.unit

Truck Loads

Select

ISO
Cde

2.1.2 Maintain Factory Calendar (Cross Client)


Use
The factory calendar indicates the number of working days for a week and is defined on the basis
of a public holiday calendar.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
Transaction Code
SPRO
IMG Path
SAP NetWeaver General Settings Maintain Calendar
2. Choose Factory Calendar
3. Choose Change
4. Choose Create and make the following entries

2.1.3 Assign Factory Calendar to Plant

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Use
In this step, you assign Factory Calendar to Plant

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
Transaction Code
IMG Path

SPRO
Enterprise Structure > Definition > Logistics general>
Define, copy,delete, check plant

2. Choose Define Plant, and click Choose


3. Highlight Plant 1200
4. Choose Details and make the following entry:
Factory Calendar Y1 R36 Factory Calendar
5. Save your entries

3.Enterprise Structure
3.1 Define Valuation Area
Use
In this step, you define a valuation area in your company.
A plant can only belong to one company code.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
Transaction Code
IMG Path

SPRO
IMG path Enterprise Structure Definition Logistics General Define
valuation level

2. On the Valuation Level screen, set the button Valuation area is a plant.
3. Choose Save.

4. General Setting Material Management


4.1 Define Material Groups
Procedure
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1.Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:


Transaction Code
IMG Path

SPRO
Logistics General Material Master Settings for Key
Fields
Define Material Groups

2. On the Change View Material Groups: Overview screen, choose New Entries.
3. Make the following sets of entries:

Matl Group

Material Group Description

Description 2

RM01

MRP Raw Mat R36

MRP Raw Mat R36

FG01

FG R36

FG R36

5. Consumption-based Planning
5.1 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - General Settings
5.1.1 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Number Ranges
Use
The purpose of this step is to maintain the number ranges per plant.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu
Materials Management > Consumption-Based
Planning >Plant Parameters Overall
Maintenance of Plant Parameters
OMI8
Transaction Code

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Create.
3. In the Create Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Create.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose number ranges
6. On the Assign Number ranges screen choose the Planned Orders button, and make the
following entries:
Plant
0001
0002

NRge pl. orders


01
01

Simulative planned order


01
01

7. On the Assign Number ranges screen choose the Reservation/Dependent Requirements

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button, and make the following entries:


Plant
0001
0002

Plant NR: StkTrns Res.


01
01

8. On the Assign Number ranges screen, choose the Purchase Requisition button, and
make
the following entries:
9. On the Assign Number ranges screen, choose the MRP Lists button, and make the
following
entries:
10. On the Assign Number ranges screen choose the Simulative Dep Req button, and make
the
following entries:
11. Choose Save.
12. Choose Back.

5.1.2 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. MRP Controllers


Use
The purpose of this step is to maintain MRP Controllers per plant.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu
Materials Management > Consumption-Based
Planning >Plant Parameters Overall
Maintenance of Plant Parameters
OMI8
Transaction Code
2.On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose MRP Controllers.
6. On the Change View MRP Controllers: Overview screen make the following, Click
entries:
Plant
0001
0002

MRP Controller
R36
R36

Name of MRP Controller


R36 MRP Controller
R36 MRP Controller

5.1.3 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Conversion Planned


Order To PReq.
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Use
The purpose of this step is to maintain the number of planned orders converted to purchase
requisitions per plant.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
Materials Management > Consumption-Based
Planning >Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance
IMG Menu
of Plant Parameters
Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Conversion PlOrd->Preq.
6. On the Change View Number Of Planned Orders: Overview screen make the following
entries:

Plnt

Number of
planned orders
500
500

0001
0001
7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.4 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Dep.reqmt availability


Use
The purpose of this step is to define the availability check of dependent requirements.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu
Management Consumption-Based Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters
Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

Plant

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0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Availability Dep. Req.
6. On the Change View Availability Check: Overview screen, make the following entries:
Plnt
Avail. Check Rule
0001
01
0002
01
7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.5 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - External Procurement


Use
The purpose of this step is to define external procurement.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
Materials Management Consumption-Based
Planning
IMG Menu
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters
OMI8

Transaction Code

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose External Procurement
6. On the Change View Default Values Purchasing/MRP: Overview screen, make the following
entries:
Plnt

Purchasing
process.
time

Sub.
Purch.
Group

Description

0001
0002

Scheduling:
Info record
/agreem.
X
X

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.6 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Rescheduling


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Schedule
lines

Unkown
Acct
Assignmentw
m
U
U

Use
The purpose of this step is to define a rescheduling check.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters

Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose External Procurement
6. On the Change View Plant rescheduling:Details screen, make the following entries:

Plnt
Rescheduling horizon
Firm planned orders
Production order
Fixed Pur. requisition
PO/SA schedule line
Shipping notificat.
Tolerance value forward
Tolerance value for displacement

0001
100
Check
Check
Check
Check

0002
100
Check
Check
Check
Check

02
02

02
02

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.7 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Planning Horizon


Use
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The purpose of this step is to define a planning horizon for plant.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters

Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Planning Horizon.
6. On the Change View Planning Horizon for Plant: Overview screen, choose New Entries.
Plant
0001
0002

Planning Horizon
100
100

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.8 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Available Stocks


Use
The purpose of this step is to define availability of stock.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:

IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters

Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

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Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Available Stocks.
6. On the Change View Available Stocks: Overview screen, make the following entries:
Plnt
0001
0002

Stock in transfer
Check
Check

Blocked stock
Check
Check

Restricted-use stock
Check
Check

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.9 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Error Handling


Use
In this step, you determine how the system is to react if errors occur in the planning run.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen, choose Error Handling.
6. On the Change View Error Handling in the Planning Run: Overview screen, make the
following entries:
Plant
0001
0002

Max.Proposals
10
10

Subs.
001
001

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.10 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Line Item Numbers


Use
The purpose of this step is to define a line item number.

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Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters

Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box, make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Item Numbers.
6. On the Change View: Item Numbers: Overview screen, make the following entries:
Plant
0001
0001

Item PR
10
10

Item No Stock Trans Res


100
100

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.11 Overall Maint. of Plant Par. - Start in Past


Use
The purpose of this step is to define that the MRP calculation may start in the past.
It is strongly recommended not to set the flag, otherwise the MRP run will create
MRP elements which start and end in the past.
This step is optional. Its purpose is to check that the flag Start in Past has not been
selected.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Plant Parameters Overall Maintenance of Plant
Parameters

Transaction Code

OMI8

2. On the Plant Parameters for Material Requirements Planning screen, choose Maintain.
3. In the Maintain Plant Parameters dialog box make the following entries:
Maintain the plant parameters for plant 1000 first, then create the parameters for
additional plants.

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Plant
0001
0002
4. Choose Maintain.
5. On the Maintain Plant Parameters screen choose Start in the Past.
6. On the Change View: Order Proposals in the Past: Overview screen, make the following
entries:
Plant
0001
0002

Start in the Past


Leave empty
Leave empty

7. Choose Save.
8. Choose Back.

5.1.12 Activate Materials Requirements Planning


Use
The purpose of this activity is to activate MRP.

Procedure
1. Access the activity using one of the following navigation options:
IMG Menu

Materials Management Consumption-Based


Planning
Planning Define Floats (Scheduling Margin Key)

Transaction Code

SPRO

2. Choose button Material Requirements Planning.


3. Make the following entries:
Plant
Activate requirements planning
0001
X
0002
X
4. Choose Save.
5. Choose Back.

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