Step by Step Guide to Maintenance Notification and Work Order in SAP PM

This document provides a step by step manual to learn maintenance notification and work order process in SAP PM Module.

  • Creation of PM Notification [IW21]
  • Release/Display of PM Notification [IW28/IW29]
  • Creation of PM Order [IW31]
  • Release/Display of PM Order [IW38/IW39]

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SAP PM – Maintenance Planning Guide for Beginners

This document provides instructions with screenshots to your day-to-day plant maintenance tasks in SAP. Content of the document is as follows:

  • Task List/General Task List (without Strategy):
  • Create Task List [IA05]
    Change General Maintenance Task List [IA06]
    Create Task List for Functional Location [IA11]
    Change Task List for Functional Location [IA12]
    Search for Task Lists [IA08]

  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Create Maintenance Strategy [IP11]
    Create General Maintenance Task List [IA05]

  • Task List/General Task List (with Strategy)
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Create Single Cycle Plan [IP41]
    Schedule Maintenance Plans [IP10]
    Create Strategy Plan [IP42]

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SAP ECC 6.0 PM Sample Configuration Document Set

After being inactive for a long time, sorry for this, Here I’ve collected all my configuration documents related to PM module of SAP ECC 6.0. Each guide, which are created for live SAP Projects, describes the necessary steps with screenshots to plan and configure SAP system for Plant Maintenance. Not exhaustive but I belive these documents are good reference for newbies.
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SAP PM End User Manuals Collection

In this post, you will find download links for seperate SAP PM End user Training Manuals of the each processed below described:

  • Preventive Maintenance process: This manual consists of the following sequence of sub-processes
      1. Task List availability check [IA02]
      2. Maintenance Plan [IP02]
      3. Scheduling of Maintenance Plan [IP30]
      4. Scheduling overview [IP24]
      5. Order details [IW32]
      6. Assigning Stock, Non-Stock, BOM and External Services to the order [IW31]
      7. Order Confirmation [IW44]
      8. Technical Completion [IW32]
  • Equipment Calibration processes: This manual consists of the following sequence of sub-processes
      1. Task List availability check  [IA02]
      2. Change Maintenance Plan [IP02]
      3. Scheduling of Maintenance Plan [IP30]
      4. Scheduling overview [IP24]
      5. Order details [IW32]
      6. Inspection lot Selection [QA32]
  • Unplanned / Breakdown Maintenance processesThis manual consists of the following sequence of sub-processes
      1. Creation of Notifications [IW21]
      2. Changing the PM Notifications [IW22]
      3. Create Breakdown maintenance Order for Notification [IW34]
      4. Changing the maintenance Order [IW32]
      5. PM Order Confirmation [IW44]
      6. Change PM Notification [IW22]
      7. Change Order [IW32]
  • External services processesThis manual consists of the following sequence of sub-processes
      1. Creation of External Order [IW31]
      2. Change Order [IW32]
      3. Entry Sheet (Selection of Services) [ML81N]
  • Reconditioning / Shutdown processesThis manual consists of the following sequence of sub-processes
      1. Creation of an Order [IW31]
      2. Order Confirmation [IW44]
      3. Technical Completion [IW32]

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Guide to Planning Materials in SAP PM

This document intends to outline the different scenarios where maintenance plans material or service resources from a Maintenance Work Order. Certain criteria such as a type of material or warranty considerations may determine how these materials are planned and reduce the confusion and rework during the integration between Maintenance and Supply Chain.

As all of the Planning for these resources are carried out from the Operations or Components Tab of the Work Order and basic training has been carried out this outline will assume the user can navigate to a work order and to the appropriate tab to reduce the amount of screenshots and focus on the specific process.

  • Ordering Materials – Using Match Code Search
  • Ordering Materials – Using a BOM
  • Ordering Materials – Using Material Shopping Cart (MSC)
  • Ordering Materials – Repairable Spares
  • Ordering Materials – Exchange Components
  • Ordering Materials – Remanufactured
  • Ordering Materials – Direct Purchase
  • Ordering Materials – Warranty Consideration

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Variant Configuration for Beginners in SAP: A Comprehensive Guide

This guide explains the steps required for Variant Configuration in SAP in depth detail. You will find well documented descriptions and screenshots for creating configurable material. Highlights from the book is as follows:

  • Characteristics
  • Class
  • Material Master
  • Super BOM
  • Super Routing
  • Configuration Profile
  • Object Dependency
  • Scenario Testing
  • Variant Price

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SAP Plant Maintenance (PM) End-User Training Material

This document provides an overview of SAP PM Functionality and details of how the transactions are carried out in SAP R/3. The document has been organized as follows:

  • Master data maintenance required for PM module is covered first. Master data maintenance is the most important aspect as these data affects all the transaction where that Master data is used. It is very much controlled by authorizations as per the policy of the company.
  • As a PM user, you will be using various transactions to replicate day-to-day work in SAP R/3. So all the transactions, which are relevant to you for carrying out Plant Maintenance activities, are covered in this.
  • Master data maintenance and transaction processes are explained with the help of SAP screenshots. This will help you in executing the same perfectly

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