Add Materials to a Work Order Operation

This document explains how you connect new materials to a work order operation. The document explains how to add materials by specifying them manually and how to select materials from the equipment structure.

Outcome

New materials are added to the operation and if WO picklist is used on the WO type parameter 210, delivery is created in 'Delivery. Open Toolbox' (MWS410), else a requisition is created in 'Req/Distr Order. Open' (MMS100).

The material is available and it is possible to complete the work.

The information is stored in the MMOMAT table.

Before you start

Follow these steps

Add material or spare parts manually

  1. Start 'Work Order. Open' (MOS100/B).

  2. Select an appropriate sorting order to identify the correct work order.

  3. Select the work order and related option 11='Materials and operations' to display 'Work Order. Open Line' (MOS101/B).

  4. Select a sorting order and ensure the panel sequence includes the material related screens E, F, or M.

  5. Specify a sequence number and an operation number to which the material is to be linked.

    The sequence number must be specified, for example 001, 002, or 003.

  6. Specify the item number of the material and select Create.

    You can also specify a kit number or the alias number of the reference number or the customer's item number. Note, however, that the reference number as defined in (MMS001) will automatically be retrieved during entry and used on the picking list and other internal documents.

  7. On the detail panel, specify the quantity to be reserved. Press Enter to return to the B panel. If an order initiated DO or PO should be triggered for this specific material line, line type 1-3 on the F-panel can be used.

  8. Specify any other materials.

  9. Press F3='Exit' to finish.

    If you add more than one material, you will be prompted to reschedule the work order in 'Work Order. Reschedule' (MOS010) when pressing F3.

    The work order receives status X2 until you have finished editing it. This prevents other users to also edit the order.

Add material or spare parts from the equipment structure

This section describes how you add spare parts that are already linked to the equipment in 'Product Structure. Open' (PDS002).

Note: The parameter 'Display attr description' must be blank in 'Indented Bill of Material. Display' (PDS100) for the item names to be displayed.
  1. Start 'Work Order. Open' (MOS100/B).

  2. Select an appropriate sorting order to identify the correct work order.

  3. Select the work order and select related option 11='Materials and operations' to display 'Work Order. Open Line' (MOS101/B).

    This panel can also be reached from 'Work Schedule. Open Toolbox' (MOS195), using related option 11='Materials and operations'.

  4. Select sorting order 1 and press F16='Add spares' to display 'Work Order. Add Spare Parts' (MOS107).

  5. Specify the quantity to be reserved for each item and press Enter to save.

  6. Press F3='Exit' to finish.

    You will be prompted to reschedule the work order in 'Work Order. Reschedule' (MOS010) when you press F3.

    The work order receives status X2 until you have finished editing it. This prevents other users to also edit the order.

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