This document explains how you check that the material that is needed to complete a manufacturing order (MO) is available.
You know which MOs can be completed without material shortages and you can take measures to solve material shortages. MOs without material shortages receive status 40 Staged.
Established material shortages can lead to rescheduling. MOs checked for availability go further in the process.
Start 'Manufact Order. Open' (PMS100).
The instruction starts from the predefined sorting order 'MO per product,' as well as from panel sequence EFGHI1.
You select on which MO you will check the material availability by filling in one/several of these fields:
Select an MO and choose option 22=Select check component availability to start 'Manufact Order. Check Comp Availability' (PMS040).
Specify what you want check
If necessary, change the contents of these fields:
Select availability type
The availability type determines which type of availability balance a material requirement is compared to during inspection.
Specify which material you want check
Select whether you only want shortage material displayed.
Select the order in which you want to sort the material.
You can specify these ranges for the material:
In the fields above the table, you can specify the sequence and operations numbers.
Press Enter to sort the material in the table according to the selection criteria you specified.
Check the opening material in the manufacturing order. Materials for which there is a shortage are marked. If necessary, correct the selection criteria.
Further check the material by selecting a line and selecting from these options:
Select from among these conditions:
Correct material shortages
Correct material shortages in this way:
Stage a manufacturing order without shortage by pressing F15=Stage.
The status of the manufacturing order is raised to 40= Staged.