Register Operations in a Routing

This document explains how you register and maintain operations in a routing.


The routing gives detailed information about which operations are to be performed, their sequence and the various work centers involved, and the standards for setup and run time.

The values for time per operation in 'Product Structure. Open' (PDS001) and lead time for the product in 'Item. Connect Warehouse' (MMS002) have been updated.

The routing is used to plan the work to be done.

These files are affected:

Before you start

Before you begin to create an operation in a routing, these prerequisites must be met:

Also, depending on the functionality, these prerequisites might need to be met:

Follow these steps

  1. Start 'Product Structure. Open' (PDS001/B1). Continue to 'Product. Connect Materials/Operations' (PDS002/U1) by related option *Material and operations' (11).

  2. Select sorting order.

  3. Enter an operation in routing by specifying operation number, work center and any validity date. Click New to create a connection between the product and the operation. Information regarding the operation is retrieved from the work center.

  4. Verify, change, and/or supplement the information regarding setup and run time in either the full screen or detail on the G panel.

  5. Verify, change, and/or supplement the information regarding price and documents in either the full screen or detail the H panel.

  6. If needed, material entry can be supplemented. Otherwise press Enter to finish.

  7. Select related option 'Co-products' (16) to start 'Operation. Connect Co-Product' (PDS005). Enter the co-product and the percentage of production costs distributed to the product and the co-product.

  8. Press Enter to finish.

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