Enter Subcontract Operation

This procedure is used to enter subcontract operations and prepare them for purchasing.

Before you start

Before you begin to enter subcontract operations the following prerequisites must be met:

Follow these steps

Follow the steps below to enter a subcontract operation:

  1. Select 'Product Structure. Open' (PDS001). Select a line, then select option 11 = Mtrl / Operation. This starts 'Product. Connect Materials/Operations' (PDS002).

  2. Enter the subcontract operation as described in Register Operations in a Routing.

  3. Specify the supplier in panel H.

  4. Specify the delivery time for the sub contract operation in field Queue Value and Subcontract Control as 1, to create purchase order, in panel G. You have now entered the lead time for the product. Select End.

  5. Select sorting order 4 = Service Processes in 'Supplier. Connect Item' (PPS040).

  6. Create a service process by entering the product structure type for service and operation number for service process.

  7. End the program.


This procedure results in entry of a subcontract operation and its preparation for purchase.

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