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Make-to-Stock – Process Manufacturing Based on Process Order

This scope item enables production planning in make-to-stock scenarios and quick reactions to incoming sales orders. The focus is on process manufacturing (for example, supported through process orders or batch management).

The process starts with the creation of a demand forecast for finished goods represented by planned independent requirements (PIRs). Based on PIRs, Material Requirements Planning (MRP) creates a production plan for finished goods, semifinished components, and raw materials. Production planners can analyze and change the planned-order-based production plan manually.

Raw material demand leads to purchase requisitions that trigger alternative procurement scenarios referenced in this scope item.

The production process itself is entirely covered via conversion of planned into process orders, order release, direct material issue or backflush, confirmation of operations and goods receipt posting. Order-based target and actual costs are created, ensuring fully integrated material and value streams.

Key Process Steps Covered

  • Process planned independent requirements
  • Perform material requirements planning and evaluation of stock requirement list
  • Create process order, material staging, order confirmation, material movement postings for goods issue and goods receipt in production order processing
  • Run scrap reports optionally after production

Benefits

  • Support of┬ámanagement of batch-oriented process manufacturing
  • Order-based target and actual costs management, ensuring fully integrated material and value streams


Where is Make-to-Stock – Process Manufacturing Based on Process Order(BJ8) being used?

This Scope item is used in the following way:

  • As a core function of Production Operations within Manufacturing Scope Item Group
  • As a core function of Production Planning within Manufacturing Scope Item Group

Process flow of Make-to-Stock – Process Manufacturing Based on Process Order (BJ8)

Find below the process flow of the scope item Make-to-Stock – Process Manufacturing Based on Process Order as it is defined for release S4H-OP-2009.

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Ref: Manufacturing of S4H-OP-2009


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