Important SAP PP planner roles

There are six important planner roles for production planning and control in SAP PP. Their responsibilities can be mapped to master data maintenance and actual production planning and production control. The roles assigned to master data maintenance are the following: […]

Major production types supported by SAP PP

In SAP PP one has to distinguish five major production types being supported by SAP: Discrete manufacturing Repetitive manufacturing Process manufacturing Kanban production Engineering-to-order production Discrete manufacturing Discrete manufacturing is applied when products often change. demand is very irregular and […]

Production planning process in SAP

The SAP PP module assumes a production planning and execution process with the following stages / phases: Sales and operations planning Material requirements planning Capacity requirements planning Production execution and control Sales and operations planning Sales planning aims at forming […]