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Different quality certificates same material master

Dear experts,

We are facing that depending on the material utilization different quality certificates may be required. For example a component from a product A must have certificates 1,3 and 4 and the "same" component from another product B requires additional quality certificates 1,3 and 4 (as before) + 5 and 7, because the working conditions are different (e.g. more pressure). This makes the second component more expensive and maybe the supplier is different. The question is if it required a new material master to differentiate between both components or it is possible to keep the same material number.

Thank you in advance.

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    Posted on Oct 25, 2019 at 01:37 AM

    Hello Sebastian

    The question here is broader than simply the quality certificate.

    If both components have different specifications, you probably want to ensure that the wrong component is not consumed when producing material B and that you purchase enough quantity of the component with higher specifications.

    The component consumption could be resolved with batch determination, but MRP does not consider batch characteristics, so it won't be able to know when there is not enough quantity on stock of the component with higher specifications. In order to ensure a proper planning, you could even try to make a separation using MRP Areas, but I believe that a simpler solution could be using separated material codes.

    Regards,

    Caetano

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