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# Alternate UoM for Production

Dear All,

I have maintained alternate UoM for Production in material master work scheduling view.

The ratio is 1000 KG (Production Unit) : 1 EA (Base Unit). Before starting the production the weight estimate is 980 KG for a particular production order, but Base unit remains as 1EA. So in Production order the moment I make the Production amount as 980KG it is changing the Base unit quantity to 0.98 EA. I have different production orders where the ratio becomes different. Somewhere it might be 980Kg and somewhere it becomes 1020KG.

I cannot change the UoM in material master everytime. Please suggest how to resolve this.

Thanks

Geravine

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Posted on Aug 03, 2009 at 07:18 AM

Hi!,

For this scenario you need to implement batch specific unit of measure where you can change the wieght of each produced batch while keeping the base unit value same. Here system will ask for conversion factor for the recieved batch at the time of GR. So you can store for example, one batch with relation 1 EA = 980 KG while the other as 1 EA = 990 KG.

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_erp60_sp/helpdata/en/25/28428b4f7811d18a150000e816ae6e/frameset.htm

Please revert back in case of any further issue.

Regards,

Uday

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• Former Member
Posted on Aug 03, 2009 at 07:23 AM

Hi,

Instead of changing the BOM in material master , The convversion rate can be changed in SAP whenever there is a change in the KG to EA conversion rate change.Like before creating process order change conversion rate from 1000kg to 1ea to 1020kg->1ea.

Hope this will help.

regards,

kaushik

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• Former Member
Posted on Aug 03, 2009 at 11:41 AM

We are using Order BOMs and hence we will have different ratios for different Sales Orders. Can we maintain the conversion factor at Order BOM level/Production Order level?

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• Former Member

Hi!,

Though the conversion factor is copied from material master at the time of order creation but it is not recommonded to change the conversion factor in material master every now and then when you create an order. So it is always better to handle it through batch specific unit of measure. Or you can try for any enhancement with the help of an developer to resolve the issue.

Regards,

Uday

• Former Member
Posted on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:56 AM

Thanks for support