With the help of an
indicatorat the client level, you
can activate QM in procurement for all plants.
With the help of a
control key for QM in procurement, you can activate a
number of functions. Refer to the step Define
control keys for additional information on this
matter. Depending on the content of the control key, you may have
to define additional controls:
technical delivery terms
quality assurance agreements (stored in the quality info-record
for the supply relationship)
certificate type; controls the certificate processing
inspection describes how to implement a goods receipt
inspection. You store the controls for the goods receipt inspection
in the screen for the QM inspection data in the material
3. Determine whether there are
requirements in your company to verify the existence of vendor QM
systems. If necessary, carry out the step Define QM
4. Determine whether the supply
relationships should be subject to the status management function.
If necessary, carry out the step Delivery
5. Determine whether you want
interact in the release of the procurement process with the help of
the MM/PP status. If necessary, coordinate your activities with the
purchasing department and assume an active role when the
statuses are defined.
6. Maintain the QM fields in the
material master records.
With the help of an indicator in the control key for
procurement, you can disable any functions that may
block certain activities.
A collective function is available for activating the goods
7. Maintain the quality info
If the indicators
quality agreement or
vendor release are set in the control key for the
material master, you must closely coordinate the data you maintain
in the corresponding quality info records. Otherwise, the
procurement processes may be obstructed.
8. Maintain the QM fields in the
9. Describe and test the QM processes
in procurement for each of the groups maintained above.
The settings for the
evaluation functionality are described in the
Implementation Guide for Materials Management (Purchasing