Define Overhead Keys

In this workstep you maintain overhead keys. You can use overhead keys for individual order calculation or material-related calculation of an overhead percentage rate.

Orders, WBS elements, networks, cost-object identity numbers, base objects:

To determine an overhead percentage rate through the overhead key, you must

Product costing, production orders, run schedule headers, process orders:

To determine an overhead percentage rate through the overhead key, you must

Example

If you want to assign specified orders with a special overhead, proceed as follows:

1. Enter a value in the "Overhead key" field in in the order master.
2. Assign a costing sheet that contains overheads with the "Overhead key" field to the relevant orders
3. Maintain percentage rates in the overheads for the corresponding values that you entered in the "Overhead key" fields for the order master.