SAP S/4 HANA EWM QI process flow

The purpose of this blog is to understand the general configuration and process steps required to manually set up quality management processes in embedded EWM in S/4HANA 1909 and higher releases. It is assumed that an EWM warehouse number and basic EWM processes e.g. inbound process are set up in the system.

The Quality Inspection (QI) process in SAP S/4HANA Embedded Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) system is designed to ensure that goods received and managed in the warehouse meet predefined quality standards.

Configuration

Specify Work Center Layout –

SCM Extended Warehouse Management-Extended Warehouse Management-Master Data-Work Center-Specify Work Center Layout

Define Work Center –

SCM Extended Warehouse Management-Extended Warehouse Management-Master Data-Work Center-Define Work Center

Quality Work Center –

You need to assign a default quality work center to your warehouse in order to be able to repack partial quantities into new destination HUs and close HUs as well as to print HU labels when using the partial quantity decision functionality. SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Cross-Process Settings Quality Management- Quality Management- Inspection Results- Assign Default Work Center for Inspections. This config only required if you have only one Quality inspection area in your warehouse and set that as default.

Inspections After Goods Received from Goods Procured Externally

DEFINE AND ACTIVATE WAREHOUSE-DEPENDENT IOTS (EWM)

The inspection object types (IOTs) basically define on which object the inspection planning in EWM is done. For the inspection after goods receipt inspection object type 4 is the choice. In this case the inspection planning is done on inbound delivery item level.

SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Cross-Process Settings Quality Management- Quality Management- Basics and Integration- Define and Activate Warehouse-Dependent IOTs.

DEFINE FOLLOW-UP ACTIONS FOR INSPECTION RESULTS –

SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Cross-Process Settings Quality Management- Quality Management- Inspection Results- Maintain Follow-Up Actions.

The logistical Follow-up Action are used to define how the system behaves once the Quantity accepted /Rejected during QI usage decision.

EDIT CODE GROUPS AND CODES FOR USAGE DECISIONS (QM)  –

Define code groups and codes for making usage decisions to standardize the usage decision options quality engineers have when completing an inspection lot.

Quality Management- Quality Inspection- Inspection Lot Completion- Edit Code Groups and Codes for Usage Decisions

EDIT SELECTED SETS FOR USAGE DECISION (QM) –

Quality Management- Quality Inspection- Inspection Lot Completion- Edit Selected Sets for Usage Decisions

Process-Oriented Storage Control

SCM Extended Warehouse Management → Extended Warehouse Management → Cross-Process Settings → Warehouse Task → Define Process-Oriented Storage Control

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AMITH Kumar

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