SAP Engineering Changes Management (SAP ECM)

 

 

PROCEDURAL STEPS

 

1                     Access transaction by

Via SAP Standard Menus

Cross-Application Components  Engineering Change Management 

Change number-Create / Change / Display

Via Transaction Code

CC01 (Create), CC02 (Change), CC03 (Display)

2                     On Create Change master: Initial Screen, enter information in the following used fields as specified below:

Field Name

Description

R/O/C

D/N

User Action and Values

Comments

Change number

Change Master Number

C

Leave blank for system generation.

 

Type

Section Header

 

 

 

 

Change Master

 

R

 

Select if change will not be release controlled: Applies to all functional areas of the system

Always select ECR to provide the approval process with digital signatures.

ECR

Select is change will be release controlled and approved for functions collectively or separately.

Function

 

 

 

 

 

Without Release key

 

R

 

This determines that the changes with reference to the change master record are automatically released for the operative areas (costing, planning, and production).

Select Without Release Key

 

With Release key

Determines that the changes made with reference to the change master are released by a (release key) for the operative areas (costing, planning, and production).

 

Lead Chg. Mast.

Superior change master record in a change hierarchy. It groups together several change packages for the change process.

 

Change Package

Subordinate change master record in a change hierarchy that controls the changes to the individual objects.

 

Control Data

 

 

 

 

Change type

This key defines the change type for the ECR (engineering change request).

C

Required for ECR.

Disabled for Change Master.

 

 

 

Effectivity Type

Determines the conditions under which object changes are valid.

 

O

 

Left blank

Profile

Profile identification that contains default values and presetting for the creation of a change master record.

 

O

Standard information that is always needed in a similar way when you are maintaining change master records. The profile helps you when entering and managing change data.

 

Select relevant profile

Temp

 

 

 

 

Copy from:Change number

Change Master Number (blank, if creating change master from scratch or enter change master number you are copying from)

O

If applicable, enter change master number you are copying from.

 

(Note: R = Required, O = Optional, C = Conditional, D = Display, N = Not used)

 

         Press Enter button to proceed.

 

3                     On Create Change Master-Change Header screen, enter information in the following used fields as specified below:

Field Name

Description

R/O/C

D/N

User Action and Values

Comments

Change number

Change Master Number (contains number from initial entry screen)

D

Defaulted from initial screen or blank for internally generated number.

 

 

Descriptive text

R

Describes Change Number.

 

Description

Section Header

 

 

 

Valid from

Beginning validity date for the change

R

Enter date for changes to be effective.

 

Authorization Group

Key that controls access to the change master record.

O

Ensures that the only user that has this authorization

Value can use this change master record for making

Changes.

 

Reason for change

Text which describes reason for which this Change Master may be used

O

 

 

Status Information

Section Header

 

 

 

Change no. status

Describes the current processing status of the

Change number

R

Select 1 active to enable recording changes with the ECM record.

 

DeletionIndicator

The deletion selection indicator

O

If you set this flag, the deletion program will delete the change master record will be deleted in the next archiving run. Also, ECR can not be used to record changes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select object types in the create change Master: change Header to select the desired objects.

Select required objects on create change Master: object types.

 

 

 

In the above screen we have selected two (2) objects Material BOM, task list.

 

Select Objects Tab in the same screen.

 

First select the Mat.BOM Tab and then Task list (TaskL) tab to get the following screens and fill the required data.

 

Field Name

Description

R/O/C

D/N

User Action and Values

Comments

TaskL

Tab

 

 

 

 

List Display

 

 

 

TLstTy

Key identifying task list type

R

Enter:

2 for Master Recipe.

Q for Inspection plan

 

 

Group

Key for task list group

R

Enter existing or new key

 

Enter tasklist Code as per the codification structure

 

Description

Textual description related to task list and ECR.

O

 

 

Mat. BOM

Tab

 

 

 

 

List Display

 

 

 

Material

Key identifying material

R

Enter existing or new key

Enter Material Code

Plant

Key identifying plant

R

Enter Plant where material will be active or select from pull down menu.

 

Enter Plant 1100

 

BOM Usg

BOM usage

R

Enter BOM usage or select from pull down menu.

Select

1 for Production BOM

S for Subcontracting BOM

Description

Textual description related to Material BOM and ECR.

O

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now go to Objects tab and check.

 

 

Now save. System displays a message as mentioned below.