TOP SAP MM Interview Questions and Answers
What is SAP MM?
SAP MM (Material Management) is a functional module in SAP that deals with procurement handling and material management. The MM module contains master data, system configuration and transactions to complete the procure to pay process.
What are the essential components in SAP MM?
• Determine requirements
• Source determination
• Vendor Selection
• Order Processing
• Order follow up
• Goods receipts and Inventory management
• Invoice Verification
Mention what are the types of special stock available?
The types of special stock available are subcontracting, consignment, project, pipeline, sales order, stock transfer, returnable packaging with customer, etc
List out important field in purchasing view?
The critical fields in purchasing view are
• Base unit of measure
• Order unit
• Purchasing group
• Material group
• Valid from
• Tax indicator for material
• Manufacturer part number
• Manufacturer, etc.
Explain the importance of the batch record?
A batch tells about a quantity of a particular product, which is processed or produced at the same time with the same parameters. The materials produced in such batch have the same values and characteristics. While, the batch record gives the information about a particular batch product and helpful in knowing whether the product has gone through GMP (Good Manufacturing Process).
Explain how you can link a document to a vendor master record?
To link the document with the vendor master record by using the XK01 transaction code or by using the following menu path
• SAP Menu > Logistics > Material Management > Purchasing > Master Data > Vendor > Central > XK01- Create.
Mention what are the major purchasing tables? List the transaction codes for them?
• Purchase requisition EKBN
• Purchase requisition account assignment EBKN
• Release documentation EKAB
• History of purchase documents EKBE
Mention what are the data contained in the information record?
The information record contains data related to the units of measurement, such as the products, vendor price, materials used by specific vendors, etc. It also contains information on the tolerance limit of the under delivery of data, vendor evaluation data, planned delivery time, availability status for goods.
Mention what is the transaction code to delete a batch?
The transaction code MSC2N is used to delete a batch. By flagging the batch master record, you can delete a batch record alternatively.
Mention what is the transaction code used to extend the material view?
To extend the material view transaction, code MM50 is used.
Explain how you can change the standard price in the master material?
The standard price for the material data cannot be updated or changed directly. However, to change the standard price you can perform the following steps
• Fill in the future fields price ( MBEW-ZKPRS ) and the effective data ( MBEW-ZKDAT) for the materials
• Select Logistics > Material Management > Valuation > Valuation Price Determination > Future Price