Subcontracting - Key Points

Special Procurement Process.

Item category: L
Order type: NB

In info record vendor should be maintained as subcontractor.

Vendor (Subcontractor) receives the components used to manufacture a finished product directly from your company or through third party.

Your company should place a purchase order for the finished product.   In this manually you can enter the required individual components or it can be determined via the explosion of BOM (if exists).

Stock check at vendor level: ME2O

Company stock check: MMBE

GR for individual components through movement type: 501 or 561 (if with out PO or without reference).

GI to subcontracting vendor: through movement type 541.

GR from sub contracting vendor: through movement type: 101
Movement type 543 is displayed to cancel the material cost account.

If the subcontracting order has to be generated through materials planning,the special procurement key has to be set in MRP 2 screen.

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Editor Note:
- To create the Subcon Info Record : Tcode ME11 - Info Category - Click Subcontracting

- To create Material BOM : Tcode CS01

- With the Info and Material Setup, you can then create the Purchase Order in Tcode ME21N

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