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SAP TIPS AND TRICKS

Improve Efficiency with
Equipment Bill of Materials
A BILL OF MATERIALS
(BOM) is a list of items used
to perform maintenance
activities. There are different
types of BOMs, as they are
often called but, in maintenance functions, we generally
use equipment BOMs. This
material list is created in a
hierarchal manner and associated with one specific piece
of equipment. BOMs can
also be created for functional
locations, making it efficient
to select materials.
The second type of BOM
is associated with a material
type called an IBAU. This is
a maintenance assembly list
created by using individual
parts tied to a higher-level
material instead of an equipment master or functional
location.
Creating a good BOM
can be a critical factor in
completing work for a piece of
equipment. It will, at a glance,
make it possible to identify the
materials needed to service
that piece of equipment.

Kristina Gordon is SAP
Program Consultant at the
DuPont, Sabine River Works
plant in West Orange, TX.
If you have SAP questions,
send them to editors@
maintenancetechnology.com
and we'll forward them to
Kristina.

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MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

Kristina Gordon
DuPont

In the following example, you will learn how to create a bill of material and how to
display it in your work order.
Transaction IB01

Enter the equipment master number for
the bill of materials you wish to create,
plant code, and BOM usage 4 (plantmaintenance usage), and the date you wish
to make your BOM valid from.
Click the enter button.

Add the following information

■ ICT: This indicates the status of the
material, i.e., stock (L), non-stock (N)
or text (T).
■ Component: This is your material
master number.
■ Quantity: Number of components
needed to service the equipment
■ UN: Unit of measure for how you
receive the material
Once finished, click the save button.

When creating a maintenance work
order for the equipment, pull up the
materials on the BOM by using the list
button on the components tab of the
work order.

This automatically lists the materials
on the BOM. Select the check box for
the materials that you wish to carry
into your work order. Click the green
check mark.

Your materials populate in your work
order.

You will have the ability to see the
new materials on the BOM you
created under the functional location
in which the equipment is installed
(transaction IH01).

Note that a ritual should be
built around updating your BOMs
on a frequency. This allows new
materials, or materials with different
specifications, which will also have a
new material master number, to be
added and any materials no longer
applicable to be deleted. This can
be completed in transaction IB02,
change bill of materials. MT
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology June 2017

Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
IIoT
ISO 55000
Products
Ad Index
Showcase
Final Thought
AZ Puts Proactive in Reliability
Glimpse The Future of Predictive Maintenance
Automation-System Updates
MRO: Counterfeit Parts
MRO: Reduce Your Lube Inventory
MRO: Optimize Belt Conveyor Systems
Manage Used and Waste Oils Wisely
Motor Insulation Test Payback
SAP: Tips and Tricks
Cool Off Compressors
Be A Safety Leader
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Cover2
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - 3
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Editorial
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - 5
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Uptime
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - On The Floor
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - AZ Puts Proactive in Reliability
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Glimpse The Future of Predictive Maintenance
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Automation-System Updates
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - MRO: Counterfeit Parts
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - MRO: Reduce Your Lube Inventory
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - MRO: Optimize Belt Conveyor Systems
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - SAP: Tips and Tricks
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Cool Off Compressors
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Be A Safety Leader
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - IIoT
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - ISO 55000
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Manage Used and Waste Oils Wisely
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Motor Insulation Test Payback
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Products
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Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Ad Index
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Showcase
Maintenance Technology June 2017 - Final Thought
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