Future Labs Technology: B-93B, Sector 2, NOIDA, UP – 201301
AUTHOR: Pratik Vimal – SAP Consultant @ Future Labs Technology
SAP QM (Quality Management) is an element of SAP R/3 system and is integrated with various other SAP modules like SAP Material Management (MM), Production Planning (PP), and Plant Maintenance (PM). QM is an intrinsic component of logistic management and actually employed to carry out standard operations such as quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control, at various phases including incoming material level, in-process manufacturing processes phase, and after production also.
Using the Quality Management module, you can apply the key segments of QM process as described in manufacturing standards similar to ISO 9000.
Since SAP Quality Management is an vital component of SAP R/3 system, it executes the appropriate key functions in manufacturing of items −
- Quality Planning − Quality planning allows to arrange the examination of goods from the supplier, raw material, task-in-process, and final item.
- Quality Notifications − Quality notification contains the defect identification and steps to be studied by quality division.
- Quality Inspection − Here, quality results are captured and decision is taken as to whether an examination lot is being accepted or refused.
In the following diagram, you will see the key elements which can be involved in SAP Quality Management procedures.