SAP QM - Inspection Plan

You need an inspection plan to capture the results of quality records.

To define inspection methodology, you have to enter the following details −

  • Materials to be inspected.
  • How the inspection of materials need to take place.
  • What characteristics to be inspected, work center and inspection specifications.

In the inspection plan, you have to define the sequence of inspection steps to be performed and the range of specifications as per the Master Inspection Characteristics, sampling procedure to calculate the sample size for inspection, inspection method, etc.

You can define the status of Inspection plan as Active/ Inactive and usage of the plan.

Step 1 − To create Inspection plan, use T-Code: QP01.

SAP Menu

Step 2 − In the next screen, enter the following details −

  • Enter input material code, which we need to create an inspection plan.
  • Enter Plant code.
  • Enter the key date from which inspection plan to be valid
  • To move to next screen, press ENTER
Key Date

Step 3 − In the next screen, enter the following details −

  • Enter the input usage as 5, which means inspection plan will be valid for goods received and status as 4, which means the plan is released.

  • Select the lot size as 99999999 that allows an inspection plan to be valid for inspection lot quantity of 99999999.

  • Press the Operations button at the top to move to the next screen.


Step 4 − In the next screen, enter the following details −

  • Enter the work center.
  • Enter the control key as QM01 to show a quality check.
Inspection Characteristics

Step 5 − In the next window, enter the following details −

  • Enter the maintain inspection characteristics for the operation.
  • Input the Master inspection characteristic name MIC_TEST.
  • Enter the Inspection method.
  • Input sampling Procedure to determine the sample.
  • Enter the lower and upper limits automatically and click the save button.
Characteristic Overview

Click the save button to save Inspection plan.

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