You can run the quality process for intermediate or finished product during the production process in SAP system, for example, Inspection in each shift, etc.
The in-process inspection has a reference to a production order in SAP system. You generate an Inspection lot at the time of production order release and inspection type for in-process inspection is 03 in the system. When there is a production order release, inspection lot will be automatically created in the system.
To create and release Production order −
Step 1 − In SAP easy access system, use T-code CO01
Step 2 − In next window, enter the following details −
Step 3 − In the next screen, enter the following details −
Step 4 − In the next screen, you can see inspection lot triggered once you release the production order.
To save the Production order, click the save button.
You can do the result recording for the inspection lot created at the time of Goods Receipt.
Step 1 − To perform the Result recording, go to T-Code: QA32
Step 2 − In the next screen, enter the following details −
In the next screen, you can see the following details −
Inspection lot generated in earlier steps along with material.
Check the SAP system status as REL CALC SPRQ. It shows that Inspection plan is copied in inspection lot and sample size calculated and stock posting required from quality stock to unrestricted or any other stock category.
Step 3 − Next, click the Results button at the top to do results recording.
Step 4 − In the next screen, you will see the result of inspection lot.
You can see the short text- Master Inspection characteristics with the specifications like length, surface, width, etc.
A sample size of 5 calculated automatically by the system if sampling procedure is assigned in the inspection plan. Enter your actual results against the inspection specifications.
Click the save button to save the inspection results.
Step 1 − To create a usage decision against inspection lot, go to T-code: QA32 and Enter Plant Code
Step 2 − Select the inspection lot origin 03, which is SAP inspection type used for raw material inspection. Press Execute to display the list of inspection lot.
Step 3 − Select the inspection lot origin 03, which is SAP inspection type used for in process material inspection.
Step 4 − Press Execute to display the list of inspection lot.
Step 5 − In the next screen, select Usage decision button at the top.
Step 6 − In the next screen, enter the UD code as A for acceptance. You can see the quality score as 100 based on Usage Decision code as for the raw material inspection.
Note − There is no Inspection lot stock tab to do any stock posting as it was in raw material inspection.
Click the save button to save the usage decision and hence in-process inspection is completed.