SAP C_TSCM42_66 Certified Associate - Production Exam Set 3

Your customer tests the firming options for planned orders in SAP ECC using a test material. Therefore, the customer sets a firming date in the stock/requirements list manually. Additionally, the customer sets a planning time fence with firming type 1 in the material master. How is the resulting firming interval specified in this scenario?


Options are :

  • It is predefined in Customizing.
  • By the manual firming date
  • By the planning time fence from the material master
  • By the firming mechanism with the longer firming interval (Correct)

Answer : By the firming mechanism with the longer firming interval

Which of the following activities is necessary for the capacity availability check that can be carried out automatically when a production order is released?


Options are :

  • Activate the availability check and assign an overall profile in the checking control of the order type / plant combination. (Correct)
  • Assign an appropriate availability checking rule to the material master for the product.
  • Set the finite scheduling indicator and assign a checking rule in the work center for the operation to be checked.
  • Activate the availability check and assign an overall profile in the production scheduling profile.

Answer : Activate the availability check and assign an overall profile in the checking control of the order type / plant combination.

What is a feature of the simu-lation mode for material requirements planning in SAP ECC?


Options are :

  • It propagates exception messages from a component to the finished product.
  • It posts planning results to the database automatically.
  • It calculates the delay time which may occur in planning. (Correct)
  • It triggers multilevel bottom-up scheduling.

Answer : It calculates the delay time which may occur in planning.

What repetitive manufacturing options can you use to carry out line loading in the SAP ECC system and thus generate Run Schedule Quantities (RSQ) from normal planned orders? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Using a planning algorithm from capacity planning.
  • Automatic selection of the production version by applying quota arrangement records in material requirements planning (MRP). (Correct)
  • Manual assignment of planned production quantities in a planning table. (Correct)
  • Automatic selection of the production version in material requirements planning (MRP) using Selection Methods setting. (Correct)

Answer : Automatic selection of the production version by applying quota arrangement records in material requirements planning (MRP). Manual assignment of planned production quantities in a planning table. Automatic selection of the production version in material requirements planning (MRP) using Selection Methods setting.

A material was planned in the context of SAP ECC material requirements planning. The MRP controller subsequently processed the material by manually converting a specific planned order into a production order. The MRP controller now accesses the current stock/requirements list and the MRP list for this material and compares these two lists. What do you have to consider for the two lists at this stage? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • The stock/requirements list displays the production order. (Correct)
  • The MRP list displays the production order.
  • The stock/requirements list was updated the moment it was accessed. (Correct)
  • The MRP list has the status "processed".

Answer : The stock/requirements list displays the production order. The stock/requirements list was updated the moment it was accessed.

What do you have to consider regarding consumption? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • Consumption parameters (consumption mode and consumption interval) can be set in the material master or in the MRP group. (Correct)
  • Consumption takes place on the material level between the planned independent requirements and the planned orders.
  • Consumption is restructured with the planning run.
  • Consumption can take place between order reservations and planned independent requirements, depending on the strategy. (Correct)

Answer : Consumption parameters (consumption mode and consumption interval) can be set in the material master or in the MRP group. Consumption can take place between order reservations and planned independent requirements, depending on the strategy.

Which of the following requirements is supported by using process orders?


Options are :

  • Documentation of the production using an electronic batch record (Correct)
  • Use of reference operation sets
  • Use of production/resource tools
  • Linkage of documents to orders

Answer : Documentation of the production using an electronic batch record

During the processing of production orders planned and actual costs are determined. On which of the following objects can you collect these costs? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • Planned order
  • Product cost collector (Correct)
  • Work center
  • Production order (Correct)

Answer : Product cost collector Production order

When maintaining a work center, formulas can be assigned in the scheduling view. Formulas use formula parameters for calculation. What can be the origin of the formula parameters used for scheduling? (Choose three)


Options are :

  • Standard values in the operations of routings (Correct)
  • User-defined fields in the operation of routings (Correct)
  • General operation values of routings (Correct)
  • General values from work scheduling view of the material master

Answer : Standard values in the operations of routings User-defined fields in the operation of routings General operation values of routings

What do you have to consider, when you use the ATP (Available To Promise) checks for material? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • ATP checks can be carried out automatically when releasing a production order. (Correct)
  • ATP checks are used to evaluate the free capacity on a certain work center.
  • ATP checks are automatically performed during Material Requirements Planning (MRP) runs.
  • ATP checks can be adjusted to also consider future requirements and receipts. (Correct)

Answer : ATP checks can be carried out automatically when releasing a production order. ATP checks can be adjusted to also consider future requirements and receipts.

You have maintained planning strategy group 10 (make-to-stock production) in the material master (SAP ECC) of a material. For the coming months, you have planned requirements with requirement type LSF (derived from main strategy 10). Now, you want to change the requirement type from LSF to VSF (in accordance with planning strategy 40, planning with final assembly) for requirements in the existing production plan. Which of the following scenarios are applicable in this case? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • You can enter the strategy group 40 in the material master, but the requirement type is not changed automatically for existing requirements. (Correct)
  • You must change the requirement type for planning strategy 10 to VSF in Customizing. The requirement type for all existing requirements is then changed by the next planning run.
  • You can enter the strategy group 40 in the material master and change the present requirement for the product manually in the production plan. (Correct)
  • You can change the strategy group from 10 to 40 for the existing production plan in the material master, and the requirement type for all requirements is changed automatically.

Answer : You can enter the strategy group 40 in the material master, but the requirement type is not changed automatically for existing requirements. You can enter the strategy group 40 in the material master and change the present requirement for the product manually in the production plan.

You use a planning time fence and fixing type 1. You receive a customer order with a material availability date within the planning time fence. What do you have to consider in this scenario?


Options are :

  • Planned orders that are created by requirements planning are shifted to the end of the planning time fence. (Correct)
  • Requirements planning considers only changes that are relevant for scheduling within the planning time fence.
  • Planned orders are created within the planning time fence and automatically firmed by requirements planning.
  • The MRP controller cannot create planned orders within the planning time fence.

Answer : Planned orders that are created by requirements planning are shifted to the end of the planning time fence.

You select the master data for production orders via production versions. Which information is contained in a production version?


Options are :

  • The default order type to be used
  • The routing and BOM alternatives to be used (Correct)
  • The explosion dates for the routing and BOM
  • The control parameters for selecting routings and BOM

Answer : The routing and BOM alternatives to be used

What data can be posted directly via the Plant Data Collection (PP-PDC) interface?


Options are :

  • Confirmations (Correct)
  • Goods receipts
  • Goods issues
  • Maintenance notifications

Answer : Confirmations

Where can you define the valid receivers for production order costs?


Options are :

  • In the settlement profile (Correct)
  • In the valuation variant
  • In the costing variant
  • In the production scheduling profile

Answer : In the settlement profile

Which of the following functions are available in SAP ECC when using capacity leveling? (Choose three)


Options are :

  • Midpoint scheduling (Correct)
  • Finite capacity scheduling (Correct)
  • Setup time reduction (Correct)
  • Batch size optimization
  • Lot size optimization

Answer : Midpoint scheduling Finite capacity scheduling Setup time reduction

What are the names of the objects for process integration of production orders? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • Control recipes
  • Work instructions (Correct)
  • Control instructions (Correct)
  • PI sheets

Answer : Work instructions Control instructions

Which of the following organizational efforts can be minimized using the KANBAN procedure?


Options are :

  • Effort for capacity planning
  • Effort for master data maintenance
  • Effort for material staging (Correct)
  • Effort for Sales and Operations Planning (SOP)

Answer : Effort for material staging

What do you have to consider regarding lot size procedures?


Options are :

  • If a make-to-order production strategy is used, only the lot-for-lot (exact) lot size can be applied.
  • If a long-term lot size is used, procurement is conducted with a long-term perspective.
  • The procurement quantity of a lot size procedure can be specified using a safety time period profile.
  • The lot size quantity can be influenced using a minimum lot size and the rounding profile. (Correct)

Answer : The lot size quantity can be influenced using a minimum lot size and the rounding profile.

You want to reduce the uncertainty caused by fluctuating requirements for a finished product by using a dynamic safety stock in SAP ECC. On which specifications is the dynamic safety stock calculation based?


Options are :

  • The static safety stock and the material forecast
  • The static safety stock per day and the safety time
  • The average daily demand and the safety time
  • The average daily demand and the desired range of coverage (Correct)

Answer : The average daily demand and the desired range of coverage

Which production order function can no longer be carried out after the order is released?


Options are :

  • Posting a goods receipt from production to stock.
  • Switching sequences. (Correct)
  • Posting a goods issue from stock to the production order.
  • Read PP master data.

Answer : Switching sequences.

A project team member analyzes the following situation in SAP ECC in the stock/requirements list for a finished product: there is only one customer order and one fixed planned order with a similar quantity amount. The customer order and the planned order both have deadlines on work days but not on the same work day; the planned order has a later deadline. The project team member cannot find a rescheduling message referring to this deadline misalignment in the stock/requirements list. What reasons could there be for the missing message? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • The elements are linked to each other via fixed pegging.
  • The requirement coverage element is outside the rescheduling horizon. (Correct)
  • The time misalignment falls within the tolerance window defined in Customizing. (Correct)
  • Requirement planning has not yet been carried out to update the rescheduling message.

Answer : The requirement coverage element is outside the rescheduling horizon. The time misalignment falls within the tolerance window defined in Customizing.

Which of the following statements is true for the ATP (available to promise) availability check in SAP ECC that is triggered from a customer order?


Options are :

  • An availability check by means of ATP creates fixed links between customer orders and their confirmed receipts.
  • The ATP quantity is the quantity still available that can be used to confirm incoming customer orders. (Correct)
  • The ATP check does not confirm against stocks and receipts, it checks consumption against planning requirements.
  • If the ATP check establishes non-availability, it checks whether it is still possible to procure or produce in time.

Answer : The ATP quantity is the quantity still available that can be used to confirm incoming customer orders.

What does SAP ERP mean?


Options are :

  • SAP ERP is an application that an enterprise can use to manage its business processes efficiently. (Correct)
  • SAP ERP is a system hardware that includes modules for purchasing, sales and distribution, materials management, production and so on.
  • SAP ERP is a planning system in which extended planning processes can be mapped.
  • SAP ERP is a technological platform on the basis of which customer-specific extensions can be imported.

Answer : SAP ERP is an application that an enterprise can use to manage its business processes efficiently.

Which of the following activities within the KANBAN procedure normally triggers subsequent stock posting of the goods receipt?


Options are :

  • Set Container in process
  • Set Container full (Correct)
  • Set Container in transport
  • Set Container empty

Answer : Set Container full

Which data forms the basis for calculating the capacity requirement for an operation? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • In-house production time (material master)
  • Operation control key (routing) (Correct)
  • Formulas (work center) (Correct)
  • Standard values (routing) (Correct)

Answer : Operation control key (routing) Formulas (work center) Standard values (routing)

From what point can you no longer use the Read PP master data in the production order?


Options are :

  • From the release of the production order.
  • After the first posting of goods movements or confirmation (Correct)
  • After assigning the confirmed quantity of a material component due to carrying out a material availability check.
  • After printing the order papers.

Answer : After the first posting of goods movements or confirmation

When analyzing the SAP ECC order report for a planned order for a finished product, you discover that one of the assemblies will not be available in time for the scheduled final assembly because of automatic forward scheduling. Which planning procedure would you use to process the problem in order to create a solution that is feasible from a requirements planning perspective?


Options are :

  • Total planning online
  • Interactive single-item planning for the delayed assembly
  • Multi-level single-item planning with the simulation mode option (Correct)
  • Multi-level single-item planning with the display results before saving option

Answer : Multi-level single-item planning with the simulation mode option

Which of the following efforts can be minimized using the KANBAN procedure?


Options are :

  • Effort for Sales and Operations Planning (SOP)
  • Effort for master data maintenance
  • Organizational effort for capacity planning
  • Organizational effort to stage material (Correct)

Answer : Organizational effort to stage material

The master data for an in-house production process is to be set up in the SAP ECC system. To do this, you should create a suitable routing that plans for five operations in an initial sequence (10, 20, 30, 40, 50). There should be an option of relocating operations 30 and 40 to a second sequence on other work centers if there are capacity bottlenecks. What sequence type would you use to create the second sequence in the system?


Options are :

  • Parallel sequence
  • Substitute sequence
  • Standard sequence
  • Alternative sequence (Correct)

Answer : Alternative sequence

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