SAP C_TSCM42_66 Certified Associate - Production Exam Set 6

In your enterprise, a planning strategy is used in SAP ECC that enables joint planning of all MRP scheduled assemblies for a finished product to trigger procurement of these assemblies. It is important to ensure that the finished product is only produced when there is a customer order present. When a customer order is received, production of the finished product should be triggered in the form of make-to-order planning and production. Which planning strategy covers this scenario?


Options are :

  • Planning with make-to-stock (strategy 10)
  • Planning with final assembly (strategy 40)
  • Planning at the assembly level (strategy 70)
  • Planning without final assembly (strategy 50) (Correct)

Answer : Planning without final assembly (strategy 50)

Which of the following master data is mandatory for production order processing, when material reservations and capacity requirements for operations should be generated automatically? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Material master records (product and material component) (Correct)
  • Document structure
  • Inspection characteristics
  • Routing (Correct)

Answer : Material master records (product and material component) Routing

Which of the following features are offered by MRP Areas (Material Requirements Planning Areas)? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • An MRP Area may include different storage locations. (Correct)
  • Subcontracting is supported by MRP Areas. (Correct)
  • Make-to-order production is supported by storage location MRP Areas.
  • A storage location may be assigned to different MRP Areas.

Answer : An MRP Area may include different storage locations. Subcontracting is supported by MRP Areas.

Which of the following prerequisites have to be fulfilled for production orders to be transferred to a business data entry system via the Plant data collection (PP-PDC) interface? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Production orders contain at least one operation that contains a work center with a subsystem group assigned to it. (Correct)
  • The application of the PP-PDC interface was activated in the order type for the production order. (Correct)
  • Production orders have been released. (Correct)
  • Execution Steps were used to record process instructions in the operation.

Answer : Production orders contain at least one operation that contains a work center with a subsystem group assigned to it. The application of the PP-PDC interface was activated in the order type for the production order. Production orders have been released.

Where are the standard operation times for an operation defined?


Options are :

  • Work Center
  • Routing (Correct)
  • Production Resource/Tool (PRT)
  • Material Master

Answer : Routing

Which information is contained in production versions for selecting routings and bills of material?


Options are :

  • The plant for which the routing and BOM have to be created
  • All the control parameters for selecting routings and bills of material
  • The routing and BOM alternatives to be used for production (Correct)
  • The explosion date on which the validity of the routing and bill of material is checked

Answer : The routing and BOM alternatives to be used for production

The master data for a logistical process is to be stored in the SAP ECC system. In this context, you require the production versions for subsequent planning and production. You know a mass maintenance transaction that you could use here. Where else in the SAP ECC system could you define production versions?


Options are :

  • In the line routing.
  • In the material master. (Correct)
  • In the repetitive manufacturing profile in Customizing
  • In the work center.

Answer : In the material master.

Which one of the following scheduling types cannot be assigned as default to an order type (production order)?


Options are :

  • Only capacity requirements
  • Midpoint (Correct)
  • Backward
  • Forward

Answer : Midpoint

Which of the following master data do you need to make available for repetitive manufacturing? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Master records for serial numbers
  • Product cost collector (Correct)
  • Production versions (Correct)
  • Repetitive manufacturing profile (Correct)

Answer : Product cost collector Production versions Repetitive manufacturing profile

In the course of a customer project, you are confronted with an SAP ECC system that shows the error message displayed below when you test requirements planning in plant 1000. Large numbers of materials are already available in plant 1000. As a first step in solving the problem, you activate requirements planning in the Customizing for plant 1000. What further steps must you take before you can put requirements planning in plant 1000 into operation in SAP ECC?


Options are :

  • - Activate requirements planning in Customizing for MRP areas in plant 1000- Specify the plant parameters for plant 1000 in the requirement planning views
  • - Createa planning file in Customizing- Specify the plant parameters for plant 1000 in Customizing (Correct)
  • - Implement theplanning files in Customizing- Specify the plant parameters for plant 1000 in the requirement planning views
  • - Implement the planning files in Customizing- Specify the plant parameters for plant 1000 in Customizing

Answer : - Createa planning file in Customizing- Specify the plant parameters for plant 1000 in Customizing

What option for selecting a routing exists when creating a production order?


Options are :

  • Automatic selection of a reference operation set
  • Manual selection based on the list of routings maintained in the material master
  • Automatic selection based on settings in the production scheduling profile
  • Manual selection based on settings in the order type-dependent parameters (Correct)

Answer : Manual selection based on settings in the order type-dependent parameters

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 average daily demand and the safety time
  • The static safety stock per day and the safety time
  • The static safety stock and the material forecast
  • The average daily demand and the desired days supply (Correct)

Answer : The average daily demand and the desired days supply

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.

In which master data object do you set the standard values for an operation?


Options are :

  • Work Center
  • Material Master
  • Routing (Correct)
  • Production Resource/Tool (PRT)

Answer : Routing

You maintained the 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 the 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 statements are applicable in this case? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • 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.
  • 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 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

Answer : 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 can enter the strategy group 40 in the material master, but the requirement type is not changed automatically for existing requirements.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Documentation of the production using an electronic batch record

You want to use the different options for planning in SAP ECC. What is the correct sequence of the planning procedures?


Options are :

  • Material requirements planning -> Demand management -> Sales and operations planning -> Long-term planning -> Capacity planning
  • Demand management -> Sales and operations planning -> Capacity planning -> Longterm planning -> Material requirements planning
  • Long-term planning -> Sales and operations planning -> Demand management -> Material requirements planning -> Capacity planning
  • Sales and operations planning -> Demand management -> Long-term planning -> Material requirements planning -> Capacity planning (Correct)

Answer : Sales and operations planning -> Demand management -> Long-term planning -> Material requirements planning -> Capacity planning

An enterprise wants to use SAP ECC requirements planning together with the NETPL procedure (net change planning in the planning horizon). The planning horizon should be set equally for all materials by default. However, some materials need to have a different planning horizon. What procedure do you recommend for setting the planning horizon?


Options are :

  • Set the planning horizon in the MRP groups in Customizing and store the variant values in the material masters for the corresponding materials.
  • Set the planning horizon in the MRP groups in Customizing and assign variant entries via the plant parameter settings.
  • Set the planning horizon in the plant parameters in Customizing and store variant entries in the material masters for corresponding materials.
  • Set the planning horizon in Customizing using the plant parameter settings and assign variant entries via the MRP groups for the corresponding materials. (Correct)

Answer : Set the planning horizon in Customizing using the plant parameter settings and assign variant entries via the MRP groups for the corresponding materials.

What are characteristics of repetitive manufacturing? (Choose three)


Options are :

  • Automatic line loading based on capacity limits across all production lines
  • Period-based planning of the quantities to be produced (Correct)
  • Continuous material consumption, production flow and output (Correct)
  • Production without using production orders and without status management (Correct)

Answer : Period-based planning of the quantities to be produced Continuous material consumption, production flow and output Production without using production orders and without status management

Which of the following functions does SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) offer?


Options are :

  • Optimization of the procurement strategy with the supplier pool.
  • Planning and optimization of supply chains across company boundaries (Correct)
  • Communication to customers through different interaction channels.
  • Product development, safety, quality, and maintenance

Answer : Planning and optimization of supply chains across company boundaries

What master data do you need for material replenishment using the KANBAN procedure? (Choose two)


Options are :

  • Rate routing
  • Control cycle (Correct)
  • Production supply area (Correct)
  • Product cost collector

Answer : Control cycle Production supply area

Which properties does ECC Master Production Scheduling (MPS) have? (Choose three)


Options are :

  • Non-MPS items can be taken into consideration by an MPS run. (Correct)
  • MPS items can be taken into consideration by a standard MRP run.
  • MPS items can be defined on MRP Area level. (Correct)
  • MPS items can be defined on plant level (Correct)

Answer : Non-MPS items can be taken into consideration by an MPS run. MPS items can be defined on MRP Area level. MPS items can be defined on plant level

Which functions can be triggered before releasing a production order? (Choose three)


Options are :

  • Selection of a routing (Correct)
  • Confirmation
  • Scheduling (Correct)
  • Selection of a BOM (Correct)

Answer : Selection of a routing Scheduling Selection of a BOM

Which of the following statements about the planning functions available in SAP ECC is correct?


Options are :

  • Master production scheduling (MPS) refers to preferred planning of important materials. (Correct)
  • Material requirements planning (MRP) includes automatic capacity leveling.
  • Long-term planning (LTP) is a long-term form of forecast planning.
  • In demand management (DM) material shortage situations are identified and corresponding receipt elements are created.

Answer : Master production scheduling (MPS) refers to preferred planning of important materials.

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

What could be a consequence of the confirmation of an operation?


Options are :

  • Reduction of capacity requirements (Correct)
  • Settlement of the actual costs
  • Update of the planned costs
  • Rescheduling of the production order

Answer : Reduction of capacity requirements

Which of the following scheduling types can only be used within capacity planning?


Options are :

  • Forwards
  • Only capacity requirements
  • Backwards
  • Midpoint (Correct)

Answer : Midpoint

An enterprise based in the US produces an end product that is used with the unit of measure "pound" (LB). The material is now to be marketed in the EU. A prerequisite for this is that the material can be sold with the unit "kilogram" (KG). What is the easiest way to fulfill this requirement?


Options are :

  • Define a unit of measure group that converts pounds to kilograms in the basic data customizing and assign it to the material master on basic data view 1.
  • Add a conversion factor for converting pounds to kilograms on basic data view 1 in the material master.
  • Create a new material with a reference to the original material and assign the metric unit of measure to the new material master.
  • There is no need to take any action. In this scenario, the conversion of units of measurements is done automatically. (Correct)

Answer : There is no need to take any action. In this scenario, the conversion of units of measurements is done automatically.

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 do you use to create a feasible production plan from a requirements planning perspective?


Options are :

  • Multi-level single-item planning with the "display material list" option
  • Multi-level single-item planning with the "simulation mode" option (Correct)
  • Interactive single-item planning for the delayed assembly
  • Total planning online

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

What sequence do you follow in master data maintenance to define the production of a material?


Options are :

  • Create routing -> Create work centers -> Create BOM -> Carry out component assignment in BOM or routing
  • Create BOM -> Create work centers -> Create routing -> Carry out component assignment in BOM or routing (Correct)
  • Create work centers -> Create routing -> Create BOM -> Carry out component assignment in work center
  • Create BOM -> Create work centers -> Create routing -> Carry out component assignment in work center

Answer : Create BOM -> Create work centers -> Create routing -> Carry out component assignment in BOM or routing

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