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Quality Inspection in Procurement Process Flowchart in SAP QM

Quality Inspection in Procurement Process Flowchart in SAP QM

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This process flowchart illustrates quality inspection in procurement to ensure quality control and compliance with standards in SAP Quality Management (QM) module.

  1. Goods Receipt and Storage ๐Ÿข: Goods received are posted to the store.
  2. Quality Control Activation ๐Ÿ”: Determine if quality control is activated. If YES, proceed to goods receipt at SLoc (Storage Location) for quality control.
  3. Auto Inspection Lot Offer ๐Ÿ“‹: Automatically offer an inspection lot based on an inspection plan.
  4. Sample Lab Inspection ๐Ÿงช: Conduct sample lab inspection as part of the quality control process.
  5. Result Recording ๐Ÿ“: Quality technician records the inspection results.
  6. Usage Decision ๐ŸŽฏ: Quality engineer makes a usage decision based on the inspection results. Options include accepting the material and posting it to unrestricted stock, rejecting and posting to blocked stock, or triggering a return to the supplier.
  7. Stock Posting ๐Ÿ“ฆ:
    • If the material passes, it is posted to unrestricted stock.
    • If the material is rejected, it is posted to blocked stock.
  8. Defect Recording ๐Ÿšซ: For rejected results, defects are automatically recorded.
  9. Return to Vendor or Scrap ๐Ÿ”„: For materials in blocked stock, decide whether to return them to the vendor or scrap them.
  10. Supplier Evaluation ๐Ÿ“Š: Update vendor evaluation based on the quality score defined in the usage decision.
  1. Quality Inspection Completion โœ…: Once all quality checks and decisions are made, the quality inspection process is completed.

Additional Notes

  • Dynamic Modification Rule ๐Ÿ”„: Quality inspections can be adjusted (tightened, reduced, or skipped) based on previous inspection results.
  • Purchase Order Restrictions ๐Ÿ›‘: Creation of purchase orders can be blocked or the purchased quantity limited due to quality reasons.
  • Quality Certificates in Procurement ๐Ÿ“„: Ensure suppliers provide required quality documents.

This streamlined process flow ensures that only materials meeting quality standards are accepted and that suppliers are evaluated based on their compliance with quality requirements.

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