Quality Management with SAP S/4HANA

  • 10h 47m
  • Jawad Akhtar
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2020

Keep your product standards high with this comprehensive guide to quality management in SAP S/4HANA! You ll learn how to make QM an integral part of your existing supply chain by connecting to materials management, production planning, warehouse management, and other logistics processes. Step-by-step instructions will show you how to both configure and use key QM processes like batch management and audits. Implement quality plans, inspections, and notifications in SAP S/4HANA to be confident in your product s quality!

  • Implement QM with SAP S/4HANA for planning, inspections, and notifications
  • Integrate QM processes across your supply chain
  • Master batch management, stability studies, quality issue management, FMEA, and more


Set up quality management in your SAP S/4HANA system using detailed instructions and screenshots. Understand how to configure the master record, master recipe, and other key elements of QM.


Understand how to integrate QM with other areas of SAP S/4HANA: materials management, production planning, sales and distribution, plant maintenance, and warehouse management.


Get the most out of your system by using quality management tools, from sample management and quality certificates to engineering change management and stability studies.

  • Master data
  • Integration with logistics
  • Quality inspection
  • Batch management
  • Sample management
  • Quality certificates
  • Quality notifications
  • Quality planning
  • Stability studies
  • Failure mode and effects analytics (FMEA)
  • Reporting

About the Author

Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has more than 20 years of professional experience, 16 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to identify root causes of business issues and address them with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP Ariba, and SAP C/4HANA. Jawad is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his "Ask the Expert" column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve key business issues.

In this Book

  • Quality Management in SAP S/4HANA
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Inspection
  • Integrating with Materials Management
  • Integrating with Production Planning
  • Integrating with SAP S/4HANA Sales
  • Integrating with Plant Maintenance
  • Integrating with Embedded Extended Warehouse Management
  • Batch Management
  • Sample Management
  • Quality Certificates
  • Quality Notification
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Audit Management
  • Stability Study
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Control Plan
  • Early Warning System
  • Reporting in SAP
  • Quality Control