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Top 30 SAP MM Interview Questions and Answers

24/Aug/2021 | 10 minutes to read

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Here is a List of essential SAP MM Interview Questions and Answers for Freshers and mid level of Experienced Professionals. All answers for these SAP MM questions are explained in a simple and easiest way. These basic, advanced and latest questions will help you to clear your next Job interview.


SAP MM Interview Questions and Answers

These interview questions are targeted for SAP MM. All mid level experienced professionals and freshers must know the answer of these frequently asked SAP MM questions to clear an interview. We are trying to cover the latest questions for different modules and topic wise like Account determination, Material master, Organization structure, Enterprise structure, Vendor master and many more. We are listing a few companies, which are providing MM solutions - Deloitte, Capgemini, TCS, Accenture, IBM, HCL, Infosys etc.


1. What do you know about SAP?

SAP stands for Systems Applications and Products, with the help of this software centralized system can be created for businesses through which individual departments can access and share data to develop a work friendly environment in an organization. It's pronounced as S-A-P with individual letters not as a word ("sap"). For more visit What is SAP.

2. What is SAP MM? Why is it used?

SAP MM is a very important part of SAP ERP. Material Management arrangements with movement of materials via other modules like logistics, supply chain management, sales and delivery, warehouse management, production and planning. SAP MM is used because It includes quotation, price comparison, purchase order, goods receipts, invoice verification and material issue. For more visit SAP MM (Materials Management)

3. What are the roles and responsibilities of SAP MM consultant?

A SAP MM consultant has an important role in the organization starting from the implementation of a project till support. SAP MM consultant has following roles and responsibilities:

  • To understand key business necessities.
  • To build a structure of material management.
  • Finalizing the material etc.
  • For more visit Consultant responsibilities

4. What is SAP T code? What is the use of T code?

T code in SAP is a four-digit short-cut code known as transaction code. Each function has associated transaction code with it. Transaction codes help to access functions or programs easily. Transaction codes are fairly shortcuts means by entering t-code navigation and execution can be combined into a single step instead of using a menu. Various categories of transaction codes are defined as per application area and modules. For more visit T-code.

5. Explain different T codes or Transaction codes in SAP MM.

In SAP MM, Transaction codes are the short-cut codes that will directly take us to the desired screen. It helps in eliminating the long path that we go through the implementation guide to reach a desired screen. SAP transaction code can be entered in the command field to navigate the user to the desired program or screen bypassing the SAP menu. Some of the important transaction codes are as below.

  • OX15 --- Create Company
  • OX02 --- Create Company Code
  • OX10 --- Create Plant
  • OX09 -- Create Storage Location
  • OX08 ---- Create Purchasing Organization
  • For more visit SAP MM TCode List

6. Explain PR and PO?.

PR or Purchase Requisition is an internal purchasing document in SAP. It is used to give notification to the responsible department (purchasing/procurement) of requirements of materials and/or external services and keep track of such requirements. PR must contain information about the quantity of a material or a service and the required date. Purchase Requisitions can be created in two ways as below.
  • A Person can create it manually.
  • It can be created automatically from Projects.
Purchase Order (PO) is an outgoing document. It is an ultimate document. A purchase order is a request to a vendor to supply certain belongings or services under the stated conditions. It is confirmation from the company regarding Quantities, Materials and Delivery details. You can create Purchase Order:
  • Manually
  • With respect to PR, RFQ, Contract, another PO - Purchase Order
  • With respect to PR, RFQ, contract, and other Purchase Order at a time

7. How to release a PR?

A release strategy must have been set out for purchase requisitions in Customizing for Purchasing under Purchase Requisition → Release Procedure.
If you are fine with the purchase requisition as it is, choose Release on the Release Strategy tab page in order to effect release with your release code. For more visit Release procedure of PR.

8. What is PIR in SAP MM?

The purchasing info record - PIR contains info on a particular material and a vendor supplying the material. For example, PIR stores the vendor's current pricing. Purchase info record can be maintained at organization level. The purchase info record allows buyers to quickly determine:

  • Which materials have been previously supplied or offered by a specific vendor.
  • Which vendors have supplied or offered a specific material.
  • For more visit PIR - Purchasing Info Record

9. How will you change PIR?

The transaction code used to create the info record is - code ME11. If it is required to change the info record then T-code ME12 is used, and for display only we should use code ME13. Step to change PIR includes:

  • Transaction Code ME12 is used to change purchasing info records in SAP. Once you enter this T-code 'ME12' in SAP Command Bar and fill all the mandatory fields then press Enter.
  • On the appearance of the new screen, you can change as per user requirement.
  • You can save the changes of the purchasing info record by clicking on save button.

10. Is it possible to create PIR without a material master in SAP MM?

Yes, you can create a PIR with or without a material. For more visit PIR without material.

11. What is a Service Master in SAP MM?

The Service Master Record contains the description of a service and it counts as part of the master data within External Services Management. When creating service specifications, It serves as a source of data. As you enter the complete service descriptions in the service master record once so it helps you to save time and reduces frequency of errors. For more visit Service Master Record.

12. How to delete a PIR in SAP MM?

Info records are not deleted immediately. You can mark them only for subsequent deletion. Marked info records are not deleted until the archiving program runs. This task is performed by System Administrator at regular intervals.
You can create a list of deletion proposals and select the PIRs that you want to delete from this list. If you are trying to delete an Individual Info Record then perform below steps.

  • Select Master data > Info record > Mark for deletion.
  • Enter the info record and press ENTER.
  • Here you can specify whether you want to delete the info record completely or purchasing organization data if it exists.
  • Save your data.
  • For more visit Delete an Info Record.

13. What is the use of source list in SAP MM?

Source List is used to manage the sources of supply. The allowed and disallowed sources of a material can be specified in the source list for a certain plant within a defined period. A Source list record refers to each source. Source List serves to define a source of supply as fixed, blocked, block the external procurement of material and as an assistance to choose preferred source.
For more visit Source List.

14. What is the use of the vendor material number in SAP MM?

15. Explain service procurement in SAP MM.

16. What is RFQ (Request for Quotation) in SAP MM? Why is it used?

17. What is Material Master? What is the purpose of Material Master?

18. What is the Vendor Master?

19. What is the use of Release strategy in SAP MM?

20. How will you create and delete a release strategy in SAP MM?

21. What is the subcontracting process in SAP MM?

22. What is Pricing procedure in SAP MM?

23. What is the STO (Stock Transfer Order) process in SAP MM?

24. Explain effective price in SAP MM.

25. Explain calculation schema in SAP MM.

26. Explain quota arrangement in SAP MM?

27. What are the different document types in SAP MM?

28. Explain Field Section in SAP MM?

29. Explain scheduling agreement in SAP MM?

30. Explain Purchasing value key in SAP MM?

Some General Interview Questions for SAP MM

1. How much will you rate yourself in SAP MM?

When you attend an interview, Interviewer may ask you to rate yourself in a specific Technology like SAP MM, So It's depend on your knowledge and work experience in SAP MM.

2. What challenges did you face while working on SAP MM?

This question may be specific to your technology and completely depends on your past work experience. So you need to just explain the challenges you faced related to SAP MM in your Project.

3. What was your role in the last Project related to SAP MM?

It's based on your role and responsibilities assigned to you and what functionality you implemented using SAP MM in your project. This question is generally asked in every interview.

4. How much experience do you have in SAP MM?

Here you can tell about your overall work experience on SAP MM.

5. Have you done any SAP MM Certification or Training?

It depends on the candidate like you have done any SAP MM training or certification. Certifications or training are not essential but good to have.

Conclusion

We have covered some frequently asked SAP MM Interview Questions and Answers to help you for your Interview. All these Essential SAP MM Interview Questions are targeted for mid level of experienced Professionals and freshers.
While attending any SAP MM Interview if you face any difficulty to answer any question please write to us at info@qfles.com. Our IT Expert team will find the best answer and will update on the portal. In case we find any new SAP MM questions, we will update the same here.