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A production process may already have been created for one of the following reasons:

  • You have created a mixed cost estimate for the material.

  • You have already created a product cost collector for the material.

  • You are using the application component Actual Costing / Material Ledger .


  1. Choose   Accounting   Controlling   Product Cost Controlling   Cost Object Controlling   Product Cost by Period   Master Data   Cost Object Hierarchy   Edit Production Process   .

  2. The screen Display Production Processes appears.

  3. Enter the following data:

  • Material

  • Plant. Note that the plant of the cost object node is the same as the planning plant in the manufacturing order.

  1. Choose   Production Process   Create   .  

  2. The screen Assign Controlling Level for Material appears.

  3. Choose a Controlling level by positioning the cursor.

  4. Choose Confirm .

  5. The screen Create Production Process appears.

  6. Enter the following data:

  • The characteristics for the Controlling level (such as the production version if the Controlling level is Production Version )

  • A short text

  1. Choose Confirm .

  2. Save the production process.


The system has created a production process for the material.

The production process was created in accordance with the Controlling level you selected. This Controlling level is valid for this plant material and can be changed under certain conditions. See also: Editing the Controlling Level

The production process is updated in all product cost collectors and manufacturing orders for this production process. All product cost collectors and manufacturing orders for this production process are automatically assigned to the relevant cost object node .