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 PM, Regular Tasks Localization Topics for China


You can use this business function to meet country-specific requirements in the area of Plant Maintenance (PM) for China.

The Regular Tasks business function supports the creation and management of regular and ad hoc maintenance tasks. Tasks may include activities such as cleaning, inspections, routine or preventative maintenance, or equipment calibration.

Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available From


Technical Usage

Application Component

Plant Maintenance (PM)

Required Business Function


The Regular Tasks functions are used in conjunction with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM).


  • You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

    Type of Component


    Required for the Following Features Only

    Software Component

    EAPPLGLO 607 SP04

You are using Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) within Plant Maintenance (PM).

If you activate this business function, you must complete all associated Customizing. For more information, see the Operations and Safety Management for China Configuration Guide, and Customizing for Operations and Safety Management for China > Regular Tasks.


Regular Tasks

A number of features are available for Regular Tasks, as follows:

  • You can plan and manage shifts by defining shift planning data. Shift planning data consists of daily and period work schedules that are assigned to work schedule rules. The rules are ultimately assigned to crews.

  • You can generate a shift schedule by date, shift, and location. You can search for, investigate, or delete a shift schedule using different criteria.

  • You can create various types of regular task, define their master data, and establish frequencies for their completion.

  • You can generate a schedule of regular tasks by date, shift, and location. You can also include ad hoc tasks in the task schedule, by creating new tasks with reference to existing tasks.

  • You can investigate regular tasks that have been planned, scheduled, completed, or postponed.

For more information, see Regular Tasks and Shift Management.