SAP PM - Plant Maintenance

Why SAP Plant Maintenance ?

 By acquiring expertise in SAP PM, you can enhance your career prospects in fields such as maintenance management, asset management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Benefits of SAP PM :

  • Enhance Career Opportunities
  • Professional Growth
  • Highly sought-after skill in the job market
  • Gain knowledge and skills to effectively manage and optimize maintenance processes.
  • Enhance your overall knowledge of SAP systems.
  •  Integration with Other SAP Modules such as SAP MM (Materials Management), SAP SD (Sales and Distribution), and SAP FI (Financial Accounting).

Effective implementation of SAP PM can result in,

  • Improved maintenance planning
  • Reduced equipment downtime
  •  Optimized spare parts management
  • Better resource utilization.

Applications of SAP Plant Maintenance:

SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) is primarily used at the application level for managing and optimizing maintenance operations within organizations. Here are some key application-level aspects of SAP PM

  • Maintenance Planning: SAP PM enables users to plan and schedule maintenance activities effectively. It provides tools to create maintenance plans, define maintenance strategies, and schedule maintenance tasks based on various parameters such as time-based or usage-based triggers.

  • Preventive Maintenance: SAP PM facilitates the implementation of preventive maintenance programs. It allows users to create maintenance plans for regular inspections, servicing, and preventive tasks to minimize equipment breakdowns and optimize maintenance activities.

  • Corrective Maintenance: SAP PM supports the management of corrective maintenance processes. It provides functionalities to record and track maintenance notifications, create  work orders, assign tasks to technicians, and monitor the progress of maintenance activities until completion.

  • Work Order Management: SAP PM offers comprehensive work order management capabilities. Users can create work orders, assign tasks, allocate resources, track labor and material costs, manage spare parts, and monitor the progress of work orders throughout the maintenance lifecycle.

  • Equipment Management: SAP PM enables the management of equipment and assets within an organization. Users can create and maintain a central repository of equipment data, including technical specifications, maintenance history, warranties, and associated documentation. This facilitates effective equipment tracking, maintenance scheduling, and decision-making.

  • Materials Management Integration: SAP PM integrates with the SAP Materials Management (MM) module, allowing for seamless procurement and inventory management of maintenance-related spare parts and materials. Integration with MM ensures timely availability of required materials for maintenance activities, reducing downtime and optimizing inventory levels. 

  • Reporting and Analytics: SAP PM provides reporting and analytical tools to monitor maintenance performance, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and generate maintenance-related reports. These features  enable data-driven decision-making, performance evaluation, and continuous improvement of maintenance processes.

  • Integration with Other SAP Modules: SAP PM integrates with other SAP modules, such as Sales and Distribution (SD), Financial Accounting (FI), and Human Capital Management (HCM). This integration enables efficient collaboration and information sharing across different functional areas, enhancing overall business processes. 

SAP Plant Maintenance Course Content:



  •  Define Maintenance Planning plant
  •  Assign maintenance planning plant
  •  Define Location
  •  Define Plant structure
  •  Define Planner group.
  •  Define Maintenance planning plant
  •  Assign Maintenance planning plant to maintenance plant
  • Define Location
  •  Define plant section
  •  Define planner Groups

Master data setting 

  • Define user status(for master data)
  •  Create authorization keys for user status authorization
  • Define currency for maintenance statics currency
  •  Define permit category.
  • Define measuring points category
  •  Create no of ranges for measuring point.
  •  Create no of ranges for measuring Documents.
  • Define field selection for measuring point & measuring Documents.
  • Define warranty types.
  • Define no of ranges for warranty types.
  •  Define partner determination procedure
  •  Define object information keys
  •  Define types of technical object.
  • Define ABC indicator.
  •  Define Authorize group for Technical object.
  •  Set view profile for Technical object.
  • Create structure indicator for reference location/function location.
  •  Define category for function location.
  • Define field selection for function location.
  • Define field selection for function location.
  • Define additional business view for Equipment category.
  • Define no ranges
  • Define usage history update. 
  •  Define installation at function location.
  • Assign user status profile to equipment category
  • Assign partner determination procedure to equipment category
  • Define field selection for equipment master record.
  • Allow multilingual text maintenance for each equipment category.
  • Define serial no profile.
  • Define default equipment category for serial no.
  • Define Responsible designers and laboratories
  • Define item category

Maintenance planning

  • Define maintenance planner group.

  •  Set maintenance plan category.

  • Define number ranges for maintenance plan. Define number ranges for maintenance items.

  • Define short field for maintenance plans.

  • Configure special function for maintenance planning.

  • Define employee responsible for work center.

  •  Configure planner group

  • Define no ranges for general maintenance task list.

  • Define no ranges for Equipment task list.

  • Define no ranges for task list for function location

  • Define PRT authorization group

Maintenance service Notification

  • Define notification types

  • Set screen template for notification type

  •  Define long text control for notification type.

  • Set field selection for notification.

  • Define no ranges.

  •  Maintain catalogs.

  •  Define catalogs profile

  •  Change catalog & catalogs profile for Notification

  •  Define Partner Determination Procedure and Partner Function.

  • Define Priorities

  • Define Shop Papers, Forms and Output Programs

  • Define Status Profile.

  •  Create Authorization Keys for User Status Authorizations.

  • Assign the Object Information Keys for notification type.

Overview of notification  type :


  • Configure order types.
  • Indicate Order Types for Refurbishment Processing
  • Configure Number Ranges.
  • Assign Order Types to Maintenance Plants.
  • Assign Inspection Types to Maintenance/Service Order Types
  • Define Default Value for Planning Indicator for Each Order Type
  • Create Default Value Profiles for External Procurement
  • Default Values for Task List Data and Profile Assignments
  • Settlement Rule: Define Time and Creation of Distribution Rule
  •  Define Proposed Reference Time for Technical Completion
  •  Define Default Order Types for Maintenance Items
  • Define Notification and Order Integration
  •  Maintain Default Values for Control Keys for Order Types
  •  Define Maintenance Activity Types
  • Assign Valid Maintenance Activity Types to Maintenance Order Types
  • Default Values for Maintenance Activity Type for Each Order Type
  • Assign Costing Parameters and Results Analysis Keys
  • Define Documentation for Goods Movements for the Order
  •  Define Inspection Control,
  • Define Account Assignment Cat. and Document Type for Purchase Requisitions.
  • Define Priorities.
  • Activate Default Value for Current Date as Basic Date.
  • Define Default Values for Units for Operation.
  • Define Status Profile.
  • Create Authorization Keys for User Status Authorizations
  • Define Partner Determination Procedure and Partner Function
  • Set Scheduling Parameters.
  • Create Revisions.
  • Assign Default Values for Settlement Areas to Order Types
  • Assign Object Information Keys to Order Types
  • Assign Notification Types to Order Types.
  • Completion Confirmations
  • Define Control Parameters for Completion Confirmations
  • Define Causes for Variances.
  • Configuration Control
  • Make General Settings for Installation/Dismantling
  • Determine Properties of Notifications for Installing and Dismantling Parts. 
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Roles of SAP professionals in different fields

Professionals with SAP certification can work efficiently in the following domains:

Human resources: Managing employment contracts, salary and payroll, hiring, promotions, personnel administration and recruitment.

Customer relationship management: Cultivating long-term lucrative partnerships, developing innovative solutions for improved customer experiences, ensuring consistency across branches and increasing customer value.

Sales and distribution:  Managing to-do lists, order information, delivery, costing, billing, credit processes, freight forwarding and customer support.

Business intelligence: Extracting, compiling, analysing and reporting data from multiple sources, handling data storage, and delivering reports in various formats, such as graphs, grids, maps and charts using business explorer tools.

Career Opportunities:

SAP systems are vital to business functions and operations, irrespective of the company’s size. Having a SAP certification may open a wide range of job opportunities for you. Knowing about the SAP courses and modules in detail can help you make an informed decision about your career. In this article, we discuss what the SAP course is, explore the types of SAP modules and certification levels and look into the benefits of the SAP course along with some job opportunities.

  • SAP consultant
  • SAP ABAP consultant
  • SAP FICO consultant
  • SAP SD consultant
  • SAP ABAP developer
  • SAP basis administrator
  • SAP project manager
  • SAP Hana architect
  • Sales manager
  • Solution development consultant
  • Business process analyst
  • Pre-sales consultant
  • Senior software engineer
  • Implementation consultant.

SAP Plant Maintenance Certificate Training :

  • Get Professional Training
  • Institute certificate (affiliated with KHDA)
  • Apply For SAP P M  Certification Exam
  • Do The Preparation 
  • Become A Certified SAP

Where you find job in SAP Plant Maintenance ?

SAP PM Certification and expertise can open doors to advanced roles and responsibilities within an organization. It can pave the way for positions such as 

  • SAP PM Consultant
  • Maintenance manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Reliability Engineer: 
  • Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
  • EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) Analyst
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) Administrator

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