SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant

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Assign purchasing organization to plant

After having created a new purchasing organization in SAP, the next step is to assign it to both a company code in SAP MM, and a plant, in order to be able to use it within the SAP MM module. Otherwise, some issues may be faced while creating a SAP Purchase order for example.

First of all, go to the customizing SAP transaction SPRO, and navigate to Enterprise Structure > Assignment > Materials Management > Assign Purchasing Organization to Company Code.

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : Purchasing organization to company code assignment in SAP transaction SPRO
Purchasing organization to company code assignment in SAP transaction SPRO

Assign purchase organization to company code

In the SAP change view, find the Purchasing organization to which a company code should be assigned, enter it, and save.

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : SAP company code master data entry for purchasing org assignment
SAP company code master data entry for purchasing org assignment

A SAP MM customizing request will be necessary and a SAP prompt with ask for it.

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : SAP Prompt for customizing request
SAP Prompt for customizing request

Then, back in SPRO SAP transaction, navigate to Enterprise Structure > Assignment > Material Management > Assign standard purchasing organization to plant.

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : Assignment of purchasing organization to plant in SPRO
Assignment of purchasing organization to plant in SPRO

Purchase organisation in sap

Find the plant to which the purchasing organization should be assigned :

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : Finding the plant to which a purchasing org should be assigned
Finding the plant to which a purchasing org should be assigned

Enter the SAP purchasing organization structure to assign to the plant, and save :

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : Purchasing org SAP entry for plant assignment
Purchasing org SAP entry for plant assignment

Again, a SAP prompt will request a customizing request :

SAP Assignment of purchasing organization to company code and plant : SAP Prompt for customizing request
SAP Prompt for customizing request
More information on the corresponding SAP thread

What is standard purchase organization in SAP mm

A purchasing organisation structure has to be defined in SAP, in order to allow a purchasing group in SAP to perform purchases for the corresponding SAP purchasing group assignment, once the assignment of purchasing group to purchasing organization and subsequent assignments to company code and plant has been done.

See also : SAP Purchase Info Record Supplier not created by purchasing organization

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