Understanding Process Steps and Business Roles for Make-to-Order Production with Variant Configuration

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define process steps for make to order production with variant configuration
  • Identify business roles for make to order production with variant configuration

Process steps for Make to Order Production with Variant Configuration

Applicable Process Steps

  • Create a customer sales order (optionally based on a sales quotation) for an individually configured fork lifter either single-level or multi-level.
  • Calculate sales prices based on the customer chosen characteristics of the configurable product.
  • Execute the Make-to-Order production of the fork lifter ordered by the customer with routings according to the configuration.
  • Process the delivery and billing for the customer.

Business Roles for Make to Order Production for Variant Configuration

Relevant Business Roles

  • Internal Sales representative
  • Inventory manager
  • Production Engineer – Discrete manufacturing

How to Identify the Business Catalog(s) Mapped to a Business Role and the Fiori Application(s) Mapped to a Business Catalog

  1. Log into the SAP S/4HANA Cloud system.

  2. Select the Manage Business Roles application from the Launchpad.

  3. Select a Business Role.

  4. Select the Assigned Business Catalogs tab to view the standard Business Catalogs assigned to the standard Business Role.

  5. Select a Business Catalog.

  6. Select the Catalog Description tab to view the Functional Description, Authorization Criteria, and Associated Catalogs information.

  7. Select the Applications tab to view the Fiori apps mapped to the Business Catalog.


To customize Business Roles, use the Create From Template option in the Maintain Business Roles application to create a copy of an SAP Standard Business Role for editing.


Do not edit SAP Standard Business Roles directly.

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