Before you can model your asset structure, you must be aware of the organizational setup of your company, especially regarding the various teams in Asset Management, such as maintenance planners or maintenance technicians, who are usually organized in maintenance work centers.
Depending on the structure of your company, maintenance planning is either plant-based (decentralized) or cross-plant (centralized). After you have clarified the structure of your organization, you want to make the necessary additions from a maintenance perspective in Customizing for the SAP system.
See the following video to learn more about the sequence for defining the organizational levels.
See the following video to learn more about the structured organizational levels.
The organizational levels are structured as follows:
Maintenance Work Centers
A work center is an organizational unit where work can be carried out. With regard to Asset Management, work centers are usually groups of persons or individual persons.
In Asset Management, work centers are used either as responsible work centers or executing work centers.
Work centers belong to the master data and provide the capacity that is required to perform a task.
Work center links provide the connection between work centers and other objects in the SAP system. You can link a work center to the following objects:
- Cost center