Top 50 SAP MM Interview Questions to perform well

Top 50 SAP MM Interview Questions

Here is the list of best and most logical SAP MM Interview questions never seen before. These questions will help you to crack SAP MM interviews, improve your performance and efficiency in job and build up a strong knowledge base and repository for future reference.

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Here are the SAP MM interview questions:

  1. How will you consider Sub Contracting PO components which are not sent by your company to vendor but they are added by the vendor (sub contractor)? For ex: Vendor adds nut-bolt, gaskets or some cooling device but you do not provided that material to vendor. How will you map such scenario.
  2. Can you post physical inventory document for a new material in SAP or movement type 701 in SAP MM?
  3. Does the consignment stock available for MRP? Why so?
  4. How will you transport release strategy from Quality server to Production server? Will you transport it from one server to another?
  5. If price in Purchase Info Records is maintained as zero or not maintained for a certain period and we make a PO for the same period but price is populated in PO. Where does the price come from?
  6. If there is a pipe and you send it to a sub-contractor to be cut in to two or three pieces. How will you map such scenario in SAP? Will you create separate material codes for each pipe with different length or what will be your approach?
  7. If you want to make item OK check boix as default then what will you do?
  8. If you want to restrict a PO to create quantity not more than 5 units then what will you do? What will be your approach?
  9. Purchase group is assigned at to which organization element? Plant or purchase org or company.
  10. Suppose we change the price of a material in Purchase Info Record, will it change the price in all Purchase orders where material is yet to deliver?
  11. Suppose you purchase new Air filters and return the old damaged filters. This is a case of purchase and return simultaneously. How will you map such business scenario in SAP MM?
  12. Suppose you want to know how many views are created for a certain material or materials. Which SAP MM table will you refer?
  13. Upto what extent we can increase the length of materials master short text.
  14. What are the month end activities in SAP MM?
  15. What is a blanket PO? In which business scenario you will recommend to use blanket PO?
  16. What is difference between Contract and scheduling agreement?
  17. What is special about one time vendor?
  18. What is the purpose of GR/IR account while posting Good Receipt and Invoice Verification?
  19. What is the maximum length of materials master short text? Is it possible to increase it?
  20. What us purpose of unit of measurement in Basic Data, Sales Data, and Purchase Data. Same thing can be maintained differently at three places.
  21. Where does moving average price is used in SAP MM? is it used in PO or PIR or Contract?
  22. Which report will you refer to know the material consumption at plant level?
  23. While posting GR there is a checkbox item OK. Is there any way to make it default? Will you do an enhancement in system?
  24. Why GR blocked stock is necessary in SAP MM?
  25. Which facility of SAP will you use if you want to maintain different moving price of a material based on its origin? For ex: There is a motor if purchased from a domestic vendor or if purchased from a overseas vendor. How will you maintain different moving average price for both cases.
  26. What is the sequence of determining the vendor : Quota Arrangement, Source list, PIR, Old PO. Arrange them in right sequence.
  27. How will you add new criteria to a condition type for pricing?
  28. Can we change the layout of MIRO screen? Does it require enhancement?
  29. Can we check the material price in consignment PO?
  30. Can we create PR with reference to another Purchase Order?
  31. Can we have release procedure without classification for a PO?
  32. Difference between Planned delivery time and GR processing time?
  33. Do we include consignment stock (material provided by vendor) in physical inventory? Why?
  34. Do we include sub-contracting stock (material provided to vendor) in physical inventory? Why?
  35. Explain org structure in Purchasing in SAP MM.
  36. Explain vendor return procedure and its mapping in SAP?
  37. How to determine the vendor in PR automatically?
  38. How will you consider un planned delivery cost in purchase?
  39. is it possible to release a PR/PO at header and item level both?
  40. How will you map Subcontracting process for Project stock?
  41. Under which business scenario split valuation is used?
  42. What are the prerequisites to create a source list?
  43. What is business impact of procurement type in material master?
  44. What is business purpose of product hierarchy?
  45. What is difference between GR blocked stock and blocked stock?
  46. What is purpose of purchase value key in material master?
  47. What is purpose of safety stock in MRP view in material master?
  48. what is purpose of shelf life? What are business benefits of using it in SAP MM?
  49. What is purpose of ZGR based invoice verification in Purchase order?
  50. What is the differences between release procedure with classification and release procedure without classification? In which business scenario we use them?
  51. What is the sequence of master data uploading in SAP MM?
  52. What is use of material type UNBW?
  53. What setting are required to run Quota Arrangement to determine vendor?
  54. What settings required to create purchase order automatically from a PR?
  55. Which movement type is used for scrapping?
  56. Which setting is required in SAP to trigger sub-contracting Purchase Requisition automatically through MRP?

Author: Vaibhav

Vaibhav is an engineer by schooling and an SAP Consultant by training with 12 years of experience. He is certified in SAP PM and SAP MM. His expertise includes SAP PM, SAP MM, SAP QM, and MS excel. His industry specialties are Chemical, Automobile, Electronics and Infrastructure. He has lots of experience in SAP Training and Consulting.


  • Alisha Sadaphal March 9, 2017 Reply

    Great Collection of Topics and related questions… Almost all areas were covered by you Vaibhav.
    This is going to be very helpful for the one appearing for any SAP MM Interview.


    • Vaibhav
      Mishra, Vaibhav March 10, 2017 Author

      Thanks Alisha… There is a lot of interesting stuff on MS Excel.. please have a look.
      It will be a huge help if you share it on linkedin.

  • Deepankar Sahoo February 27, 2017 Reply


  • Mandhir Singh February 27, 2017 Reply

    Great work done…………..each and every corner is covered in the questions.

    • Vaibhav
      Mishra, Vaibhav March 10, 2017 Author

      Thanks Mandhir…

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