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2774277 - Hierarchy assigned to a Work Center not saved.

Symptom

  • In the App 'Change Work Center' , the menu path 'More - Edit - New Entries' is available on the tab Hierarchy but no Hierarchy can be attached.
  • A Hierarchy is assigned for a Work Center but is not updated after saving 
  • The Message 'Work center & plant & not assigned to hierarchy & plant &' appears when saving a Work Center in the App 'Change Work Center'

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Environment

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Manufacturing

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the App 'Change Work Center'
  2. Enter Plant and Work Center 
  3. Press Continue
  4. navigate to Scheduling tab
  5. Go to menu path More - Goto - Hierarchy- relationship
  6. on the Heirarchy tab - Go to menu path 'More - Edit - New Entries'
  7. 'Other Hierarchy' popup appears
  8. input Plant and Hierarchy Name.
  9. press continue
  10. message ' Work center & plant & not assigned to hierarchy & plant & ' appears
  11. save
  12. Message 'No work center data was changed'
  13. Press Enter.
  14. Go to menu path More - Goto - Hierarchy- relationship
  15. Hierarchy not updated.

 

Cause

Whenever a work center is assigned to a Hierarchy , it is mandatory to assign the position of this work center in the selected Hierarchy.

Resolution

  1. Open the App 'Change Work Center'
  2. Enter plant and Work Center 
  3. Press Continue
  4. navigate to Scheduling tab
  5. Go to menu path More - Goto - Hierarchy- relationship
  6. on the Heirarchy tab - Go to menu path 'More - Edit - New Entries'
  7. Other Hierarchy popup appears
  8. input plant and Hierarchy Name.
  9. press continue
  10. On the Hierarchy tab , before saving ,  under superior section you need to either make the current work center as a Root of the hierarchy by selecting the ROOT checkbox or select a Superior work Center from the selected Hierarchy then for the changes to get successfully saved. 

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The possiblity to create a Hierarchy  ( transaction  CR31 ) is still only available on an S4HANA OnPrem system  ( Create Hierarchy )

See Also

Change Work Center

Keywords

CR 216 'CR216' , cr02 , KBA , PP-BD-WKC , Work Center , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions