UNDERSTANDING MAXIMO AND SAP MAINTENANCE PART 5
Updated: Feb 25
This is a continuation of Understanding Maximo and SAP Maintenance series. If you missed the previous parts, you can check the links at the end of the post.
Maintenance Packages in SAP correspond to PM Frequency and Frequency Unit in addition to PM Sequence. We can visualize SAP Maintenance Packages as a table of possible frequencies as such:
Maintenance Package Description
1W 1 Week
2W 2 Weeks
3W 3 Weeks
1M 1 Month
2M 2 Months
3M 3 Months
4M 4 Months
5M 5 Months
6M 6 Months
7M 7 Months
8M 8 Months
9M 9 Months
10M 10 Months
11M 11 Months
1Y 1 Year
But in Maximo, there is no need to define such a list because the multiplication of the Frequency and the Frequency Unit can effectively provide you with all possible options. The point that we need to pay attention to is that Maximo also uses PM Sequence, which is a way to define Maintenance Strategy Hierarchy.
To calculate the Maximo equivalent of SAP Maintenance Package we must multiply the Frequency by the PM Sequence Interval. Using the previous method it is possible to accurately identify the resulting Maintenance Package.
Here is an example of how Maximo Frequency and Interval multiplication can be mapped to SAP Maintenance Package.
In the next post I will provide a basic field-to-field mapping between the two systems.