SAP Multi Resource Scheduling is an SAP solution which extends the core SAP capabilities in the area of Resource Management and Scheduling of EAM maintenance orders.  MRS is used to find suitable resources for work order demands and staff those demands with individual employee resources responsible for executing the tasks specified on the demand. 

Maintenance Resource Scheduling business processes include:

  • Midterm (Weekly) evaluation of overall resource available capacity at the Work Center level.
  • Daily Scheduling with Individual Resource assignment.


SAP Multi Resource Scheduling provides the following main functions:

  • Scheduling of various types of resources simultaneously:
    • Employees
    • Work centers
    • Teams
    • Tools
  • Short term planning of orders and projects
  • Intuitive graphical interface to plan resources
  • Support for resource planning based on work center capacity and individual availability
  • Comprehensive visualization of the resource planning situation
  • Capacity management by taking into account the workload at team level and considering planned and unplanned orders, as well as employee and outside resource availability
  • Support for matching employees to tasks based on qualification requirements
  • Material availability checking from MRS Planning Board
  • Alert monitoring to manage conflicts in the planning/scheduling situation
  • Full Integration with SAP Plant Maintenance module
  • Integration with SAP HCM/HR incorporating employee work schedules and organizational structure.


Benefits of the module.


Within the context of well-defined and implemented business processes the module can:

  • Improve  responsiveness by flexibly adjusting service schedules to meet changing service demands
  • Provide efficiencies in Resource Management
  • Schedule the Right People for the Right Job at the Right Time.
  • Provide cross-organizational alignment in the resource planning process
  • Provide visibility to utilization of personnel
  • Support all work types
  • Support Qualified tracking and contractor management
  • Provide full integration with other processes and SAP applications
    • SAP Plant Maintenance
    • Project Systems
    • HCM – HR
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