The module has two important master data – material and vendor. Broadly, the various levels that can be defined for a SAP MM implementation are: Client, Company Code, Plant, Storage Location and Purchase Organization.
SAP Materials Management covers all tasks within the supply chain, including consumption-based planning, planning, vendor evaluation and invoice verification. It also includes inventory and warehouse management to manage stock until usage dictates the cycle should begin again and Electronic Just-in-Time delivery is supported.
It is a great way of entering the SAP market as a consultant if you have experience in engineering or science, also if you have some experience procurement.