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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Technology Services

BTS HelpDesk: 503-823-5199

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 400, Portland, OR 97201



The Central Buyer can create and change purchase orders of type PO and can display and report on all purchase order and contract types. This role may be assigned ONLY to employees of Procurement Services. It may NOT be assigned to any user outside of Procurement Services.

Job Aids and Work Instructions


Work Instructions

ME21N Create Purchase Order

MEAN Change Delivery Address

MEAN Create Delivery Address 

ME21N Create Purchase Order Freight Condition

ME22N Change a Purchase Order - Add a Line Item

ME22N Closing a Partially Received Purchase Order

ME22N Reprint Purchase Order with All Lines

ME22N Cancelling a Purchase Order

ME55 Release Purchase Requisition (Collective)

ME55 Requisition Release Hints for Central Buyers

Reducing Contract Target Value - When, How, and What to Check Before Releasing

Job Aids

PO Error Messages

Contract Target Quantity Exceeded Error

Examining the Change History in Purchasing Documents

Fuzzy Search Error on Vendor Lookup

How to Upload a Large List of Values into a Selection Field

Making a Personalized List from Matchcodes

Material Group Analysis Using the PO Listing Report

Material Group to GL Mapping

MM Transaction Codes and Number Ranges

Multiple Account Assignment: Non-Valuated GR Requisitions and POs

Non-Valuated Goods Receipt - a Primer

Print a One-Time Invoice Address on a PO

Specifying the ZVOA Vendor Order Address on Print PO