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Senior Business Analyst Resume

ChicagO

PROFILE:

  • Professional experience of more than 12 Years in Supply Chain Management in Horticultural, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Shipping & Cargo and Heavy Machinery.
  • 9 years of experience as SAP Functional Consultant & Business Analyst.
  • SAP Certified MM Consultant.
  • APICS CSCP Certified.
  • 6 years experience of handling different teams (4 to 25 resources) in various implementation projects.
  • Six full life Cycle End to End Implementation Experience which Customer requirements gathering, end - to-end solutions implementation, analysis of Value Chain, post-delivery support and handling change & conflict.
  • Well versed with ASAP methodology which includes analysis and design, project planning, configuration, quality assurance, testing, post-implementation report development and user .
  • Hands on experience on SAP interfacing with RF Console, EXACTA, Scan Code, RFID and Pick to Light.
  • Hands on experience on Invoice Automation interfacing with OCR Technology.
  • Hands on experience on SAP BPC 10.0 Implementation on the planning side.
  • Fundamentally very strong with SAP Database table structure.
  • Working Knowledge of cross application technology ALE, IDOC, Workflow.
  • Implemented program management business process re-engineering which reduced the turn over time of publishing programs from 92 days to 6 day process.
  • Master data improvements resulted in reduction in errors and redundancy b 70%.
  • Accurate pricing for published programs increased by 90%.
  • Change request management for master data change process reduced from 2 weeks to few hours.
  • Implemented Invoice Verification automation process which helped reduce the vendor payment process errors and on time & accurate payments increment by more than 50%.
  • Reduced man power requirements for invoice process due to the automation of end to end process, this helped team to perform more strategic processes.
  • Implemented forecasting process which reduced the complete forecasting time for group of products from 8 Weeks to 2 Weeks. This helped in more frequent forecasting possibility, helping business manage corrective action on inventory levels.
  • Reconfigured warehouse by implementing warehouse layout change, put away & picking strategies.

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Can appreciate people and can criticize people positively as required.
  • Have faced failure and bouncing back with better solutions using failure as a stepping stone.
  • High Energy levels.
  • Produce output in the defined set of constraints.
  • Team player and highly popular among the team member, find it easy to approach new people.
  • Highly adjustable and get accustomed to new environments very fast.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Confidential, Chicago

Senior Business analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Process mapping and redesign of business process on Material Master Data setup & Classification Data in SAP.
  • Vendor Master Data & Purchase Information data management.
  • Designed a complete process of automating material master discontinuation.
  • Configuring and setting up new Plants & Vendors.
  • Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Order configuration.
  • Batch management & classification configuration.
  • Account configuration & setup.
  • Source List & Source determination setup.
  • Pricing Procedure, pricing conditions, condition types, access sequence & price determination setup.
  • Setting up reporting structure for review.
  • Setting up structure for Consumption-Based planning.
  • Forecasting setup.
  • Managing various Goods movement type for Goods Receipt & Goods Issue.
  • Restructured warehouse for Seed distribution for efficient goods movement.
  • Configuring Stock Transfer and Transfer posting.
  • Physical inventory setup.
  • SAP BPC 10.0 Implementation for the planning & seed forecasting.
  • Setting up Purchasing Information Record.
  • Invoice verification and Vendor Payment management. Managing Invoice Parking & Blocking.
  • Collaborating business requirements with configuration team and ABAP’er for changes.
  • Collaboration with business owners from various business areas for gathering requirements.
  • Documenting data definitions and building data models.
  • Developed supplier portal & offline tool to get an integration of data from external suppliers.
  • As-Is mapping of the business process and re-engineering of business processes.
  • Setting up of monitoring tools.
  • Defining Business processes and developing solution with MDM.
  • Prioritizing business requirements and finalizing scope for the implementation.
  • Finalizing the resource requirement based on the scope.
  • Presentation to the business users the final scope and system design for the future state.
  • Final mapping of business blue prints to Solution Manager.
  • Integration design for ECC with CRM, MDM, Esker Document management system.
  • Design finalization of the customer portal and supplier portal and integration points with the ECC system.
  • Functional Specs preparation from the scope documentation.
  • Technical Specification write-up and signoff for the realization preparation.
  • System architecture discussion and design finalization.
  • Configuration documentation preparation.
  • Test script preparation and cutover preparation.
  • Train the Trainer & End user .

Confidential

Project manager

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with Confidential team leaders, business users from Material management, marketing, finance, inventory management and sales for requirement gathering and finalizing the blue prints.
  • Discussing and suggesting system solutions for the existing process in order to achieve greater efficiencies and better system usage.
  • Helping and mentoring team for development of technical specs approach, technical specs and functional specs based out of business blue print documentation.
  • Defining structure in SAP Solution manager to migrate the business blue print documentation and developing solution manager to drive the project.
  • Developing the project charter and project plan based on discussions with business leaders.
  • Discussing and finalizing timelines and project scope.
  • Organization structure development and mapping into SAP.
  • Plant configuration involving material setup, STO setup, movement type setups, customization of purchasing document type, vendor master, info record setup.
  • Analyzed and implemented SAP PM Module from scratch.
  • Integration to QM and PP-PI.
  • Security role setup and review.
  • Setting up interfaces to external systems.
  • Cutover and Go-live preparations.
  • Post go live support.

Confidential, Indianapolis, IN

Module Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Cutover and Go-live preparations.
  • Post go live support.
  • Working on the day to day issues in the Inventory Management area, involving Inbound and Output Delivery, Subcontracting issues, inventory reporting, various posting changes.
  • Helping customers to resolve the day to day problems with the SAP System understanding.
  • Handling issues in the area of Posting changes, stock transfers, replenishment control, Putaway control: storage bin search, material master data, forms of capacity check, availability check.
  • Reversing inventory management transactions as required.
  • Working on issues with SAP reports - incorrect output, data errors, and incorrect logic.
  • Working on configuration/customizing issues - conditions types, output determination of Purchasing Document, classification data related issues, shelf life check issues, etc.
  • Searching and Raising OSS Messages in SAP Service portal for typical issues in SAP R/3.
  • Documenting changes to Configuration and Functional specifications for technical developments.
  • Developed a reporting tool for effective tracking and monitoring of the Trouble Tickets logged by the end customer using the Remedy System using MS Access Database.
  • Actively involved in setup and support for the launch of new products.

Confidential

MM Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • MM Organizational Structure Set up
  • Set Up of Master Records like Material Master, Vendor Master, Purchasing Info Record.
  • Defining Material types and its attributes.
  • Configuration & Customization of purchasing docs like Purchase Requisition, RFQ, Purchase Order and Contract.
  • Output Determination of Purchasing Documents - PO, Contract & Scheduling Agreements
  • Customizing Pricing Procedure (Price Determination Process) applying Pricing Condition Technique.
  • Customizing Release Procedures for Purchasing Documents - PR, PO & Contracts
  • Setting Plant parameters for Inventory Management, Shelf life check, Stock Determination technique, Special Stocks
  • Making required settings in IMG & posting Goods Receipt, Goods Issue & Transfer posting.
  • Configuration for Split Valuation.
  • Configuring Automatic Account Determination Process.
  • Logistic Invoice verification - Incoming Invoice, Document Parking & Invoice blocking, Vendor specific tolerances, Automatic settlements like ERS & Consignment Settlements
  • CIN customization - Master data, Subcontracting,
  • Cut Over & Go Live Preparation
  • Involved in Unit, Integration and User Acceptance Testing
  • Conducted end user & prepared end user documents
  • Post-go live support and End User .

Confidential

Module Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the current system of the movement of the inventory right from the Place of Loading to the Delivery and designing the system accordingly.
  • Helping improve the delivery throughput by optimizing the route and loading/unloading cycle of the Cargo and then mapping the same in the Business Design.
  • Analyze the business problem and develop logic for the solution accordingly.
  • Tuning the application for better performance.
  • Interacting with the clients on various design as well as functional and business issues.

Confidential

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding functionality of various business modules and develop application accordingly.
  • Analyze the business problem and develop logic for the solution accordingly.
  • Participating in QA activities.
  • Analyzing existing architecture to achieve the best and optimum solutions.
  • Tuning the application for better performance.
  • Helping Team Members in analyzing problem and allocation of task’s to team members.
  • Conducting for new joiners technically as well as in functionality for the application.
  • Interacting with the clients on various design as well as functional and business issues.

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