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Sr. Sap Mm Consultant Resume

San Jose, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Seven years of experience as an SAP Functional Consultant in Materials Management (MM) and Inventory Management (IM).
  • Three full life cycle implementations, Up-gradation and post live support of SAP MM modules.
  • Worked exclusively on Purchase requisition and Purchase order work flow functional design.
  • Involved in SAP project implementations, actively participated in ASAP implementation roadmap consisting of project preparation, blueprinting, gap analysis, mapping and configuration, testing, go-live, user training and post production support.
  • Cross Functional Experience in integration with other modules like SD/LE, PP and FI.
  • Extensive experience on ORDER TO CASH (OTC) goals and objective
  • Worked on GAP analysis and provided solutions to overcome the complex requirements.
  • Good Experience on LSMW, MS Access, and MS Excel used for Data Migration from Legacy system to SAP for up gradation / new implementation / integration, import of data from any other external system to SAP.
  • Analyzing and Finalizing the Business Drivers and Project Scope for the client by mutually agreeing and signoff on deliverables for the project.
  • Extensive experience in Configuration of SAP MM and IM.
  • Extensive knowledge of P2P cycle.
  • Experience in Master Data: Material Master, Vendor Master, Info Records, and Source List.
  • Good experience in handling of Vendor Consignments, Purchasing Direct & Indirect, Service Procurement, Release Strategies, Physical Inventory management.
  • Expertise in Business Scenarios – Make-to-Order, Make-to-Stock, Sub-contracting, Third Party Procurements, Warehouse strategies, stock transfer / Transfer posting, Reservations.
  • Specialized in Output Determination, maintaining Output Condition records, Purchasing document types, and Number ranges.
  • Experienced in Logistics Invoice Verification including ERS.
  • Worked on various Delivery Types, Storage Unit Management, Stock Placement, Stock Removal and Goods issue for Sales Order, Inbound and Outbound deliveries and other Goods Movement.
  • Performed Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Functional Testing and also assisted end users in User Acceptance Testing to validate the business scenarios.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication, Problem solving, Project Management, Person management and Analytical Technical skills.
  • Open to new ideas & concepts, ability to learn quickly.

SAP APPLICATION SKILLS

  • Material Management (MM): Configured Material Master, Vendor Master, Purchasing, Contracts, Scheduling agreements, Info records, Source lists, Release Strategies, Pricing, Service master, Account determination, Batch determination, Variant configuration, Vendor evaluation and Partner determination, BOM, Material requirement planning (MRP) and Stock determination with integration of SAP/PP. Expertise in handling Inter Company Stock Transport Orders, Intra Company Stock Transport orders, Transfer postings and Physical Inventory.
  • Inventory Management (IM): Goods receipt, Goods issue, Reservations, Movement types, Stock transfer order, Sub contracting, Purchase order, Transfer postings, Invoice verification, Split valuation and Physical inventory.
  • Warehouse Management (WM): Warehouse structure, put away and Removal Strategies, Storage Types, Storage Bins, Quant’s, Transfer Requirements (TR), Transfer Order (TO), Posting change Notice, Number Ranges (for TR, TO, Posting Change notification, Quant, Storage Unit), stock transfers, inbound and out bound process and physical inventory.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:


ERP

SAP R/3 Versions 4.6C, 4.7D, ECC 5.0, 6.0, SRM 4.0, 5.0,7.0 SUS & CCM 2.0

O/S

Windows 9x/2000/XP/NT

OTHER

Test Director 8.0/8.2, SQL Server 2000, C, C++, Oracle 9i/8i/8.0/7, MINITAB, ARENA, GAMS, SAS, AutoCAD, MS-Office, MATLAB, MS Project, MS Access, Photoshop, Dream weaver, HTML.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential,San Jose- CA Jun 11 –till date
Client is one of the world\'s best online marketplaces. It is an Americanmultinationalinternetconsumer-to-consumercorporation that manages eBay.com, an online auctionand shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. Founded in 1995, eBay is one of the notable success stories of thedot-com bubble; it is now a multi-billion dollar business with operations localized in over thirty countries. They implemented ECC 6.0 for their direct procurement played an active role in the functional team throughout the life cycle of the project.

Role: Sr. SAP MM Consultant
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0.

  • Involved in various stages of an implementation right from project preparation which includes project plan and scope, business blue print, gap analysis to customizations and go live.
  • Gathering enterprise business requirements in the areas of material management through interaction with end users.
  • Mapping client business process to SAP business processes and available methods.
  • Documented all required information to keep track and progress of the project.
  • Configuration ofMMOrganizational structure for plants atmultiple locations.
  • Baseline configuration ofcreation and assignment ofplants tocompany code and storage location toplants.
  • Worked onprocurement cycle – Purchase requisition, RFQ, Maintenance ofquotations, vendor selection, purchase orders, goods receipt and invoice verification.
  • Creation of Material Master Record for different Material Types, Purchasing Organization, Purchasing Groups, Purchasing Info Record and Source List.
  • Customization of material master views for utilizing optimizing functions available for Purchasing, Inventory Management, Warehouse Management, and Materials Requirement Planning.
  • Creation of Vendor Master Records and Configuring their Partner Roles.
  • Creating outline agreements–Contracts (Value/Quantity) and Scheduling Agreements.
  • Implementation of procurement processes with FI integration to maintain material master, vendor master and info record.
  • Converting unassigned Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders, Scheduling Agreement Delivery Schedule Lines, and RFQs.
  • Setup the print, fax, EDI and e-mail facility at PO level.
  • Configured different procurement processes like Subcontracting, Consignment and Stock Transport Order etc.
  • Inventory Management Process including Goods Receipt, Damaged Goods/Discrepancy Goods Receipt from Production, Inter-warehouse transfer, Storage Location to Storage Location Transfer, Provision for Stock.
  • Worked on goods receipt based and purchase order based invoice verification, invoice blocks, releases, subsequent debit/credit memos and delivery costs.
  • Optimized the selection of sources (Vendors) by configuring Vendor evaluation depending on price, quantity and incoming quality audits.
  • Configured Pricing Procedures through Condition Tables, Condition Type, Access Sequences, and Condition Records for Automatic Pricing in Purchasing.
  • Configuration of warehouse structure to meet site specific requirements, including Picking areas, Staging areas, Storage types, Storage sections and Bins.
  • Defined Put away and Picking strategies (FIFO, LIFO etc.) and the system was configured for automatic generation of Transfer requirements, Transfer orders.
  • Regular meetings are scheduled to keep customers informed on the latest news, issues or problems concerning the project.
  • Documentation and training of key users and end users.

Confidential,San Jose- CA Feb 10 –Jun 11
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies was founded in 2003 and was formed as a result of the strategic combination of IBM and Hitachi’s storage technology businesses. Storage is one of Hitachi’s five core businesses; substantial technology and financial resources have been committed to ensure a successful and profitable business. They implemented ECC 6.0 for their direct procurement played active role in the functional team throughout the life cycle of the project.

Role: Sr. SAP MM Consultant
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0.

  • Involved in enhancement and post implementation support.
  • Configured and customized according to customer requirements.
  • Worked on configuring the Purchase-to-Pay process.
  • Sent files to customers for confirmation and a copy of file to process team, related to any process changes or configuration changes.
  • Documented all required information to keep track and progress of the project.
  • Handled helpdesk for issues reported through mails and forwarded / replied to concern person along with a copy to Project Manager.
  • Resolved problems that are encountered while performing an SAP transaction (may be data related or configuration related).
  • Configured new Material Types apart from the standard material types as per the requirements.
  • Configured the Release Strategy with classification for Purchase Requisition and Purchase Order.
  • Worked with Querys.
  • MM-Inventory Management (GI/GR, Physical Inventory, Inventory Controlling).
  • Handled special procurement processes in Consignment POs, Subcontracting, Stock transport orders, Scheduling Agreements and Third Party.
  • Configured essential customizing settings in Inventory Management including Movement Types, Stock Determination, Goods Receipts, Goods Issues and Stock Transfer.
  • Worked on Logistics Execution (LE) functions like Delivery Processing, Picking, Packing and Transportation.
  • Worked with various goods movements of handling units like Good Issue, Goods receipt and other movements like reversals & general goods movements posting.
  • Extensively worked on BOMs, Routings and Process Orders.
  • User training and assistance for end users after \'GO-LIVE\'
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting.

Confidential,Juno Beach- FL Aug 09 –Feb 10
Client is the largest electric utility in Florida and one of the largest rate-regulated utilities in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is a leading employer in the state with more than 10,000 employees. They have implemented SAP ECC 6.0 to improve their procurement process, played an active role in the functional team through the implementation process.

Role: Sr. SAP MM Consultant
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

  • Support full life cycle implementation in MM and WM, configuring warehouse structure, placement and picking strategies, WM reporting and shipping.
  • Successfully complete blue-printing, configuration/realization, integration test cycles, data conversion and cut-over activities
  • Organized and facilitated Business Process workshops to define as-is and to-be processes for Procure-To-Pay processes involving representation from various manufacturing sites from different geographical locations.
  • Gap Analysis of Materials Management Module and Warehouse Management Module.
  • Designed MM and WM process in SAP for various manufacturing sites
  • Oversee Plant Maintenance Business Blueprints & Configuration documents.
  • Define Organizational Unit hierarchy and their assignments.
  • Configured, customized and updated Master data: Material Master, Vendor Master, Customer master, Info Records, Partner Functions, Source Lists, Routings.
  • Configure Materials Master including Material Types, definition of views, required Number Ranges for Material types etc.
  • Utilized, established and configured full procurement functionality from Automatic PR creation to invoice verification, including PR/PO cycle, stock transports, Source determination, scheduling agreements, contracts, request for quotes, pricing schemas, shipping notifications for all stock categories and special stocks like consignment, third party, and sub-contracting.
  • Definition of Condition types, Access sequences, Calculation schema, Scheme groups and Schema Determination for Pricing in Purchase Orders.
  • Customized messages for PR, PO, RFQ, Contracts, scheduling agreement.
  • Define Input Tax configuration for purchasing.
  • Configure Valuation and Account Assignment including definition of Valuation Control, grouping of Valuation Areas, definition of Valuation Classes, Account groupings and Automatic G/L Account Assignment.
  • Data conversion which involves developing Data Conversion strategies and executing Mock data loads.
  • Design Mapping, LSMW for Legacy Data conversions & Data Migration.
  • Cut-over strategy and Planning.
  • Configured the Physical inventory settings for cycle counting.
  • Carried out Physical Inventory in the warehouse and the shop floor.
  • Configured and customized WM structure by defining Storage types, Storage sections, Bins.
  • Defined movement types for WM and interfaced them with IM movement types using special movement indicators.
  • Configured Master data for Storage Unit Management.
  • Worked with Handling Unit Management (HUM) to reflect packing based logistics structure.
  • Defined Control parameters for packing and handling unit. Worked with different attributes that define handling unit object.
  • Written functional specifications for RF device for various warehouse activities like inbound & outbound deliveries, pick & pack, internal movement types, manufacturing process, stock management and for RF local menu.
  • Designed and configured shipping parameters for warehouse like specifying Picking Locations, and processing Outbound Deliveries through Shipping Points.
  • Configured RF Menu Management, screen management for Mobile data Entry.
  • Defined various shipping conditions and loading groups and assigned goods receiving points for inbound and outbound deliveries.
  • End user training and documentation of user manual, training materials.

Confidential,Reno- NV Mar 08 – Aug 09
Client has been the leading company specializing in design, development, manufacturing, distribution, and sales of computerized gaming equipment, software, and network systems worldwide. They implemented SAP ECC 6.0 for their material procurement. Worked as a Functional team member and was involved in multiple development scenarios.

Role: Sr. SAP MM Consultant
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

  • Studied the existing business processes of regarding purchasing/procurement, inventory management and invoice verification.
  • Customized organization structure/hierarchy – company codes, plants, storage locations, purchasing group etc.
  • Created Material, Vendor and Service masters and defined material & vendor groups.
  • Linked with Material requirement planning (MRP) and Bill of material (BOM) to accommodate MRP planning (PD & VB type).
  • Configured the inventory management system-Goods receipt (GR), Goods return (RE), Goods issuance (GI), Transfer order posting and Inter plant material transfer.
  • Customized Document Types, Number Ranges, Item Categories, Screen Layout.
  • Design, development and implementation of SAP R/3 Material Management module.
  • Provided functional support and best business practices.
  • Performed Unit testing, Process testing and Integration testing.
  • Identified, evaluated and implemented SAP best business practices.
  • Mapped the Invoice verification (IV) system and configured the tolerance limits.
  • Configured inventory postings-Plant parameters, Number ranges, Duplicate Invoices, ERS.
  • Defined Valuation and Automatic Account Assignment including Standard & Moving Average pricing.
  • Created SAP training material, which includes documentation of all business processes.
  • Provided GO-LIVE support at the plant location.


Confidential,Houston-TX Jan 07 – Mar 08
Client isheadquartered in Houston, Texas. KBR delivers a wide range of services through its Downstream; Gas Monetization; Infrastructure and Minerals; International Government, Defense and Support Services; North American Government and Logistics; Oil and Gas; Power and Industrial; Services; Technology. They implemented ECC .0 to effectively handle their huge procurement process. Worked as a functional team member and was involved in multiple development scenarios.

Role: Sr SAP MM Consultant
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

  • Managing Implementation, Post Implementation Support & Maintenance job.
  • Interact with the client for requirement Analysis, Planning, design a basic design document.
  • Prepare detail project analysis and providing proposals.
  • Project planning, scheduling, execution, coordination, implementation of quality and providing overall guidelines.
  • Systems analysis, Integration and user interface design.
  • Review of application and ensuring that the standards are followed.
  • Coordinate with system testing and implementation of the project.
  • Provided support after Installation.
  • Worked on purchase requisition, source of supply, vendor selection, quota, RFQ, Quotation, Purchase order, purchasing groups, terms of payments, source list requirements.
  • Customized organization structure/hierarchy – company codes, plants, storage locations, purchasing group etc.
  • Purchasing – Creation of vendor master, material master, source list, quota arrangement, purchasing info record, and contracts.
  • Configured the Release Strategy with classification, definition and assignment of Plants, Purchase Organizations and other Organizational Elements.
  • Customized new material types and assigned number ranges for the material types.
  • Inventory Management – Managing materials stock by quantity, by value, goods issue, and stock movement documentation/reservation/quantity inspection/physical inventory.
  • Units of measure, special stock, consignment, material storage/movement, transfer posting.
  • Apart from the standard movement types, for the interface programs, new movement types were created.
  • Invoice Verification – parking and posting of invoices, release of invoices.
  • Configuration of warehouse structure to meet site specific requirements, including Picking areas, Staging areas, Storage types, Storage sections and Bins.
  • Customization of price determination process with necessary Condition Types,
  • Condition tables, Access Sequences and Schema Group.
  • Provided functional support and best business practices.
  • Performed Unit Testing, Process Testing and Integration Testing.
  • Identified, evaluated and implemented SAP best business practices.
  • BOM: creating multiple BOM, variant BOM, and super BOM.
  • Work centers: creating work centers.
  • Routing: creating routing with standard sequence, parallel sequence and alternate sequence.
  • Demand Management: creating planned independent requirement.
  • MRP: planning with different planning procedures like MRP, MPS, carrying out planning run (Single-item multilevel and Single-item single level).
  • Defined Valuation and Automatic Account Assignment including Standard & Moving Average pricing.
  • Automatic determination of GL accounts, mapping valuation classes to GL accounts.
  • Created SAP training material, which includes documentation of all business processes.
  • Coordinate with ABAP developer developing required formats of Purchase Orders, Goods Receipt Slip, Goods Issue Slip, and Dispatch Notes etc.
  • Training the company and its users in the new processes.
  • Provided knowledge transfer around business processes and assisted in mapping these processes to SAP.
  • Provided GO-LIVE support at the plant location.

Confidential,Houston TX Jul 06 – Nov 06
Client is a major tool’s manufacturing company headquartered at Houston. They implemented SAP ECC 6.0 for their direct material procurement. Worked as a Functional team member and was involved in multiple development scenarios

Role: Functional Consultant – MM
Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Experience:

  • Studied on new business process and discussed with core team on requirements and configure the system for new processes.
  • Involved in fixing the problems, enhancement (Any problem in process or t-code that arises due to a process deficiency that was not configured or developed in the design).
  • Worked with various purchasing documents which include source list, info record, purchase requisition, purchase order, customizing the configuration setting, and the control parameters as per the managed requirements and footprints in Material Management.
  • Handled helpdesk for issues reported through mails and forwarded / replied to concern person along with a copy to Project Manager.
  • Resolved problems that are encountered while performing an SAP transaction (may be data related or configuration related).
  • Enhance programs for new calculations of taxation in pricing.
  • Assisted ABAP programmers in developing a Batch Input Program to upload Material Master Data from legacy system to SAP R/3 database. The data was uploaded using LSMW transaction.
  • Due to wrong import to production system, majority of the developments and processes were impacted.
  • Studied the whole system changes done and streamlined issues on hand.
  • Re-structured the import sequence and with development changes as per the process, stabilized the production system.
  • Created queries for building custom reports, using quick viewer.

Confidential,Pune- India Mar 04 – May 06
Client is India’s one of the leading manufacturers of electrical and power equipments and wanted to implement ERP software to automate and streamline the processes. They decided to go for SAP R/3 Enterprises version as its ERP software with all core modules.

Role: Functional Testing/Consultant – MM
Environment: SAP R/3 3.1 I / 4.6C / 4.7 Enterprise

Experience:

  • Configuration settings in the areas of LO-MM, Purchasing, External Service, Inventory management, MRP, Valuation & Account assignment & A/P Invoice verification
  • Configuration of new pricing schema & development of new pricing routine. Configuration of Pricing procedure involving discounts, surcharges, freights, taxes and Rebates
  • Configuration of purchasing document types and release strategy.
  • Configuration & business process mapping of standard, subcontracting & Stock transport order
  • Configured MM Organizational Structure for plants at multiple locations.
  • Baseline configuration of creation and assignment of Plants to Company Code, Storage Locations to Plants.
  • Worked on purchase requisition, source of supply, vendor selection, quota, RFQ, Quotation, Purchase order, purchasing groups, terms of payments, source list requirements.
  • Customized material types and assigned number ranges for the material types.
  • Setting up screen layouts for purchasing documents like Request for Quotation, Quotation, Purchase Requisition, Purchase Order etc.
  • Automatic determination of GL accounts, mapping valuation classes to GL accounts.
  • Worked on setting up tolerances, purchase value keys.
  • Worked on defining Pricing Procedures and determining pricing procedures.
  • Provided Technical/Functional specifications for reports and guided ABAP developers.
  • Handled the task of training power users and end user training.
  • Worked on documentation for power users and end users.
  • Prepared functional unit testing scenarios and integration testing scenarios.
  • Involved in automating the test script in mercury quality center.

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