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Sap Pp And Apo Consultant Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of experience as a SAP Functional Lead/Senior Consultant - ERP/SAP Consultant in SAP PP, PP-PI, QM and APO functional modules.
  • Extensively worked in SAP SCM, APO Production planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS), Global Available to Promise (GATP), Demand Planning, Production Planning, PP-PI, Capacity Planning, MRP, Quality Management and variant configuration functionalities.
  • Successfully completed full cycle SAP SCM implementations, from designing core business process to post Go-Live support in Paper & Packaging, FMCG, Chemicals, Manufacturing, Electronics, Food and Consumer products Industries.
  • Experienced as Functional Lead in defining the project scope, gap analysis, configuration challenges, business process re-engineering.
  • Responsible to ensure all design and implementation activities for Supply chain are complete on time and within budget.
  • Performed integration with other modules MM, WM, LE, SD, CO and PI modules.
  • Extensively worked in testing, data cleansing, deployment, business process documentation, end-user training and providing help desk solutions.
  • Extensive experience with analysis, design, development, customizations and implementation of SAP PP/QM and APO (PPDS/GATP) Modules.
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to functional requirements and design, working with ABAP Programmers for Technical objects.
  • Redesigned processes and system solutions to achieve merger to increasing Production throughput at internal converting plants by sourcing from new internal plants.
  • Archived Production orders, Purchase orders, Sales orders, Transfer orders, Stocks, Batches and Scheduled B/G Jobs.
  • Chair and attend regular meetings with the onsite / offshore teams to discuss various issues.
  • Knowledge in Integrated Business Planning (IBP).
  • Record of identifying opportunities, analyzing existing business flows and developing winning solutions.
  • Worked with SAP R/3 versions 3.0, 4.7, 6.0 Enterprise and APO 3.1 & SCM 5.0, 6.0 version.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • SAP SCM Implementation
  • ASAP Methodology
  • Onsite/offshore model
  • SAP Small Projects
  • SAP Roll out Projects
  • SAP Development Project
  • SAP Enhancements and Production Support

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS / MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

  • Successfully managed/implemented complex projects with global implementation, and rapidly evolving business requirements.
  • Effective communication skills and record for coordination between globally located teams.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Performance and lasting contribution to SAP Project.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Supply Chain Management.
  • SAP APO PP/DS, GATP, DP
  • SAP PP/PP-PI/QM
  • Variant Configuration, Batch Management
  • Business blueprints
  • ABAP-Debugging Skills
  • Testing Tools - HPQC.
  • MS Office

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

SAP PP and APO Consultant

  • This is a SAP Rollout as well as Support Project of existing functionality in SCM especially in PP & APO handing units.
  • Actively involved in business discussions and provided best solution as per the industry standards and given various solutions to Supply chain business.
  • Prepared functional specifications for various Enhancements in APO and PP objects including Production order creation/confirmation, Automatic Material master, BOM, Routing, PV, PIR creation and Automatic Planned order/Purchase requisition conversion.
  • Participate on process improvement teams utilizing, Proposed and designed multiple Reports in ECC and in APO. Inventory, Production order, Purchase order, sales order reports in ECC and Stock Pegging, Resource Block scheduling, Late order reports in APO.
  • Provide support and expertise to the Production Planning team in production and planning concepts including make-to-stock, make-to order, Production orders, Purchase orders and repetitive production processes.
  • SAP Core Interface (CIF) processes, CIF Batch jobs, Live Cache errors and inconsistency between R/3 and SAP APO.
  • MASS master data update in APO, Product master data - Product Heuristic, PP planning procedure, PP/DS Horizon and Fix pegging, Means of Transport(MOT), Transportation lane and Condition type LEAD/LOAD/TRAN duration.
  • Global Available to Promise(GATP), Capable to Promise, Multilevel ATP, Transportation time, Priorities to receive the Requested delivery date for Customer orders.
  • Roll out for new Subcontracting and Warehouse plants, setup all configurations, master data, custom table update and testing.
  • Configured Archiving PP ORDER and MM SPSTOCK objects and scheduled the jobs.
  • Monitoring of production issues and error correction support 24x7, worked with SAP and Rimini Street to address the complex issues by implementing OSS notes and custom programs.
  • Interface with business users and analyze business processes and specify/configure applications to efficiently support those needs.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

SAP PP and APO Consultant

  • Preparing/updating blueprint documents and provided materials for the blueprint workshops for PP/APO PPDS GATP functionality.
  • Designed as per the business requirements and created BPD’s by providing Functional & technical specifications for PP, APO objects and transaction data objects.
  • Conducting workshops and educating the business users to SAP data fields and guiding the data extraction process from legacy system to meet the master data templates and data files to load into SAP by using LSMW.
  • Design and developed multiple component selection using PDS with extensive object dependency assignment with multiple BOM class.
  • Variant configuration design, Classification, Material master, BOM, Routing, Sales orders, Purchase orders, MRP and Production orders.
  • Designing of Block planning, Characteristic dependent Planning and specific custom optimal component selection solution.
  • Developed integration scenarios in the areas of SAP Production Planning(PP) Production order data download to OPTI through SAP PI.
  • Developed Batch reporting, Inventory consumption, Warehouse management and Inventory Movement Interfaces.
  • Configured Global Available to Promise(GATP), Capable to Promise, Multilevel ATP, Transportation time, Priorities, Fix pegging to receive the Requested delivery date for Customer orders.
  • Managed both onsite and off shore teams with different time zones.
  • Design and developed customized heuristic for base stock fixed pegging and to execute bottoms up heuristic for planning roll planned order.
  • Subcontracting interfaces like automatic reporting of Subcontracting GR/GI to SAP from flat file and PI interface process.
  • Identifying the gaps, providing SAP best practices and post production support to the business users.

Confidential

SAP PP and APO Consultant

  • Interacting with Confidential Scenario Owners for Functional Specification document review and Enhancements test cases.
  • Configuring SAP IS-Mill scenarios for Sales orders, Classification, Production order, Purchase orders and Batch management.
  • Configure PP setting MRP, capacity planning, shop floor control, Operations, Execution, Batch Management and Subcontracting.
  • Classification, Material master, BOM, Routing, Sales orders, Purchase orders, MRP, Production orders and Variant configuration design.
  • End-to-End business process scenarios PP, QM, APO-DP/PPDS/GATP in manufacturing industry.
  • Executed SAP Mill Product Make to Stock, Make to Order, Production orders, Purchase orders & WIP Batches Scenario’s.
  • Integration with functional modules MM/WM, SD, CO and QM.
  • Comprehension of PDS and heuristic for Production planning and Scheduling in Planning Board with Block planning.
  • Meetings Scheduled to Confidential Product Owners with different time zones.
  • Identifying the gaps in the Product development and review with Confidential Product Owners.
  • Business process for Scenario in the annual Business Suite 7.01 executed by the ISQE before it releases to the Customer.

Confidential

SAP PP/QM Consultant

  • AS - IS study of the business and Project blue print for Testing of SAP R/3 configured for Production planning and QM implementation for HUL units.
  • Analyzing, mapping of fields between legacy systems and SAP, extracting and uploading legacy data for the PP/QM Master data.
  • Configuring MRP, Capacity Planning and Shop Floor Control for Production Planning.
  • Performed Unit testing, integration testing & UAT testing.
  • MRP planning Run carrying out at Material level and Plant level.
  • QM Master Data including QM view, MIC, Inspection Method, Sampling Procedure, Inspection Plan and Certificate Profile.
  • Handling tickets and support to the End-users.
  • Production Support for Production order creation, Batches Management, Inventory Posting and Quality Management.
  • Production Scheduling Profile configured and updated in Material Master to set Automatic release for Production orders.
  • Scheduled Background Jobs for Production order TECO Process and Set Deletion Flag for Production orders.
  • Weekly & monthly review on Production support tickets, prepared documents for repeating issues.

Confidential

SAP PP/QM Consultant

  • Involved in the analysis of business requirements.
  • Mapping the business process from AS - IS to TO - BE.
  • Involved in the discussions with the organization in-house team for better utilization of SAP components to meet their requirements.
  • Conducting workshops and educating the business users to SAP data fields and guiding the data extraction process from legacy system to meet the master data templates and data files to load into SAP by using LSMW.
  • Configuring SAP settings as per client requirements.
  • Material master, BOM, Work centers, Routings, MRP and Shop Floor Control.
  • QM Master Data including QM view, MIC, Inspection Method, Sampling Procedure, Inspection Plan and Certificate Profile.
  • Guiding the technical team for developing user friendly dedicated transactions to capture the data.
  • Conducting rigorous testing for SAP customized transactions.
  • End-user training and cutover preparation for ERP implementation.
  • SAP rollout for distribution network and go-live support.
  • Weekly & monthly review on Production Support Activities.

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