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Sap Pp/mm Solutions Architect - Sap Program Manager Resume

Pittsburgh, PA

SUMMARY:

  • 12+ years SAP PP Full Project Life - Cycle experience including Global Rollouts
  • 5 SAP Full Project Life-Cycle Implementations
  • 10+ years SAP PP Configuration experience
  • 7+ years SAP MM Configuration experience
  • 1 year SAP QM Configuration experience
  • Production Planning and Materials Management experience with business analysis, SAP Configuration, Implementation and Training
  • Experience within Consumer Packaged Goods, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Manufacturing
  • Experience as an SAP Application Manager, Lead Consultant, Training Course Instructor and Project Manager

SAP MODULE EXPERIENCE:

  • Production Planning (PP) Implementation, Integration and Configuration
  • Materials Management (MM) Implementation, Integration and Configuration
  • Inventory Management (IM) Implementation, Integration and Configuration
  • Quality Management (QM) Implementation, Integration and Configuration
  • ASAP Methodology
  • RF Console
  • Sales & Distribution (SD) Integration
  • Warehouse Management (WM) Integration
  • LSMW Creation
  • S/4 Hana

WORK HISTORY:

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

SAP PP/MM Solutions Architect - SAP Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall program timeline and the global deployment schedule.
  • Provide governance for SAP projects ensuring that pre-implementation site readiness assessment is carried out and functioning as a check point for approval of on-site project commencement.
  • Ensure that SAP project is implemented in accordance to established project methodologies.
  • Resource planning for SAP implementation is in line with complexity of implementations. Manage consulting cost for implementation.
  • Coordinate with business stakeholders at both the local implementation site level as well as global Process Owners (GPOs) for business process related discussions.
  • Coordinate with related IT functions such as Global Information Management team for reporting functions, data migration support team and Governance & AMS team for support transition.
  • Manage business risk assessment for the SAP implementation and ensure that risks are elevated to the appropriate level of attention.
  • Management of vendor relationship for implementation partners.
  • Responsible for process design, configuration, and enhancement development for the MM and PP modules with the S4 Hana application.

Confidential, Florence, SC

SAP PP/MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Plant Manager and CIO to enhance the previously deployed SAP solution.
  • Set-up (configured) purchasing scheduling agreements, new factory calendars, work center shifts and intervals, stock determination groups and rules.
  • Worked on improving existing production programs and forms.
  • Created queries and provided reports to upper level management.
  • Supported master data cleansing efforts.

Confidential, Crestview, FL

SAP PP/QM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • PP/QM Lead Consultant for Aerospace and Defense Company.
  • Performed initial configuration
  • Led the PP/QM teams through functional, Integration and User acceptance testing.
  • Provided post go-live support.

Confidential, Fort Mill, SC

SAP Shop Floor Control Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Shop Floor Coordinator for major Confidential
  • Performed configuration for production planning and warehouse management.
  • Coordinated team meetings between local and international resources.
  • Created and tracked project metrics.
  • Scheduled and supported training and integration testing across 4 facilities.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects to identify gaps and possible solutions.
  • Provide local post go-live support for 2 facilities.

Confidential, Florence, SC

SAP Lead PP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed baseline configuration for production planning and engineering change management.
  • Developed LSMW's for PP master and transactional data.
  • Designed kanban, reorder point and discrete manufacturing processes.
  • Created RICEF specifications for Production Planning developments.
  • Perform system customizing to enhance functionality and address gaps.
  • Participated in continuous improvement projects to identify gaps and possible solutions.
  • Provide local post go-live support .
  • Created test scripts for IT1, IT2, UAT and Mock Go-live.
  • Created "Z" custom transaction codes.
  • Created batch jobs to automate MRP, Production Order release, creation, and closure.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

SAP Application Manager MM/PP

Responsibilities:

  • Manage MM/PP Applications for 14 live sites and 13 upcoming implementations
  • Monitor Help Desk tickets and resolve a wide range of issues of varying complexity.
  • Develop RICEF specifications to address issues at live sites.
  • Perform system customizing to enhance functionality and address gaps.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects at live sites to identify gaps and possible solutions.
  • Provide local post go-live support once a site goes live.
  • Create support documentation for "Z" transactions and complex SAP processes.
  • Approve and release all MM, PP, IM and WM customizing transports for implementation sites.

Confidential, Colmar, Pennsylvania

MM/PP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed complex Winshuttle templates for MM and PP master data uploads such as material master, purchasing info records, source list, bill of materials, routing, production versions, alternate units of measure and classifications.
  • Developed integration test scripts for multiple purchasing and material life cycle processes.
  • Successfully managed company wide integration test script development.
  • Customized release strategies with classification for the characteristics of purchasing group, material group and plant.
  • Participated in the preparation phase study with the core team members.
  • Developed the detailed TO-BE process to suit the client's objectives.
  • Setup the Organizational Structure by creating storage location, purchase organizations and assigning them to the company code and the plant.
  • Configured Sales and operations Planning, Demand Management plant parameters for MRP such as MRP groups, MRP controllers, MRP types, planning horizon and lot-sizing procedures.
  • Extensively involved with MRP: Total and single item planning, BOM status and explosion, net change and regenerative planning.
  • Configured Shop Floor activities including creation of orders, conversion of planned orders, order release, availability check, shop floor papers, and order confirmations, order information systems.
  • Involved in unit testing and integration testing for the transactions related to manufacturing.
  • Prepared customization manuals and user manuals for production planning.
  • Designed BPPs for end users

Confidential

October 2011 - March 2012

Salt Lake City, Utah

Project Manager/ SAP Consultant

  • Successfully managed a team of 10 consultants tasked with raising the customer service rates post go-live to 98% and reduce raw material and packaging inventories by $60 Million by fiscal year end 2011.
  • Maintained and presented dashboard metrics to the customer executive level team.
  • Advised the customer on which metrics would be beneficial to gauge performance across the company.
  • Gathered business requirements for SAP reporting and functionality enhancements.
  • Wrote functional specifications for SAP enhancements.
  • Tested custom SAP transactions to ensure proper functionality.
  • Created training documentation and provided training on standard and custom SAP transactions.
  • Configured SAP to enhance functionality and reporting.

Confidential, Dyersburg, TN

Site Manager/Demand-to-Build Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed the detailed TO-BE process to suit the client's objectives.
  • Performed GAP analysis and defined add-on packages.
  • Setup the Organizational Structure by creating storage location, purchase organizations and assigning them to the company code and the plant.
  • Worked on customization settings for PP Master Data namely BOM, routings and work centers, in a repetitive manufacturing environment.
  • Prepared customization manuals and user manuals for production planning.
  • Designed BPPs for end users.
  • Involved in Go-Live and also in post-production support of PP module.
  • Manage all consulting resources and super users on location.
  • Established site specific metrics for interface errors, production rates, production variances, fill rates, shipping variances and master data inaccuracies.
  • Maintained companywide metrics on a daily basis and reported out issues to other team members and the executive level team.
  • Managed the SAP end user training program across the plant for all end users and maintained a 100% end user class attendance.
  • Managed integration testing for a repetitive manufacturing and process industries environment in SAP.
  • Coordinated and managed the user acceptance testing.
  • Successfully managed three mock cut-over activities.
  • Provided training support and instruction to the super user training team on MM, PP and WM.

Confidential, Watervliet, NY

SAP Functional PP/PS Consultant/SAP PP/PS Training Lead/Site Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Site manager for US Army LMP/SAP third deployment
  • Studied the legacy system with respect to Material Master, BOMs, Work Centers and Routings.
  • Setup the Organizational Structure by creating storage location, purchase organizations and assigning them to the company code and the plant.
  • Involved in unit testing and integration testing for the transactions related to manufacturing.
  • Prepared customization manuals and user manuals for production planning.
  • Designed BPPs for end users using RWD Info pack.
  • Involved in Go-Live and also in post-production support of PP module.
  • Managed the site consultants, budgets and schedules for the SAP/LMP training support.
  • Provided expertise in multiple SAP supply chain modules to include: PS, PP, MM, CO and SD.
  • Successfully mentored end-users via formal training and over the shoulder support.
  • Created formal training documentation and provided classroom support for SAP PP, MM and PS modules.
  • Provided the customer support in the creation of bills of material, routings and production versions for new projects.
  • Monitored stock requirements for the customer and ensured end users were utilizing the information properly within SAP.
  • Monitored and corrected exception messages for the customer in SAP, reduced exception messages by 75%.
  • Managed the creation of project cost plans.

Confidential, Export, PA

Master Scheduler

Responsibilities:

  • Managed bottleneck Work Centers using rough-cut capacity planning to ensure continuous flow of work, maintained a consistent flow of work orders released to meet on-time customer shipments, maximized the inventory utilization by ensuring release of master production schedule orders on schedule to the exact start date.
  • Work closely with demand management and plant managers to maximize plant productivity and efficiency, managed cost of change within the firm time-fence of the master production schedule by working closely with the material requirements planning controllers.
  • Reduced costs through purchasing, manufacturing, and total supply chain cycle time reductions.
  • Successfully Implemented a Kanban system which reduced finished good lead times by 25%.
  • Reduced customer backorders for $600,000 to $15,000 in 6 months.
  • Created and briefed monthly Sales and Operations report to the company's Executive team members.
  • Configured Sales and operations Planning, Demand Management plant parameters for MRP such as MRP groups, MRP controllers, MRP types, planning calendar, planning horizon and lot-sizing procedures.

Confidential, Tobyhanna, PA

Production Scheduler

Responsibilities:

  • Managed 5 remanufacturing projects that total around twenty-million dollars.
  • Maintained a 96% schedule adherence across all projects.
  • Created and maintained production orders within the SAP PP module within a discrete remanufacturing/manufacturing environment.
  • Monitored stock requirements within SAP.
  • Monitored and corrected exception messages in SAP.
  • Responsible for the creation, maintaining and extension of material masters within the SAP MM module.
  • Responsible for the creation of bills of material, routings and production versions for new projects.
  • Monitored work center capacities and provided solutions to bottlenecked areas.

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