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Sap Mm Analyst 04/2014 To Present Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY:

  • More than 9 years of experience as a Functional Consultant in SAP Materials Management and involved in multiple full - life cycle implementations and integration with SD, FI and PP.
  • Experience in configuring & customizing of Material Master, Vendor master (vendor account groups, vendor partner functions etc.), Purchasing, Inventory Management, Customer master.
  • Expertise Configuring MM including Direct and Indirect procurement, Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Pricing procedures, Info records, Release Procedures, Release strategies, Inventory Management, GR, GI, Movement Types, Reservation, Transfer Posting, Stock Transfer, Invoice Verification, Automatic Account Determination, Valuation, Physical Inventory process.
  • Excellent configuration knowledge in Procurement Process: Subcontracting, Third party, Consignment, Outline agreements, RFQ, 3rd party Drop-ship process, Source lists, Info records.
  • Worked on the implementation of functionality including Process Orders, Order settlements and integrating the functionality with other module such as MM and FI.
  • Expertise in Business Process Designing, Blueprinting, Configuration, Unit & Integration testing, Training, Documentation & Production support of MM/LE in versions 4.6c to 6.0
  • Excellent skills in preparing the test plans as per the business processes, testing along with core team, results were recorded, documented & analyzed.
  • Experience working in Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Manufacturing Industry Sectors.
  • Extensive experience working on Make to Stock, Plan to produce and procure to pay (P2P) project implementations and EDI functionality support.
  • Expertise in gap analysis, business process re-engineering, design, configuration, testing and production support tickets in MM and AP in Global and local systems environment.
  • Experience in Inventory Management module with expertise in configuring new Movement types, GR, GI, Stock transfer, Transfer Posting, Reservations, Physical Inventory, Bill of Materials (BOM), and Material documents.
  • Configuration experience of Batch job for Procurement functionalities such as Auto PO, Physical inventory etc.
  • Experience in Troubleshooting Production problems and Configuration issues by prioritizing.
  • Strong Customer Support experience in Post Implementation of SAP by prioritizing tickets and training the end-users coupled with good oral and written communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: SAP R/3 4.6c, 4.7, ECC 5.0, and 6.0 Functional for materials Management Module.

SAP ERP 2005 Environment: Project Management and IT Operations Management.Process Control Management.

Database: SQL, Oracle 9i

MS Office: MS Access, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS VISIO, Crystal Ball

Packages: Rational Unified process (RUP), Unified Modeling Language (UML), Rational Requisite-Pro, RWD Info-Pak (u-Perform)

Reporting Tools: ABAP Query tools and ABAP Quick Viewer

Testing Skills: Manual Testing, Quick Test Pro tool (QTP), HPQC.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,Houston, TX

SAP MM Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Leading procurement revamp project to streamline accountability in corporate purchasing by transitioning from invoice approval to requisition release and by purchase order monitoring.
  • Configuring SAP release strategies (Purchase Requisition Approval) w/ classification and setting up workflow notification to approve requisition using SAP FIORI app in mobile devices.
  • Configuring SAP Best Practice solution for procurement optimization processes and enhances material search help for the users by adding external material group field in the search option.
  • Helping in increasing the material master utilization from 23% to 85% by updating material short text/ description from specific to general and by utilizing search option for materials by class and characteristics.
  • Indexing business objects in SAP TREX server for MM Master data to enable search capability from long text based on SAP Search Engine Service (SES) and created batch job for delta load.
  • Helping increase the user efficiency and reduce time in posting journal entries by building Winshuttle templates for invoice posting such as Park Vendor Invoice (FV60), Post Vendor Invoice (FB60) etc.
  • Setting up batch jobs to support different procurement functionalities such as automatic creation of Purchase Order and Physical Inventory document and maintaining business partner profile to support MIRO invoice posting through EDI IDoc.
  • Researching the SAP system, OSS, ASUG, WSUG, and on-line SAP forums for ideal solutions to meet business requirements and business process improvement such as SAP FIORI and Persona.
  • Implementing SAP procurement functionalities for KOT Norway and Netherland that includes master data template preparation, master data load (Vendor, Material, and Customer), system configuration, testing, training the end user, and supporting the user in their daily operations.
  • Writing Functional specifications (RICEF objects) for the onsite and offshore ABAP team to update system behavior such as displaying data in the purchase order output form, vendor search option using minority indicator etc.
  • Generating “Certificate of Compliance” output from SAP Transfer Posting transaction for KOT provided repair service to the customer by utilizing print version of GR/GI slip to choose ‘Individual Slip with Inspection Text’ option.
  • Resolving Production support tickets in Materials Management (MM) to ensure that Service Level Agreement (SLA) is met.

Confidential, Creve Coeur, MO

SAP MM/SD Master Data and process analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Analyzing the SAP Master Data after the error log generation by the SAP batch input session.
  • Configuring the Master Data to best fit in the custom template for several data load utilities program.
  • Creating Master Data on an ad hoc basis including the mass upload of master data using WinShuttle (TxShuttle) tool and SAP LSMW tool as the business is required to create experimental, commercial, or parental seeds before each harvesting season.
  • Validating the existence of proper data rules for master data elements and that the rules satisfy all local, regional and global requirements, guidelines and procedures.
  • Working closely with the Business Analysts and complete assigned requests for data loads.
  • Ensuring that consistent data quality processes and procedures are followed and maintained.
  • Supporting new projects, which require master data management and setup and ensure tickets are resolved in a timely manner for critical MM and AP issues.
  • Preparing new WinShuttle Scripts and updating existing scripts based on SAP transaction to mass load master data/transaction data or update data in SAP for material, product catalog etc.
  • Contributing to and maintaining standards, procedures and process manuals, and other relevant documentation.
  • Enhancing the purchase order output configuration to include the signature of the buyer by storing the signatures of the purchasing groups in a customer table so that system displays the signature of the buyer in the purchase order so that procure to pay process can be streamlined.
  • Configuring variants and profile tables to run utilities for various functions such as material creation, plant and sales org extension of materials, material text and PO test update based on material type, region etc.

Confidential,Saint Louis, MO

SAP MM Support Analyst, SAP ECC 6.0 support

Responsibilities:
  • Managed and tracked Materials Management configuration steps on standard and custom transaction codes for client’s SAP system using Solution Manager Tool.
  • Designed SAP ERP software systems to automate business information systems for the client, including the Automation of inventory receiving functions through data analysis of bar codes rendered via radio frequency (RFID) technology scanning.
  • Created RICEF object for Warranty Claim Processing from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and configured “AP short text” to hold invoice posting if warranty is pending.
  • Improved the automation of client’s purchasing department functions, including the approval process for work orders, and the issuance of purchase orders to suppliers for indirect purchases that minimizes the procure to pay processing time.
  • Used RICEF (Report, Interface, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms) templates to prepare User requirement specification (URS) and convert the URS to Functional specification (FS).
  • Configured and enhanced “Search Help” object for Vehicle manager (VELO) in Vehicle master data to search user specific records based on user parameters and filters.
  • Created configurable materials for vehicle management systems (VMS) and stored the master data in the vehicle data pool with business and technical specifications.
  • Tested SAP MM standard and enhanced (customized) functionalities using QTP after SAP code change done by offshore ABAP team to track system performance as per the client needs.
  • Communicated with onshore and offshore ABAP development team and recommending functional and technical specification for code modification to validate system functionality.
  • Prepared training materials (recording and documentation) for custom transaction codes for the MM and FI end users using SnagIt and RWD Info Pak (u-Perform) for future references.
  • Developed and trained users on custom transaction codes for material warranty and evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) for the Client’s Accounts Payable (AP) department for message generation from purchase order to help user learning the break-fix issues.
  • Prepared test documents (test scripts) for SAP MM Functional testing that included the test cases, test case scenarios etc. for positive and negative testing and adding them in HPQC.
  • Prepared the parameter data for Quick Test Pro testing tool to automate the testing steps.
  • Trained the super users for each customized transaction codes such as warranty PO tracking, material search help etc. with detailed screen shots from transaction screen.
  • Resolved Production support tickets in MM to ensure that Service Level Agreement (SLA) is met.

Confidential,Delavan, WI

SAP MM/PP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Attended workshops to learn the Confidential 's as-is business processes from purchasing perspectives.
  • Located Gap analysis from 4.6c to enable the standard functionality in 6.0 by reviewing logistics and purchasing business processes.
  • Verified master data and transactional data in SAP MM and PP loaded properly and reviewed production versions updated properly in Bill of Materials (BOM) assignments to materials.
  • Verified master data and transactional data in SAP MM and SD loaded properly and reviewed customer master data of plant customer for tax classification.
  • Recommended clients to use standard transactions such as ME21N to create Stock Transport Order instead of Z-transactions - ZSTO.
  • Prepared test scripts for User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for the updated STO process testing manually by interacting with the users.
  • Used SAP Solution browser tool to find the differentiation between the 4.6c and ECC 6.0 to include additional usable functionality for the client.
  • Trained users on various simplified report loading techniques on user desktop along with variant creation as well as for minimization on data entry in report loading procedures.

Confidential,St. Charles, MO

Sr. SAP MM/PP Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Attended workshops to learn the Confidential 's as-is business processes from purchasing perspectives in APEC (China and Singapore), Latin America (Brazil and Chile), and the USA.
  • Defined the gap analysis by utilizing as-is business process and SAP Chemical Best Practices (CBP) to update to-be processes that used in the blue print document for direct procurement.
  • Defined Master data conversion templates for purchasing master data such as Vendor Master, material master, as well as customer master for country specific requirements such as Brazil.
  • Defined Master data conversion template for Material master data for usage, values, character length, SAP field configuration objectives etc. using Excel/Access to load data through LSMW.
  • Conducted meeting with legacy data owners (BAAN, MYOB) to define master data conversion techniques and to define batch classification structure in BOM and material in classification view.
  • Customized Nota Fiscal functions in incoming Logistics Invoice Verification for Material Documents by transferring values to Nota Fiscal and maintained Tax posting strings for IM.
  • Uploaded Material Master Data and Vendor Master Data in various SAP clients by giving specification to the offshore ABAP team and contacted them for data validation.
  • Proposed to-be business process procedure based on SAP CBP for Confidential for business process such as Bulk Shipment, Totes Handling, and Inter-company STO etc. by collaborating with SAP sales and distribution (SD) and Finance (FI) team.
  • Assigned shipping points to plants and determined routes for Novus Bulk Materials shipping cost calculations in inbound outbound (forward/reverse) logistics process and intercompany Vendors.
  • Verified Brazilian Vendor Master Data upload properly with Tax codes (CGC, CPF number) and CFOP category and mass updated country specific control code (NBM/NCM code) and Material usage to determine the CFOP in a Nota Fiscal.
  • Configured branches and assigned Brazilian plants to the Branches to comply with tax reporting and Nota Fiscal reporting.
  • Assisted in designing EDI IDOCS for 3PL advanced shipping notification (ASN) and logistics Dangerous goods master data and field mapping such as UPC and GTIN following GS1 standard.
  • Used RICEF (Report, Interface, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms) knowledge to prepare User requirement specification (URS) and convert the URS to Functional specification (FS).
  • Configured G/L account determination for freight condition by assigning account key and accrual key in condition type so that client freight cost is posted to separate G/L account for drop ship.
  • Defined copy control routine requirement of SD Billing so that pricing for Inter-Company Stock Transport Order materials is copied properly in intercompany billing.
  • Defined material/product costing structure by configuring the combination of costing keys and assigning them to the right characteristics.
  • Prepared test cases and test scripts so that client can run unit test and integration test based on their business process needs by using validated templates.
  • Configured release procedures for purchase order using one release code for multiple approvers and approval process through iPhone and SAP workbench to support the client’s procure to pay process.
  • Prepared training materials using RWD Info Pak® (u-Perform) for the end users as a part of go-live support based on the Confidential ’s business process and user specification.
  • Trained end users / clients on purchasing (direct and indirect procurement) and on master data objects as the project is rolling (rollout project) simultaneously in different location.

Confidential,Lake Zurich, IL

SAP MM Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Prepared blue print document to implement SAP in a validated environment (FDA regulated) so that requirements meet according to the client needs.
  • Used RICEF (Report, Interface, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms) knowledge to prepare User requirement specification (URS) and convert the URS to Functional specification (FS).
  • Worked with offshore ABAP teams to validate functional specification after unit testing in SAP.
  • Configured inter-plant stock transport order (STO) and inter-company STO along with stock in transit report to track and trace products integrated with SAP sales & distribution (SD) and FI.
  • Used SAP Solution Manager to manage all configuration processes for tracing purposes of various transport requests.
  • Defined client specific layout for purchasing documents such as Request for Quotation (RFQ), Contracts, Purchase Order (PO) and configured release procedures in Requisitions and POs to enhance procure to pay process.
  • Prepared test cases and test scripts so that client can run unit test and integration test based on their business process needs by using validated templates.
  • Configured inter-plant stock transport order (STO) and inter-company STO by collaborating with SAP sales and distribution (SD) and Finance (FI) team.
  • Configured pricing procedures for STO and 3rd party drop ship process to simplify PO reporting for freight cost allocation in different G/L account for tracking purposes.
  • Uploaded Material Master Data and Vendor Master Data in various SAP clients and extract data from legacy system such as JDE, BAAN for LSMW upload and field mapping such as UPC, GTIN.
  • Trained end users / clients on purchasing (direct and indirect procurement) as the project is rolling on in different location such as European and Middle Eastern phase in Belgium, American phase in IL etc. (project rollout in multiple phases).
  • Prepared training materials using RWD Info Pak® (u-Perform) for the end users as a part of go-live support for future reference based on the Fenwal’s business process and user specification.

Confidential,Jacksonville, FL

SAP MM-PP Configurator

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in design, gap analysis, configuration, authorization and conflict management in other modules including FI/CO and PP area.
  • Involved in full life cycle implementation of the SAP Systems in MM (IM/Purchasing) module.
  • Involved in PP - Master data like BOM, Work centers, Routing, Shift sequence, Production version, shop floor control, MRP parameters.
  • Performed configuration in MM for Purchase Requisition, Purchase Orders, Contracts, Stock Transport orders, Goods Receipts and Goods Issues.
  • Implemented procurement processes with FI integration to maintain material master, vendor master and info record.
  • Configured Outline Agreements by creating Creation Profile for Scheduling Agreements.
  • Configured Message determination and Output determination for all the Purchasing documents.
  • Configured Pricing Determination Creating Calculation Schema, Condition Type, Tables and Records and assigning Access Sequence to the Condition tables.
  • Setup Release Procedures for purchasing documents. Defined release conditions, pre-requisites, codes, indicators, and strategies.
  • Configured Material master data (material groups, material types, field selection groups) and Vendor master data (field status for vendor groups, partner determination schema, account groups, partner functions, Info terms & Number ranges).
  • Configured Vendor Evaluation for on time delivery and Quality rating.
  • Configured consumption based planning for creating planned orders and Inventory based Purchase orders.
  • Involved in automating the Invoice Verification process through ERS for Services Management.
  • Supporting the physical inventory verification process in finished goods-returns.
  • Assisted for post implementation support and ensuring the proper working of the MM area.
  • Attended break-fix issues and provided solutions as per the priority and within stipulated time frame.
  • Trained super user during pre-go live support phase of the project as well as end users as part of post go-live support activities on SAP purchasing transaction codes.
  • Debugged ABAP programs and troubleshooting of SAP end users problems on SAP R/3 in MM Module.

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