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Sap Project Manager / Solution Architect Resume

Norman, OK

SUMMARY:

  • Innovative professional with 18 years SAP consulting experience and 20 years industry experience across several industries, very knowledgeable of SAP enabling Technologies and expert in supply chain and ECC applicationswith a proven track record of assisting clients increase company profitability, revenues and customer satisfaction by delivering SAP enabled business transformation solutions.
  • Successfully planned, managed and deployed large global SAP ECC, SCM/SRM projects in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia across manufacturing, consumer products, food & beverages, high - tech, medical devices, pharmaceutical, footwear & apparel, oil & gas, retail and automotive companies.
  • Over the last 18 years, I have assisted companies achieve documented benefits in excess of $20 Billion across several industries.
  • I have global experience as project and program manager, solution architect and trusted advisor for all sized companies and many cultures.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • E2E Program/Project Management
  • Materials & Inventory Management
  • Integrated Business Planning, IBP
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Sales & Operations Planning, S&OP
  • Demand & Supply Planning
  • Supplier & Customer Collaboration
  • Global Available to Promise
  • SCM Best Practices
  • Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Organizational Change Management & Training
  • Distribution, Transportation & Logistics
  • SAP ECC Integration & Enabling Technologies
  • SAP ASAP standard, ASAP RDS, ASAP HANA, and ASAP -Agile implementation methodologies.
  • SAP Program and Project Management
  • Global Template Development & Deployment
  • Organizational Change Management & Training
  • Value Realization and Key Performance Indicators
  • SAP Best Practices and enabling technologies
  • 6-Sigma, IBM Ascendant, Deloitte EVD Methods

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Norman, OK

SAP Project Manager / Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the blueprint/design, fit/gap, deliverables, integration and resourcing to migrate the newly acquired US Confidential Company in Norman, OK from legacy (LX) to Confidential SAP Global Template in a validated environment, including fit/gap methodology, blueprint-design and Deployment of AVARA's SAP Global template.
  • Managed communication with executive stake holders, steering committee and process leads identifying risks, issues, action items and resolution.
  • Identified and scoped 52 FICO, SD-LE, PP-PI, ECM, MM-IM-BATCH, MM-PURCH, QM, WM, PM, HCM, BW and EHS business scenarios with 45 RICEF development objects.
  • Developed scope, budget, timelines, solution deliverables, and Implementation alternatives.

Confidential

SAP Project Manager / Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the global solution development, fit/gap, delivery, training and Go-live of SAP Best Practices Pharma Solution at a major pharmaceutical company in Puerto Rico. Identified and scoped 57 FICO, SD-LE, PP-PI, ECM, MM-IM-BATCH, MM-PURCH, QM, WM, PM, HCM, BW and EHS business scenarios with 53 RICEF development objects.
  • The project implemented SAP Best Practices in order to accelerate timelines and improve the company’s operations by reducing complexities of its GMP processes enabled by SAP SRM, SCM, CRM and ECC (this included migration of E--Sourcing SRM functionality to standard ECC Procurement business scenarios: Quotation for Procurement, Procurement Contract, Consumable Purchasing, Procurement of WM Materials, Procurement of Batched Material, Return to Vendor, Stock Handling Scrap and Blocked Stock
  • Managed communication with executive stake holders, steering committee and process leads identifying risks, issues, action items and resolution.
  • The project successfully went live in less than 9 months on a third-party hosted environment, complying with all FDA validation requirements, on time and within budget.

Confidential, Juno Beach, FL

SAP Project Manager/Deployment Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the company with the SAP ECC Retail Deployment Roadmap, benefits realization and change management programs to increase user adoption and executive buy-in.
  • Managed communication with executive stake holders, steering committee and process leads identifying risks, issues, action items and resolution.
  • Project Managed multiple SAP standardization, Company Data Single View (CRM/BW), POS-CAR and 3rd party deployment projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies across all lines of business, i.e. Carroll Tires, Big O Tires, Tire Kingdom, Midas, Merchants and NTB

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

SAP Project Manager / Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the ETE project to blueprint SAP APO GATP, SD and EWM and integration with FI/CO, MM, and e-Business processes for all divisions in the Confidential organization.
  • This included designing critical functionality of the solution within the SAP AFS Bolt-On for EWM and integration with SD/LE and Hybris
  • Engineered and managed the conference room pilot which rationalizes user acceptance criteria of the critical path business use scenarios across modules.
  • Managed communication with executive stake holders, steering committee and SAP product managers in Germany identifying risks, issues, action items, as well as validating business benefit (ROI) for the solution.
  • Developed Scope, Budget, Timelines, Alternatives, Deliverables and resource requirements.

Confidential, Woodlawn Park, NJ

SAP SCM Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the prototype solution development of the company's global template, fit/gap, business value proposition, implementation timelines, resource plan and business case to transform the company’s global supply chain (SCM) and ERP processes worldwide.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, action items, as well as validating the business case, benefits realization and KPI’s
  • Developed Scope, Budget, Timelines, Alternatives, Deliverables and resource requirements.
  • The proposed solution was successfully implemented over a 2 year timeframe on time and within budget.

Confidential

SAP ECC/SRM Integration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the integration design of multiple SAP concurrent projects supported by different systems integrators contracted by the client to implement various initiatives, including: Finance (FI/CO), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Plant Maintenance (PM), Safety, Security and Environmental Protection (SSEP), Funds Management and Asset Management and other legacy systems.
  • Managed communication with executive stake holders, steering committee and process leads identifying risks, issues, action items and resolution.
  • Assisted client sponsors in establishing the overall quality, design management, testing, and cutover approaches for the various concurrent initiatives.
  • CLM scenarios included Master Agreement / Agreement Creation, Contract Document Authoring, Contract Negotiation and Approval, Contract Closing, Contract Renewal, Contract Update and ECC Integration along with SRM scenarios, like Operational procurement: Self service procurement, Service procurement, Plan driven procurement; and strategic purchasing and sourcing scenarios like: Supply strategy development, Spend analysis, Supplier selection, Contract management and Catalog management

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP SCM Executive Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Advised Sr. executives of the Center of Excellence (COE) on process improvements to take customer fill rate to best-in-class levels using recently implemented SAP SCM APO/BW applications.
  • Issued recommendations to enhance systems capabilities to capture demand fluctuations within the lead time, a daily S&OP process to balance supply and demand, and enhanced SAP SCM training. The implemented solutions allowed fill rates to increase to 99.5% in 8 weeks.

Confidential

SAP Program Manager / SCM Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Global SAP SCM Supply Chain & ERP ETE transformation in Latin America
  • Managed the development of solution alternatives, risk management, implementation options and roll-out of Confidential 's global template including: fit/gap, timelines, organizational change management, training, resource plan and business case to standardize the company's Global Supply Chain and ERP ETE process areas throughout 10 countries in Latin America and Mexico, i.e. ATR-Accounts to Report, PTP- Procure to Pay, DTC-Demand to Consume, OTC-Order to Cash, MTS-Market to Sale, MDM-Master Data Management, LATAM Org Structure, Country Specific Localizations and Reporting, for example, Brazil's NFe, Tax Calculation Procedure-TAXBRA, and Pricing Procedures-RBRA.
  • Developed Scope, Budget, Timelines, Alternatives, Deliverables and resource requirements.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, and action items.
  • Assisted the implementation team (remotely) in deploying the 3-year solution on time and within budget.

Confidential, Andover, MA

SAP Project Manager / SCM Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the development of the solution, implementation roadmap, business value proposition, implementation, project schedule, project plan and resourcing to transform the company’s global supply chain processes enabled by SAP ECC and APO/BW.
  • Supported the business case by targeting SCM leading practices, specific test cases and training, KPI targets and expected benefits.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, and action items.

Confidential, Austin, TX

SAP Project Manager / SCM Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented the SAP SCM/APO solution, SAP-ERP/BW integration, testing and training for the company's supply chain processes in a fabless environment.
  • The solution automated the company's manual processes and enabled collaboration with key customers and suppliers ensuring manufacturing capacity and customer fill rates.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, and action items.
  • The project went live successfully on time and within budget.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP Project Manager / Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the solution, delivery, testing, training and Go-Live for the company's SAP Fab & Assembly Best Practices implementation in 10 months including: WM, MM, SD, PP, QM, FI, CO, BI, HR, ECM, PLM, DMS, APO DP, GATP, XI-SNC-Supplier Collaboration, BW, EDI and FRICE objects.
  • The project implemented best practices and aimed to improve the company’s bottom line by reducing complexities, optimizing inventory levels of finished product and raw materials, enhancing customer service levels and increasing collaboration with suppliers and customers.
  • The implementation involved 90+ members throughout the duration, including onshore/offshore hired consultants and dedicated client staff.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, and action items.
  • The project went live seamlessly on time and within budget.

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

Global SAP SCM Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the rapid development, implementation of leading practices, testing and support of an SAP APO DP, SNP/CTM, GATP and BW integrated solution to the client’s SAP ERP system to enable the uninterrupted flow of consumer products through the channel in conjunction with Promotions Database (MLR), Dynamic Sourcing, SOX Compliance and Product Reorganization.
  • The program involved global IBM resources (GBS, AMS, SO and MO), and the support and training of more than 300 end-users.
  • The solution allowed a reduction of channel inventory between 10-20%. In 3 months, the company’s program gained the confidence of key channel partners regarding them as “top-in-class" with their Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment program.

Confidential, Memphis, TN

SAP Project Manager / SCM Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the development, implementation, training and support of a Global SAP SCM Demand and Supply Planning solution (APO DP/SNP/PPDS/GATP) integrated with ECC/BW for US, Canada and Europe.
  • The solution enabled the business to reduce its planning cycle from monthly to weekly, thereby reducing Manufacturing Lead-time by 20-25%, improving fill-rate by 15-20% and reducing inventory by 10-15%.
  • Other improvements included global supply chain visibility, improvements in forecast accuracy, reduction of obsolescence and the enablement of supplier relationship management.
  • Maintained communication with executive stake holders, steering committee members identifying risks, issues, and action items.
  • The implementation replaced a prior i2 solution and enabled collaborative forecasting, a single global statement of supply and demand, and production and detailed scheduling at the factories.

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