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Apo Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Professional experience more than 21 years.
  • More than 7 years of SAP ECC and APO Implementation & Support experience.
  • 14 years of domain experience in Production Planning and Plant maintenance.
  • Three implementation, four support three roll out and two development project experience. .
  • Thorough understanding of business processes involved.
  • Committed team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to quickly adapt to new environments and technologies.
  • Ability to solve problem and innovate new processes.
  • Ability to deliver high - quality configuration that meet the business needs on a timely basis.
  • Experience in writing & reviewing functional specifications in manufacturing process
  • In depth knowledge in variant configuration as well as in PI Sheets.
  • Hands on experience in material availability check and supply chain planning .
  • Clear cut knowledge on MTO and MTS scenarios .

SKILL:

SAP PP/PI/QM/WM and APO Consultant

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

APO consultant

Responsibilities:

  • A process to plan forecast using character dependent planning (CDP) for material variants was introduced.
  • For external procurement the process of system choosing the preferred vendor while proposing the purchase requisition during planning in APO was introduced.
  • New heuristics to plan with the help of character dependent planning at the same time using of periodic lot sizes to propose a receipt was introduced.
  • Introducing new variants in the integration model to restrict auto creation of transportation lanes for one time vendors.
  • Solved problems in the scheduling of planned orders by introducing background jobs which updates planning periods in regular intervals.
  • Introducing new customized scope of check tailor made for complex business process of sales order confirmation and delivery creation.
  • Creating a new process starting from creation of sales order with configurable material and introducing object dependencies which accepts value for the component material in BOM. Combining all sales orders which are make- to -order to a single combined order. Creating customized transaction for new batch generation while transferring from unrestricted to sales order stock of components managed in single unit batch as well as developing customized transaction for goods receipt confirmation and goods issue for combined orders.

Confidential

SAP PP/QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Plant level configuration of production planning and quality management module
  • Copying of the existing process as well as adapting new changes in the existing customized programs and reports.
  • Creation of LSMW for uploads of PP /QM maser data.
  • Creation of test script for unit and integration test.
  • Creation of user manual and end user

Confidential

SAP PP/QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Plant level configuration of Repetitive Manufacturing production planning and quality management module
  • Copying of the existing process as well as adapting new changes in the existing customized programs and reports.
  • Creation of LSMW for uploads of PP /QM maser data.
  • Creation of test script for unit and integration test.
  • Creation of user manual and end user

Confidential

SAP PP/QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the requirements.
  • Preparing the project schedule both in macro as well as in detail level
  • Proposing the solution in the form of business blue print.
  • Configuration of system to meet the business need.
  • Uploading of master data.
  • Testing the configurations as well as the customized programs.

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP PP/QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supported day to day issues regarding PP, PI, QM, MM, PM and PP - WM
  • Developed new processes like Locking of expiring components packed in Handling Units, issuing of components through RF transactions for process orders.
  • Developed upload programs like Production Time Confirmation.
  • Developed reports from scratch like Material Need Report which shows the requirement by date as well the stock against that requirement, the report also proposes the batches needed to be taken with respect to expiry date also developed Classification report where all the materials along with their characters is captured. The report can be seen with respect to material typeplant, material, material group, class type etc.
  • Modification of reports like forecast report, report trailing material master changes, report showing the details for purchase info records, planning overview report, shelf life report, net requirement report for all the receipts per material etc
  • Modification of programs like assignment of Batch number to orders
  • Problems relating to PI Sheets, like changing of material number, getting the storage location and the quantity in the PI sheet that has to be issued in the present operation and had been received from the previous operation. Introduction for provision of entering date of manufacturing in PI Sheet and consequently changing of the functional module for BDC to MB31 for goods receipt.
  • Introduction of new destinations, process instruction category, process instructions. message category .
  • Modified and developed various print programs and forms related to process orders, purchase rders.
  • Developed workflow for PM notification as well as for purchasing.
  • Developed a new info structure for a plant.
  • Extended order types for process as well as plant maintenance orders.
  • Involved in meticulous testing of the reports and developments that has been done by me.
  • Effectively using the tools like BMC Remedy AR system for creating and approving of change requests for the incidents assigned. Documentum Compliance Manager 6.7 SPI for creating and approving of FSF, HP Application Lifecycle Management Quality Centre Edition 11.00 for formal testing preparation of test script, requirement as well as for approval

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP PP/QM consultant

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Gathering knowledge about the AS-IS process.
  • Preparing Blue Print documents.
  • Mapping their planning process which includes weekly scheduling of plans, that changes frequently as well as planning for their export commitments which they plan on forecast basis. For the raw materials they plan six months before delivery and production starts three months before delivery.
  • Scheduling and capacity planning for their complex process of wiring harness production which includes work centers of over more than 150 and more than 200 capacities under these work centers.
  • Preparing the functional spec for customized WIP report which is valuated at every stage of production process.
  • Preparing the functional spec for O.E.E and O.L.E report for all work centers.
  • Preparing functional spec for a customized report that includes all the raw materials that have under gone material requirement planning. This report includes the cumulative figure of purchase requisition, the purchase orders, and the stocks in different stores as well their requirement quantity till date. The report shows all the vendors related to that raw material as well as vendor part number. From this report the user can convert the purchase requisition to purchase order individually as well as collectively for corresponding vendor according to his need.
  • Preparing the functional spec for directly uploading the confirming quantities from the excel sheet so that more than one order can be confirmed with all the operations without any problem and goods issue and finished product movement can happen all at once.
  • Using of capacity leveling and dispatching of operations in the planning.
  • Deciding the strategy group, MRP type, and lot size. Verifying the combining of make to stock and make to order situation.

Confidential

SAP PP/PI/QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of PP PI master data - Resources, Master Recipes.
  • Configuration of process instruction categories with instruction type 1 to suit the parameters of agricultural process.
  • Configuration of process instruction categories to perform the goods movement for each and every phase, as well as confirmation of phases through PI Sheets.
  • Different activities of the agricultural process like controlling of temperature, spraying of water and pesticides was configured with the PI sheets
  • Configuration of BOM in such a way so that space for the plants will be reserved depending on the time as they grow.
  • Adaptation of gross requirement planning as the strategy which suited best for the agricultural process.
  • Configuration of long term planning to check the space availability for the new orders.
  • Specifications for the Web based application to give the visual effect of the availability of space and location of space for different orders.

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP MM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced NF metal functionality that SAP provides
  • Created master data for NF metals
  • Maintaining of NF key and rates
  • Determination of rates at header level as well at item level
  • Customization of routines and programs to suit client business needs.

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP PP /QM consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Took part in new process development for make to order and make to stock scenario.
  • Day to day support to End Users.
  • Writing of functional specifications for the gaps like changing the capacity of work centers to meet the demands of the customers, automatic changing of requirement type in sales order at the time of posting of finished goods from production order to accommodate make to order in make to stock scenario according to customer demand and accordingly modifying the MRP process to accommodate this change of requirement type.
  • Creation of class, characteristics, configuration profile object dependencies for variant configuration.
  • Writing of functional spec for new reports as well as modification of reports.

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP PPPI/QM consultant onsite

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementation of PP - PI and QM module according to the client requirements.
  • Prepared the control recipes for their products which include extrusion from inorganic chemicals to variety of cutting sizes according to the customer requirement.
  • Developing the process of optimum utilization of jumbo rolls to be slitted into narrow reels according to the customer requirement .
  • Did the configuration for variants of the product that includes the width, length, gsm, texture, color, printing design, etc.
  • Prepared the functional spec for assigning the different production orders that belong to same cutting size, same length, and same color.
  • Prepared the functional spec for running of the confirmations every day at certain point of time in background.
  • Configured their process with handling unit number generation as soon the finished goods are received in store after production.
  • Developed the strategy for make to order along with stocks for the same product to be taken care while planning - during MRP run.
  • Prepared the customized planning table where all the finished product that have undergone planning run can be viewed and those planned orders generated can be converted to production orders from the planning table all at once.

Environment: SAP

Confidential

SAP PP consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in understanding of existing business practices and documenting client’s business processes accordingly.
  • Study and analyze the workflow to design solutions (As-Is and To-Be Analysis).
  • Conduct gap analysis, assess scope of studies & suggest solutions through ERP.
  • Responsible for Baseline configurations and Customization.
  • Worked on master data, order BOMs, Material requirements planning, and shop floor control.
  • Preparation of Integration testing plan/ result recording.
  • Preparation of Unit testing of SAP-PP Functionalities.
  • Documented End user manuals and materials.
  • Conducted End User on the PP module.
  • Functional specifications for custom programs for running MRP according to the client’s need.

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