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Em Lead Consultant Resume

Houston, TexaS

SUMMARY:

  • Confidential is a Supply Chain Management consultant specialized on Supply Chain Event Management ( Confidential or EM), Transportation Planning and Vehicle Scheduling (TP/VS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) with over 15 years of business experience in the logistics area.
  • He worked in various business software implementation projects with emphasis on transportation and warehousing processes.
  • Prior to his information technology career, Confidential worked for several business process consulting companies and Logistics Service providers with responsibilities for outsourcing processes, training and personnel.
  • Confidential has over 12 years of SAP experience that includes the design and configuration of SAP’s Confidential module integrated with R/3 and APO as the data source systems, the Confidential web front - end and SAP’s Portal for the data display as well as sending data to BW for analysis purposes.
  • He is one of the few Confidential consultants worldwide with 10 full life cycle implementations, 8 of them in one of the biggest Confidential projects so far.
  • As a consequence, Confidential has been a speaker on Confidential 2006, was involved in SAP’s Confidential road show and helped improving the module working hand in hand with SAP’s experts. He founded his own company - Supply Chain. Confidential has presented a TP/VS and On-site Event Management (OSEM) solution together with SAP on the ASUG conference.
  • He has integrated SAP’s new Transportation Management solution (TM 6.0 and 7.0) with the Confidential module as prototypes for several clients.
  • In addition, he supported multiple customers in blueprinting for Transportation and Tracking solutions in SAP including data analysis in BW with the help of the Business Explorer
  • Confidential was the only external consultant to lead Confidential with one business and one technical resource (ABAP developer) through the implementation process of Confidential from the Kick-off meeting to the successful Go-Live in less than 7 months.
  • This was followed by pre-sales support for several TM and EM projects on behalf of one of the big Indian based consulting companies.

SKILLS:

  • SAP Confidential “Supply Chain Event Management”
  • SAP R/3 LES "Logistics Execution System"
  • SAP’s RFID solution AII “Auto ID Infrastructure”
  • ABAP Workbench Fundamentals
  • SAP TP/VS “Transportation Planning and Vehicle Scheduling”
  • SAP TM “Transportation Management”
  • SAP R/3 PP "Production Planning"
  • Presentation techniques
  • SAP SNP "APO Supply Network Planning"
  • SAP PP/DS "APO Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling"
  • SAP Master Data Integration

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Houston, Texas

EM Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designing a Transportation planning and execution solution integrated with tracking abilities to replace the existing SAP TSW (Trader’s and Scheduler’s Workbench)
  • Conducting workshops to analyse business processes and requirements
  • Designing of end-to-end event track and trace functionality for all modes of transports
  • Creating detailed requirements regarding skill sets of project resources
  • Developing a project plan with different implementation phases
  • Determining and designing reactions to events like alerts, workflow automation and automated processing of transactions in other SAP systems such as ECC or TM
  • Training of key personnel in SAP EM
  • Performing Gap analysis regarding existing software modules and to-be requirements
  • Establishing communication channels between headquarters in Houston, Texas and project manager located in Brussels, Belgium

Confidential, Northern California

Solution Architect and EM Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designing a Tracking solution for products from order entry to delivery by suppliers and for those returned by customers
  • Conducting workshops to analyse business processes and requirements
  • Expanding the existing Proof-of-Concept documents with more details
  • Building prototypes for several business scenarios including integration with SAP TM
  • Creating detailed requirements regarding skill sets of project resources
  • Developing a project plan with different implementation phases
  • Training key personnel in SAP EM
  • Performing Gap analysis regarding existing software modules and to-be requirements

Confidential

Solution Architect and EM Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Designing an integrated Train & Terminal Reservation system based on the Confidential software
  • Leading a team of experts for EM, ECC, Logistics Processes, Web Interfaces and integrating SAP modules with legacy systems
  • Gathering business requirements for reserving slots for containers on a train and time windows for entering the terminals
  • Analysing the existing software for data sources of the EM platform
  • Identifying gaps in current IT landscape and proposing solutions for closing them
  • Conducting workshops with subject matter experts and IT personnel to define as-is as well as to-be processes
  • Making final design decisions

Confidential, Northern California

Solution Architect and EM Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performing a Proof-of-Concept in preparation for the implementation project
  • Design of the Confidential for the monitoring of Inbound and Outbound processes tracking Shipments and Purchase Orders
  • Gathering requirements and creating PoC documentation
  • Configuration of the Confidential 7.0 based on these requirements
  • Interfacing between the business representatives and developers
  • Performing 2 final demos for the involved parties of all regional departments (world-wide) including the maintenance&returns team
  • Creating a project plan & calculation for the implementation project

Confidential, Hershey, PA

Solution Architect and EM Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Design of the Confidential for the monitoring of Intercompany Import and Export transportation
  • Gathering requirements and create blueprint documentation
  • Writing functional specifications to develop a real-time web-based monitor
  • Configuration of the Confidential 7.0 based on these specifications
  • Interfacing between the business representatives and developers
  • Development of a solution that notifies all involved parties in order to take actions to prevent internal customers like DCs from being affected by delays in the customs, Confidential review and/or transportation process
  • Development of a training strategy for internal as well as external key users
  • Providing data and transferring it to the Business Information Warehouse (BW) database for reporting purposes
  • Preparation and performing the cutover and successful go-live of the Confidential for several transportation lanes
  • Post go-live support and expanding the amount of monitored transportation lanes step-by-step in the following 2 weeks
  • Modifying the expected dates/times of the milestones after go-live due to new requirements from all parties involved

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designing a Blueprint for the implementation of a standard Transportation Planning & Execution Process in SAP
  • Gathering of Transportation-related requirements for all 12 Value Centers in Workshops
  • Preparation of the implementation of LES, TM and EM for all 12 Value Centers
  • Documentation of requirements and proposed solutions for a Transportation Management System

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of Forecasting and Inventory related reports in the Business Explorer ( Confidential )
  • Gathering of requirements for reports connecting BW and Excel through Confidential
  • Creation of queries to extract data from BW and display them in Excel through Confidential
  • Training key users to use and modify reports in Confidential

Confidential, Annapolis, MD

Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Support of creating a Proposal for a 7-year long Business Transformation project
  • Gathering of Transportation-related requirements for all businesses in workshops
  • Creation of a roadmap for the implementation of TM and EM
  • Calculation of the resources and project costs related to a TM and EM implementation

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designing a Gap Blueprint for LES in order to consolidate multiple company departments
  • Gathering of Transportation-related requirements for all businesses in workshops
  • Documentation of requirements and gaps in the project database
  • Presentation of the design solution and discussion of all alternatives until final sign-off

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performing a Proof of Concept of an integrated TM & EM scenario
  • Configuring TM 7.0 & EM 5.1 including creating Master Data to generate Shipment Requests & Tours
  • Reception of milestone data from various sources
  • Notification of parties in case of deviations from the plan

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