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Director Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY

  • Managed large global SAP enabled business transformations in a variety of industries to ensure successful completion with significant impact on customer business KPI’s
  • Working with customers on developing the value proposition and road map for S/4 HANA migrations and implementations
  • Extensive experience in M&A/divestures focusing on the application integration or separation.
  • Executed role as integration manager / architecture on several accounts.
  • Act as an adviser for executives that lead strategic programs for organizations seeking true business transformation through SAP program initiatives.
  • Strong background in supply chain, manufacturing and finance integration, process improvement, business transformation, organizational change management, stakeholder alignment and governance, value capture management and program delivery.
  • 24+ years of SAP application experience including process design, configuration of SAP modules(PP/MM/SD/PM/QM), master data management, data migration, software development and application integration.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SAP S/4HANA Enterprise SAP ERP
  • SCM
  • SRM
  • BI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Director

Responsibilities:

  • As a Director my responsibilities include business development, solution architecture and delivery of SAP enabled business transformations.
  • I work with customers on developing the value proposition and road map for S/4 HANA migrations and implementations.
  • Responsibilities include the development and deployment of a global Confidential S/4 environment to support customer engagements.
  • Areas of accountability include integration management, strategic planning & roadmap development, business transformation and organizational change management, value capture management, stakeholder alignment and governance, project estimation, team leadership, project planning, methodology, design and delivery.

Confidential, Houston TX

ERP Value Architect

Responsibilities:

  • High - level design to define solutions for their supply chain planning and material proliferation process improvement opportunities
  • Aligned with steering committee and developed an implementation roadmap

Confidential

ERP Value Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Process assessment for big rock value areas in PLM, TPM, Marketing, Sourcing, Shared Services and Analytics
  • Alignment with key stakeholders and development of the value identification and roadmap

Confidential, Philadelphia PA

SAP Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of overall SAP system implications for carve-out and assist with developing impact and resolution statements for finance and procurement areas
  • Developed SAP carve out cutover plan

Confidential, St. Louis MO

SAP Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted workshops with Confidential on S/4HANA Enterprise and developing a phase zero approach for a business transformation for the integration of 2 merged companies
  • Developed an approach for a MES strategy and implementation roadmap

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Project Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed overall ERP Strategy (including SAP S/4 HANA options) with a perspective on how to transition to one single Americas ERP system that will support the companies Americas’ strategic objectives, and to prepare a briefing for the management team outlining the case for change, high-level roadmap and business case
  • Responsible for the SAP integration strategy and overall implementation roadmap including cost estimates

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Integration and Data Management Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Interim data management lead to provide structure to the data management team in completing their critical design activities as it relates to master data management approach, profiling and cleansing plan
  • Interim integration architect to build the cutover approach and plan

Confidential

Overall Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Overall Manager for the Americas SAP Back-Office practice that consist of 60+ consultants in the areas of project management, finance, human capital management, enterprise asset management and business warehouse.
  • In this role responsible for overall utilization, career management and assessment and practice development.
  • As part of the leadership team providing day-to-day direction and management for the practice, pre-sales and account strategy, implementation roadmap development, project delivery and business transformation.
  • Primary contributor on developing a roadmap assessment resulting in a $15 million SAP implementation

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed roadmap and approach on integrating the newly acquired North America business unit into the existing organization and systems
  • Implemented overall Project Governance
  • Primary customer interface and advisor to the executive management team through shared management of risk, governance and overall program leadership
  • Leading a project team of over 100

Confidential

Delivery Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for program and project oversight for one or more strategic accounts.
  • Managed overall services relationship, including sponsor, steering committee and program office, between customer, partner and SAP to ensure programs are delivered on-time, within budget and with the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in the development of solid program plans, with milestones and clear deliverables (in IT and business terms), and furthermore ensure proper program governance is in place to enable quick execution on the plans, handling risks, issues and objections.
  • In this role working with customers to effectively manage and lead large, complex and mostly global programs to ensure successful completion and significant impact on customer business KPI’s, including the creation of the long term value roadmap and plans to achieve customer business objectives.
  • Act as an adviser for C level executives that lead strategic programs for organizations seeking true business transformation through SAP program initiatives.

Confidential, Pittsfield, MA

Delivery Executive

Responsibilities:

  • SABIC is implementing SAP globally as part of a large business transformation program
  • Provide global transformation and large SAP project experience to help SABIC re-establish and formalize an effective PMO operating model, refine deployment roadmaps and testing leading practices and templates
  • Provide direction in effectively building a global governance model

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Delivery Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential is implementing world class operations across all key processes in a single global instance to reshape their global supply chain and transform their commercial processes.
  • Primary customer interface and advisor to the executive management team through shared management of risk, governance and overall program leadership
  • Completed the overall discovery and deployment planning processes
  • Managed Global Blueprint and assessing the SAP capabilities and degree of fit for SAP ERP, SAP SCM, Vistex, GTS, BI and MDM.
  • Overall Enterprise Information Management and Business Intelligence Strategy
  • Overall responsibility for the value management roadmap to focus implementation and organization on business value

Confidential

Practice Director

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-sales account management and opportunity planning
  • Proposal development and orals presentations
  • Solution development and estimating
  • Business transformation and implementation roadmap building
  • Assessments for clients
  • Delivery assurance and oversight on programs (e.g. Siemens, Verizon, DuPont, ENEL)
  • Practice development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Offering
  • SAP engagement and project implementation management

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Assessment

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the project implementation with 2 deployments in the US
  • Managed client business requirements to design future state, assess the SAP capabilities and degree of fit
  • Managed the relationship with the French headquarter in leveraging global process design for maintenance, procurement and materials management

Confidential, Burlington, MA

Engagement Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Overall program and account oversight and advised the project sponsor and project team in project execution activities and design decisions.
  • SAP Solution architect in pre-sales activities including application & hosting proposal
  • Coordinated the project milestones with the application and infrastructure hosting implementation Confidential the Confidential ’s datacenter
  • Responsible for building and managing the integration testing and cutover planning activities for the global implementation (U.S., UK and The Netherlands) and managed the day to day cutover activities in the last 2 months of the project

Confidential, Waltham, MA

SAP Engagement Manager and SAP Application Expertise

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the assessment of the high level requirements, high-level to-be design and the creation of a project implementation approach for restructuring the country based European operations towards a Pan-European business model with a principal entity in Switzerland for their products and services business
  • Assessment involved the roadmap and approaches from a SAP point of view to comply with the legal requirements and business objectives.

Confidential, Easton, PA

SAP Engagement Manager and Application Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of the instance strategy for a large consumer goods manufacturing and retail company. This included an evaluation of the key business processes and technology drivers and other constraints and challenges to determine the best overall strategy and approach for implementing SAP Confidential one of its major division.
  • High level process requirements and scope definition to develop overall implementation roadmap (Phase 0)

Confidential, Middlebury, CT

SAP Engagement Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Second Divestiture to carve out the financial and supply chain operations of a small division onto a separate environment for a European buyer to comply with the transition services agreement between buyer and seller to provide a platform for independent financial reporting
  • Provided project management delivery responsibility and subject matter expertise for the carve-out activities in the financial, sales, logistics, procurement, materials management/inventory, production, quality, plant maintenance and environmental health and safety areas.

Confidential, Foxboro, MA

SAP Project Manager 

Responsibilities:

  • Solution architect for the pre-sales and proposal activities for a discrete capital goods manufacturer
  • Managed the delivery of a blueprint for the procurement processes. Included was the expense assessment that would drive priorities and deployment approaches specifically for the indirect procurement and project resale processes

Confidential, Middlebury, CT

SAP Engagement Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • SAP divestiture project for a chemical company where the principal client requested to carve out the financial and supply chain operations of one of the divisions onto a separate SAP instance over a 2-3 months’ timeframe
  • Provided subject matter expertise in planning the project and was responsible for the carve-out activities in the procurement, materials management/inventory, production, quality, maintenance and environmental health and safety areas

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

SAP Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Objective was to design and integrate the SAP solutions for the supply chain planning, sourcing and tracking of customer premise equipment with the overall client initiative to provide high speed service (voice, data and IPTV) to the node using fiber optics
  • Overall responsibilities included program management, planning and budgeting, governance and stakeholder alignment, organizational change management and training, integration management between SAP and other projects, issue and change management, resource management, conflict resolution and delivery
  • Confidential peak of the project, over 50 consulting resources involved
  • Managed the project from the initial requirements and design phases through three major releases and was part of the steering committee in managing issues and client expectations and overall risk

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

SAP Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Global SAP implementation for a division of a major chemical company as the program director when the project was starting their global integration test
  • Responsible to provide leadership and project turn around activities for the project team that consisted of approximately 100 consultants and client project team members
  • Led the overall project in 2 successful deployments for 20 different and independent supply chains in the US and Europe and was part of the steering committee in managing issues, client expectations and overall risk.
  • Overall responsibilities in a fixed priced project environment included planning and budgeting, governance, integration, issue and scope change management, resource management, conflict resolution and delivery

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

SAP Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Specifically called back for a new implementation after the successful Confidential SAP implementation (1999-2001)
  • SAP implementation project manager for newly created joint venture for a food ingredients manufacturer. The charter of the project was to quickly realize synergy benefits for the 4 independent units of the JV with the implementation of the supply chain and financial processes in SAP R/3 as a foundation to standardize and harmonize business processes
  • In addition, the project implemented a top-down/bottoms-up approach for BW to enable the process related KPI organization and to manage transparency of information
  • Led the overall project implementation in 14 months with 3 deployments in the US, Europe and Latin America and was part of the steering committee in managing issues and client expectations and overall risk.
  • This role encompassed the full range of project management responsibilities covering functional design, technical development and infrastructure, methodology, governance, organizational change, planning and budgeting, integration, issue and resource management, conflict resolution, delivery

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

SAP Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for developing an SAP packaged standard solution offering. The goal was to build a leveraged solution from the core solution that could be deployed rapidly to smaller business units within the company
  • This project was completed within a 12 weeks’ time-line and included the definition of the solution, a prototype SAP system and implementation tools. SAP modules: FI, CO, AM, SD, MM, PP, QM and PM
  • Ran Subsequent workshops to prepare individual business units for implementation

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

SAP Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for a global SAP business blueprint phase and transition activities into the realization phase (covering Europe, Asia, and USA)
  • This role encompassed the full range of project management responsibilities covering the drafting of the business case with key performance measurements, the overall functional and technical design, methodology and approach, planning and budgeting, governance, integration, issue management, resource management, conflict resolution, delivery of the blueprint, business impact analysis and project team training
  • SAP modules/dimensions included APO, BW, FI, CO, AM, SD, MM, WHM, PPPI, QM and PM. The business blueprint phase was delivered on time and within budget over a three-month timeframe. Approximately 30 resources participated full time in the business blueprint phase
  • Major 3rd party software integration included Thermo LABSYSTEMS LIMS system with the QMIDI interface and skip-lot module, and Meridium for reliability analysis in plant maintenance

Confidential

SAP Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for the implementation of a global SAP system (covering Europe, Asia, USA, and Latin America) for a food ingredients manufacturer, a division of a major chemical company. This role encompassed the full range of project management responsibilities covering functional design, technical development and infrastructure, methodology, governance planning and budgeting, integration, issue management, resource management, conflict resolution, delivery
  • The overall global implementation time schedule was less than two years. Project included the implementation of LABSYSTEMS LIMS system with the QMIDI interface and skip-lot module

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager project manager for an ink company, responsible for the SAP implementation with initial deployment Confidential the first two manufacturing sites and the corporate office with a subsequent roll-out to the other 35 manufacturing sites in the USA and Canada
  • Led the effort for business process redesign, SAP configuration and prototyping, developing interface programs to legacy systems, technical infrastructure set-up, deployment activities, and end-user training development.
  • Responsible for project planning and tracking, issue and resource coordination, development, and quality review of project deliverables. Served as the integration and test manager to coordinate all SAP-related integration aspects between the different teams

Confidential

SAP Subject Matter

Responsibilities:

  • MM/PP consultant for a Marine Engine Manufacturer (Volvo-Penta) to define requirements and high-level design during the blueprint phase. Project was put on hold based on external direction from Volvo Sweden.
  • MM/PP consultant to participate in an assessment for an R/2 to R/3 conversion for a division of a chemical company (DuPont) in Brazil

Confidential, Chadds Ford, PA

SAP Subject Matter

Responsibilities:

  • MM/PP consultant for a high-tech company (Hewlett-Packard). Reengineering project of the order fulfillment process. Team-lead responsible for the PP processes and integration with SD and MM
  • MM/PP consultant for a consumer Goods Company (Coach) to assist with the specific PP design of the demand and supply planning processes in SAP flexible planning module
  • MM/PP consultant for an Aerospace and Defense Contractor (Northrop Grumman) to participate with the development of a planning and scoping approach for a full SAP implementation
  • MM/PP consultant for a consumer goods manufacturing company (Armstrong). Team lead for the manufacturing team responsible for the design and configuration and implementation of the planning and manufacturing processes

Confidential

SAP Subject Matter

Responsibilities:

  • MM/PP consultant for a chemical company ( Confidential ). Responsible for the conversion of the SAP R/2 4.4c release into the 5.0e release Confidential a large chemical manufacturer. Managed the work group responsible for the RM-MAT, RM-PPC and RM-INST modules. This major release upgrade involved the management of converting 1500 customized ABAP programs and assessing the impact of the upgrade regarding changed and new functionality

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the SAP R/2 RM module for several manufacturing plants in Europe in the areas of procurement, inventory and manufacturing including integration with MES systems
  • Business Analyst for the procurement and maintenance processes. Responsible for maintaining legacy systems including requirements analysis, program design, programming, testing and training

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