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Sap Apo Lead Consultant Resume

King Of Prussia, PA

SUMMARY:

  • SAP certified professional, skilled on SAP SCM APO (SNP, DP, PPDS, and GATP) & SAP PP having a total experience of over 14 years, of which 9+ years in SAP APO & 5 yrs. of domain experience in production & planning in a manufacturing domain industry.
  • SAP certified solution consultant in SAP SCM - Manufacturing (SAP-PP)
  • Strong business process knowledge & supply chain integration experience with different SAP modules such as SAP PP, MM & SD.
  • Experience in various project lifecycles including Requirement analysis, Configuration, Implementation, Rollouts, Testing, End user, Enhancements, Application support & maintenance.
  • Strong communication & leadership skills with direct client facing experience.
  • Team Lead Role & experience in team management.
  • Triage production issues & provide second level of support within SLAs.
  • Experience in Creation of Planning Area, Planning books with data views.
  • Creation & maintenance of SNP master data (location, product, PDS, Tlane, resource, PPM)
  • SNP related product parameters.
  • SNP run (DRP, MPS) using heuristics (Location, Network, Multilevel), CTM & Optimizer.
  • Creation & maintenance of CTM profiles.
  • Deployment runs. Pull/push distribution
  • Quota arrangements.
  • TLB run
  • Generation of alerts & Alert monitor
  • Safety stock planning methods
  • Capacity leveling.
  • Creation, maintenance & monitoring of process chains & batch jobs
  • Creation & maintenance of Integration Models.
  • Identifying the errors in the CIF queues & error handling.
  • Worked on CIF Monitoring & extensively on SCM Q Manager (CQ), errors and the application logs.
  • Reconciliation of data between R/3 and APO systems, (CCR, CPP).
  • Understanding of Planning Books and Data Views & macros.
  • Administrator Work Bench in APO including: Creating Info Areas, Info Catalogs, Custom Characteristics and Key Figures; Creating Info Cubes. Characteristic Value Combinations (CVC), Data Views, Master Forecast Profiles
  • Forecast methods, Realignment, Consistency Checks, Aggregation, Disaggregation methods
  • Data sources for Planning Area and transfer data to BW or R/3.
  • Core understanding of Master Planning Object Structure (MPOS), Planning Area, Planning Book and Time Series Objects & Consensus forecasting, Releasing DP plan to SNP.
  • Good understanding of functional process for APO/BI BW reporting.
  • Shelf life planning, Heuristics based planning, Planning board in PPDS
  • Product availabilty check, Product & location substitution, BOP in GATP.
  • Strong Knowledge & experience in MRP based planning in ECC.
  • Worked on tools such SAP Solution manager, HP Quality Centre, HP Service manager, HP Service Centre.
  • Used Control M for Job monitoring.
  • Worked on MM master data for integration with APO such as Purchase Info records, Material Master.
  • Subcontracting scenario setup in APO
  • Worked on PP master data, material master, Production Version, Routing, Recipe, BOM, Work Centre.
  • Planned Order, Production Order

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

Confidential, King of Prussia, PA

SAP APO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Rollout out & Production support for APO DP, SNP (DRP, MPS, Capacity planning) & PPDS module.
  • Effective co-ordination with customer, internal/external teams to ensure all the deliverables are on plan.
  • Understanding the business processes from the business process experts.
  • Preparation of functional specifications & scope documents of new enhancements.
  • Provide hyper care & post go live support
  • Resolving tickets as per pre-defined SLA’s
  • Onsite Team lead role which includes Onsite-offshore co-ordination.

Confidential, NJ

SAP APO SNP Solution Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Business blueprinting, AS IS & TO BE analysis.
  • Work on business specific enhancement & localization
  • Design a proof of concept for new interfaces with 3party solutions such as APS & Manuguistics.
  • Involved in Functional testing. Prepare test scripts for Unit & Integration testing.
  • Prepare & update business process & functional specification documents.
  • Effective co-ordination with teams to ensure all the deliverables are on plan.

Confidential, New Jersey.

SAP APO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in realization phase-Configured & customized SAP to the business as per blueprint.
  • Involved in Functional testing.
  • Prepare test scripts for Unit & Integration testing.
  • Involved in major milestones of the project viz Cutover& hypercare support.
  • Prepare & update business process & functional specification documents.
  • Effective co-ordination with teams to ensure all the deliverables are on plan.
  • Understanding the entire Supply Chain Configuration currently implemented in the SAP SCM Environment and suggesting changes in business process / Master Data / Batch Jobs.
  • Involved in the configuration of Planning Areas, Characteristic Value Combinations (CVCs) and Master Data.
  • Created Time Series Objects, Storage Bucket profile and Planning Bucket Profile for monthly buckets and weekly buckets
  • Maintained statistical profiles required for Univariate forecasting.
  • Scenarios such as Life cycle planning, Promotion planning, DP BOM.
  • Defined Planning Books, Data Views and Macros for interactive planning to perform calculations, creation and assigning of Alert Profiles in SNP.
  • Maintained CIF Integration Models for Master and Transaction Data transfer between ECC and APO.
  • Set up Release of Demand Plan to Supply Network Planning (SNP)
  • Setting up of the Master data for SNP and creation of Simulation versions for business verification process.
  • Set up the supply chain model, locations, products, transportation lanes, quota arrangements, PPMs & PDSs.
  • Set up SNP runs using SNP Location/Network Heuristics at different levels of the supply chain
  • Creation & maintainenece of CTM profiles.
  • Setup of Deployment & TLB runs
  • Created and assigned TLB profile to the transportation lane.
  • Configuration & testing of heuristic planning & Shelf life planning process in PP/DS
  • Configuration &Testing of product availability check in GATP.
  • Used HPSM for Incident management.
  • Extensive knowledge in HPQC for creation & execution of test scripts, defect management.
  • Used SAP Solution manager for creation & maintenance of functional & technical specification documents. Also for transport management.
  • Creation of OSS Messages in the SAP Portal and working with SAP to resolve code / config issues.
  • Creation of SQVI /SQ01 queries.
  • Creation & maintenance of Batch jobs / Process chain
  • Identifying the errors in the CIF queues & error handling.
  • Worked on CIF Monitoring & extensively on SCM Q Manager (CQ), errors and the application logs.
  • Reconciliation of data between R/3 and APO systems, (CCR, CPP)

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Onsite Team lead role which includes Onsite-offshore co-ordination.
  • Production support for APO DP, SNP (DRP, MPS, Capacity planning) & PPDS module.
  • Effective co-ordination with customer, internal/external teams to ensure all the deliverables are on plan.
  • Understanding the business processes from the business process experts.
  • Preparation of functional specifications & scope documents of new enhancements.
  • Assigning Tasks & to guide the team.
  • Active participation in three businesses Supply rollouts
  • Participated in end user at client site in Shanghai.
  • Creation & maintenance of SNP master data (location, product, PDS, Tlane, resource, PPM)
  • SNP related product parameters.
  • SNP run (DRP, MPS) using heuristics (Location, Network, Multilevel) & CTM.
  • Creation & maintenance of CTM profiles.
  • Deployment runs. Pull/push distribution
  • TLB run
  • Creation of Alert profiles, Generation of alerts & Alert monitor.
  • Safety stock planning methods
  • Capacity leveling.
  • Creation, maintenance & monitoring of process chains & batch jobs
  • Creation & maintenance of Integration Models
  • Understanding of Planning Books and Data Views & macros.
  • Administrator Work Bench in APO including: Creating Info Areas, Info Catalogs, Custom Characteristics and Key Figures; Creating Info Cubes and ODS Objects. Characteristic Value Combinations (CVC), Data Views, Master Forecast Profiles
  • Forecast methods, Realignment, Consistency Checks, Aggregation, Disaggregation methods
  • Data sources for Planning Area and transfer data to BW or R/3.
  • Core understanding of Master Planning Object Structure (MPOS), Planning Area, Planning Book and Time Series Objects & Consensus forecasting, Releasing DP plan to SNP.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

SAP SCM APO SNP/DP/PP CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Designed & developed effective workaround for buisness processes earlier done in APO, to move in ECC.
  • Requirement gathering from the business
  • Designed custom transactions in ECC for core APO functionality, TLB.
  • Worked on configuration of MRP based planning.
  • Co-ordinating & preparing functional specifications.
  • Preparation of test cases.
  • Executed Regression, Integration testing.
  • Cutover activities.
  • Provide post go-live hyper care support.
  • End-user .
  • Sucessfully carved out the powder business from APO production system.

Confidential

SAP APO SNP Consultant /Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Production support for SCM APO SNP (DRP, MPS, Capacity planning) module.
  • Monitoring CIF queue and error handling.
  • Helping end users for creating and maintaining SNP master data such as Product, location, Tlane, PPM, PDS.
  • Interact with end business users for solution support as well as requirements for enhancements.
  • Maintaining background jobs, variants and batch monitoring.
  • Resolution of tickets created by end business users.
  • Co-coordinating with the team & assigning tasks.
  • Identifying the errors in the CIF queues & error handling.
  • Worked on CIF Monitoring & extensively on SCM Q Manager (CQ), errors and the application logs.
  • Reconciliation of data between R/3 and APO systems, (CCR, CPP)

Confidential

Sr. Production Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Working in Production Engineering Group for preparing process sheets for manufacturing, planning of special purpose vehicles such as Refuse Compactors, Skip Loaders, Tippers, Fire Fighting vehicles, mobile dispensers, aircraft refuellers, etc.
  • Handling production operations on the shop floor, entailing development of production plans, estimation and procurement of resources and manpower required during the process.
  • Ensuring s of production volumes /targets as per schedule and motivating the workers to meet production deadlines.
  • Identifying and developing vendors, and securing timely delivery of material to ensure smooth production process.
  • Planning of sub-contracting of production processes.
  • Complete planning of vendor managed inventory.
  • Assessment of quotations from sub-contractors, suppliers for a project.
  • Coordinating with customers during Inspection and Testing of vehicles
  • Co-ordinating with Production/ QC for developing the chain of tasks in the manufacturing process of new products/ modifications in existing products and generating prototypes
  • Co-ordinating with Purchase Dept for purchase of raw materials and utility equipment, and ensuring adherence to all specifications
  • Working towards achieving cost reduction, controlling wastage and rejection levels.
  • Practicing stringent quality & safety standards in the manufacturing facility.
  • Ensuring compliance with pre-defined quality assurance plan.

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