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Business Advisor Resume

San Diego, CA

SUMMARY:

  • SAP MANAGER / BUSINESS ADVISOR / ARCHITECT
  • Analyzed, architect - ed, implemented and managed projects and support to the business giving better capability with reduced investments.
  • Has in-depth knowledge and cross functional experience in managing and leading IT / SAP initiatives across versatile business types and organizations nationally and internationally.
  • Also have proven record in data governance, data managing (MDM) and life cycle management along with great functional exposure in Materials Management.
  • Has great interpersonal skills to build teams and manage stakeholders and drive synergies towards a focused goal.
  • Has 15+ years of SAP experience in his 19+ experience in IT.

TECHNICAL AND SPECIALIZED SKILLS:

Software: SAP R/3 ver 4.0B onwards till ECC 6.4, SAP ABAP/4 with FRICE, Smart Forms, ALV, HP Quality Center (HPQC), Winshuttle, Solution Manager, Oracle 7.3, Developer 2000, Designer 2000, PL/SQL, Ingress 6.4, Prevue, SIVE, Unix Shell Scripting, K Shell, ANSI C, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes, Sharepoint, MS Office and it's Products and Tools, Java, Javascript, VB Script, ASP, HTML

New Dimension: XI/PI, APO CIF, MDM, SRM, BW

Operating System: Unix Sys V, Windows NT/XP/8

Standards: Six Sigma, LEAN, CMM Lev 4, PMBOK Guidelines

Management: Managed and Led team (78 associates) as consulting companyManaged a mix team (consultants / employees) onsite and offsite as the client, Was involved in the planning and setup of a Center of Excellence with balanced model of employees and consultants onsite of offsite.

SAP Functional: Materials Management (Master Data, Purchasing, SRM), Inventory Management and Warehouse Management, Data Governance, Stewardship, Consolidation, Cleansing, Protection, Analysis and Sharing, Some knowledge on CRM, FICO, PS, PP, GPD

Administration: EDI Administration with SAP, eGate, Gentran, Workflow Administration, SAP Archiving Administration with Open Text

Business Environments Exposure: Aerospace and Defense (with ITAR compliance, GPD), Food and Beverage Manufacturing, Manufacturing (Chocolate, Beverage, Aerospace components, Electronics, Polymers, Oil and Gas, Packaging)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Business Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated, led and guided the SAP Archiving initiative thereby saving system space investments and increasing system performance and productivity.
  • Conceived, formulated, led and executed on the GuiXT initiative leading to increased user satisfaction with 30% operational efficiency and 20% reduction in errors.
  • Administered, improved, streamlined and managed the EDI, Workflow, SAP Archiving and APO CIF processes automating systems and improving accuracy.
  • For EDI and Workflow increased automation by 40%, Enhanced productivity by 30%.
  • For SAP Archiving increased system performance by 10% and infrastructure and space savings by 15%.
  • Automated APO CIF process increasing data reporting and analysis quality and better forecasting.
  • Supervised and introduced better workflow management and its use to drive business process efficiency, eliminating process gaps with increased productivity.
  • Increased turnaround time by 40% and optimized resource allocation and efficient management .
  • Implemented SAP in SBUs across USA and Europe thereby standardizing some business processes helping to leverage on common processes in P2P. Have better understanding on european business conditions and laws.
  • Advised, organized and shared best practices when asked, on Center of Excellence, pre and post merger scenarios thereby increasing awareness and eliminating legal and audit violations eliminating audit findings by 30% and legal / regulatory compliance by 100%.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP Lead / Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Planned and managed SAP initiatives, projects, risks and necessary budgeting for bar coding and new gift initiatives thereby increasing revenue options by 50% and increasing efficiency in shipment deliveries by 30%. Reduced inventory loss by 80% and shelf life expiry by 90%.
  • Coordinated efforts between business, partners, end users and resources (IT and non IT) resulting in maintaining uninterrupted IT support to production within SLA terms.
  • Streamlined and standardized best business practices, methodologies and corresponding action protocols thereby laying foundation of IT for better versatility and improving better turnaround time for business changes increasing efficiency.
  • Evaluated and balanced activities between systems, resources, vendors as per allocated budgets driving increased returns on investments.
  • Assembled, researched and presented better data quality for my superiors and executive team as and when requested aiding to help make better informed critical business decisions.

Confidential, Austin, TX

SAP Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as a liaison between teams like business solution, architecture, global sourcing, basis thereby bringing and tying all discreet actions and objectives towards a common goal leading to synchronized orchestrated actions for business.
  • Performed reviews, analysis and testing on work outputs performed by technical teams improving quality and reducing errors and downtime for production.
  • Demonstrated to the Archiving initiative and established prototypes and proof of concept thereby gaining confidence of the business end users and buy ins for production changes.
  • Participated in SAP finance implementation and delivered objects as desired on time with desired quality improving customer satisfaction.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Senior SAP Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed analysis and requirement gathering on P2P process and presented with requirement documents.
  • Communicated, educated and drove negotiations between various stakeholders and resources to get into an agreeable solution to a business requirement.
  • Designed solutions for business processes and initiatives in Materials Management, Sales and Distribution, Finance modules and presented with design documents eliminating redundant processes and steps.
  • Developed functional specs and program specs to Tech Dev team along with Test scripts and reducing turnover.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Advocated and championed the consulting company and secured contracted completion by giving better returns on investments for the client.
  • Communicated, educated and drove negotiations between various stakeholders and resources to get into an agreeable solution to a business requirement.
  • Designed solutions for business processes and initiatives in Materials Management, Sales and Distribution, Finance modules and presented with design documents eliminating redundant processes and steps.
  • Developed functional specs and program specs to Tech Dev team along with Test scripts and reducing turnover.

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, implemented and managed solution in material and inventory execution using Oracle at Confidential, Japan leading to 20% increase in productivity and 10% shortening lead times.
  • Introduced and redesigned applications in MDSI UK resulting in 40% increased sales.
  • Developed inventory and delivery functionality in Oracle for Tangs Store, Singapore resulting in 20% inventory and much improved customer satisfaction.
  • Developed scripts and Tested for regression testing for Local County, UK leading to improved methods and raising system efficiency by 20%.
  • Developed on security functionality using Ingress for Dixon Stores, UK leading to enhanced safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Designed and developed the payroll system using Ingress in Indian Oil, India increasing on time month end processing and improving employee morale.
  • Restructured, designed, implemented manufacturing application using Ingress at RPRL, India leading to increased productivity, sales and profitability by 45%.

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