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Sap Application Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Confidential has 13.6 years of IT experience and over 6 years of leadership experience, in Application Development and Software Engineering with a specialization in SAP Applications.
  • Have the functional and technical expertise to lead and strategize IT processes and projects in alignment with business strategy and customer needs.
  • As a leader, my emphasis is on quality standards & best practices, good documentation, ownership of tasks, tactful communication, team collaboration, employee empowerment, and accountability, all while providing great customer service.
  • Manage System Integration (SI) deliverables, Service Introduction process, production support and overall customer expectations.
  • Lead project(s) ensuring adherence to the established project methodologies, standards, tools, processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Identify and mitigate of project risks and issues with project stake holders.
  • Worked on 5 full life - cycle implementations, 3 Upgrade and 7 global support projects.
  • Experienced across diverse industries; including Wholesale Distribution, Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Chemicals, Service,
  • Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Medical Device and Automotive.
  • Expertise in Gathering Business Requirements, Design, Blue Printing, Configuration, Preparation of Functional Specification, User
  • Requirement Documents, Data Migration/Conversion and working with developers by following Defect Management, Release
  • Management, Change Management & ASAP process in Sol’n Manager.
  • Drive implementation and improvement projects including a full-cycle implementation SD Order to Cash, Pricing, Shipment, Billing, integration points between SD, MM, FICO, and other SAP modules and partner solutions. SD Billing including Tax elements.
  • I used to design & demo the SAP solutions in Business custodian meetings and also presents SAP Project/ CRs solutions into CAB meeting to get the approval.
  • Provide input to establishing process performance measurement system to be able to constantly control and report end-to-end process performance.
  • Contribute to and maintain best practice process management approach for Business and IT Center of Excellence.
  • Provide expertise in change management, process management and project management. test scripts, specs, etc. in Solution Manager.
  • Creates functional specifications and delivers them to developers/engineers when unable to handle changes with configuration.
  • Performs unit testing and integration testing of software changes. Troubleshoot configuration problems, research OSS notes, creates OSS notes, works resolutions and corrections through implementation.
  • Experience working in large landscapes including SAP, non-SAP, B2B, POS & legacy applications with complex interface designs.

SAP Skills Synopsis:

  • S/4 HANA: SAP 1709 HANA Migration, loading and transformations, troubleshooting with replicated data, changing the target tables, replicating data from source system to target system. Requirement gathering before migration and after migration of Simplified Business Partner, Product Master, Billing, Contract Management, Revenue Recognition (event based), Financial Supply Chain Management, Settlement management, Advance ATP, Backorder Processing, BRF+ and Pricing.
  • In depth Knowledge and experience of config. and maintenance in following business scenarios:
  • Expertise in Quotation, Sales Order, Delivery, Shipment, Billing document, Credit Management, Consignment, Rebate.
  • Cross Module Functionality: Integration of SD with Logistic execution, Materials Management & Financial Module.
  • Lead the configuration, development and testing activities in SAP and for Cross - module integration of PM, PS, MM, FI & CATS modules.
  • Sales Area, Sales Offices, Sales Document types, Delivery type, Billing type, accounts receivable, contract management, customer returns, customer credit management, collection etc.
  • Good exposure to overall Pricing with the help of condition technique e.g. Access Sequence, Condition type, pricing procedure and maintenance of pricing and rebate agreement maintenance at product and customer hierarchy level.
  • Cross Module Functionality: Integration of SD with Logistic execution, Materials Management & Financial Module through Transfer of Requirements & availability check, with FI module through Account Determination. Knowledge of processing value, quantity contract along schedule agreement and consignment processing. Lead the configuration, development and testing activities in SAP SD and for Cross-module integration of SD with PM, PS, MM, FI & CATS modules.
  • Good understanding of output determination with condition technique and form layout.
  • I am responsible for business requirement analysis and associated system design. The configurable materials involved were highly complex with the Super BOM s going as deep as 4 levels of configuration.
  • Article Master, Site Master, Vendor Master, Merchandise Category, Article Hierarchy, Retail Pricing, Promotions, Bonus Buys, Competitor Pricing, Purchasing Info Records, Assortment Management, Merchandise Allocation, Merchandise Distribution.
  • Configured core business processes of SM module based on SAP recommended Best Practices, for Service Notifications, Repair Orders, Service Orders, Resource Related Billing, Warranties, Service Contracts. Configured resource related billing Dynamic item Process Profile (DIP) to take care of separate pricing at component level and to bill its affiliates for repair.
  • Extensively worked on Material Management, third party order processing, Material and Service Contracts, Consignment
  • Purchases, Inter and Intra STO, Scheduling Agreements. Experience in Inventory Management, Goods Receipts, Goods Issue, Invoice verification, Stock Transfers, Transfer Postings, Material to Material Transfers, Physical inventory, Stock determination, Cycle Counting. worked on supporting enhancements and troubleshooting VOFM, IDOCs, BADI, EDI, BAPI, LSMW, SQL queries, User Exits, Programs, and Function Modules etc.
  • ALE, EDI, IDOC, BAPI and BADI.
  • Extensively worked on EDI IDOC (inbound, outbound, mapping with third party logistics service providers message type, segment extension, Idocs monitoring, posting)/ ALE (distribution model maintenance, logical system, ports, partner profiles, Analyzed and Solved Idocs errors. I ve worked extensively with the Inbound and Outbound Interfaces to fit in the Logistics Design. Wrote FS to carry out the development works.
  • Service Delivery Management, Transition Management, Knowledge Management, Effort Estimations, Resource
  • Allocation, Crisis Management, Issue Prioritization, SLA, Metrics Reporting.
  • HPQC, Solution Manager, Charm, Vistex SharePoint, Citrix environment, Mercury Test director, Support Central, Microsoft Visio for process flow diagrams, Unit Testing, Integration Testing, UAT.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis / technical customizing / development / monitoring / bug-fixing of all SAP support issues
  • SAP was to be configured to support sales and distribution activities. It was also linked to MM, PM and WM to support the sales and contracts.
  • Configured SAP process by customized inquiry, quotation, sales order, cash order, rush order, deliveries, transfer orders, post goods issue, billing and release to accounting
  • Working as a Team Lead in troubleshooting the complex pricing procedures, which was initially configured and was confusing the users causing losses to the company in certain business transactions especially where discounts were involved
  • I am ensuring that all aspects of the SAP solution design follow best practices and meet the requirements of the ODA business by participating in conceptual and physical design, participating in design reviews, and approving design deliverables with the discussion of ODA Business Owners
  • Tested sales documents, billing document and credit management functionality.

Confidential

SAP Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As SAP-1610 HANA migration project, I’ve done requirement gathering before migration and after migration of Simplified Inventory Management, Product Master, Product Life Cycle Management, Quality Management, Procurement, Billing, Contract, Revenue Recognition, Credit Management and SD Pricing
  • Analysis / technical development / monitoring / bug-fixing of all SAP SD/ OTC and MM/ WM support issues
  • I am also ensuring that SAP Program code adhere to SAP standards and implement the specified design by participating in detailed reviews with Business custodians and providing approval
  • Worked closely with SD, MM, WM and IM business process leads to create business process procedures
  • Participated in design validation and assisted in creating requirement traceability matrix and trying RICEFW objects to the identified gaps
  • Participated in functional requirement sessions with business and IT teams
  • Participated in functional unit testing plans, integration test scenarios and test cases as well as executing units test, integration and end to end tests with system owners for all assigned work
  • Customized the repair process and its stage & action for Return material Authorization (RMA) process for customer returns and repairs to suit client business process
  • Extensively worked on resource related billing Dynamic item Process Profile (DIP) to take care of separate pricing at component level and to bill its affiliates for repair
  • Implemented enhancements like custom fields on the SM order, Maintenance items etc. to meet the client’s business requirements
  • Fixed the long recurring issue of inconsistency in the data transfer to SAP & Legacy systems
  • Replenishment at stores and for customers using Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Trading goods purchase including quote and QM upon receipt and WM on goods receipt.
  • Coordinate onsite-offshore activities including assigning tasks & to ensure the delivery of tasks assigned
  • Liaising with External Consultants and effectively communicate between end users and internal SAP team.

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Determined Functional requirement definitions through analysis of current (AS IS) and targeted business processes (TO BE) for Materials Managements and Warehouse Management modules, and its components including Inventory Management, Purchasing, Physical Inventory, Logistics Invoice Verification, etc.
  • Worked on Customer Master, Vendor Master, Material Master, Purchase Info Records, Source List, Outline Agreements, Contracts, Output Condition Records, and Purchasing Condition records
  • Worked on Direct and Indirect procurement, Contracts, Scheduling agreements, Quotations, third party, Consignment, Inter and Intra Stock transfer orders
  • Worked on Account Determination, Price determination, Schema groups
  • Configured Screen Layouts, Data screens, and Sub Screens for Purchasing and Inventory Management, Configured Material Types, Material Groups, Vendor Account Groups, and Release Strategies
  • Implemented Cross Company Stock Transport Orders (STO), Created new Delivery type, New Document type, worked in Inbound Deliveries, Outbound Deliveries
  • Worked on pricing procedures based on the client’s requirements using the condition technique through the creation of new condition tables, access sequence & condition types assigning them to customized pricing procedure. Pricing included material price, price list, customer specific prices, customer & material discount
  • Configured the release strategy for Purchase requisition and Purchase order
  • Batch Management: Batch specifications, creating batch master record, batch status, quality to unrestricted, Batch determination inventory management, Production, and ware house management
  • MRP: Configured New MRP Groups, New MRP Profiles, and Special Procurement keys for Stock Transport
  • Inventory Management & Physical inventory: Stock transfers between storage locations, Plants and company codes. Transfer postings for stock types. Design development of new movement types. Goods receipts for Purchase orders, orders, reservations, and other goods receipts. Goods issues to cost centers, Return deliveries and Reservations. Physical inventory and cycle counting, managing Special stocks like Consignment, Subcontracting, Returnable Transport Packaging, third party processing, Project stock, Company own special stock and Externally owned special stocks.

Confidential

SAP & IS-Retail Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis / technical customizing / development / monitoring / bug-fixing of all SAP OTC/ Retail support issues
  • Supported new Store GO-Live by loading initial Master data for the store and by coordinating with other modules, POS, third party teams for the configs/changes required at their end
  • Worked & successfully implemented small projects like Customer Tracking & SRS Firearms
  • Monitor technically incomplete documents, blocked documents based on blocking reason, IDOCs and take corrective action
  • Apart from Regular Monitoring and support activities, Stabilized system, reduced recurring issue with RCA
  • Fixed the long recurring issue of inconsistency in the data transfer to SAP & Legacy systems
  • Created a tool for Audit of Article’s prices among POS & SAP
  • Educated key users on SAP Best practices of Promotions & Bonus Buys
  • Coordinate onsite-offshore activities including assigning tasks & to ensure the delivery of tasks assigned.

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Knowledge acquisition Phase, understand the Confidential environment and Business processes across the US & Europe region
  • Actively participate in business blue print & design discussions and help client on solution strategy - Communicate Configuration & development options to Business to accommodate the process design in the area of Retail FMS Organization structure Pricing, Promotions, Bonus Buys, Master data, Assortments, CAR, POSDM & Different interfaces
  • Mapping of ‘As Is' process flows in SAP, fit gap analysis of the business requirements against SAP best practices, Defined the 'To Be' process considering time, cost, & scope feasibility
  • Document the detailed scope of the project. Configuration in SAP AFS & SAP FMS system for all the master data & Business Processes. Mapping & integration testing of flat files for the different interfaces
  • Customization of Pricing Type, Pricing Schemas, Promotion Type, Promotion Theme, Distribution Chain Control, Article Type, Vendor/Customer Account Groups, Site Profiles, Listing Procedures, Assortment Grades, POS Inbound Processing Engine, POS Inbound & Outbound Interfaces
  • Involved in end to end Integration testing and Unit testing for Inbound, Outbound process with Flat Files, Idocs, Interfaces with EDI and Batch Jobs
  • I’m actively collaborating with other Architects to define new standards and SAP best practices that are not provided for by the current architecture standards
  • Creation of Retail relevant Master records such as Site Master, Article Master, Vendor Master, Purchase Info. Records, Condition Records, Source List.

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As team lead, frequently travelling to all Confidential plants located in the Tornio, Avesta, Degerfors and Nyby to meet & gather the requirements related to major change requests. After receipt of change request carrying out detail investigation and getting suggested solution approved from custodians and implement the change
  • Leading production support team of 19 members and Working closely with business throughout the resolving L1 & L2 tickets
  • Worked in the areas of Process improvements/enhancements related to Pricing, shipment cost calculations, reports, and several Business processes
  • Solved complex and original SAP problems arising from end users used of the system
  • Provided technical guidance on SAP SD, WM/IM processes
  • Proposed alternative cost-effective solutions where appropriate
  • In resolving the problems, participated in the meetings of analysis and design development
  • As an SAP SD/ MM consultant responsible for knowledge transfer, train and support the end users
  • Solving issues related to Order Management, Pricing, Batch Management, Variant Configuration with Viper, Shipment, Invoice and Output determination procedure
  • Resolving issues related to ALE and IDOC interfaces with external systems
  • Worked on a very complex Mini development project related to DAS. Work involved requirement gathering, preparation of Functional Specs, communication with ABAP team, maintaining and carrying out test documents, keeping customer informed about the progress, and also suggested alternative solutions.

Confidential

SAP Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As a team module Lead, participated in Boost Session/ Bidding/ RFP/ SOW Phase, understanding the Confidential Environment and Business processes across the Europe & APAC region
  • Participating in all project contract transition phases: Scoping, Business Workshops, Process Design, Data Requirement, Realization & System Configuration, Business Playback sessions, testing, Enhancement Specifications, & User Training
  • Carried major responsibility implementation of global template which includes roll - out of standard business scenario mainly design for Europe & None-Europe CL sales and regularities control globally
  • Studying GAPS and Fits (As Is and To Be) for the new roll outs added in central IT
  • As an SAP consultant responsible for integration testing of the following cycles at 2 different clients such as Wholesale distribution and Consumer products, Consumable Purchasing
  • Replenishment at stores and for customers using Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Master Data maintenance testing (material master, vendor master, info record and source list)
  • Trading goods purchase including quote and QM upon receipt and WM on goods receipt
  • I played crucial role as MM, SD lead consultant in implementation of Indian Tax calculation pricing procedure and mapping of various form required by Europe regulation
  • Translate customer requirements into formal requirements and design documents, establish specific solutions and leading the efforts including programming & testing that culminate in client acceptance of the results
  • Implementation of user exits & enhancements including the preparation of functional specifications and coordinating with technical consultants for RICEF developments with special thrust on interfaces using IDOCs.

Confidential

SAP Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Business Analyst responsible for the implementation of SAP Business Process in contract transition and successfully deployed Procure to pay functionality to contracts like Santos CMS, QGC Hydrocarbons, WA Water Corporation and Meridian Optimization
  • I’m ensuring proper and effective reuse of application and technical services, frameworks, and standard tools and templates in the proposed solution
  • I am also producing architecture documentation and deliverables including Architecture Plans, proofs-of-concept, standards, and roadmaps,
  • I have provided leadership, knowledge, and experience to delivery teams on the architecture, design, and delivery of cost effective and sustainable solution
  • Configured resource related billing Dynamic item Process Profile (DIP) to take care of separate pricing at network activity level for projects like QGC Hydrocarbons & WA Water Corporation
  • I have drafted new SD/ MM billing process with integration of PM/ PS & CATS module
  • Made Configuration changes in Service notifications, Service Orders and resource related billing
  • Defining strategies for Master data (cleaning, mapping and upload), Cut Over plans, training and Change management
  • Liaising with External Consultants and effectively communicate between end users & internal SAP team
  • Engaging and improving collaboration within IT and business working with support on the key user communities, the business with peer groups aligned with the standard solutions.

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Business process re-engineering and enhancement meetings for existing projects related to Pricing, Sales processes, Reports, Intercompany Sales
  • Preparing SMTD Documents for all landscapes (CZ, HU & SK) and also maintains version history
  • Worked in the areas of Process improvements/enhancements related to Pricing, shipment cost calculations, reports, and several Business processes
  • Preparation of Functional Specifications for ABAP Reports
  • After receipt of change request carrying out detail investigation and getting suggested solution approved from custodians and implement the change
  • Generate Reports about issue handling and team progress and furnish them to PM
  • Frequently communicate with Customers to gather the requirements related to major change requests
  • Maintain the Log of issues for regular or Monthly releases, Making sure that commitment to customer is not missed, Co- Ordinate with all other module team members during monthly releases
  • Implemented enhancements like custom fields on the SM order, Maintenance items to meet the client’s business requirements
  • Trained business users and end users in Creating Service Notifications, Service Orders, and Sales orders.

Confidential

SAP Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of the present Business Process in ECC 5.0 and Extensive Testing of the Scenarios in ECC 6.0
  • Conducting Requirement Gathering workshop with the Core Team of Geometric
  • Studying the existing process in Confidential Limited and mapping the same in GmbH entity
  • Configured Dynamic Item Processing Profile (DIP) also known as Resource Related Billing for Quotation and Billing Requests for both in-house, field service billing and quotation process
  • Finding the Key concern areas and resolution of the errors in SD/MM modules as per the business requirements
  • Enhancement in Contract and Sales Order Process by adding new Z-fields in additional data sub-screen through User-Exit as per business requirement and allowing users to capture varied data to be reflected in commercial Invoice
  • Removal of extra Sales document type & there assignments, correction of Pricing Procedures and proper revenue & account determination
  • Trained users in Creating Service Contracts, Warranties, Resource Related Billing and Fixed Price Billing and rebate processing
  • Worked with the team to support configuring Revenue Recognition (Milestone Billing with Project systems)
  • Setting up of Order to Cash, Revenue Recognition and Billing Process (Flowcharts and Workflows).
  • Identifying Standard SAP solutions
  • Configuring the system as per standard Out of the Box functionality
  • Vendor Evaluation
  • Analyzing the requirements and mapping in SAP ( To Be Document Preparation)
  • Project baseline configuration and documentation ( Configuration Document)
  • Setting up of Order to Cash, Revenue Recognition and Billing Process ( Flowcharts and Workflows)
  • Post Go- Live Implementation and Support
  • Preparation of End User training Manuals
  • Mapping business requirements and developing functional specifications
  • Global rollout project using a global template
  • Worked with business owners to build functional scope for full implementation project
  • Solely responsible for setting up the entire configuration for service notifications, service orders, sales orders, Resource Related Billing
  • Responsible for Depot repair, time and material process, fixed price billing and Warranty Processing.

Confidential

SAP Implementation and Support

Responsibilities:

  • Analysed the business processes, mapped the processes and prepared templates in the material management module for SAP implementation
  • Was actively involved in the Realization phase by participating in tasks like Configuration, Master Data Loads and Unit/Integration/User Acceptance testing
  • Configured the Materials Management module in Customer, Material Master Data, Purchasing, and Inventory Management
  • Configured Messages, Item categories, account assignment categories, access sequences for Stock Transport Orders
  • Designed, Configured the Third Party, Consignment and Sub contracting Process
  • Set up new document types for the Purchase requisition, Purchase order, Scheduling agreements, Contract etc.
  • Defined price determination process, defined custom condition types for freight burden etc.
  • Configured Document types for Outline Agreement. Configured Movement types, GR, GI, Transfer posting (TO) in Inventory management component of MM module
  • Worked on LIV- logistics invoice verification (MIRO), invoice block, Invoice verification in background.
  • Settings for vendor evaluation-weighting keys, weighting factors
  • Created Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Scheduling Agreements, Contract Agreements and Quotations
  • Worked on Source lists, quota arrangement, Info Records for Standard, Consignment and Sub-Contracting
  • Worked on MIGO transactions for Goods receipt (GR) / Goods issue (GI) for purchase orders, sales order, and STO
  • Carried out Unit and Integration Testing with all possible Business Scenarios to ensure minimum problems after Go-Live
  • Participated in Cut-Over plans, defect resolution and logging of errors
  • Extensively conducted training sessions for section Users in MM functionality by web based tools and net meeting.

Confidential

SAP Implementation and Support

Responsibilities:

  • Set up the organizational structure and global settings for the SD, MM/WM module using IMG
  • Prepared questionnaires and involved in interacting with core team members and users
  • Configured Sales doc. types, Material Types, and changed status of the material master records as per Client requirements
  • Defined number ranges, and Release procedure for purchase requisitions, and purchase orders
  • Documented, configured, and worked on Subcontracting, and Pipeline special stocks
  • Configured Delivery types and Tolerances for materials received from the vendors
  • Set up SAP WM configuration for the new warehouse structure using automatic placement and picking strategies
  • Defined warehouse number, shipping point & assigned warehouse to storage location, shipping point to plant, transfer types,
  • Configured storage types, storage sections, storage bin types and storage bins structure
  • Customized put away and picking strategies for fixed bin, open storage, addition to existing stock, and storage unit types
  • Defined, and configured field selections in Customer Master, Material Master, and Vendor Master
  • Worked on interim storage areas to handle goods receipt and goods issue activities
  • Configured and tested SD interfaces with MM, WM, and QM modules
  • Created test Scenario, performed unit, and integration testing.

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