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Functional Team Lead Resume

Sunnyvale, CA

SUMMARY

  • SAP Certified in Sales and Distribution Module (Order Fulfillment) with overall experience of 17 years industry experience including 14 years of experience in SAP Functional / Configuration of Sales & Distribution with proven ability in the area of Implementation, Cross - Functional Integration, End-User Training, Business Process Analysis and Design, Functional Specifications Preparation, Data Mapping, Continuous Process Improvement, Go-live and Post-Implementation Support.
  • He gained good exposure to SAP Applications in Manufacturing, Food Industry (Implementation of SAP Best Practices for Food & Beverage Industry), Metals, Oil & Gas, Industrial, Electronics, High-tech Manufacturing and Chemical industries.
  • His knowledge includes other modules such as Warehouse Management (WM), Materials Management (MM), Controlling (CO), Production, Planning and Financial Accounting (FI) gives him the added advantage.
  • Expertise on SAP Food &Beverages Best Practices. Implementation experience with Global Food manufacturers covering Americas and Europe geography.
  • Europe Localization expertise in terms of legal, statutory and business requirements.
  • Order to Cash (OTC) with pricing, EDI, interface and external tax system expertise
  • Prepared Business Process Blueprint from several sessions with the business users and core team members mapped the requirements into SAP and identified gaps, wrote high level Functional Specs for RICEF objects during Blueprint Phase.
  • Expertise in Configuration of Pricing Procedure using Condition Technique, Condition Tables, Condition in Types, Condition Records, Access Sequences.
  • Proficiency in configuring basic functions such as Partner Determination, Account Determination, Free Goods, Output Determination, Material Exclusion/Listing, Text Determination, Material Determination.
  • Functional expertise on SAP BW and BOBJ environment.
  • SAP Transportation Management including route definition and determination, Shipment functions, Shipment Cost, 214 EDI messages for the automatic Shipments functionality with External sources.
  • Expertise in the OTC cycle including configuring different Sales Documents, Item Categories, Schedule Line Categories, Availability Check (ATP), Transfer of Requirements (TOR), Delivery Process with Picking, Packing and Billing Documents.
  • Set up the Warehouse Management functions including the picking, automatic TO confirmation, shipping labels and RF Scanners.
  • Configuration of the Billing Document - Individual Billing, Collective Billing, Invoice Split Processing, Stock Transfer Orders and Inter-Company Billing.
  • Configured Bills of Material, Third Party Sales, and Consignment stock.
  • Configured Route Determination, Shipping Point Determination, Loading Groups, Transportation Groups.
  • Item Category Configuration changes, Partner Determination and Copy Controls
  • Revenue Determination, Tax Settings and Account Determination
  • Sales order/Delivery/Billing/Intercompany Pricing
  • Delivery /Shipment/Invoice Outputs
  • User Exits in sales order/delivery/billing creation
  • Reports and Forms
  • Interfaces with WEB and other third-party systems
  • Credit Management
  • Rebate Agreements
  • Integration knowledge with other modules like FI, PP, MM and CO.
  • Integration knowledge with Vertex
  • Authorization roles administration and transports management.
  • Debugging skills
  • Designing/Customizing/Formatting reports through Quick Viewer/SAP Query.
  • Basic knowledge on roles, profiles and standard jobs maintenance.
  • Indirect Sales using Pendulum Lists.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Trained in S/4 HANA 1610
  • SAP R/3 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0
  • Modules: SD, MM, FI, CO, PP, WM and integration with EDI.
  • Share Point (for Implementation documentation)
  • Remedy (Change Management)
  • Changepoint (Ticketing tool)
  • SAP TAO (Testing)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved from the project initiation phase, prepared the business requirement document template and shared with the customer
  • Analyzed the requirements and prepared the final project deliverables along with the timelines and resources required
  • Conducted various telephonic workshops with the business to understand, review and close the requirements
  • Prepared the conceptual and actual design documents that provided the AS-IS and TO-BE solution to the business.
  • Prepared the RICEF list with the timelines and functional/technical resources required
  • Organize the weekly internal team meeting reviews, publish the minutes and make sure the day-to-day activities are aligned with the project timelines .
  • Conduct meetings with various groups (Business, IT, External Vendors) involved in the project.
  • Perform unit, regression and integration testing (with other SAP Modules and non-SAP environment). Develop the test cases for functional/technical teams
  • Co-ordinate with off-shore team for the project deliverables
  • Created Business Process Procedures (BPPs), Training documents, Test Scripts, User Manuals etc.,

Confidentia

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the project plan with respect to deliverable timelines (planned/actual start-end dates for each deliverable), functional/technical resource estimation and change requests procedures.
  • Understand the business current Order-to-Cash AS-IS process in JD Edwards (Legacy ERP system) and design TO-BE Solution in SAP ECC.
  • Prepare blueprint covering the TO-BE Solution, fit/gap analysis and RICEFs.
  • Identify the relevant EDI Message types like Inbound Orders, Order Confirmation, ASN and Invoice and set up the framework/solution in SAP ECC.
  • SAP Warehouse Management configuration including the item category relevance, automatic transfer order confirmation, development of shipping labels and integration with the RF Scanners.
  • Configuration/Development of the SAP Shipment functionality including forms, custom programs (work banks) and auto Shipment create functionalities.
  • Conduct meetings with various groups (Business, IT, External Vendors) involved in the project.
  • Prepare the configuration document and functional specifications for the RICEFs.
  • Perform unit, regression and integration testing (with other SAP Modules and non-SAP environment). Develop the test cases for functional/technical team.
  • Worked on smart forms for Delivery, invoice and order confirmation.
  • Created Business Process Procedures (BPPs), Training documents, Test Scripts, User Manuals etc.,
  • Developed a prototype Hana S/4 system, prepared test scripts, capturing the results before/after migration on individual business processes.

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Business requirements gathering, blueprint preparation and RICEF listing.
  • Project plan preparation and regular monitoring of the schedules with weekly meetings and updates.
  • Developed interfaces between ECC and ECOM (Magento) with SAP PO covering Material (inbound and outbound), Price, Stock, Customer (inbound and outbound), Sales Orders and Order Status tracking.
  • Provided functional inputs for creating the new idoc message types for Material, Customer, Price, Stock and Sales Orders.
  • Developed new function modules for the livestock and live price calls from non-sap to sap environment.
  • Custom BAPI developments for the price and stock simulations in ECC.
  • ECC program modifications to meet the business requirements.
  • Implemented standard BADIs for the pricing interface requirements.
  • Created new objects in ECC that to be used by SAP PO for interface requirements.

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Identified the application requirements and assisted in the fit/gap analysis.
  • Prepare business requirement documentation and implementing it in the development environment.
  • Analyzing Confidential requests and estimate the resources for the request, prepare the requirements, collaborate and co-ordinate with technical and non-technical people with in the project team.
  • Worked on the Europe localization statutory and business requirements covering Portugal, Spain, UK, Italy, France, Benelux and Germany. Configuration includes billing number ranges, statutory interfaces to Government on shipping and billing data and reports.
  • Synchronizing the SAP ECC with CRM in terms of customer, material, pricing and other technical enhancements.
  • Developing applications of different size and complexity, adhering to Confidential coding standards, specifications and participate in lifecycle stages of the project like application design, document reviews, code reviews, testing, UAT etc.,
  • Implementation of EDI message types for orders, order changes, order confirmation, invoice, advance shipping notifications, proof of delivery, shipping advise and shipping confirmation. Testing with the external/internal EDI partners involved.
  • Transportation Management including Route definition and determinations, Shipment, Shipment Cost, EDI Shipment 214 Message type with Carriers.
  • Understanding the functionality, preparing the requirements specifications as required and developing a prototype to let the user feel of application.
  • Involved in Development and design of Adobe print and interactive forms.
  • Involved in the all ABAP/CRM ABAP development in entire project.
  • Implementing the hot fixes, custom defects and enhancements for the ABAP in SD and MM modules.
  • Configuration of Indirect Sales using Pendulum Lists and custom programs. Setting up the rebates and settlement process for Indirect Sales.
  • Involved in managing the developing team and responsible for distributing among the team members.
  • Involved in data exchange issues from SAP to other non-SAP systems. Monitor issues related to integration.
  • Responsible to look for any OSS notes provided by SAP in the new Enhancement pack releases.
  • Development of reports using SAP ABAP in functional areas like CRM, SD and MM for displaying weekly, monthly and yearly results.
  • Configuration of inter-company process between various CSM legal entities within Europe and Americas.
  • Developed Sales and Distribution reports in SAP BW, provided the functional inputs for the reporting. Reports include order fulfillment, on-time in full delivery, invoice and A/R ageing etc.,

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Identified the application requirements and assisted in the fit/gap analysis.
  • Involved in configuration of sales and distribution module involving sales Inquiries, Quotations, sales order, Shipping, invoicing, Order to Cash, scheduling agreements, pricing, credit management and consignment.
  • Worked with Order to Cash team and business users to collect and document business requirements.
  • Worked on smart forms for Order confirmation, Packing List, Bill of Lading and Invoice which included making functional specifications for the same.
  • Involved in Data conversion programs, interfaces (Vertex for Tax), Reports.
  • Worked and configured business partner roles, output procedure, pricing, Incompletion, text determination procedure,
  • Coordinated the essential activities for system integration, UAT - reviews and feedbacks, and go-live for the assigned projects and Responsible for Testing/Documenting Credit and Debit memo.
  • Worked extensively on integration issues with MM, PP and FI.
  • Documented the business processes. Carried out the trouble shooting operations
  • Prototype presentations for the respective requirements. Documented the User Procedures and trained the users.
  • Worked on integration of SAP CRM with SAP ECC.
  • Implementation of EDI message types 830, 862, 850, 856 and 810.
  • Configuration of inter-company process between Confidential Metals and its subsidiaries.
  • EDI Partner Profiles and Ports.
  • Configuration of Third Party and Inter-company Process.
  • Worked with the SAP BW team for the reports like Order Achievement, monthly flash reports, sales, A/R ageing and Commission payable.

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing functional / technical estimates for Enhancements and Projects.
  • Resource scheduling, project timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide application support and maintenance.
  • Resolving the various issues on time and thus improving the quality of the support.
  • Prepared various documents on the business scenarios that have helped the users to have more comfort level on the system.
  • Participated in various meetings and telephonic conversations with the clients for SLAs, Project updates.
  • Conducted various on-site training sessions with the users for improving the system adaptability of the users.

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gap analysis of legacy systems to SAP as well as worked with various interfaces.
  • Set up third party transactions between different sales organizations.
  • Creation of various condition types such for prices, freight discount and surcharges and condition tables as well as access sequences.
  • Configured pricing procedure determination by parameters such as such sales area, customer determination procedure and document determination procedure.
  • Worked with condition exclusion procedures and created and assigned condition exclusion groups to pricing procedures.
  • Bi-directional Integration of SAP with Oracle for Order and invoice processing.
  • Orders are created in SAP and interfaced to Oracle. Based on certain conditions, orders are either invoiced in SAP or Oracle.
  • Order-to-Cash(OTC): Design and development of various sub modules of Sales and Distribution like Sales, Shipping, Transportation, Master Data, Billing, SD/FI integration, Pricing, Output Determination, Reports, Programs etc.
  • Developed complex and detailed specifications for pricing reports.
  • Worked with Rebate agreements by utilizing the Condition technique for rebate processing. Defined material rebate groups
  • Setting up account determination for rebates and activated rebate processing index
  • Compared rebate basis and correction of statistical data
  • Configured the enterprise structure of the brand new legal entities
  • Defined and assigned sales organization, distribution channel, division within the new legal entity
  • Defined and assigned plant, storage locations, shipping points, loading points and transportation planning points
  • Configuration of Business Area Account Assignment by defining rules by sales area
  • Created various customer account groups
  • Configuration and Setting up Copy control rules from sales document to sales document, from billing document to sales document, sales document to billing document, delivery note to billing document, billing document to billing document and from sales document to delivery document
  • Prepared Design/Requirement/Functional Specification documents for the project. Objects involved in SAP are user-exits, customized programs and tables.
  • Conducted the UAT /sign-off and involved in go-live and post go-live support.

Confidential

Functional Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Integrated SAP with Esker, an order processing application for sales orders processing.
  • Customer purchase orders like Fax, email and Print copies are scanned in Esker and sent to SAP for sales order creation.
  • Manage SAP live production support & system enhancement in SD, PP and MM
  • Configuration changes for new organization elements.
  • Configuration and testing of additions business requirements for various PR’s, release procedures, MRP Controllers, MRP groups, material types, valuation and account determination.
  • Coordinating master data change requests like Material master, Vendor master, Vendor Info Records, customer master, Customer Info Records.
  • Configuration and testing of changes to sales order types, delivery types, billing types, PO types, material types, storage types.
  • Troubleshooting MM-PUR (PO/PRs, contracts, RFQ, inventory management, invoice verification and output determination) MM-IM (Goods Issue, Special Stocks, Goods Receipt, Transfer posting) and MM-WM (TO/TR, confirmation and cancellation), stock reconciliation.
  • Troubleshooting Logistics issues for order to cash, third party, return orders, consignment fill up/pick up orders, scheduling agreements, quotations, pricing, shipping, delivery, output determination, routes, credit management, batch management, availability check, account/tax/text determination, partner assignment etc.
  • Prepared Design/Requirement/Functional Specification documents for the project. Objects involved in SAP are BAPI SALESORDER CREATEFROMDAT2, BAPI SALESORDER SIMUATE, customized tables for interfacing the customer and material master data.
  • Performed direct testing in the Esker Application and validated the results in SAP.
  • Conducted the UAT /sign-off and involved in go-live and post go-live support.
  • Worked in BOBJ and SAP BW for various reporting, provided the functional support to the report development and on-going maintenance.

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the off-shore resources including the functional and testing consultants. This includes team ramp ups/roll-offs depending on the project requirements.
  • Represented the project for Internal / External Audits and CMM Certifications.
  • Interacted with the various Subject Matter Experts at on-site in identifying the SD, MM and FI scenarios and a blueprint of the scenarios were frozen.
  • Based on the inputs from SME, provided the process documents and test data to off-shore team. This covers business process information, EDI message types, master data etc.,
  • As a Project Co-ordinatior scheduled various meetings between off-shore team and SME.
  • Was instrumental for automating closer to 85 scripts covering SD, MM and FI modules and delivered them on time for the sign-off. Closely worked with the Testing team in automating critical scenarios like Buy-Sell, Retail, Kiosk, web orders where the EDI complexity was very high.
  • Organized the demos for automated scripts sign-off from SME.
  • In the execution phase, successfully handled the ECC components raised on us through RADAR. This involved development of new test cases as well as execution of the existing ones. Met the schedule as per the plan. Conducted the various demos of the new scripts to the Upgradation team for the sign-off.

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Defined the scope, timelines and tasks for the merger project.
  • Gathered Business Requirements and created functional specifications for conversions, interfaces and enhancements.
  • Prepared reports to meet Management Requirements.
  • Regularly interacted with ABAP Programmers for developing Enhancements, Dialogue Programs by way of explaining the detailed requirements, giving specifications and other details of tables.
  • Worked on several tasks like Gathering Specific Requirements, Gap-fit analysis, process Flows, Configuration requirement and Functional Specifications.
  • Prepared documentation for the implementation process and worked with ABAP programmers to enhance the functionality.
  • Configured Sales Document Type, Item Category, and Item Category Determination in the system. Defined Number Ranges for Sales Documents.
  • Setup for master data including Number Ranges, BP, Contacts, Products and Organizational management.
  • Configured an automatic partner determination procedure to determine person responsible of the transactions.
  • Customized business partner's views as per business requirements.
  • Setup copy control for transaction types to create a follow up transactions.
  • Involved in testing and debugging of all transactions (unit testing, integration testing and user acceptance testing).
  • Worked on smart forms for Delivery, invoice and order confirmation.
  • Created Business Process Procedures (BPPs) for transaction codes.
  • Involved in production support as well as user training.

Confidential

Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • SD Functional Consultant to provide application support and maintenance.
  • Resolving the various issues on time and thus improving the quality of the support.
  • Prepared various documents on the business scenarios that have helped the users to have more comfort level on the system.
  • Participated in various meetings and telephonic conversations with the clients for taking the stock of the issue lists and setting up the deadlines for resolution.
  • Conducted various on-site training sessions with the users for improving the system adaptability of the users.
  • Identified the incremental business requirements after go-live and resolved by additional developments.

Confidential

Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • To configure, test and implement SAP version 4.6C.
  • Series of Interactions with the employees of JMCIPL to have deep understanding about the various business processes like Pre-Sales Activities, Domestic and Export Sales, Credit Management, Reporting, Forecasting etc.,
  • Documentation of the business processes and developing a test area on the training server of SAP to map the business.
  • Analyzing the interfaces with all other modules like FI-CO, MM and PP and developing a platform that would integrate all the modules.
  • Conducted various sessions with the users enabling them to have more understanding about SAP from a user perspective by running different transactions.
  • Developed the pricing procedures, document types, outputs and other relevant configurations specific to Sales and Distribution.
  • Worked extensively on Outbound Logistics configuration. This includes Route Determination, POD, Stages, Automatic Batch Determination (at Delivery Level).
  • Developed a complete Z development for EXIM requirements. This includes masters, transactions and reports for Advance license and EPCG licenses.
  • Involved in designing the plan for data migration from legacy systems keeping in view the business as well as the implementation constraints.
  • Involved in the data collection and validation from various sources of JMCIPL for implementation as per the plan.
  • Involved in the preparation of schedule for different phases of the project and to plan the work accordingly. Regular assessment of the plan vs actual and to minimize the deviations from plan.
  • Conducted various training sessions to the users keeping in view the availability of the users and the training requirements as per the business plan.
  • Instrumental in successful go-live of three different geographical locations in India with all the requirements met.
  • Extended on-site support to the users for a month for the smooth functioning of the system.

Confidential

Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Understand various business processes being followed at location such as: products handled, receipts, sales (bonded or duty-paid), mode of transport and payments.
  • Master data clean up and upload.
  • Efficient and smooth data migration from legacy systems to SAP system.
  • Organizing & imparting end-user training for IOCL employees on SAP.
  • Post go-live support such as problem solving/troubleshooting (hand holding/helpdesk).
  • Documentation of processes and preparation of user manuals.
  • Designing the Organization structure to meet the requirements of different scenarios and also the report requirement.
  • Involved in several implementations using the SD functionality in different focus areas like Pricing, Availability checks, Shipping, Sales and Billing.
  • Configuring different Inquiries, quotations, Sales order types, and Billing document types. Customized the Sales order transaction type and made the necessary settings for item categories, item category groups and item category determination.
  • Configuration of shipping which also includes Delivery types, item categories for delivery processing, and Automatic determination of shipping points, routes and Picking locations.
  • Translated Business requirements into SAP Functional and Configuration requirements of their Order to Cash processes including Order Management, Delivery Processing, Invoicing and Cash Application.
  • Configuring different pricing procedures for scenarios like Export sales, domestic sales, sales through Agent etc.
  • Categorized Customers and Materials into Customer Pricing groups and Material Pricing groups in order to configure discounts more effectively.
  • Created new Pricing procedures to meet the requirements of new business scenarios.
  • Preparing training materials and Presenting Demonstrations to the Top Management
  • Creating Roles for the users and creation of Service Contract Types, which forms a major part of their business.
  • Configuring new output types for delivery documents and configured different document types and resource related Billing.
  • Billing type definition and control, Rebate processing, partial and final settlement. Account Assignment and Credit Management
  • Configuring the end-to-end Business processes in SAP, which includes text determination, partner determination and output determination procedures.
  • Knowledge transfer to all end users. Trained End Users using Business Process Procedures

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