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Sr.sap Ibp Consultant Resume

Somerset, NJ

SUMMARY

  • 13+ years of experience as Sr.SAP IBP/APO Functional Consultant in areas of various industrial sectors like Hi Tech, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage Products industry.
  • Successful completion of 2 full Life Cycle implementations SAP IBP (DP, S&OP and IO, Control Tower) and S4 HANA project along with 2 implementation of APO and including Post - Go Live support.
  • Hands on experience in Business requirement gathering, Design, Development, Configuration, Testing (UT, SIT, UAT), Deployment, cutover-activities and Supporting all aspects of IBP and APO modules.
  • Good knowledge of supply chain processes, and could implement it at system level and in all phases of implementation to the client/business requirement.
  • Experience in working on onshore/offshore model.
  • Model Configuration: Configuration of attributes, master data types, time profiles, planning areas, planning operators, planning levels, key figures, reason codes, version configuration, dashboard, Custom Alert, Customer scenario management, global configuration settings & snapshot configuration for demand planning and S&OP, Inventory Optimization and Order based planning.
  • Sales & Operations Planning: Configuration of Heuristic profile, Optimizer Profile, Optimizer Cost Profile, forecast consumption profile, co-production, Dashboard for Demand review, supply review, pre-S&OP review & executive review, Process management.
  • Demand Planning: Configuration of statistical forecasting for best fit model, Pre-Processing profile for the outlier correction/history cleansing and post-processing profile for the forecast error, Forecast accuracy, Demand Sensing, Data realignment, ABC/XYZ Segmentation, Time series Analysis, New Production Introduction.
  • Inventory Optimization: Configuration of Calculation of Forecast Error CV, Multi-echelon inventory optimization, Single-Stage inventory optimization, Safety Stock, Cycle Stock, Pipeline stock, Target Stock.
  • SAP Cloud Platform Integration for data services (CPI-DS): Data integration of IBP with source systems (SAP ERP & SAP S4HANA) for master, transaction & time series data. Creation of projects, processes, tasks (with and without templates and BADI) and data flows.
  • Experience in configuration of Creating Statistical Forecast, DP InfoCubes using Administrative Workbench, Generating and Changing CVC, Planning books, Planning Areas and Macros.
  • Hands-on experience with SNP Heuristics, Optimizer, Heuristics and Optimizer based Deployment, Transport Load Builder (TLB), Capacity Leveling and Safety Stock Planning.
  • Experienced in the configuration of PP/DS Work Areas, Propagation Range and Strategy Profile and Optimization profile. Defined DS Planning Board Profile and Overall profile.
  • Hands on experience with CIF of master data and transaction data.
  • Experience in Creating Test Scenarios, Manage Testing, Develop User Training Documents and Training Users on a new solution.
  • Excellent knowledge of the SAP master data and transactional data that support the supply business process across MM, PP, SD

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SAP Technology: IBP S&OP, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Planning and Response and Supply, CPI-DS, ECC 6.0, S4 HANA, SCM(5.1, 7.0), SAP R/3, Live CacheOperating systems: Windows

Other Tools: Remedy, HP Quality Centre, HP-ALM QTP, and IT Service desk.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr.SAP IBP Consultant

Confidential, Somerset, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in business requirement gathering, design, configuration, testing (UT, SIT, UAT), cutover activities and go-live support for the Demand Planning and Supply Planning.
  • Prepared functional and technical specification documents based on the business requirements.
  • Configure demand planning forecast profile, new product introduction, data realignment, ABC/XYZ segmentation, Time series analysis, COPY, DISAGG operator.
  • Configured and set the master data for the demand sensing.
  • Configured supply planning optimizer profile and maintain optimizer cost as per the business requirement.
  • Configured custom Key Figure, Key figure calculation, Planning Level, Attribute as key figure, Attribute transformation as per the business requirement along with Excel Add-In Planning view creation and Web UI Dashboard to support business process and reporting requirements.
  • Configured the demand planning and supply planning Analytics and KPIs dashboards in control tower.
  • Configured the local member and calculation in Excel Add-in as per business requirements.
  • Configured business process, task, dashboard for alerts and Analytic charts and application jobs.
  • Prepared custom interfaces to transfer the master data and transactional data from S4/HANA to IBP using CPI-DS.
  • Lead unit testing, functional testing, Cut-over and Hyper-care support.

Sr.SAP IBP Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created functional and technical specification documents based on the business requirements.
  • Configuration of SAP IBP including Planning Area, Planning Level, Key Figure as per the business requirement along with Excel Add-In Planning view creation and Web UI Dashboard
  • Configure demand planning best forecast profile, new product introduction, ABC/XYZ segmentation, Time series analysis, COPY, DISAGG operator.
  • Configured the different Key figures to measure the forecast error.
  • Configured and set up the parameters for Multi-echelon, Single stage, Target Inventory component operator.
  • Configured and set up the parameters for the forecast error calculation for IO.
  • Configured and set up the master data for the Safety Stock, Cycle stock, Pipeline stock.
  • Configured the Application templates and Application jobs for the automation process.
  • Configured the Key figure alert, Analytic Dashboard and custom alert as per the business requirement.
  • Created custom Key Figure calculation, planning views and dashboard for alerts and charts.
  • Prepared interfaces to transfer the master data and transactional data from S4/HANA to IBP using CPI-DS.
  • Involved in unit testing, functional testing, Cut-over and Hyper-care support.

Lead SAP APO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the development, testing, documentation, cutover activities and go-live support for the Demand Planning and Supply Network Planning process of the CCBF.
  • As part of requirement gathering, understood the detailed functional requirements prepared by the business and coordinated with business users to lock the requirements.
  • Prepared and presented the DP and SNP system design to business group and cross functional IT groups of CCBF business for sign off.
  • Create Master Forecast Profile, Statistical forecast profile and Consensus planning as per business requirement.
  • Conducted Work Shop on Data Realignment, Life Cycle Modeling including Phase-In and Phase-Out Scenario, Promotion Planning and on Collaborative DP.
  • Executed Deployment Runs to determine the distribution of available Supply.
  • Worked on configuration of TLB profile and assign to the T-Lane.
  • Helped the Business to do the Master Data Mapping.

Sr.SAP APO Consultant

Confidential - Huntsville, AL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining existing Planning Area, Planning Book, Data View, MFP, new Characteristic Value Combination (CVC) master data and time series objects.
  • Configured Data Realignment, Life Cycle Modeling including Phase-In and Phase-Out Scenario, Promotion Planning and on Collaborative DP.
  • Developed and maintained macro, alert profile as per business requirement.
  • Maintained the SNP Optimizer profile and cost profile and analyses the Optimizer log file.
  • Created the Deployment Optimizer Profile
  • Created and monitor Activity, planning the job and release profile for background jobs.
  • Worked on ABAP to create User Exits and Badi based on business requirement.
  • Responsible for production issues related to master data, configuration and batch job monitoring for DP, SNP.
  • Responsible for CIF activities like Monitoring and error handling and other problem-solving activities.
  • Responsible for executing smoke test every weekend when live cache brought up by Basis team.
  • Developed user training documents, conducted knowledge transfer end user training and resolved user issues.

Sr. SAP APO Consultant

Confidential - San Francisco, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the Planning area, planning book, selection ID for SNP and PP/DS.
  • Creation and maintenance of all the mass master data and corrected master data related issues for - Product, Location, Transportation Lanes, Means of Transports, and PDS.
  • Created test scenarios needed to support business requirements based on customer defined priorities, cost and optimization profile for SNP optimizer.
  • Configured and maintained the optimizer deployment profile for deployment.
  • Executed Deployment Runs to determine the distribution of available Supply.
  • Configured and maintained the TLB profile for the different scenarios.
  • Configured and maintain the Capable-To-Promise (CTP) with ATP check using SAP PP CTP heuristics.
  • Configured Setup group, Setup matrix, PP/DS optimizer, Optimizer costs and PP/DS heuristics.
  • Configured PP/DS Alert Profile, Work Area, propagation range, strategy profile, maintained Optimization profile.
  • Involved in CIF activities like Monitoring and error handling and other problem-solving activities.
  • Developed user training documents, conducted knowledge transfer end user training and resolved user issues.

SAP APO Consultant

Confidential - Kansas City, MO

Responsibilities:

  • As part of requirement gathering, understood the detailed functional requirements prepared by the business and coordinated with business users to lock the requirements.
  • Involved in the maintained of Master Planning Object Structure, Planning Areas and create custom Macros for interactive planning to perform calculations and created Alert Macros.
  • Maintained Forecast Profiles, Alert Profiles, Statistical Forecast Models, Model Selection, Forecast Error Analysis in Demand Planning.
  • Conducted Work Shop on Data Realignment, Life Cycle Modeling including Phase-In and Phase-Out Scenario, Promotion Planning and on Collaborative DP.
  • Configured and maintained SNP Heuristic and capacity leveling.
  • Release of the SNP results to DP for comparing the unconstrained and constrained plan.
  • Maintained CIF Integration Models for Master and Transaction Data transfer between ECC and SCM and set up Integration models for transfer of Master data, transaction data.
  • Involved in the development, testing, documentation, cutover activities and go-live support for the DP and SNP.
  • Resolved problems faced in APO during day to day working of users.
  • Created End User Documentation and Training Materials.

SAP APO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved with design and implementation of Supply Network Planning and PP/DS projects using SCM 7.0
  • Analyzed the AS-IS condition of the PP/DS process. Carried out the TO-BE and GAP analysis, business process re-engineering and configuration.
  • Discussed specific and critical requirements with the client team and discussed what can be done and what data to be mapped from their legacy system to R/3.
  • Maintained CIF Integration models for Master and Transaction Data transfer between ECC and APO.
  • Configured and maintained SNP optimization and Deployment profile.
  • Configured Setup group, Setup matrix, PP/DS optimizer, Optimizer costs and PP/DS heuristics.
  • Configure and maintain the Capable-To-Promise (CTP) with ATP check.
  • Worked on different heuristics (SAP MRP 001, SAP PP 020, SAP PP 002, SAP PP 004, SAP PP 019 and Heuristic SAP PP 011) for the PPDS planning.
  • Configured PPM/PDS explosion and scheduling, firming, pegging, setup times, converting planned orders in PP/DS, configured PPDS module including converted SNP planned orders into PPDS orders, exception groups in the PP/DS planning log, product view

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