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SUMMARY

  • SAP Consultant with 7+ years of experience as a Functional Consultant in SAP APO worked offshore and onshore projects and other IT support activities.
  • Full SAP project l lifecycle experience (ASAP Methodology) including: ERP business process fit/gap evaluation; project scope definition; design blueprinting; prototype configuration; development and unit testing; data analysis, cleansing and conversion; end - to-end integration test planning, design, execution and monitoring; go-live planning and execution; post-production support.
  • Experience in Supply Chain Planning Concepts and Processes include Designing, Developing, Testing, Implementing and supporting all aspects of the Core Interface (CIF), Demand Planning (DP), Supply Network Planning (SNP), Capable to Match (CTM), and Service Parts Planning (SPP).
  • Knowledge of various Forecasting Models and Forecasting Techniques.
  • Experience in Configuration and Implementation of DP Info Cubes using Administrative Workbench, Generating and Changing Characteristic Value Combination, Planning books, Planning Areas, Macros and Creating Statistical Forecast.
  • Maintained Time Bucket Profiles, Forecast Profiles, Planning Versions, Promotional Planning, Life Cycle Management and "Like" Modeling.
  • Experience on working with SNP Heuristics, Optimizer and Capable to Match (CTM) techniques.
  • Maintained CIF Integration Models for Master and Transaction Data transfer between ECC and APO. Mass Maintenance of Master Data in APO. Monitoring of CIF errors using the qRFC monitor.
  • Experience in creating test scenarios, manage testing, and develop user training documents and training users on new solutions.
  • Oversee and ensure quality across all aspects of solution design, build and test across all ERP technology areas, including software integrations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills combined with self-motivation, initiative and project management attributes. Strong analytical and problem solving skills to adopt new tools and technologies with ease.
  • Able to translate business requirements into deployable business solutions and work in team environment.
  • Lead the continuous development of the innovation culture; work with people in such a manner as to build high enthusiasm and group commitment to the development of a robust solution that meets and or exceeds program goals and objectives.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

CIF: Configuration of CIF Integration Models for Master and Transaction Data transfer between R/3,filter size and block size adjustment for reducing performance issues.

SPP: Hands on experience on End to End process and configuration. Process includes upload and mange demand history, Forecasting, EOQ and Safety Stock (Inventory Planning), Surplus and Obsolescence Planning, Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP).

DP: Experience in configuration and implementation of DP Info Cubes using Administrative Workbench, Generating and changing Characteristic Value Combination, Planning books, Planning Areas, macros and creating Statistical Forecast. Maintained Time bucket profiles, Forecast profiles, planning versions, promotional Planning, life cycle management and “Like” Modeling.

SNP: Created SNP Master Profile, SNP heuristics, optimizer, Deployment and Capable to match (CTM) engines and TLB. Release of order to ECC. Creation of process chains with SNP process.

SAP IBP: Having conceptual knowledge on SAP IBP.

SAP BI: Info cubes, Info package, DTP, Process chain, LIS Extraction, flat file extraction, transformation.

SAP HANA: Knowledge on Attribute, Analytical and Calculation views, performance optimization techniques, UI integration, Data Provisioning, User Management & Security, COPA Accelerator, SAP BW4HANA, and SAP S/4HANA 1610.

Testing Experience: Creating test scenarios, Manage testing, Performance Testing, ECATT testing, Automated testing, Manual testing, ODM Testing, Regression Testing, Unit Testing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

SAP APO

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in unit testing of the SAP APO Demand Planning objects.
  • Involved in solving the issues raised by SAP end users & monitoring background jobs.
  • Involved in regular discussions and conference calls with the users for constant improvement in the business processes.
  • Maintaining characteristic value Combinations & loading planning area version.
  • Responsible for Maintaining Planning areas, Master planning objects structures.
  • Maintaining Time bucket profiles, Planning books, Data views, forecast profiles for Demand Planning components of SAP.
  • Involved in maintaining Univariate statistical forecasting model, trend & constant model to study the impacts to configure the optimum model.
  • Stored the Constrained, Unconstrained Forecast & Variance in the Infocube for reporting purpose.
  • Maintaining SAP APO Demand Planning module requirements for Interactive Demand Planning and Mass Processing etc.
  • Involved in maintaining Macros, Transfer Profiles and Release Profiles and created Activities for Mass Processing.
  • Release of Demand plan to SNP.
  • Set up theDeployment Heuristicand assignedTLB profileto transportation lanes.
  • Regular testing of new functionalities of CTM and CTM engine upgrades.
  • Set up ofCTM prototypemodel for key products.
  • Extensively worked on integration of master data and transaction data through CIF - Integration models and troubleshooting, CTM, SCM queue Manager, CCR report and SDRQCR21 report.
  • Worked on Master Data and Transactional data issues, Heuristics, Deployment, and CTM.

Confidential

SAP SPP

Responsibilities:

  • Stationed at client location, Responsible for bi-weekly review meetings on this project with client, being the single point of contact representing my team.
  • Proposed solution with business transformation to meet business goal.
  • Identified gaps in current process & proposed process improvement.
  • System Configuration, Development to map TO BE process.
  • Was responsible for Master data and Transaction data across the system.
  • Designed the reports (OPR- Order Proposal Reports, Monthly report for Plant) as per end business users and customers. And reports are delivered as per the schedules.
  • Extensively involved in functional Testing, SIT, UAT etc. and End to end scenarios testing for the required processes.
  • Configuration of forecast service profile, forecast horizon, model Definition and Standard deviation.
  • Created BOD (Bill of Distribution) for 300 Channel partner locations. Assignment and de-assignment of products to the active BOD.
  • Defined product classification categories (A-H) based on the NDP and no. of hits per month.
  • Automated the complete SPP processes using process chains and monitoring the same for monthly and weekly runs.
  • Configuration of supersession and realignment. Supersession maintained in ECC, using RFC call it stored in SPP systems.
  • Creation, assignment and activation of daemons.
  • Worked on Target Service Level for each individual dealer and distributor and reviewed the same along with the business users.
  • Worked on Reconciliation of data with OM17 and worked on LC10 checking.
  • Responsible for the integration of SAP (CRM) and other legacy systems.

Confidential

SAP SPP

Responsibilities:

  • Worked and designed on AS IS process and Design TO BE Business processes, business blue print for SPP.
  • Proposed solution with business transformation to meet business goal.
  • Identified gaps in current process & process improvements based on change requests
  • Created BOD (Bills of Distribution) based on the Warehouse Network(Parent-Child W/H Network)
  • Uploaded and analyzed Demand history to identify the pattern and its forecast models.
  • Realignment of historical Demand based on Supersession chain stored in a Ztables.
  • Controlled the visibility of all the data in planning books.
  • Defined and configured of Forecast service profiles and models.
  • Determined the forecast horizon, Model Definition and Standard deviation.
  • Setting of Replenishment indicators, forecast horizon, model definition.
  • Configuration of Stocking/Destocking rules and Decision tables based on actual sales data.
  • Distribution Requirement Planning reports are sent to Plant users, based on the reports they will plan for the manufacturing of spare parts.

Confidential

SAP APO

Responsibilities:

  • Monitored and solved incidents considering SLAs.
  • Involved in the project from the Support process and mainly involving L2 support for client.
  • Smoothly maintained all the activities of S&OP throughout the month.
  • Supported three geographical regions like APAC, Europe Africa and America, Supporting on call activities throughout the week on rotation basis.
  • Responsible for all CIF issues and activities.
  • Extensively involved in monitoring the various types of Process chains as part of S&OP activities like FD/FC (Forecast Deletion and Forecast calculation), SIM1 DP forecast release to SNP, SIM2 DP Forecast Release to SNP and Active DP Forecast release to SNP.
  • Participated in regular client discussions, involving the S&OP process discussion.
  • Developed DP Scenarios for automation to prevent the change issues before moving to Production.
  • Monitored Process Chains and analyzed the reasons for frequent failures of info packages.
  • Involved in solving tickets regarding extractions, Performance Issues and also load failures, Realignment issues.
  • Co-ordinated with business to understand the issues and raised OSS message on SAP to find the root cause and solution for the issue
  • Maintained SAP APO Demand Planning module requirements for Interactive Demand Planning and Mass Processing etc.
  • Maintained Time bucket profiles, Planning books, Data views, forecast profiles for Demand Planning components of SAP.
  • Maintained Characteristic value Combinations (CVC’s) & Time series consistency check before loading the data into a planning area.
  • Maintained Planning Areas, Planning books, Storage bucket profile and Time bucket profiles.
  • Involved in maintaining Forecast Profiles, Macros, Transfer Profiles and Release Profiles and created Activities for Mass Processing.
  • Maintained reconciliation's to verify the data in SAP BW and SAP APO after the data loads.
  • Maintained Work History for all the tickets until it is closed down.
  • Developed DP-SNP Mismatch report which helps to business to reconcile the forecast.
  • Worked as onsite coordinator by taking requirements from business and working with offshore team to fulfill the business requirements within time.
  • Maintained periodicity in the planning area used for running macros to avoid W/M discrepancies.
  • Released Demand Plan to SNP.
  • Set up CTM profile and Master data selection for SNP Planning.
  • Configuration of CTM Engine, Capacity Consumption, ODM setup for SNP.

Confidential

SAP APO

Responsibilities:

  • Developed functional specifications of new reports to be developed Configured Core Interface between ECC and SCM.
  • Trouble shooting CIF related issues and synchronization of data between R/3 and APO.
  • Created Master planning object structure in S&DP Administration & generation of characteristics value combinations.
  • Created process chains as per the business process and data flow.
  • Maintained storage bucket profile and time bucket profile.
  • Maintained Planning book & Data views for interactive demand planning to various Planners.
  • Forecasted for parts taken into account trend seasonally & sporadic nature of demand.
  • Configured exception based management system for Demand Planners using Alert Macros, Alert Profiles and Alert Monitor, Established the monthly forecasting Process which include historic data loads, forecast inputs from marketing/ sales and Generating forecast.
  • Maintained and modified Proportional factors, disaggregation types and Macros.
  • Improved DP Batch processes by designing Process chains.
  • Involved in CIF activities like Monitoring and error handling and other problem solving activities.
  • Debugged CIF related issues, Worked on CIF Error handling, and CIF Post processing, CIF reconciliation and Delta Reports, Well versed with Error Handling and CIF transactions.
  • Created Info Cubes, Info Sources, transformations, Data Sources and replicated Data Source.

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