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Sap Analysis, Configuration, Testing And Support Resume

SUMMARY:

  • years of extensive SAP experience
  • 12+ years of SD experience
  • 6+ years of PP experience
  • 1 year of MM experience
  • 13+ years of VC experience extensive knowledge of VC, SD, MM, FI/CO, PP, PS, SM, ABAP, Basis in - depth experience with Microsoft software including Microsoft Access (22 years), including SQL queries
  • BASIC (including VB, VBA, and VB.NET) programming languages
  • IBM PC, VAX/VMS, UNIX, Macintosh computer systems some knowledge of C, C++, Java, FORTRAN and Pascal very familiar with HTML, knowledge of ASP through personal website design and chess association website design

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Tampa, FL

SAP Analysis, Configuration, Testing and Support

Responsibilities:

  • total of 10 implementations, 15 go-lives (3 occurred on a multi-phase project in England, 3 occurred with Corning Cable Systems, 2 occurred with Confidential )
  • IT project manager used IMG, OSS, ALE, LSMW, Confidential, TransactionShuttle responsible for controlling build of production systems participated in detailed design phase interacted with users to determine system requirements interacted with MM, FI, CO, PP, PS, SM, HR, and CS consultants to resolve cross-module issues and provide support created many user exits to enhance functionality of SD module specialization in both pricing configuration and variant configuration work on order BOMs, variant pricing, characteristics, classes, dependencies, variant tables, variant functions, super BOMs, super routings, configuration profiles, KMATs and other areas of variant configuration configured other areas such as text determination, billing documents, copying rules, tax determination, customers, output determination, organizational structure, sales documents, transportation, packing, picking, EDI, shipping documents designed process for dealing with self-billing, including specification of necessary supporting ABAP programs (loosely based on SAP’s consignment process, but not supported within standard SAP) developed procedure for reporting on figures not supported by the sales information system and created customised SIS structures worked with a PS consultant to design a deferred revenue process worked with CO consultants to resolve PA and SIS reporting issues involved in transition from make-to-stock to make-to-order environment developed procedure for dealing with commissions for sales, measurement and installation personnel contributed to development of method to enter sales order and determine pricing when exact product was not known, without using variant configuration (costing determined afterwards) responsible for supporting SD module during testing and after a go-live (approximately 3 weeks dedicated support after go-live before handing duties over to a junior SD consultant; after that time, involved in issues that could not be resolved by first-level support) assisted in reconciliation of SD data and supported PA issues during another go-live weekend support for another go-live provided extended support (1 year) performed archiving of SD data maintained SD configuration documentation day-to-day maintenance of SD module

Confidential

SD Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to assist with SD implementation worked on pricing, inter-company, copy control, item categories, schedule lines, forms, output control, advanced returns management, revenue account determination, taxes provided expert advice to help develop processes in other areas performed defect resolution during testing ran workshops with users to gather and clarify requirements worked with Process Weaver, BI, PI, NWBC, Amber Road, Callidus, Salesforce

Confidential

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to train additional resources not trained in June
  • 1 class, 6 participants, 5 days taught basics of VC through to advanced topics

Confidential

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to provide short-term expert advice on updates to variant configuration reviewed current setup and determined best method to roll out new products

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to train business resources
  • 1 class, 7 participants, 5 days taught basics of VC through to advanced topics

Confidential, Syracuse, NY

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to develop VC for another product line gathered requirements from business users and set up all data in system analyzed business data to determine best approach for VC super BOM

Confidential

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Expert

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to provide short-term expert advice on updates to variant configuration provided insight into BOM restructuring, pricing implementation, and costing implications

Confidential, Ravenswood, West Virginia

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • delivered training of business resources prior to variant configuration go-live brought in to deliver training since consultants on project were knowledgeable about VC but were not able to train due to inexperience training and language barriers
  • 1 class, 4 participants, 5 days taught basics of VC through to advanced topics training documentation customized to suit Confidential ’s needs plan to perform training of additional users later this year (September or October)

Confidential, Syracuse, NY

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to continue work begun in March for VC solution for second product line gathered requirements from business users and set up all data in system analyzed business data to determine best approach for VC super BOM

Confidential

PP/VC Support

Responsibilities:

  • provided post go-live support to the users in Monterrey started with PP and VC support, but also added SD support interacted with FI/CO consultant to help address cross-module issues provided additional training to planners and buyers provided training in MRP assisted with opening of new plant and move of one product line provided support for month-end close activities

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager/QA

Responsibilities:

  • provide part-time project management and quality assurance support manage VC resources on project review model design and ensure that correct procedures are being followed participate in steering committee meetings travelled to Tokyo to support VC modelers there in their efforts travelled to Singapore to assist in resolving production, purchasing, finance, and basis issues travelled to Amsterdam to support VC modelers there in their efforts

Confidential, Syracuse, NY

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to develop VC solution for a second product line gathered requirements from business users and set up all data in system analyzed business data to determine best approach for VC

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • delivered training prior to variant configuration project kick-off
  • 2 classes, 12 participants each, 5 days per class taught basics of VC through to advanced topics training documentation customized to suit Confidential ’s needs

Confidential, York, PA

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • participated in conversion of variant configuration data from Legacy system to SAP responsible for a group of individual product lines interpreted data from legacy system and converted to SAP format loaded data to SAP development client answered VC questions from employees of Confidential

Confidential

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • assisted in performing a sales presentation to Confidential on behalf of a Swedish consulting company prepared answers to specific questions from Confidential about proposed VC solution prepared details about interfacing third-party product with SAP CRM and web channel solution presented options and potential solutions to Confidential on-site in Sweden complex design environment with interfaces to many SAP and non-SAP systems week long session to determine direction Confidential would take with their VC solution

Confidential, Syracuse, NY

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to help design a small variant configuration solution gathered requirements from customer and implemented all parts of VC solution prepared documentation for customer to perform testing and maintenance of the VC solution

Confidential, Greene, NY

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • brought in to help with a proof of concept for variant configuration led discussions of Confidential ’s requirements proposed potential solutions using VC complex environment with interfaces to CRM, VMS, and systems external to SAP

Confidential

SAP Production Planning (PP) and Variant Configuration (VC) consultant

Responsibilities:

  • involved in blueprinting of PP and VC solution worked with users to gather requirements worked with part-time PP consultant implementations ran workshops to gather requirements and propose process design set up production order process for four different divisions performed configuration in all areas of PP and VC trained business super users in variant configuration and assisted with building the product models performed demo of entire end-to-end process for all divisions (forecasting, quote, sales, purchasing, production, delivery, invoice) used order BOMs in variant configuration to allow engineer-to-order scenarios worked with SD, MM, and FI/CO consultants to resolve integration issues designed, recorded, and ran Winshuttle scripts to load PP and VC data and test different VC configurations designed custom reporting solutions to track production process and create manufacturing schedule created external solution to interface with SAP allowing production schedulers to automatically determine production order loading based on machine capabilities and capacities post go-live support of PP and VC for all four divisions

Confidential

SAP Production Planning (PP) and Variant Configuration (VC) consultant

Responsibilities:

  • involved in blueprinting of PP and VC solution worked with users to gather requirements ran workshops to go over all-in-one functionality and determine gaps documented business processes and key decisions used Winshuttle to write load scripts and load data to SAP set up production order process using modification of all-in-one configured engineering change management and revision levels configured MRP configured demand management and long-term planning set up VC to use order BOMs involved in creation and execution of test scripts for integration testing worked with SD, FI, CO, MM, PS, and CS consultants to resolve integration issues extended post go-live support of PP, MM, and SD

Confidential, York, PA

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Consultant and IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • brought in as VC specialist worked as IT project manager for a product move from one plant to another managed project plans for both VC and product move worked with a PLM consultant to define and configure revision levels wrote strategy for engineering change management rganized and conducted meetings to review project progress managed team of eight people for product move, unofficially managed eight others conducted training for business users tasked with maintaining VC wrote Excel macro to convert existing legacy configurators to SAP VC used transactionShuttle to write load scripts and load data to SAP executed LSMW to load data for product move investigated Confidential and wrote script for loading ALE translation rules gathered requirements from a custom configurator and translated to SAP VC designed test plans for both VC and product move designed cutover plan for product move used ALE to move data between SAP systems created characteristics, classes, dependencies, configuration profiles, super BOMs, super routings, variant tables, material masters setup of routing, material assignment, component allocation defined configuration of demand management (planning scenarios, active/inactive plans, long-term planning, etc.)

Confidential, Hickory, NC

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Specialist, Pricing Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • working in the telecommunications industry initially worked with the IS-Cable and later the Mill Products solutions became OTC team lead (OTC is same as SD) after a couple of months on the project, specializing in VC and pricing became VC team lead when VC was split from OTC team involved in many different areas of the project in addition to VC and pricing gathered requirements and wrote process and sub-process documentation for VC and for pricing guided business users on implementation of VC
  • VC implementation included variant tables, pricing, super BOMs, super routings set up and performed ALE of VC data from development system to other systems designed entire pricing strategy for both VC and non-VC items designed process and wrote functional spec for an extension to SAP to mimic VC pricing for non-VC items pricing involved about 12 different pricing procedures for different scenarios configured pricing for repairs and international orders configured inter-company pricing for both sales orders and STOs wrote extensive pricing user exits to handle specialized calculations trained power users on the pricing methodology and how to maintain prices in SAP worked with WinShuttle software to design various scripts for VC loads, material master maintenance, and quotes and contracts designed scripts to load quotes and contracts and lead team in developing process to load quotes and contracts participated in many design meetings for other areas of OTC represented the VC team in data meetings, testing meetings, team lead meetings worked with project management to establish schedules and monitor progress of work interacted heavily with RTPW (MM), FICO, and PP teams to resolve issues and help with design elements in those areas wrote design document for interface to load pricing condition records wrote design for process of using characteristics based forecasting and interface to an external forecasting system participated in design and review of many data conversion objects wrote pre- and post validation documents for data conversion objects in VC and pricing designed pricing load process, pre-validation process, and post validation process participated in meetings to turn a two-phase implementation into a single phase configured engineering change management designed data testing and verification process for VC worked on VC rollout for Europe assisted project managers in determining timelines and activities required for VC rollouts in North America and Europe travelled to Poland and Germany to assist with ongoing work there conducted VC training for users tasked with maintaining VC in Europe rollout of VC in both North America and Europe occurred with very few support requests from business defined configuration of strategy groups defined configuration of characteristics based forecasting configured of bills of materials configured of work centers configured of routings setup of alternative BOMs setup of routing, material assignment, component allocation defined configuration of demand management (planning scenarios, active/inactive plans, long-term planning, etc.) defined configuration of MRP controllers, MRP types defined modifications to MD04 and COOIS defined business processes for production planning, MRP, production execution defined PP test plans and re-reads of master data within those

Confidential

SAP SD Variant Configuration (VC) Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • business analyst for a kitchen manufacturer working as part of a team building a computer system for a non-computerized company with virtually no documentation of most information work with SAP SD variant configuration and MBI, an ERP system for the woodworking industry perform analysis of current manufacturing processes to set up BOM structures for a complex variant configuration setup in SAP use of custom tables and RFC calls to populate some BOM data creation of classes, dependencies, characteristics, configuration profiles and other information required for BOMs mapping of variant configuration characteristics between MBI and SAP perform analysis of pricing structures to configure upcharge structures in MBI interaction with business personnel to gather requirements and input data into Access for upload to SAP design of testing strategy for SAP variant configuration test and repair of SAP variant configuration creation of Access database to track test defects and their resolutions for SAP and MBI coordination of testing and defect resolution in MBI participant in meetings to discuss implementation strategy, testing, variant configuration, business reengineering constant interaction with project management to discuss and resolve project issues travel to US parent company (Kohler) to participate in meetings with a consultant from SAP to design BOM structure coordination of completion of data setup in MBI interaction with data upload programmers to resolve SAP data load issues
  • SAP upgrade from 4.5 to 4.7

Confidential

SAP SD Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • part of project team implementing a multi-phase project on SAP R/3 3.0f project included interfaces to various external systems
  • SD team varied in number between three and six consultants responsible, with a MM consultant, for controlling build of production system for first major phase to go live also controlled build of production system interacted with MM, FI, CO, PS, SM, HR consultants to resolve cross-module issues created many user exits to enhance functionality of SD module responsible for majority of pricing configuration done across all businesses configured areas such as text determination, billing documents, copying rules, tax determination, customers, output determination, contracts, sales orders, quotes designed process for dealing with self-billing, including specification of necessary supporting ABAP programs (loosely based on SAP’s consignment process, but not supported within standard SAP) developed procedure for reporting on figures not supported by the sales information system and created customised SIS structures worked with a PS consultant to design a deferred revenue process
  • SAP upgrade from 3.0 to 3.1

Confidential

SAP SD Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • participated in detailed design phase of SAP R/3 3.0f implementation configured SD module as part of two-man team interacted with users to determine system requirements customisation of many areas of SD including organizational structure, sales documents, transportation, packing, pricing user exits used extensively to enhance functionality developed procedure for dealing with commissions for sales, measurement and installation personnel contributed to development of method to enter sales order and determine pricing when exact product was not known, without using variant configuration (costing determined afterwards)

Confidential

SAP SD Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • provided application support to approximately 60 users updated and added configuration for SD functionality performed EDI configuration and extended EDI functionality added SIS reporting configuration involved in transition from make-to-stock to make-to-order environment performed archiving of SD data maintained SD configuration documentation made modifications to existing ABAP programs interacted with MM/PP and FI/CO users to provide additional support day-to-day maintenance of SD module

Confidential

Database Systems Design/SAP analyst

Responsibilities:

  • presented proposal to replace MS Excel-based inventory system with a database system created database using MS Access to perform inventory control and produce a daily inventory report and a weekly inventory aging report; inventory at three warehouses recorded system used by about 25 employees; accessed via Banyan Vines network inventory database imported a dBase IV (.DBF) file of inventory at another warehouse and manipulated the information so that it could be stored correctly in Access inventory system included extensive search capabilities worked with warehouse staff to create Access database to store shipping and receiving information continued to work with users of inventory and shipping/receiving systems to improve existing functionality and add new features combined inventory and shipping/receiving databases and added a production database to create a perpetual inventory system created Access database to track warehouse expenditures versus budget wrote Excel macro to automate generation of can receiving schedule based on production requirements participated in design and implementation of SAP system analysed business procedures and their application within SAP participant in meetings to discuss and resolve MM configuration issues involved in collection and configuration of MM master data designed and performed tests for SAP system prior to installation as an “expert user”, participated in on-the-job training for shipping department provided support for computer users in the warehouse on programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Windows-based and DOS-based software provided support for users of Access database design using Microsoft Access and Visual Basic website design using HTML and ASP computer trainer for Wordperfect, Word, Lotus 1-2-3, Excel applications creation of marketing software (tracks sales data of client and client's competitors) porting a FORTAN program from a VAX/VMS system to an IBM PC various work in chemistry (university co-op jobs)

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