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Sr. Sap Mm Consultant Resume

San Francisco, CA

SUMMARY

  • 8 years of functional experience in SAP MM IM P2PModules along with S4 HANA (with full life cycle implementations)
  • Worked in a variety of project types such as 3 Full life Cycle Implementations, Roll - Outs, Upgrades, Enhancements and Support.
  • Worked in variety of industry sectors such as Food, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Utility.
  • Worked extensively on Business Analyst roles
  • Excellent Communication skills, very good in writing Functional Specs, Business Process Procedure documents, conducting Workshops, and providing end user training.
  • Good expertise in creating Test cases and testing using SAP CATT/HPQC /HPALM
  • Experience in implementing ASAP methodology all the way from business blueprinting, realization, cut over, Go-live and production support.
  • Handled every phase of project including Gap analysis, requirements gathering, functional specifications, data migration, customization, configuration, testing & training
  • Implemented SAP best practice methodologies across diverse industries including Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Chemicals, Food processing and Manufacturing.
  • Core strengths including configuration in following Master data objects: Material Master, Vendor Master, Change Master, Batch Master, BOM, Work Centers and Routings, Master Recipes
  • Core strengths including configuration in following MM/P2P concepts: Purchase requisition, Purchase Info records, Source list, Vendor Quotations, Vendor Contracts, Scheduling Agreements, Quota Arrangements, Purchase Orders, and Invoice Processing, split valuation, and its configurations.
  • Core strengths including configuration in following IM concepts: Goods Receipts, Stock Movements, Stock Issues, KANBAN Replenishment, Cycle Counting, Transfer postings, Physical Inventory, Stock Reports, Movement Reports and Activity Reports.
  • Worked on third-party contract lifecycle management
  • Worked extensively in every step of legacy data migration including Data Extraction, Cleansing, Conversion, Migration and Validation
  • Expertise in Handling MASS updates, WRICEF documents, designing interfaces, Releasing Transports, Release strategies, LSMW, eCATT, IDOCs, Queries, Workflow, Scheduling Batch job and Designing Reports.
  • Familiar with tools like Data Workbench (Quadrate), HP Quality Center, SharePoint, Live link, IMS, BMC Remedy, MS Office, Visio, MS Project and RWD Info Pak that are directly/indirectly required for every project
  • Knowledge on FDA guidelines and SOX Compliance
  • Skilled in leading team with resources across globe and delivering service with quality
  • A self-motivated team leader with excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Material Management (MM): Configured Material Master
  • Vendor Master
  • Purchasing
  • Contracts
  • Scheduling agreements
  • Info records
  • Source lists
  • Release Strategies
  • Pricing
  • Service master
  • Account determination
  • Batch determination
  • Vendor evaluation and Partner determination
  • BOM
  • Intra Company Stock Transport orders
  • Transfer postings and Physical Inventory.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Sr. SAP MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Work on understanding business processes, business process mapping, requirements gathering, identifying gaps, creating WRICEF objects for the gaps.
  • Liaison with business partners on understanding their business processes, map business processes to SAP.
  • Work on configuration of building blocks in SAP Enterprise Structure, Materials Management, Quality Management, Production Planning (BOMs & MRP) and Sales & Distribution following SAP recommended best practices in SAP while adhering to Activate SAP Implementation Methodology.
  • Work on establishing SCM organization structure in materials management, sales and distribution of SAP such as Plants, Storage locations, Purchasing Organizations, Purchasing Groups, Sales Organizations, Distribution Channels, Divisions, Sales Groups, Shipping Points, Loading Groups, Sales Offices, Sales Areas etc.
  • Work on standardization of SCM related SAP business processes, work on master data such as Material Master, Business Partners, Purchasing Information Records, Contracts, Source Lists, Bill of Materials, Quota Management etc.
  • Defined movement types for WM and interfaced them with IM movement types using special movement indicators.
  • Worked on SAP S4 HANA and Ariba Network Collaboration.
  • Knowledge of S4 HANA and Ariba connection via direct connectivity, mediated connectivity using SAP Cloud Integration and PI middle ware.
  • Worked on business collaboration between S4 HANA and Ariba in various procurement processes.
  • Configured, executed implementation, and testing of Master Data Objects & business processes using FIORI applications in S4 HANA 1709 and 1809 versions.
  • Perform various testing scenarios such as unit testing, integration testing and assist users for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Played a key role in establishing Business Process Procedures, user guides, WRICEF documents for the business.
  • Work on SCM integration with Fiori Apps in S4 HANA implementation.
  • Work on standardizing and establishing processes in procurement, inventory management (IM) and plant maintenance.
  • Worked on designing various special procurement processes such as consignment, sub-contracting, stock-transport order, pipeline and third-party processes.
  • Designed the development of a custom purchasing workflow administration tool to help approvers update organizational changes in the approval hierarchy
  • Developed a custom logic that allows approvers to delegate their approval authority to other approvers within their department
  • Configured release groups, release codes, release indicators and release strategies for purchase requisitions and purchase orders
  • Configured purchase requisition overall release functionality
  • Created new document types of purchase order and purchase requisitions and assigned number ranges
  • Configured new material types with value update & quantity update independent requirement
  • Worked on third-party (Contract Cycle Management) in liaison with the purchasing department
  • Provide support and training to business users whenever required.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. SAP MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Take active part in the study of company business process and preparing “AS-IS” and “TO-BE” process and performed Gap analysis in the production environment.
  • Identifying the requirements & configuring the system to fulfil the business requirements
  • Acts key users for troubleshooting investigates, analyses, and solves software problems and maps business requirements, processes and objectives; develops necessary product modifications.
  • Designed and configured the MM/PP organizational elements purchasing organization, plant, work centers, storage locations.
  • Contributing effectively in the all the phases of implementation
  • Defined Material types and setting of number ranges for material types, and various purchasing documents. Defined plants, purchase organization and storage locations, assigned purchasing organizations to company codes and plants, assigned plants to company code
  • Configured essential customizing settings in Inventory Management (IM) including movement types, stock determination, goods receipts, goods issues and stock transfer
  • Configuration of Purchasing documents - requisition/source of supply - quotas/ RFQ/quotation entry and analysis/ PO/ automatic, vendor known/unknown and defining number ranges for various purchasing documents and confirmations, release proceduresfor purchasing documents.
  • Configured new outline agreements (Contracts & Scheduling agreements), payment terms and pricing procedures, sub-contracting, release strategy for PO & outline agreement, plant-to-plant stock transfers using stock transport orders.
  • Configured and created various standard Material Management documents which include Purchase Request (PR), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Purchase Order (PO) and Purchasing Info record.
  • Purchasing Process including Purchase Requisition (MRP), Purchase Requisition (Third Party), including Purchase Order (MRP), Purchase Order (Third Party), Purchase Order (Stock and Non-stock), scheduling Agreement, Goods Receipt and Vendor Evaluation.
  • Processed Transaction Data by creating Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Scheduling Agreements, Contract Agreements and Quotations
  • Configured schedule margin keys, capacity categories, standard value keys, and control keys for routings.
  • Activated MRP for plants and created planning files and scheduled region and net change planning
  • Worked on Change Notice process that handles the supersession logic in Automobile industry. This process is used to create Material master and contracts automatically through supersession.
  • Worked onprocurement cycle - Purchase requisition, RFQ, Maintenance ofquotations, vendor selection, purchase orders, goods receipt and invoice verification.
  • Creation of Vendor Master Records and Configuring their Partner Roles.
  • Created LSMW for source list, and quota updates.
  • Configured material master: Product data master (PDM) customized the attributes of material types. Maintained field selection of data screens specific to material type, transaction, industry sector, and plant

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Sr. SAP MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuring requisition release strategy, MM-SD partner functions, SD pricing, output determination, order types, item categories, copy controls, taxation and organization structure.
  • Worked on Handing SD Delivery process, SD Stock Transport Process, SD Billing process
  • Responsible for configuring and debugging SAP SD-BW functionality. He managed developing BPPs, integration testing scenarios, conversions, and FIRE forms.
  • Worked on Discretionary project .
  • Worked on Functional specs.
  • Work with data owners to understand the legacy data, gather requirements, and produce detailed mapping documents.
  • Worked on interface product information from SAP ERP (PLM and MM) to 1SYNC
  • Designed SAP RF transaction for outbound deliveries
  • Designed SAP RF transaction for GI to Production order
  • Designed and developed Report to gathering STO order information for the interface to Transport Management
  • Experience in the configuration of stock transfer order, inter company stock transfer orders.
  • Involved in various stages of an implementation right from project preparation which includes project plan and scope, business blueprint, gap analysis to customizations and go live.
  • Experience in specials procurement like stock transfers using stock transport orders, intercompany PO/SO orders, subcontracting and vendor consignment.
  • Gathering enterprise business requirements in the areas of material management through interaction with end users.
  • Worked on IDOC
  • Creation of Material Master Record for different Material Types, Purchasing Organization, Purchasing Groups, Purchasing Info Record and Source List.
  • Resolved problems that are encountered while performing an SAP transaction (may be data related or configuration related).
  • Worked on purchase requisition, source of supply, vendor selection, quota, RFQ, Quotation, Purchase order, purchasing groups, terms of payments, source list requirements.
  • Configured different procurement processes like Subcontracting, Consignment and Stock Transport Order etc.
  • Inventory Management - Managing materials stock by quantity, by value, goods issue, and stock movement documentation/reservation/quantity inspection/physical inventory.
  • Units of measure, special stock, consignment, material storage/movement, transfer posting
  • Documentation and training ofkey users and end users.
  • 'GO-LIVE' and Post 'GO-LIVE' support.

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Sr. SAP MM Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in various stages of an implementation right from project preparation which includes project plan and scope, business blueprint, gap analysis to customizations and go live.
  • Performed GAP analysis and defined add-on packages
  • Perform data analysis and recommend data cleansing opportunities.
  • Participated in the preparation phase study with the core team members.
  • Gathering enterprise business requirements in the areas of material management through interaction with end users.
  • Mapping client business process to SAP business processes and available methods.
  • Documented all required information to keep track and progress of the project.
  • Configuration ofMMOrganizational structure for plants atmultiple locations.
  • Baseline configuration ofcreation and assignment ofplants tocompany code and storage location toplants.
  • Customization of material master views for utilizing optimizing functions available for Purchasing, Inventory Management (IM), Warehouse Management, and Materials Requirement Planning.
  • Creating outline agreements - Contracts (Value/Quantity) and Scheduling Agreements.
  • Implementation of procurement processes with FI integration to maintain material master, vendor master and info record.
  • Converting unassigned Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders, Scheduling Agreement Delivery Schedule Lines, and RFQs.
  • Setup the print, fax, EDI and e-mail facility at PO level.
  • Configuration of warehouse structure to meet site specific requirements, including Picking areas, Staging areas, Storage types, Storage sections and Bins
  • Inventory Management Process including Goods Receipt, Damaged Goods/Discrepancy Goods Receipt from Production, Inter-warehouse transfer, Storage Location to Storage Location Transfer, Provision for Stock.
  • Worked on goods receipt based and purchase order-based invoice verification, invoice blocks, releases, subsequent debit/credit memos and delivery costs.
  • Optimized the selection of sources (Vendors) by configuring Vendor evaluation depending on price, quantity, and incoming quality audits.
  • Configuration of warehouse structure to meet site specific requirements, including Picking areas, Staging areas, Storage types, Storage sections and Bins Configured Pricing Procedures through Condition Tables, Condition Type, Access Sequences, and Condition Records for Automatic Pricing in Purchasing.
  • Defined Put away and Picking strategies (FIFO, LIFO etc.) and the system was configured for automatic generation of Transfer requirements, Transfer orders.
  • Regular meetings are scheduled to keep customers informed on the latest news, issues or problems concerning the project.

Confidential, Whitehouse Station, NJ

Sr. SAP BA/FA MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with the client for requirement Analysis, Planning, design a basic design document.
  • Prepare detail project analysis and providing proposals.
  • Project planning, scheduling, execution, coordination, implementation of quality and providing overall guidelines.
  • Systems analysis, Integration, and user interface design.
  • Review of application and ensuring that the standards are followed.
  • Coordinate with system testing and implementation of the project.
  • Provided support after Installation.
  • Worked on purchase requisition, source of supply, vendor selection, quota, RFQ, Quotation, Purchase order, purchasing groups, terms of payments, source list requirements.
  • Customized organization structure/hierarchy - company codes, plants, storage locations, purchasing group etc.
  • Purchasing - Creation of vendor master, material master, source list, quota arrangement, purchasing info record, and contracts.
  • Configured the Release Strategy with classification, definition and assignment of Plants, Purchase Organizations, and other Organizational Elements.
  • Customized new material types and assigned number ranges for the material types.
  • Apart from the standard movement types, for the interface programs, new movement types were created.
  • Invoice Verification - parking and posting of invoices, release of invoices.
  • Customization of price determination process with necessary Condition Types, Condition tables, Access Sequences and Schema Group.
  • Provided functional support and best business practices.
  • Performed Unit Testing, Process Testing, and Integration Testing.
  • Identified, evaluated, and implemented SAP best business practices.
  • BOM: creating multiple BOM, variant BOM, and super BOM.
  • Work centers: creating work centers.
  • Routing: creating routing with standard sequence, parallel sequence, and alternate sequence.
  • Demand Management: creating planned independent requirement.
  • MRP: planning with different planning procedures like MRP, MPS, carrying out planning run (Single-item multilevel and Single-item single level).
  • Defined Valuation and Automatic Account Assignment including Standard & Moving Average pricing.
  • Automatic determination of GL accounts, mapping valuation classes to GL accounts.
  • Created SAP training material, which includes documentation of all business processes.
  • Coordinate with ABAP developer developing required formats of Purchase Orders, Goods Receipt Slip, Goods Issue Slip, and Dispatch Notes etc.
  • Training the company and its users in the new processes.
  • Provided knowledge transfer around business processes and assisted in mapping these processes to SAP.
  • Provided GO-LIVE support at the plant location.

Confidential

Sr. SAP MM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Support full life cycle implementation in MM and WM, configuring warehouse structure, placement and picking strategies, WM reporting and shipping.
  • Successfully complete blueprinting, configuration/realization, integration test cycles, data conversion and cut-over activities
  • Organized and facilitated Business Process workshops to define as-is and to-be processes for Procure-To-Pay processes involving representation from various manufacturing sites from different geographical locations.
  • Gap Analysis of Materials Management Module and Warehouse Management Module.
  • Designed MM and WM process in SAP for various manufacturing sites
  • Oversee Plant Maintenance Business Blueprints & Configuration documents.
  • Define Organizational Unit hierarchy and their assignments.
  • Configured, customized and updated Master data: Material Master, Vendor Master, Customer master, Info Records, Partner Functions, Source Lists, Routings.
  • Configure Materials Master including Material Types, definition of views, required Number Ranges for Material types etc.
  • Utilized, established and configured full procurement functionality from Automatic PR creation to invoice verification, including PR/PO cycle, stock transports, Source determination, scheduling agreements, contracts, request for quotes, pricing schemas, shipping notifications for all stock categories and special stocks like consignment, third party, and sub-contracting.
  • Definition of Condition types, Access sequences, Calculation schema, Scheme groups and Schema Determination for Pricing in Purchase Orders.
  • Customized messages for PR, PO, RFQ, Contracts, scheduling agreement.
  • Handled helpdesk for issues reported through mails and forwarded / replied to concern person along with a copy to Project Manager.
  • Resolved problems that are encountered while performing an SAP transaction (may be data related or configuration related).
  • Enhance programs for new calculations of taxation in pricing.
  • Assisted ABAP programmers in developing a Batch Input Program to upload Material Master Data from legacy system to SAP R/3 database. The data was uploaded using LSMW transaction.
  • Due to wrong import to production system, majority of the developments and processes were impacted.
  • Studied the whole system changes done and streamlined issues on hand.
  • Re-structured the import sequence and with development changes as per the process, stabilized the production system.
  • Created queries for building custom reports, using quick viewer.

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