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Lead Scm Functional Analyst Resume

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CA

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Eight years of experience in Oracle ERP Applications (Oracle EBS) covering 5 Implementations, 2 Support and one Upgrade project

  • Experience in implementation of Process mapping, configuration, AS IS analysis, TO BE process development integrating various modules, Gap Analysis & Developing Functional Design Specifications
  • Experience as Functional Lead/Team lead Involved in designing data Conversions, Interfaces, Extensions, Customizations, Upgrades and custom Reports development with different releases of Oracle EBS Experience in working Global Delivery model in four projects Worked as a Principal Implementer, functional analyst and team/module lead in Implementation, Upgrade, Roll outs, development and support environments
  • Experience in Manufacturing- Process, Discrete, MRP, ASCP, Inventory, PO, OM, Shipping Modules
Past Employers
  • IBM
  • TCS
STRENGTHS / SKILLS
  • Eight years of hands-on Functional expertise in OracleManufacturing and Distribution environment
  • Expertise in configuring Oracle Supply chain and Manufacturing modules, having excellent functional experience in Implementation, Upgrade, Enhancement, Testing, Production Support, Customization of Business Applications, Conversion, User Training, Analyzing Business requirements and writing functional design specifications.
  • Implementation / Upgrade / Training / Support experience in the following core modules.

Process Manufacturing

Discrete Manufacturing

Order Management

Oracle Purchasing

Oracle Quality

Oracle Shipping

Oracle Inventory

Oracle MRP/ASCP

Oracle Install base

Integration with Legacy

Master Data Management (MDM)

Accounts Receivable

  • Ability to interact directly with client and/or end users / Super users to solicit information and define solution requirements.
  • Experience in preparing of high-level functional design documents like AIM docs, (MD60 for forms, reports extensions, CV docs of Conversion, from one Legacy system to Oracle Applications, Loading Data in to Interface Tables, Handling the Errors)
  • Full life cycle implementation going through Development (DEV), Conference Room Pilot (CRP), User Acceptance Test (UAT), Integration Testing and Production, User Training, go-live and post go-live Support in complex Multi-Org Environment.
  • Experience in implementation of Process mapping, configuration, AS IS analysis, TO BE process development integrating various modules, Gap Analysis & Developing Functional Design Specifications.
  • Well conversant with concepts like Multi-Org, Flex fields and Workflows. Very good understanding and experience with oracle R12 and 11i versions.
  • Writing/executing the scripts using SQL to perform various extracts from the database. Well conversant with table structure and Flow.
  • Project Management: Prioritizing system problems, enhancement request and scope management. Reporting the status to the Steering Committee
  • Actively involved and coordinated in performance and load testing, regression testing, and QC testing.
  • Documentation using AIM, Involved in documentation in accordance with standards (BP80, BR100, MD50 and TE50). Successfully completed on 5 Implementations, 1 upgrades and 2 Production support in designing effective business solutions across SCM & MFG modules.
  • Excellent Industry experience in handling Job trail outs, Planning & Scheduling for Production line, analyzing operation stoppage, and inventory-management and process improvement.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Client : Confidential,CA Duration:
May'12 - Till Date
Modules : Discrete Manufacturing, Inventory, Order Management, Shipping and MRP
Role : Lead SCM Functional Analyst - (Post Production Support)

Summary of Role: As a Functional consultant involved in Functional testing, process improvement analysis and Support for Applied Materials AKT existing Oracle applications. Coordinated with the teams of third party system integrations for several process improvements Supported a user base of 2000+ active users for different process streams.

Contribution:

  • Involved in the production support, which involves the smooth running of the day-to-day operations
  • Collecting the end user requirements for enhancements and preparing the OA document for the enhancements
  • Prepared an approach note on the R12 upgrade and Risk feasibility and presented a Demo for R12 Upgrade
  • Active coordination with onshore & other offshore teams, working in distributed operation mode to expedite resolutions
  • Successfully setup the Inter-company operations for Wind parts business
  • Attending Weekly Oracle Meeting for reviewing and prioritizing the on-going Service Requests.
  • Interaction with the DBA & Technical Consultants
  • Working with end users and ensure that the problems are addressed in a timely manner and also give recommendations for the best practices
  • Ensuring that all the changes are done as per the SOX requirements
  • Raising tickets with the technical team for code changes and following it up
  • Doing the testing at each phase for the enhancements and ensure that the functionality works as per the end user requirement.
  • Preparing the status reports for the management on the open tickets and ensure that all the tickets are addressed in a timely manner
  • Monitoring the current business process and advice the best practices.

Client : Confidential, CA Duration: Dec'11 - Apr'12
Modules : Discrete Manufacturing and Inventory
Role : SCM Functional Analyst - (Re-Implementation)

  • Summary of Role: As Implementation Analyst handling all business flows implementation for Plan to Produce. It covers Discrete Manufacturing and Inventory. Worked with one of the highly customized environments with third parts tools/Legacy system, which integrates to oracle ERP

Contribution:

  • Understanding and Gathering the requirement from business super users and document the same in Business requirement & analyzing the Gaps.
  • Involved in setting up meetings with Business users to gather Requirements.
  • Analyzed the existing business and system environment and mapped the future environment.
  • Configuring the application based on solution design, performed gap analysis and designed workaround solutions
  • Training the client's super users and users on the application and conducting pilot testing, integrated testing, design validation.
  • Functional documentation for Configurations (Setups), User Training Documents and Customization Documents. Experience in the preparation of Standard Operating Procedures specific to Client's business process with screen prints
  • Created a Requirements list, detailed scenarios document, fit-gap analysis, RICE lists and BR100 configuration document.
  • Responsible for the preparation of business documents like MD50 and TE50.Coordinated with the teams of third party system integrations
  • Set ups for Conference Room Pilot (CRP) for Business Champions and core team members.
  • Setup suitable descriptive flex fields for the item based on the Inventory Organization.
  • Captured the business processes in form of scenario matrix for testing various process alternatives followed as part of Discrete Manufacturing/Inventory/Order Management.
  • Handled RICE objects for supply chain modules and wrote several functional specification documents.
  • Tested various test business case scenarios, unit testing and integration testing for various business flows.
  • Set-ups for UAT and registration of all custom components during UAT in Test instance.
  • Carried out User Training adopting the "Train the Trainer" methodology.

Client : Confidential,TX Duration:
Apr'11 - Nov'12
Modules : Discrete Manufacturing, Inventory, Install Base and Master Data Management (MDM)
Role : Lead Functional Consultant - (Implementation - Global Business Transformation)

Summary of Role: As a Lead functional consultant to implement Oracle Manufacturing & SCM modules implemented & solutioned various modules to meet unique business process.

Contribution:

  • Successful solutions derived for the unique business processes followed at KCI to meet business demand & to meet unique manufacturing process.
  • Analyzed the "As-is" processes by interviewing Branch SME's and via information requests, documenting site visits and discussing day-to-day operations with branch personnel and business leaders.
  • Created a Requirements list, detailed scenarios document, fit-gap analysis, RICE lists and BR100 configuration document.
  • Designed the "To-be" process flows (Industry print) based on business transformation vision and got consensus among various stakeholders to approve the said design.
  • Framing key questionnaires in order to understand the current state of process/subprocess of the client's supply chain.
  • Mapping responses to above questionnaires on varying levels of maturity model.
  • Developing Data Collection templates for Data gathering requirements.
  • MDM Projects include Category & Catalog implementation globally, DMS Item Master integration with third party system and Supplier Setup rollout
  • Inventory Projects includes rollout of 130+ Service Centers (SC) in Oracle. Currently all the SC's are in Genesis (third party systems) and as part of Business Transformation, replacing Genesis system with Oracle. Creating all SC's as Inventory orgs in Oracle and recording all the transactions
  • Solution Design document for implementing Discrete Manufacturing and Inventory in one of the subsidiary of KCI, Polymedics in Belgium
  • Organized CRP, SIT & UAT sessions in phased manner & trained users on Train the trainer methodology.
  • Preparing Test Scripts, executing them and updating the Test results / defects in HPQC Quality tool
  • Worked closely with Users, Developers and Administrators to resolve ongoing Problems by reviewing design changes made to production systems for each project implemented

Client : Confidential, CO Duration:
Jun'10 - Mar'11
Modules : Discrete Manufacturing, Inventory, Procurement, Order Management and Planning (MRP)
Role : Supply Chain Lead - (R12 Upgrade PoC)

Summary of Role: As a track lead for Oracle Supply Chain, I was responsible to identify the overall benefits of an upgrade. To understand the current business process in 11i and existing customizations by organizing workshops and scheduled meetings and Prepare a complete approach note for long term strategic consideration.

Contribution:

  • Worked as a complete coordinator for all the supply chain areas. Responsible for all issues related to project activities' and accordingly updated the project manager.
  • Coordinated with offshore Technical team on defect resolution
  • Ensured all the issues are identified and resolved on time and accordingly provide the Testing results
  • Documented the current business requirements document, Gap resolution document and the Key business documents and necessary signoffs with the businesses users
  • Configured the R12 Instance and perform necessary testing
  • Prepare Test scripts and executed those in the upgraded R12 Instance
  • Prepare a complete approach note and presented to the steering committee with the pros and cons of R12 upgrade
  • Validated Setup steps for Inventory like Inventory Organizations, Source Types, Item Templates, Category Sets, UOM, Classes and Conversions.
  • Set ups for Conference Room Pilot (CRP) for Business Champions and core team members on R12 New Features.

Client : Confidential, India Duration: May'09 - May'10
Modules : Oracle CRM
Role : Lead Consultant - (Implementation)

  • Summary of Role: As a Functional Consultant responsible for understanding the clients' requirement and business process for the parts sections.

Contribution:

  • Involved in setting up meetings with Business user to gather Requirements
  • Gap and Fit analysis done based on the business requirements
  • Configuring the application based on solution design, performed gap analysis and designed workaround solutions
  • Training the client's super users and users on the application and conducting pilot testing, integrated testing, design validation.
  • Worked with the Technical team to develop custom integration of Sales Order with the company's portal
  • Designed conversion templates for Item and on-hand based on the business requirements
  • Working closely with end-users/clients through complex problems
  • Set-ups for UAT and registration of all custom components during UAT in Test instance.
  • Preparation of Conversion strategy documents and carrying out conversion activities prior to Go-live

Client : Confidential, India Duration: Feb'08 - Apr'09
Modules : Process Manufacturing, Quality, Inventory and Procurement
Role : Supply Chain Lead - (Implementation)

Summary of Role: As a track lead for Oracle Advanced SCM & manufacturing modules implemented & provided solutions various modules to meet business process. Developed and deployed efficient systems in place to meet the organization goals.

Contribution:

  • Understanding and Gathering the requirement from business super users and document the same in Business requirement & analyzing the Gaps. Responsible for Customizations.
  • Involved in setting up meetings with Business user to gather Requirements.
  • Gap and Fit analysis done based on the business requirements.
  • Functional Consultant for Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM), Oracle Inventory (INV) and Oracle Procurement (PUR) modules.
  • Focused on Inventory and Oracle Process Manufacturing, providing alternate solutions, Set-up of modules with user data using Data loader, Collected Requirement and Prepared Functional Requirement document (BR100) for Process Manufacturing and Inventory Modules. Designed and implemented Item Status, Item Attribute Control, Item DFF, Item templates, Serial Control, Sub-Inventory, Locators, Planners, Min-max planning, Cycle Counting, Item Attachments, Shipping Network, UOM Conversion, Recipe and Routing. Setup Application Users, Menu, Responsibility and Many form Personalization.
  • Involved in the Creation of test script documents for CRP and UAT.
  • Providing functional inputs to coordinate between client and Technical consultants related to application issues.
  • Successfully completed 2 CRP's and 1 UAT. Production support and user training.
  • Involved in setting up Out-Side processing flow
  • Carried out User Training adopting the "Train the Trainer" methodology.

Client : Confidential, India Duration: May'07 - Jan'08
Modules : Process Manufacturing, Costing and Inventory
Role : Supply Chain Support Lead - (Support)

Summary of Role: As Support Analyst handling all business cases for Oracle Process Manufacturing, Inventory and Costing. Single Point Contact for farms across all the regions, it is one of the highly customized environments with third parts tools/Legacy system, which integrates to oracle ERP.

Contribution:

  • Ensuring Issue-Free Inventory Period Closing for 32 Inventory Organizations.
  • Providing solutions for the Month End closing activity
  • Provided transaction wise break-up of major accounts and analysis of wrong setup, if applicable and necessary scripts to avoid future mistakes
  • Developed a detailed document with respect to accounting generated at each transaction
  • Conducted several sessions with the end users and educated them with regards to corrections of wrong entries in OPM batches
  • Worked with Oracle support on SRs and issue resolution

Client : Confidential, India Duration: Jun'05 - Apr'07
Modules : Process Manufacturing and Inventory
Role : Team Member - (Implementation and Post Production Support)

Summary of Role: As Implementation and Support Analyst handling all business flows implementation for Oracle Process Manufacturing and Inventory module. Barcode system is one of the highly customized third parts system, which integrates to oracle ERP.

Contribution:

  • Interaction with the Core Process Team and Management for various deliverables
  • Designing Multi Org Structure for the Client to suite their business process requirements
  • Solution Mapping with respect to best practices and recommended measures
  • Identifying the Gaps in their process with the standard OA process and getting it resolved through Customization / Workaround
  • Understanding the complex process and reports requirements
  • Understanding business scenarios and getting test scripts/cases based on the same
  • Managing Functional Specification for Customized Forms and Reports
  • Leading the envisioned solution conceptualization, Design and configuration of the package, Enterprise pilot and User acceptance testing
  • Maintaining Quality Standards of all deliverables as per Quality Policy followed by the company
  • Designing the customized form - PPO (Production Planned Order), Parent roll weight capturing, and MO (Manufacturing Order) to capture the extra details
  • Development of Outbound and Inbound Interfaces of Oracle apps with the third party system BROPTS.
  • Escalate and follow up TARs with Oracle
  • Training the client's super users and users on the application and conducting pilot testing, integrated testing, design validation
  • Go-Live Strategy for switch over from Legacy systems to Oracle
  • Post production support for the Quarter and Year End Closing

Education:
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing and Systems
Bachelor of Engineering(BE) in Computer Science and Engineering

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