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IT Leader / Programs Manager

Location:
Grafton, Wisconsin, 53024, United States
Salary:
$135000 - $145000 + Bonus/Benefits
Posted:
November 20, 2011
Email:
atrs9g@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
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Arun Tirumale

Email: atrs9g@r.postjobfree.com

Cell: 414-***-****

IT Leader / Programs Manager

Oracle Supply Chain & Manufacturing Solutions

Summary

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* IT Manager with a 13-year career track record of outstanding expertise

and accomplishments in Oracle e-Business proposals, design, delivery, support and management of solutions in the Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain industries

* Over 9 years of thorough expertise in managing Cross-functional Teams

and multiple Projects in parallel with hands-on experience in all stages of Systems Development lifecycle, Overall Solutions, Customer liaison and Consulting. Experience in best practices of Project estimation & scheduling, Quality Control and

Project Proposals (D3 Methodology, A3 Methodology, Regal Beloit’s DP Methodology)

* Thorough Functional and Technological expertise in Oracle Applications Manufacturing,

Forecast & Planning, Costing, Distributions, Order Management, Shipping,

Purchasing/Procurement and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) modules in Releases

10.x, 11.0.x, 11.5.x and 12.1.3

* Demonstrated ability in Project scoping and BPR, specifications, timelines, resources and

distribution for Manufacturing/Supply Chain, Financials, Sales and Marketing environments

with a total experience in 11 ERP implementations (9 Supply Chain and Manufacturing

implementations, 2 Sales & Marketing implementations)

Qualification/Experience

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Current Position: IT Leader, Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Most Recent Designation: Programs Manager and Solutions Architect, Regal Beloit FASCO

Total Experience:

* 3 Years at Regal Beloit Corporation (Current Employer)

* 3 Years at Fujitsu Consulting

* 3.2 Years at TATA Consultancy Services (TCS)

* 8 Months at Wipro Technologies

* 3 years at Motorola India Ltd.

Education:

School / University

Place

Bachelor of Science (Comp Sc.), PGDCA (IGNOU),

GNIIT (NIIT)

Bangalore

Training:

Course

Conducted By

Greenbelt Training

Regal Beloit Corporation

Project Management Certification (PMP)

Fujitsu Consulting, America

TCS Leadership Online, Tata Business Enterprise

Model (TBEM), TCS Quality Management System

(QMS) and SEI CMM, Effective Proposal Writing

TCS, Bangalore

Training Certifications: Oracle Inventory, Oracle

System Administration, AOL, Extended Oracle

Applications, Flexfields – Rel 11.0.3

Oracle India, Bangalore

Training Certifications: Oracle MFG Functional

Foundation – Rel 11

Oracle India, Bangalore

Quality and PCMM Training

Wipro Technologies, Bangalore

6 Sigma Awareness, Motorola Induction Program,

SEI-CMM Training

Motorola India Ltd., Bangalore

Domain and Technology Expertise

ERP and related Modules:

Oracle Applications Release 11i (11.5.3, 11.5.10,

11.5.10.2), Release 12 (12.1.3), Release 11 (11.0.28,

11.0.3), 10.7

Modules:

INV, PO, ASCP, WIP, BOM, ENG, Configurator, PLM,

QA, MSC, MRP, OM, CSI, CSD, OKC, AR, AP, COST,

EDI, HRMS, Sales & Marketing, TCA, Oracle Workflow,

Oracle Alerts and AOL

Languages:

PL/SQL, Pro *C, UNIX Shell programming, JavaScript,

VB Script, HTML, ASP, C, C++, VC++

Database:

Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i, Oracle 8i, Oracle 8.x, Informix

Dynamic Server 7.3, SQL Server 6.5, MS Access 2000

Operating System:

DOS 6.0 on PC-AT/Pentium 3/4, Sun Solaris 5.6 / 6,

Window NT / 95 / 2000 / XP, HP Unix 10.x

Hardware:

Windows Vista / XP / NT / 2000 workstations, Windows

NT Server, HP Server K220, HP Net Server LH Pro

GUI:

Developer 6i, Forms 6i/4.5, Reports 6i/2.5, Discoverer

10g, Workflow Builder, OA Framework design

Tools:

SQL *Plus, SQL* Loader, Workflow Builder, APPWORX

4.6, TOAD, Active Works, MS Project 2000, Microsoft

Office 2003/2007, Visio 2000

Configuration Management Tools:

Kintana / PPM, Clear case, CCC Harvest, PVCS 7.5 /

Serena ChangeMan 8.1

Professional Experience

Regal Beloit Corporation, Grafton, WI

Oracle Manufacturing and Supply Chain Implementations (Multiple)

Sep 2008 – Present [Employer: Regal Beloit Corporation]

Project Description

Multiple Oracle Manufacturing and Supply Chain Implementations

Role

IT Programs Manager & Solutions Architect, ERP Systems

Contribution

Responsible for the following key projects and leading some of them in

parallel:

* Oracle Implementation for Regal Beloit FASCO Businesses (Phase 2)

o Currently leading the Oracle Implementation as Programs Manager

and Solutions Architect that involves 3 FASCO Locations with a Business

turnover of more than $200 million

- Current Status: CRP1

* Oracle Implementation for Regal Beloit FASCO Businesses (Phase 1)

o Led the Implementation team as Programs Manager and

Solutions Architect playing the triple role of Manager,

Functional and Technical Solutions Architect for this large

and very successful implementation with a Business turnover of more than $100 million

o Implementation included many complex solutions such as

Re-engineering and Design of Routings from the legacy

system MANMAN, deployment of the 2 Item Custom

solution, Custom Pegging process, Component Availability

process, Custom Picking, Planning Detail report, Production

Schedule Bucketed reporting and Top Level where used

where standard Oracle does not provide solutions for any of

these

o Review, Testing and Training of Oracle ASCP Release 12 to

FASCO Business Super Users

* Oracle Supply Chain and Manufacturing Implementation for Regal

Beloit Leeson, Lincoln and Grove Gear Businesses

o Worked as Functional and Technical Leader for this large &

successful implementation leading the team for Design,

Development, Reviews, CRPs, Integrations, implementation

and Post Go-Live support

o Solely responsible for Integration points with Oracle for the

Grove Business

* Oracle Flow Manufacturing Proofing for Regal Beloit Marathon Small

Motor Business

o Worked as Functional and Technical Leader for an end-to-

end Proof of concept for Marathon Small motors that

concluded with a successful live demonstration to the Master

Black Belt and the CEO of Regal Beloit. The company has

this Proofing in the back of their mind to implement when the

business is ready with their Shop floor Lines as lean as

possible

* Harmonization of Item master for Regal Beloit Grove Business

o Led the Manufacturing track both from a functional and

technical capacity for a successful harmonization of the Item

master for the Grove business – this was implemented as a

Green Belt project

* Oracle Configurator for Regal Beloit Indianapolis Warehouse

Modification Center

o Acted as the Functional and Technical Solution Reviewer

for the Manufacturing & Costing Track for this implementation

* Led several Plant move engagements and small projects in parallel to

the above large implementations for Business continuity and acting

as the advisor for Long Range planning for Manufacturing

implementations at Regal Beloit

* Covered multiple areas/tracks – Manufacturing, Costing, Supply

Chain, Planning, Order Management & Distributions and Shipping

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel. 11i (11.5.10.2), Rel 12 (12.1.3)

Modules/Tracks: Manufacturing, Costing, Supply Chain, Planning, Order

Management & Distributions and Shipping

Software & Tools: Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, Forms 6i, Reports 6i, Discoverer

10g, XML Publisher 5.6, TOAD, UNIX

Team Size

15 – 20 for various projects

CCC Information Services, Chicago, IL

Oracle CRM 11i Implementation – Phase 1, 2b

Aug 2007 – Sep 2008 [Employer: Fujitsu Consulting]

Project Description

Oracle CRM Implementation (11.5.10.2)

The project at CCC Information Services was an implementation of CRM

processes into Oracle Applications eBusiness Suite 11.5.10.2 in 2 phases

with necessary business changes and customizations.

Role

Team Manager, Technical Solutions Architect

Contribution

Responsible for the following:

* Responsible for outlining the Technical solution for the CRM

implementation of Oracle Sales, Marketing and Service Contracts

* Understanding business requirement, presenting best approach

methods to Customer and Designs of the same

* Task allocation, Effort evaluation, Estimates, technical schedules and

preparation of Execution plans for various phases in the project

* Responsible for Design and Delivery of all Technical deliverables

(Code and Documents), Personalizations across TCA, Sales,

Marketing, Quoting and Service Contracts business areas and

Functional spec (MD50) reviews

* Design and Execution of Data Conversions, Interfaces and other

RICE components

* Received several accolades from Client and peers for excellent

process knowledge and ability to map business scenarios into

solutions

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel. 11i (11.5.10.2) - Sales (Sales Online and

TeleSales) & Marketing, TCA, Quoting and Service Contracts (OKC)

Software & Tools: Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, Discoverer 10g, XML Publisher

5.6, TOAD

Team Size

8

Fujitsu America, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA

Oracle Applications 11i Implementation

April 2007 – July 2007 [Employer: Fujitsu Consulting]

Project Description

Oracle Implementation (11.5.10.2)

Implementation + migration of 2 existing Distributions and Finance-

related ERP systems (Oracle 11.5.4 and another platform) into 4 Set of

Books and 2 Operating units into Oracle Applications 11.5.10.2.

Role

Onsite-Offshore Lead, Sr. Business Systems Analyst

Contribution

Responsible for the following:

* Worked as Onsite-Offshore Lead for all deliverables for the Oracle

implementation project at Fujitsu America, Inc (FAI)

* Responsible for preparing the Project Technical delivery, Cut-over

schedules and identification of components and processes for the

new system

* Designs and coordination with Offshore on development, reviews

and installation documents for all components, Conversion and Task

schedules for CRP, UAT and Cut-over

* Coordinated on all Customizations and Oracle Workflows (4 Account

Generator workflows for Projects (PA), Requisition Approval

workflows for PO and iProcurement) and Form personalizations

* Executed all conversions for cut-over and deployed all interfaces

Environment

Release 11i (11.5.10.2) - AR, GL, PO, AP, FA, HRMS and Workflows

Software & Tools: Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, Reports 6i, UNIX, TOAD and

Workflow Builder 2.6

Team Size

9 (Technical Team)

GE-Unison Industries, Jacksonville, FL

Oracle Applications 11i Implementation

August 2005 – Februrary 2007 [Employer: Fujitsu Consulting]

Project Description

Oracle Implementation (11.5.10)

GE-Unison Industries, a $300 million affiliate of GE Transportation

supports its business on 2 ERP systems. The electrical business (U1)

was supported by Cincom ERP with home grown additions and the

mechanical business (U2) by several single site instances of Mapics XA

GE-Unison decided to unify its business onto one ERP suite

Role

Techno-Functional Lead

Contribution

Responsible for the following:

* Analysis of overall business requirement and architecture from a

Technical perspective for implementation in Oracle Applications Release

11i (11.5.10)

* Discussions with User community and relevant stakeholders for

Requirement and translation into Design for conversions in Order-to-

Cash, Demand-to-Build, Account-to-Report, Concept-to-Release,

Procure-to-Pay, Depot-to-Repair and HR tracks

* Coordination and preparation of Conversion & Interface Strategy,

Designs (CV60, MD70), UTPs, Installation documents (MD120) in the

above tracks

* Reviews of all Data conversion and Interface deliverables.

Coordination with Informatica Team for integration

* Proposed, designed and implemented solutions for GE-Unison’s

custom requirement in Order-To-Cash, Depot-to-Repair, TCA, WIP and

PLM tracks

* Prepared Data Conversion Run Schedules for (CRPs, SIT, UAT) and

the Execution Plan for Cut-Over. 70+ conversions across all tracks

* Evaluation of UPS Ship 2.0 and FedEx Ship Manager for interfacing

possibilities with Oracle Shipping Execution modules

* Coordinated with User community on setups and pre-requisites

* Successfully executed all Data conversions and Interfaces to

customer’s delight for CRP, UAT and Cut-over.

* Received several accolades from Customer for thorough Functional

and Business process knowledge during implementation

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel. 11i (11.5.10) - Order-to-Cash, Demand-to-

Build, Account-to-Report, Concept-to-Release, Procure-to-Pay,

Depot-to-Repair), Quality and HRMS tracks

Software & Tools: Oracle 8i/9i, PL/SQL, UNIX Shell programming,

Kintana, TOAD

Team Size

9 (Technical Team)

Applied Materials, Santa Clara, CA

Oracle Applications Enhancements and Upgrade Study

March 2002 – June 2005 [Employer: TCS]

Project Description

Enhancements, Support and 11i Upgrade Study

Applied Materials is one of the world's leading information infrastructure

providers helping Semiconductor manufacturers to produce powerful,

portable and affordable chips.

Reporting to Relationship Manager, responsibilities included managing

Support, Customisations and Enhancement for continual business

Role

Project Manager, Business Systems Analyst

Contribution

Onsite-Offshore Relationship Management, Project Management,

customer liaison, status reporting and production support assignments.

Involvement in proposals and case studies.

My role included leading the Oracle and data warehousing teams, Subject

Matter Expertise (SME – Oracle Manufacturing, OM), providing solutions

to business issues in Oracle applications, solutions and enhancements to

custom components.

Thorough functional knowledge and responsibilities in Oracle Inventory,

Bills of Material, Costing, Purchasing, WIP and Order Management.

Solely responsible for all critical jobs such as MRP, EDI and following

projects (End-to-End):

* Receivables: Taxware Automation Project

* Oracle FND Security Projects

* Purchasing Reports: PO Approved Supplier List, Open PO

report

* BOM: Fiscal Calendar change project – Custom feature to align

the Manufacturing calendar to fiscal calendar

* Oracle Costing: PO Shipment Close customization – Process

to close all Open PO lines and shipments falling under Closed

POs

* WIP, Cost, OM, PO, HRMS: Audit Reports

* Order Management, OSM and Receivables: PBG Re-Org

project – Project to align existing Open Sales orders,

opportunities, Gross Margin analysis information and item

categories to new Product Business Groups (PBG)

* MRP processes – Automated Email Notification

* Purge & Archive process:

* Study, evaluation of Oracle Applications 11i (11.5.10) for ERP

upgrade at Applied Materials. Part of team for complete 11i

Upgrade proposal for Applied Materials to cater to their business

needs. Detailed study in Order Management and Inventory,

Purchasing modules.

* WM Integration - Analysis and development of interfaces

between HZ Parties 11i (11.5.9) and Web Methods, by tracking

the changes through triggers on Party tables.

Felicitated as the Best Resource for QTR 1 ’03 at Applied Materials for

outstanding contribution and consulting to Applied’s Oracle ERP

solution.

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel 11.0.3 (Modules: INV, PO, WIP, QA, MRP, BOM,

ENG, EDI, COST, OSM, OE, AR), Workflow, 11i (OM, Inv, PO)

Software & Tools: Oracle 8i/9i, PL/SQL, Forms 4.5, Reports 2.5, UNIX

Shell programming, PVCS, Kintana, SQL Navigator, TOAD

Team Size

12

Seagate Technologies

SOLO (Seagate Online Ordering) for Seagate Technologies

June 2001 - February 2002 [Employer: WIPRO Technologies]

Project Description

Implementation

Seagate Online Ordering (SOLO) is a B-to-B E-Commerce web

application for direct Seagate customers residing on Comergent’s

Distributed E-Business System (DEBS), furnishing its users and

stakeholders with easy access and provision for transactions.

Role

Analyst / Consultant

Contribution

Responsibilities engulfed design, development, testing and reviews and

support of Seagate’s Sales Order management solutions.

Involved in the following customizations on 11i

(Receivables, Order Management):

* TCA and Sales Orders interfaces and Party Sync from Seagate’s 11i

environment with 10.7

* Sales Order Variance Reports and Invoice Variance reports

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel. 11i (11.5.3), 10.7 (Module: OM, AR)

Software & Tools: Oracle 8i, PL/SQL, UNIX Shell programming,

Developer 2000 (Forms 4.5), APPWORX 4.6, CCC Harvest, SQL

Navigator, TOAD

Team Size

10

Motorola Electronics, Singapore/ China

PRIME (Process Re-engineering Initiative for Motorola Excellence)

August 1999 - May 2001 [Employer: Motorola]

Project Description

Implementation / Migration

The Scope of the project was to implement the Oracle Applications suite

for Motorola Asia (Singapore & Tianjin).

The project, called PRIME, was kicked off in June 1999 as a complete

implementation to achieve a Lowest cost Supply Chain solution to the

Customers

PRIME involves interfaces to satellite applications, Factory planners and

custom extensions to suit Motorola’s business policies, standards. Also

implemented in Chicago, Singapore, China, Dublin, Brazil and Mexico.

Role

IT Analyst

Contribution

Core member of the Data Conversion team. Responsibilities included

Design, Development, Testing, reviews, implementation and

enhancements for following tasks (Singapore and China implementation):

* Pre-Conversion Setups (Inventory, Purchasing and Alerts) and

verification

* Design, Development and Migration of RICE components:

* Items Conversion, BOM conversion, Item Category conversion,

Quotations and ABC Compilation Conversion and custom forms

* Post-live support for the Project

Solely responsible for setups, testing and resolution of Oracle Alerts.

PRIME was a long-term project including many sub-projects and

enhancements based on changing Business.

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel 11.0.28 / 11.0.3

(Modules: INV, PO, BOM, OE and Oracle Alerts)

Software & Tools: Oracle 8, PL/SQL, TOAD, D2K (Reports 2.5, Forms

4.5), UNIX, Clearcase, ChainLink, Active Works

Team Size

Asia Team (50), Global Team (300)

Motorola Inc., Personal Communications Sector

Code Synchronization and WISER System Enhancement

January 2001 - May 2001 [Employer: Motorola]

Project Description

Enhancements / Support

Enhancement projects carried out at Motorola include:

* Code synchronization (Code Sync)

Role

Project Lead

Contribution

Led a team of 5 with involvement in analysis, design, tracking,

development and implementation for:

Code Sync - Code synchronization (Code Sync) project’s objective was

to ensure that the latest code in Oracle Apps Release 11.0.3 is always the

latest and the working version of the code, affected and acceptable to all

Motorola regions globally.

* Comparison and analysis of various components b/w Rel 11.0.28 and

11.0.3 and required changes / fixes with number of components

exceeding 350

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel 11.0.28 / 11.0.3 (INV, PO, OE, BOM)

Software & Tools: Oracle 8, PL/SQL, SQL Reports, TOAD, D2K (Reports

2.5, Forms 4.5), UNIX, Clearcase, ChainLink

Team Size

5

Motorola Inc., Personal Communications Sector

Configuration Management (CM) Reports in ChainLink

October 2000 - December 2000 [Employer: Motorola]

Project Description

New Reports for ChainLink

ChainLink is a workflow-driven Software Change Deployment system for

mission-critical business applications. It is provided with a number of

Standard reports.

Objective was to develop additional reports for the Configuration

Management Team to allow them to quickly prioritize Change Requests

and confirm that change requests were being migrated to all regions.

Role

Technical Lead

Contribution

* Analysis, development of customized ChainLink reports, testing,

documentation, implementation and maintenance. Included study of

ChainLink workflow and setups of new Report types in ChainLink

Environment

Oracle Applications Rel 11.0.3

Software & Tools: Oracle 8.0.5.1.0, PL/SQL, ChainLink IS *Integrity 2.5

Team Size

2

Non-ERP Related projects

Motorola India Ltd., Bangalore, India

Bangalore PCS Intranet and Small Applications

Design and Development of the Motorola Intranet and Web-based applications for

WIP Management, Small Parts procurement and Factory products quality control

January 1998 - August 1999 [Employer: Motorola]

Tools evaluated

Evaluation of tools; Oracle Flow Manufacturing 11i, UPS Ship 2.0, FedEx Ship Manager, Oracle

iFS (Internet File Server), Microsoft InterDev, Borland IntraBuilder, Microsoft FrontPage 98, MS

SQL Server 6.5 to appraise Web applications’ utility.

Achievements (In reverse chronological order)

1.

At Regal Beloit Corporation

* IT Award for Outstanding Contribution for the successful FASCO Phase 1

Implementation for FASCO Distributions Centre and Reynosa

* IT Award for Outstanding Contribution for the successful Leeson, Lincoln and

Grove Implementation

2.

At Applied Materials

Best Resource for Qtr 1 2003 for outstanding contribution and consulting

3.

At Motorola

Outstanding Achiever for November 2000 for implementation of the Kintana

Reporting system ahead of time with self-learned knowledge

Cash Prize and Award for Outstanding commitment & contribution to the Oracle

implementation for Motorola Singapore and China (PRIME Project)

Project: WIP Management System (2000)

Active member of the Teaming For Excellence (TFE) team “Rush Hour”.

Team secured the GOLD prize in the Motorola PCS Showcase at Beverly Hills, CA

and participated in the knowledge symposium at the Corporate Showcase in Berlin,

Germany for outstanding contribution towards CTR, Cost reduction measures.

4.

Other Achievements

- Topper in the Final Semester at NIIT for the GNIIT Degree certification

- Secured the Consolation Prize in the ISKON State Level Drawing & Painting

Competition.

- Secured the First Prize in the Computer Software Exhibition in BHSFGC.