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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.