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Location:
Bridgewater, New Jersey, 08807, United States
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Posted:
March 07, 2009
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PREETI DHAWAN
** ****** ******
Bridgewater, NJ *8807
H: 908.***.**** bqm5t9@r.postjobfree.com C: 908.***.****

A skilled and proficient IT professional with 12+ years of strong IT experience including 4+ plus years of functional experience in logistics SAP MM and WM modules. Team lead for full Procure to Pay cycle implementation. Managed projects and performed Business Analysis across global teams with outstanding project planning, execution, monitoring and resource balancing skills to support diverse teams. Recognized for process improvement leadership skills.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• Strong SAP functional experience in SAP MM and WM modules.
• Involved in three Full life-cycles of SAP implementations including R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 conversion.
• Hands-on experience in design, configuration & integration of all the MM sub-modules like Purchasing, Consumption Based Planning, Inventory Management, physical inventory & Logistic Invoice Verification for complete Procure to Pay cycle implementation.
• Clear understanding of the ASAP methodology all the way from business blueprinting to implementation. Experience of Analyzing, Implementing, Configuring, Customizing, Post Go Live support & User training in MM and WM modules.
• SAP MM lead for Ordering to Cash full cycle implementation. Deep understanding of the integration and cross-functional applications of various modules: MM, WM, SD and FICO. Extensive experience in integration of MM/WM & Master data.
• Excellent background in Software development and QA testing. Proficient in conducting all phases of testing. Expertise in Automatic and Manual test plan generation and execution in client server environment. Write test modules to cover system requirements and functional specifications; perform unit testing, integration testing and regression testing.
• Excellent Project Management and customer relationship skills. Managed project teams across multiple continents in Europe, Asia and India.
• Organized and Result oriented. Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, administrative, analytical and customer service skills with strong team commitment.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP : SAP (R/3 4.7 and ECC 6.0), MM & WM Modules
Hardware Platform/OS/RDBMS : SUN E1000/Solaris/Oracle
Operating Systems : UNIX, Windows 2000, XP and Vista
Methodologies : ASAP
Programming Languages/Tools : Shell Scripts, C, PL/SQL
Office Tools : MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Alcatel - Lucent, New Jersey
Feb 2007 – June 2008
Project: SAP R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 Conversion and Testing

• Effectively performed as ECC 6.0 conversion lead for MM Module.
• Conducted blueprint workshops to gather business requirements.
• Involved in business process blueprint and GAP analysis document.
• Created functional specifications for various RICEFW objects identified during the business blueprint stage.
• Coordinated with Business and development teams for Material master data, template preparation, conversion of data, Validation & sign off.
• Worked on data migration, new functionality as well as improvement in existing ones.
• Customized and implemented Materials Management module.
• Implementation Procure to Pay Cycle full life cycle.
• Defined a procurement system driven by materials requirements planning (MRP) based on consumption based planning.
• Carried out configuration for Purchasing, Inventory management and Invoice Verification modules.
• Configured Material Master including material types, material groups, and Vendor Master Data.
• Configured the purchasing cycle including purchase requisitions and purchase orders with release procedures to suit business requirements.
• Configured Inventory Management Components, Goods Receipts, Reservations, including material movement types.
• As a MM testing team lead analyzed & developed testing strategy for the System Functional Testing, Unit testing, Integration testing & Regression testing.
• Responsible for managing creation of test plans, scheduling, test scripts, test script execution, Test problem reports tracking & resolution, strategy & execution.
• Provided Support during Go-live phase.
• Updated current documentation with new BPPs (Business Process and Procedures), MM transaction codes etc. Generated training package for regional trainers.
• Providing ongoing training to end users in US with new enhancements. Trained the trainers with ECC 6.0 related changes.
• Coordinated and provided remote support to international teams in Europe, India and China.
• Member of Change Review board. Review and resolve customer complaints. Interaction with key users & end-users for issue collection, analysis and issue resolution.
• On Post Implémentation Production Support. Issue Resolution & Trouble Shooting.
Alcatel-Lucent, New Jersey
Oct 2006 – Jan 2007
Project: Inter Company SAP Support Activities

• Member of a team for combining three separate SAP implementations in Alcatel and Lucent (International and North America) after post merger. Objective is to move towards a single Alcatel SAP system.
• Developed business processes and procedures for single ordering and purchasing process for combined Alcatel-Lucent.
• Suggested and implemented common material codes etc. for Alcatel and Lucent Technologies
• Implemented a single internal ordering system for all North American internal customers.
• Interaction with core user & guidance on transaction entry for reconciliation & data cleaning.
Lucent Technologies, New Jersey
Feb 2006 – Sep. 2006
Role – Lead MM Consultant / Project Lead / Team Lead
Project: SAP R/3 4.7 MM Implementation in OTC (Ordering to Cash) Ordering for Wireless Business.

• Member of Team responsible for the Global roll out of SAP R/3 OTC in America, Europe, India and China using ASAP methodology. Initial rollout was in North America followed by rollouts in Europe, India and China.
• SAP MM lead in automating the entire ordering process. Worked closely with SAP SD team.
• Conducted Business discussions with core team and business process workshops for Blue print design.
• Prepared business process blueprint and GAP analysis document.
• Designed, configured and developed workflow scenarios in MM and SD modules
• Analyzed and designed procurement system driven by sales orders.
• Configured purchase requisition and integrated with the SD functionality.
• Customized conversion of purchase requisitions into automatic purchase orders based on rules defined by the sales organization.
• Tested all configurations for important parameters related to MM.
• Coordinated with internal teams for creation of new part requests and vendors in the Material Master and Vendor Master database.
• Configured and implemented Purchase Requisitions, RFQs and Quotations, Purchase Orders, Source lists, Info records, Outline agreements (Contracts and Scheduling agreements), Sub-contracting, Release strategy for PO. Consumption based planning.
• Designed and configured the invoice verification management process.
• Led SAP MM efforts with Business team to develop and implement MM requirements and processes for internal ordering of equipment and consumables.
• Integrated MM with other modules FI and SD and automated the entire ordering process.
• Prepared and executed test plans. Performed unit, integration & regression testing & obtained User acceptance and sign off.
• Provided Post Go-Live support and training to the end users.
• Production support to the other international locations where SAP had gone live.

Lucent Technologies, New Jersey
June 2004 – Feb 2006
Project – SAP MM/WM Implementation (SAP 4.7), Full Procure to Pay Cycle Implementation.

• Team lead for MM and WM implementations.
• Gathering the functional requirements from the Business & Business Process mapping so as to minimize gaps. Creation of functional specifications for enhancements identified. Ensuring that the required configuration is done for achieving the desired results.
• Created functional specifications for various RICEFW objects identified during the business blueprint stage.
• Created and maintained the material and vendor master. Configured Material Master including material types, material groups, and Vendor Master Data.
• Configured the purchasing cycle including purchase requisitions and purchase orders with release procedures to suit business requirements. Set up info records.
• Set up info records for subcontracting & consignments to meet certain core business requirements.
• Developed source lists and MRP procedures based on consumption Requirement Planning.
• Set up quota arrangements with vendors for purchase requisitions/orders, scheduling agreements.
• Prepared documents for procurement of consumable materials.
• Customized Inventory Management Components, Goods Receipts, Reservations, and Batch Management, including material movement types, control reasons, and batch search strategies.
• Transfer of documents with external vendors and other internal business groups using email and EDI.
• Configured the system for Reservation of materials specific to Sales Order, deliveries, and also manual reservation in IM.
• Designed and configured the invoice verification process.
• Configured the WM module interface with MM by defining storage types, sections, bins.
• Defined put away and picking strategies and configured automatic creation of transfer requirements, transfer orders.
• Configured MM/WM interfaces with SD.
• Created test data considering the various business scenarios. Preparation of test plans. Unit, Integration & Regression testing & obtaining User acceptance. Tested the integration between MM /WM and SD.
• Provided Support during Go-live phase and subsequently using Remedy based production support tracking system.
• Provided training to end-users for effective use of the solutions designed.

Lucent Technologies, Whippany, NJ
Sept. 2001 – May 2004
Role: Member Technical Staff (Project Management and System Testing)

• Managed projects for IBM Prospect software semi annually release by coordinating IBM global software developers in US, Europe and India, Lucent testing/software teams and customer teams for final deployment. IBM Prospect Client Server is used for collecting configuration and Traffic Data from Various Wireless Network Elements in Oracle Database.
• Involved in complete implementation cycle from kick off meetings, requirements, deployment, validation and final sign off from the Verizon Wireless.
• Coordinated data collection, system and regression testing, and software release deployment with global and in house teams located in North America and India.
• Managed entire project schedule using MS Project. Ran weekly meetings with IBM SW development teams, Verizon wireless customer and ALU testers to review the project status and ensure that the complete project is on track.
• Assigned as Team lead to define and review test plans for various functionalities. Generated automated test plans for each software release towards testing new SW features and regression tests.
• Performed System and QA Testing for IBM Prospect with VERIZON Wireless for each SW Release.
• Executed test cases to identify bugs and write Assistance Requests (AR’s) using CARES system to be resolved on a timely basis for the customer.
• Designated as FOA site Lead for Verizon for each software release. Interface with Verizon Mobility customers in Philadelphia, Florida, Texas, Kansas on technical issues related to IBM Prospect.
• Provided leadership for process improvements.

Bell Laboratories, Naperville, IL
Oct. 1995 – Aug. 2001
Role: Member Technical Staff (Database and Call processing Software Development and Testing)

• Database Software lead developer for networking features using oracle database. Developed databases in oracle that included creating customer tables, inserting customer data into tables manually and using SQL
• Developed databases for new call processing features (Recent Change and Verify) for Wireless features from requirements to deployment stage.
• Developed database forms for implementing various call processing features. Defined data requirements, High level Design Documents, DU test plan and Feature test plan documents.
• Executed Deliverable DU tests on the Simulator and Lab environment.
• Key member of the Switching & GSM Wireless Call processing Software Development teams to design coding, feature testing, estimation and resolution of field software related problems.
• Provided leadership for process improvements in reviewing code, which enhanced good quality.

John Deere Health Care, Naperville, IL
Oct. 1994 – Oct. 1995
Role: SQA Testing Consultant

• Worked in a CLIENT-SERVER environment employing PC network with SQL server.
• Unit testing, Writing and Executing test plans using various test scenarios to find application bugs, • Creating Software Quality Automation (SQA) scripts,
• Stress testing by running SQA Scripts for extended time period using SQA Robot,
• System Integration testing and software evaluation before final release. System testing of WINDOW based Health Care Applications - Patient Scheduling, Encounter, Checkout, Claim Maintenance, Accounts Receivable, Security, Reports and Database files.

EDUCATION & TRAINING:
• Bachelor of Arts (BA), University Of Delhi, India.
Major Courses in Computer Information Systems (CIS).
• SAP Training: MM and WM Modules


PREETI DHAWAN
15 Revere Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
H: 908.***.**** bqm5t9@r.postjobfree.com C: 908.***.****

A skilled and proficient IT professional with 12+ years of strong IT experience including 4+ plus years of functional experience in logistics SAP MM and WM modules. Team lead for full Procure to Pay cycle implementation. Managed projects and performed Business Analysis across global teams with outstanding project planning, execution, monitoring and resource balancing skills to support diverse teams. Recognized for process improvement leadership skills.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• Strong SAP functional experience in SAP MM and WM modules.
• Involved in three Full life-cycles of SAP implementations including R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 conversion.
• Hands-on experience in design, configuration & integration of all the MM sub-modules like Purchasing, Consumption Based Planning, Inventory Management, physical inventory & Logistic Invoice Verification for complete Procure to Pay cycle implementation.
• Clear understanding of the ASAP methodology all the way from business blueprinting to implementation. Experience of Analyzing, Implementing, Configuring, Customizing, Post Go Live support & User training in MM and WM modules.
• SAP MM lead for Ordering to Cash full cycle implementation. Deep understanding of the integration and cross-functional applications of various modules: MM, WM, SD and FICO. Extensive experience in integration of MM/WM & Master data.
• Excellent background in Software development and QA testing. Proficient in conducting all phases of testing. Expertise in Automatic and Manual test plan generation and execution in client server environment. Write test modules to cover system requirements and functional specifications; perform unit testing, integration testing and regression testing.
• Excellent Project Management and customer relationship skills. Managed project teams across multiple continents in Europe, Asia and India.
• Organized and Result oriented. Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, administrative, analytical and customer service skills with strong team commitment.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP : SAP (R/3 4.7 and ECC 6.0), MM & WM Modules
Hardware Platform/OS/RDBMS : SUN E1000/Solaris/Oracle
Operating Systems : UNIX, Windows 2000, XP and Vista
Methodologies : ASAP
Programming Languages/Tools : Shell Scripts, C, PL/SQL
Office Tools : MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Alcatel - Lucent, New Jersey
Feb 2007 – June 2008
Project: SAP R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 Conversion and Testing

• Effectively performed as ECC 6.0 conversion lead for MM Module.
• Conducted blueprint workshops to gather business requirements.
• Involved in business process blueprint and GAP analysis document.
• Created functional specifications for various RICEFW objects identified during the business blueprint stage.
• Coordinated with Business and development teams for Material master data, template preparation, conversion of data, Validation & sign off.
• Worked on data migration, new functionality as well as improvement in existing ones.
• Customized and implemented Materials Management module.
• Implementation Procure to Pay Cycle full life cycle.
• Defined a procurement system driven by materials requirements planning (MRP) based on consumption based planning.
• Carried out configuration for Purchasing, Inventory management and Invoice Verification modules.
• Configured Material Master including material types, material groups, and Vendor Master Data.
• Configured the purchasing cycle including purchase requisitions and purchase orders with release procedures to suit business requirements.
• Configured Inventory Management Components, Goods Receipts, Reservations, including material movement types.
• As a MM testing team lead analyzed & developed testing strategy for the System Functional Testing, Unit testing, Integration testing & Regression testing.
• Responsible for managing creation of test plans, scheduling, test scripts, test script execution, Test problem reports tracking & resolution, strategy & execution.
• Provided Support during Go-live phase.
• Updated current documentation with new BPPs (Business Process and Procedures), MM transaction codes etc. Generated training package for regional trainers.
• Providing ongoing training to end users in US with new enhancements. Trained the trainers with ECC 6.0 related changes.
• Coordinated and provided remote support to international teams in Europe, India and China.
• Member of Change Review board. Review and resolve customer complaints. Interaction with key users & end-users for issue collection, analysis and issue resolution.
• On Post Implémentation Production Support. Issue Resolution & Trouble Shooting.
Alcatel-Lucent, New Jersey
Oct 2006 – Jan 2007
Project: Inter Company SAP Support Activities

• Member of a team for combining three separate SAP implementations in Alcatel and Lucent (International and North America) after post merger. Objective is to move towards a single Alcatel SAP system.
• Developed business processes and procedures for single ordering and purchasing process for combined Alcatel-Lucent.
• Suggested and implemented common material codes etc. for Alcatel and Lucent Technologies
• Implemented a single internal ordering system for all North American internal customers.
• Interaction with core user & guidance on transaction entry for reconciliation & data cleaning.
Lucent Technologies, New Jersey
Feb 2006 – Sep. 2006
Role – Lead MM Consultant / Project Lead / Team Lead
Project: SAP R/3 4.7 MM Implementation in OTC (Ordering to Cash) Ordering for Wireless Business.

• Member of Team responsible for the Global roll out of SAP R/3 OTC in America, Europe, India and China using ASAP methodology. Initial rollout was in North America followed by rollouts in Europe, India and China.
• SAP MM lead in automating the entire ordering process. Worked closely with SAP SD team.
• Conducted Business discussions with core team and business process workshops for Blue print design.
• Prepared business process blueprint and GAP analysis document.
• Designed, configured and developed workflow scenarios in MM and SD modules
• Analyzed and designed procurement system driven by sales orders.
• Configured purchase requisition and integrated with the SD functionality.
• Customized conversion of purchase requisitions into automatic purchase orders based on rules defined by the sales organization.
• Tested all configurations for important parameters related to MM.
• Coordinated with internal teams for creation of new part requests and vendors in the Material Master and Vendor Master database.
• Configured and implemented Purchase Requisitions, RFQs and Quotations, Purchase Orders, Source lists, Info records, Outline agreements (Contracts and Scheduling agreements), Sub-contracting, Release strategy for PO. Consumption based planning.
• Designed and configured the invoice verification management process.
• Led SAP MM efforts with Business team to develop and implement MM requirements and processes for internal ordering of equipment and consumables.
• Integrated MM with other modules FI and SD and automated the entire ordering process.
• Prepared and executed test plans. Performed unit, integration & regression testing & obtained User acceptance and sign off.
• Provided Post Go-Live support and training to the end users.
• Production support to the other international locations where SAP had gone live.

Lucent Technologies, New Jersey
June 2004 – Feb 2006
Project – SAP MM/WM Implementation (SAP 4.7), Full Procure to Pay Cycle Implementation.

• Team lead for MM and WM implementations.
• Gathering the functional requirements from the Business & Business Process mapping so as to minimize gaps. Creation of functional specifications for enhancements identified. Ensuring that the required configuration is done for achieving the desired results.
• Created functional specifications for various RICEFW objects identified during the business blueprint stage.
• Created and maintained the material and vendor master. Configured Material Master including material types, material groups, and Vendor Master Data.
• Configured the purchasing cycle including purchase requisitions and purchase orders with release procedures to suit business requirements. Set up info records.
• Set up info records for subcontracting & consignments to meet certain core business requirements.
• Developed source lists and MRP procedures based on consumption Requirement Planning.
• Set up quota arrangements with vendors for purchase requisitions/orders, scheduling agreements.
• Prepared documents for procurement of consumable materials.
• Customized Inventory Management Components, Goods Receipts, Reservations, and Batch Management, including material movement types, control reasons, and batch search strategies.
• Transfer of documents with external vendors and other internal business groups using email and EDI.
• Configured the system for Reservation of materials specific to Sales Order, deliveries, and also manual reservation in IM.
• Designed and configured the invoice verification process.
• Configured the WM module interface with MM by defining storage types, sections, bins.
• Defined put away and picking strategies and configured automatic creation of transfer requirements, transfer orders.
• Configured MM/WM interfaces with SD.
• Created test data considering the various business scenarios. Preparation of test plans. Unit, Integration & Regression testing & obtaining User acceptance. Tested the integration between MM /WM and SD.
• Provided Support during Go-live phase and subsequently using Remedy based production support tracking system.
• Provided training to end-users for effective use of the solutions designed.

Lucent Technologies, Whippany, NJ
Sept. 2001 – May 2004
Role: Member Technical Staff (Project Management and System Testing)

• Managed projects for IBM Prospect software semi annually release by coordinating IBM global software developers in US, Europe and India, Lucent testing/software teams and customer teams for final deployment. IBM Prospect Client Server is used for collecting configuration and Traffic Data from Various Wireless Network Elements in Oracle Database.
• Involved in complete implementation cycle from kick off meetings, requirements, deployment, validation and final sign off from the Verizon Wireless.
• Coordinated data collection, system and regression testing, and software release deployment with global and in house teams located in North America and India.
• Managed entire project schedule using MS Project. Ran weekly meetings with IBM SW development teams, Verizon wireless customer and ALU testers to review the project status and ensure that the complete project is on track.
• Assigned as Team lead to define and review test plans for various functionalities. Generated automated test plans for each software release towards testing new SW features and regression tests.
• Performed System and QA Testing for IBM Prospect with VERIZON Wireless for each SW Release.
• Executed test cases to identify bugs and write Assistance Requests (AR’s) using CARES system to be resolved on a timely basis for the customer.
• Designated as FOA site Lead for Verizon for each software release. Interface with Verizon Mobility customers in Philadelphia, Florida, Texas, Kansas on technical issues related to IBM Prospect.
• Provided leadership for process improvements.

Bell Laboratories, Naperville, IL
Oct. 1995 – Aug. 2001
Role: Member Technical Staff (Database and Call processing Software Development and Testing)

• Database Software lead developer for networking features using oracle database. Developed databases in oracle that included creating customer tables, inserting customer data into tables manually and using SQL
• Developed databases for new call processing features (Recent Change and Verify) for Wireless features from requirements to deployment stage.
• Developed database forms for implementing various call processing features. Defined data requirements, High level Design Documents, DU test plan and Feature test plan documents.
• Executed Deliverable DU tests on the Simulator and Lab environment.
• Key member of the Switching & GSM Wireless Call processing Software Development teams to design coding, feature testing, estimation and resolution of field software related problems.
• Provided leadership for process improvements in reviewing code, which enhanced good quality.

John Deere Health Care, Naperville, IL
Oct. 1994 – Oct. 1995
Role: SQA Testing Consultant

• Worked in a CLIENT-SERVER environment employing PC network with SQL server.
• Unit testing, Writing and Executing test plans using various test scenarios to find application bugs, • Creating Software Quality Automation (SQA) scripts,
• Stress testing by running SQA Scripts for extended time period using SQA Robot,
• System Integration testing and software evaluation before final release. System testing of WINDOW based Health Care Applications - Patient Scheduling, Encounter, Checkout, Claim Maintenance, Accounts Receivable, Security, Reports and Database files.

EDUCATION & TRAINING:
• Bachelor of Arts (BA), University Of Delhi, India.
Major Courses in Computer Information Systems (CIS).
• SAP Training: MM and WM Modules