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ABHILASH REDDY

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A highly adaptable, resourceful experienced functional consultant with 6 years of functional experience in the domain of

Production Planning, Purchasing, Materials and Inventory Management.

• Over 6 years of extensive functional experience including two full life cycle SAP R/3 implementation, Customization

and production support/co ordination in MM module

• Knowledge of best business practices and functional responsibilities. Excellent understanding of SAP MM/PP/WM/IM

configuration experience and understanding of the multiple options within the configuration along with the Pros /

Cons of the options.

• Implementation experience includes business requirement analysis, mapping clients’ business process to SAP

processes, Configuration, Prototyping, Testing, Training, and Documentation & Post Go Live Support

• Knowledge in complete project management, from conceptualization and requirements gathering to implementation.

• Hands on experience working on aspects related to variant configuration within purchasing, procurement &

production

• Experience working across Industry Solutions where SAP modules are implemented

• Well versed with ASAP methodology for structured and systematic SAP project implementation

• Worked extensively on Bill of Material (BOM), for the Make to Order (MTO) process, Handled various planning

strategies for Discrete & Repetitive Manufacturing

• Strong process and integration experience between the modules (MM, PP, IM, and WM). Strong knowledge of

interface and interface development options in SAP (BAPI, IDOC etc).

• Good communication skills, interactions involving the team members and ability to perform well as a part of a team

Education

University of North Alabama, Florence, AL

Master of Business Administration, Management Information Systems (MIS) GPA: 3.3/4.0

Visveswariah Technological University, Karnataka, India

GPA: 3.5/4.0

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Competencies

SAP R/3 modules: MM, PP, IM, and WM SAP ECC 6.00 Production planning &

master scheduling SAP Business Objects 3.1 SAP BW3.5/BI 7.0 ERP

System Configuration and Integration ERP System Design and Implementation Supply Chain Management

Crystal Reports 2008 Xcelsius

Projects

L’Oreal

Sr. SAP Logistics Consultant

Environment (ECC 6.0) Aug 09 – Till date

The L'Oréal Group is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. With its registered office in Paris . L'Oréal has

operations into both Upstream and downstream divisions throughout the world. At L'Or éal, I have been working on Project

Implementations/Global rollouts and Production support for the client operations in areas such as Project Systems, Material

Management, and Plant Maintenance

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• I have been a part of designing functional solutions for business specific requirements, integrated into client ERP

system on current environment by employing project implementation methodology and successfully delivered and

involved in production support

• Part of the Integrated Global Team that was responsible for Global roll out of the material/service based procurement,

complete P2P process involving various procurement processes such as Intercompany processing/Invoicing

plan/sub contracting orders/Third party orders etc, pricing, quality management, material master data maintenance &

configuration based on the individual business units requirements and their operations

• Worked on Enhancements like processing of stock transfer of material based on its availability/requirements and

thereby creating requisition or reservation accordingly, cross docking process, material tracking for inbound and

outbound logistics processes

• Maintaining material master data with appropriate units of measure, MRP for inventory stock requirements and stock

balances, costing data for product costing required for production control cost itemizations, sales org info & valuation

for Accounting and Pricing

• Specified FDD for BI query used to build logistics reports by extracting data information from ECC, also has hands

experience working on Business explorer Analyzer and query designer, familiar with info provider and data modeling

within BI

• Analyzed and provided solutions for processing of Actuals, commitments, budgeting & planned values for capital

projects, work orders, maintenance orders

• Planned custom application for projects that would carry out their cost planning that helped departments such as

procurement/ project development allocate resources and funds, update financial accounting

• Involved in building various projects and their structures in Project system module, built their master data required for

WBS, Network objects, BOM components for Production or external procurement depending on stock situation

• Worked on vendor interface system to SAP that would update the prices on the existing contracts, vendor information

and other contract related information that are useful in keeping track information useful for purchasing department

and help build strategic sourcing

• Delivered End user training as a part of global deployment and developed enhancement notes related documentation

process to help understand the users about the processes

Gyansys

Sr. SAP Logistics Consultant

Environment (ECC 6.0) Sep 2008 – Jul 2009

GyanSys is an innovative, fast growing company that specializes in offering the full breadth of SAP Consulting Services. Our

focus is on delivering Bottom Line results by implementing the Right enterprise solutions with the Right people utilizing the

right business processes.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

Defined warehouse number, shipping point & assigned warehouse to storage location, shipping point to

plant, transfer types, and movement types.

Configured storage types, storage sections, storage bin types and storage bins structure.

Configured material types, and changed the field status of the material master records as per Client

requirements.

Defined number ranges, and release procedure for purchase requisitions, and purchase orders.

Customized put away and picking strategies for fixed bin, addition to existing stock, and storage unit types

(pallets).

Configured delivery tolerances for materials received from the vendors.

Setup on interim storage areas to handle goods receipt and goods issue activities.

Configured and tested WM interfaces with MM, SD, and QM modules.

Created Scenario and performed unit and integration testing.

SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION

SAP LOGISTIC (TL)/SCM CONSULTANT

ECC 5.0/4.6C Mar 2008 – Aug 2008

Sharp Americas is a Subsidiary of SEC Japan; it is one of the Leading Electronics Company in the World

I hold the position here as SAP Logistics/SCM Lead Consultant. My Work Schedule Includes interacting

with the Business BPMs/Users and also with the team members. Been working on Production Support,

Enhancements/ Design Processes and Business IT related Roadmaps was also associated with one of

the Implementation Project for getting then into SAP from their previous J D Edwards System.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• My responsibilities include developing User Exits, Establishing Process and Matching to Business

Scenarios apart from working on the configuration of the Standard Logistics Modules which Include

MM/IM/PP/WM

• Configured Master Data for fields selection in accordance with requirements that were needed for

various business units, regard to plants/material types else utilized User Exit to overcome the

requirements

• Importation Process is being utilized to receive inventory from Japan by validating Shipping Advices

(S/A) then transmitting S/A data and pull the report through TRAX Interface to identify the Inventory

and correct the errors associated with them and then create invoice Payable to Sharp Japan

• Involved in configuring/testing the Direct Pick process from the factory to the customer location and

also locating and grouping customer consignment stock and carry out delivery and billing

processes

• Worked on various aspects of configuration related to pricing schemas, building output types for

various processing through fine tuned controlling, developed Account Modifier keys for various

postings to G/L accounts for Movement Types, Set up currency conversion between USD and MXN,

used split valuation to meet the business requirements for valuating products at various plants

through material master configuration, set up configuration for STO.

• Involved in Process related to sales, delivery GIs and creating shipments through APLL system by

transmitting EDI and setting up billing plans, set up requirement types/classes in accordance with

planning strategy and MRP elements to determine controlling of Availability check to establish

connection with production planning. Configured Variant BOM materials to meet customer

requirements by maintaining order BOM with pricing at header/Item level depending on the product

groups in sales order.

• Configured Shipping data related to deliveries and goods determination, process availability check

and transfer requirements by setting up requirement class and integrating it with strategy group in

MRP selection.

• Worked on different aspects of sales processing as, consignment fill up/pick up/returns and

refurbishment orders besides standard orders and processing their deliveries and configured their

routines to meet the requirements. Created customs movement types to receive the returns/process

delivery of returned products to reprocess department in order to post these materials to different

G/L Accounts

• Part of Global SCM Team to provide planning solution utilizing PSI system and APO overview to

schedule planning/forecast and create dynamic product allocations upon customer requirements,

Currently in process of integrating the planning & forecasting scenario using APO related GATP, DP

and SNP. Planning to be carried out based on Inventory stock, customer requirements and

historical forecasting

• Carried out operations related to customizing WM system for building strategies at different

warehouse levels of storage type/section/bin and also developed put away/stock removal strategies

based on the geometrical spatial availability and to smoothen /fasten process of stock movement to

and fro from the warehouse. Interfaced some of the business units with 3rd party WMS system

(Manhattan Associates)

• Developed queries for reporting, used LSMW to load master data/ inventory and also correcting

issues related to it.

• Worked closely on production issues relating to FI, product costing also has good understanding of

validations/ substitutions rule in FI for G/L accounts, profit centers and significant others.

• Communication with the Users/business units/ team members was on regular basis to chalk out

requirements and understand in building their new strategies.

ARMOUR ECKRICH LLC, CHICAGO

SAP FUNCTIONAL CONSULTANT

IMPLEMENTATION/PRODUCTION SUPPORT

ECC 6.0 (IS CWM 2.0) Nov 2007 – Feb 2008

Armour Eckrich was a former division of ConAgra Foods and is a leading Meat processing Industry with plants all over the

U.S. This project marks the first implementation of IS CWM in U.S and second in the world. My role in this project would be to

understand the new solution and requirements and work as a part of implementation team and support the processes.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• As a part of new implementation at AE LLC (part of ConAgra Foods), rolled out new implementation to support their

business with Catch Weight Management (2.0)

• SAP with CWM is the newest Industry Solution which would work for any product that varies in weight.

• Worked on various aspects of the system ranging from production planning for MTO & MTS scenarios, procurement,

inventory and accounting.

• Worked on setting up custom routings and operations based on the dynamic production operations environment

according to the planning strategy

• Set up Master data for custom material types this involved some custom fields in basic data for broad categorization

of material, Accounting view and Costing were customized with some catch weight specific consideration for

valuation and pricing.

• Involved in working with different material types which would eventually have different pricing, procurement methods,

production layout and planning and were managed on different inventory basis.

• Setting up stock levels according to storage bin, managing the inventory in accordance with storage type and also

configured storage type for different stocks

• Worked on a complete STO cycle, made changes to the outbound delivery which eventually involved catch weight

functionality that would notice changes in weight and would prompt the tolerance range upon entering different

quantity than those to be delivered

• Configured the Release strategy for Purchase requisition based on the purchasing group which would deal with

mostly Non stock items

• Worked on setting up various output types & condition records for various objects such as PO/Outbound

delivery/shipments etc. Created custom goods movement for stocks that were to be handled according to the

specified requirements & one’s which were handled under variances/donations/Physical Inventory warehouse

• Part of master data set up team to work price changes under costing and accounting of the material, valuation type,

strategy group for planning under MRP for production requirements. Worked on configuring make to stock production

planning with gross requirement

• Extensively worked on the production planning and execution part of the system, gathering Ind. Running the MRP in

batches based on different material types, auto converting the Prod. Orders, their Routings(std. & alt), Work centers,

operations and extensively on BOMs, mostly on a multi level ( up to 6 levels) and also the BOM explosions, multi

level configuration with BOMs and variants, Cost roll ups, Cost estimates and Costing variants.

• Worked extensively with Business and End user groups, Production Support and resolving user query.

RELIANT ENERGY, HOUSTON – TEXAS

SR. SAP FUNCTIONAL ANALYST

(Environment 4.6C & ECC 6.0) Apr 2007 – Oct 2007

RELIANT ENERGY is a Leading Electricity Generator & distributor, having its Headquarters in Houston; I was involved in R/3

4.6C Upgrade to ECC 6.0 and would be involved in Production support after the system go live.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• Studied requirements for the new ERP environment, involved in the analysis of system to determine detailed system

enhancement along with some new functionalities

• Involved in running the entire process cycle which was adopted from the client’s Business Process Catalogue for MM

(procure to pay) and SD (Stock Transport Order, Billing)

• Configured BOM settings to be used in Routings, also involved in Make to Stock planning scenario.

• Utilized Workflow as a part of standard release strategy to ensure the approver’s levels and setting up the basic

workflow Inbox data also involved in some configurations at workflow container level.

• Developed custom tables for the condition types to pull records based on those fields and also to configure the

pricing procedure involving material group/plants

• Worked on interfaces such as PRIMAVERA to connect the data flow between systems

• Set up RFC connection between host & legacy system to transmit data and also create IDOCs to contain the

documents which are to be sent through this RFC connections

• Had very close interaction with the User community, client side. Involved in regular business meetings with the clients

& business partners & also users

• Constantly resolve the tickets that were put into Mercury tool by the users and also used to prepare detailed

documentation and attached to it

• Good knowledge on technical front & also debugging the programs

WRIGLEY WMJR, CHICAGO, IL

SENIOR SAP CONSULTANT

ENVIRONMENT: SAP R/3 4.7 & ECC 6.0 May 2006 – Mar 2007

WRIGLEY is a well known Gums & Confectionary Manufacturing and Processing company, having its

Headquarters in Chicago; it was a Post production support project wherein I was involved in Module

Configuration, Upgrade to ECC 6.0 and also train the end users and handle all the issue relating to

Production.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• Prepared step by step implementation process and configuration procedures for business processes

• Configured and Verified master data, prepared prototype for business user for SAP PR, RFQ/Quotation, vendor

evaluation, ranking list, contracts, scheduling agreements, PO, GR/GI, invoice verification and purchase info records.

• Worked extensively on creation of BOM, for make to order process and also had implemented it effectively in Sub

contracting cycle.

• Configured Material Types and various subcomponents required for production was grouped under the Bill of

Materials (BOM).

• Worked to create Object dependencies, setting configuration Profile for configurable objects within variant

configuration

• Configured the Material Master Data (material groups, material types, field selection groups) and Vendor Master Data

(field status for vendor account groups, partner determination schema, account groups, partner functions).

• Configured Variant conditions for pricing within Purchasing & Sales documents

• Inventory Management: Managed material stock by quantity/value, goods issue, stock movement

documentation/reservation/ physical inventory, stock transfer.

• Processing of transfer postings and special stocks in Inventory Management like sub contracting, third party and

vendor consignment.

• Involved in SFC wherein maintained the required routings for Repetitive manufacturing

• Configured and utilized movement types, cycle counting the physical inventory, and posting the cycle count variance

• Involved in integrating of MM/PP/WM with FI/CO and SD modules.

• Worked on configuring the Transfer Order and delivery relation WM. Managed various stock at different storage bins

and configured its properties to handle stocks

• Managed resources by Service management and also involved in In House repair management of the goods (MRO)

for necessary repair of Machinery

• Enforced supply chain standards and cross functional teams (6 plus teams) to enforce internal standards and

procedures and work with the service and material contract teams to ensure proper selection of vendors.

PANASONIC, NEW JERSEY

SAP LOGISTICS CONSULTANT

ENVIRONMENT: SAP R/3 4.7 Apr 2004 – Jan 2006

PANASONIC is an Electronics Manufacturing and Processing company, having main plant in New Jersey and wanted to

implement SAP R/3 4.7 and go live support for their end users. Also involved in Data Migration from Legacy to SAP using

Migration tools

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• Baseline configuration based on blue print document. Thereafter, also involved in fixing the problems, enhancement

(Any problem in process or t code that arises due to a process deficiency that was not configured or developed in the

design)

• Defined material control data attributes for material types like ROH and FERT.

• Supervised the production shop floor control processes and issues regarding shop floor maintenance and creation of

BOM for our high end products

• Hands on configuration to configuration while building Planning strategies for Planning with Final Assembly.

• Involved in retail pricing procedure and configured the required fields for customizing

• Worked with Interchange Document (IDOC) to work for the exchange of documents to the partner systems and

transporting the information.

• Built variant Configured parts for the purchasing department.

• Configured built In House repair management process for effective utilization of goods through service orders.

• Documented all required information to keep track and progress of the project.

• Handled helpdesk for issues reported through mails and forwarded / replied to concern person along with a copy to

Project Manager.

• Scheduled regular meetings are scheduled to keep customers informed on the latest news, issues or problems

concerning the project.

• Automatic determination of GL accounts, mapping valuation classes to GL accounts.

GOLDSTONE TECHNOLOGIES LTD, INDIA

SAP MM FUNCTIONAL CONSULTANT

ENVIRONMENT: SAP R/3 4.6C Feb 2003 Mar 2004

Goldstone Technologies Limited (GTL) is a leading IT services company with a global presence. The company was founded

in 1994. GTL is a flagship company of Goldstone group. Involved all the configurations and the customizations required

during the post production process of the project.

Responsibilities & Tasks Performed:

• Coordinated and performed successful analysis, design, configuration, testing and implementation of SAP Materials

Management (MM) application module using SAP Reference IMG

• Master Data Vendor: Maintained field status for vendor account groups. Created Vendor Master records Created

Purchasing info records

• Transaction Data Configuration: Maintained automatic posting for Goods Movement to G/L Accounts Transaction

Data Configuration Purchasing: Maintained purchasing tolerance limits

• Transaction Data Configuration Inventory Management: Maintained Goods Receipts Tolerance Limits. Created

default values for Inventory Management Reservations.

• Transaction Data Configuration and Processes Invoice Verification: Maintained Invoice Receipt Tolerance Limits.

• Participated as part of MM implementation team.



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