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Sales Manager

Lake Stevens, Washington, 98258, United States
May 31, 2017

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Hari Nanda

***** **** *** **, ********, WA ***** Phone: 317-***-****

Job Objective

SAP functional consulting position to utilize experiences in SD, LE (Transportation and WM), EDI/Interfaces and integration with MM, PP and FI.


15 years SAP Functional Consulting with 7 full-cycle implementations in SD, LE/Transportation/WM and EDI. Performed requirements gathering, blueprint, design, system configuration, RICEF specs, user exits, master data/conversion, implementation, testing, production support and system enhancements. Global implementation experience.


Custom EDI interfaces for supplying parts to Automotive OEM customer

First Shipment Cost implementation in Carpet and Tile industry

20+ EDI interfaces for customer orders, purchase orders, customer invoices, tenders from freight service providers, 3rd party distribution of freight invoices and transfer orders for warehouse picking and transportation data management

UPS Return labels sent to customers by custom interface using SAP PI

Express Shipping Interface (XSI) for drop shipping using UPS

Payment Card (Credit Card) processing in sales order

Solved reconciliation problem between SIS Sales Report and General Ledger, reducing monthly financial closing time from 2 weeks to less than 4 hours

Invented computer controlled sales returns sortation machine for musical recordings, with updating of receivables, inventory and royalty payment to artists


Technologies: SAP ECC 6.0- Sales & Distribution, Logistics Execution, Warehouse Management, EDI, SAP Solution Manager, HP Quality Center, LSMW, ABAP/4 Programming

Functional Expertise: Sales Order Processing, Shipping, Transportation, EDI/Interfaces using PI, Pricing, Billing and Service Order Processing, Foreign Trade, Warehouse Management, ASAP Methodology, Best Practices

Industry Expertise: Chemicals, Automotive, Healthcare, Wholesale Distribution, Aircraft, Food Distribution, Software and Prerecorded Music


Self-employed Consulting Company

Nanda Consulting Inc Jan 2015 – Present

Business development: Looking for suitable consulting opportunities

Keep in touch with SAP by practicing using IDES and training beginners in SAP SD for

SAP Certification Test.

Chemical Manufacturer and Distributor

HA International, Chicago, IL Nov 2013 – Dec 2013

SAP Logistics and EDI lead consultant

Shipment cost design and implementation

Functional specs for outputs and reports

Coordinate EDI design and implementation with external consultant

Automotive Component Manufacturer

Cooper Tire and Rubber, Findley, OH Nov 2012 – Aug 2013

SD and EDI lead consultant in SAP America Team

Design and implement EDI 830 (In), EDI 862 (In), EDI 856 (Out) and EDI 861 (IN) interfaces and coordinate EDI implementation with Sterling Integrator and PI Teams.

Design the EDI processes by working with Cooper Tire Logistics and EDI teams and the IT Department of Ford Motor Company. Interfaced EDI with Sterling Integrator and PI.

Configure: Scheduling Agreement/ with Release, manual EDI configuration for EDI 830 and 862, EDI Partner profile and output type for EDI 856 (ASN), Proof of delivery process, correction delivery to adjust cumulative delivery quantity.

Used SAP’s Exit Control Framework (ECF), for including customer specific logic in Ford OEM IDOCS, for Ford’s order quantity and industry month logic.

Manage test preparation, test execution and issue resolution for all business processes

Developed cut-over strategy

Trained post-deployment team post-go live support

Wrote configuration and training documentations

Polyurethane Product Manufacturer (Foam Products)

FXI Inc. Media, PA March 2012 – May 2012

Asst. SD Lead in Hitachi Consulting Team (Manager, Special Services)

Configurations: Pricing and rebate agreements, customer-material and customer texts and outputs

Functional Specs: Order and delivery screens, forecast delivery reports and form specs

Design interface to external shipping label system

Conversion of customer master data from legacy system to SAP

Chemical Manufacturer (Paint Additives)

Tronox Inc. Oklahoma City, OK April 2011 – Feb 2012

Logistics Execution and EDI Leader in Hitachi Consulting Team (Manager, Special Services), in a global implementation covering Tronox operations in U.S., Australia and Netherlands, consisting of road, rail and ocean shipments, and intercompany stock transfers and sales.

Work with client logistics and EDI team to understand the process issues and timing constraints. Used ALE Distribution Model with BizTalk as Partner, eliminating the need to set up partner profile for each EDI partner. Expedited EDI to IDOC mapping, by developing a shortened mapping method.

Design Transportation Planning based on: planning dates from delivery and Tender from Freight Forwarder, by EDI. Design a 5-day gap between shipment planning and shipment completion, to allow Vehicle Scheduling.

Design Rail Shipment process, with container ID transferred from delivery item to the shipper, via EDI message triggered by delivery output.

Design Shipment Cost with cost calculation based on Pricing, Settlement with accounting and third-party bank payment to carriers. Customized SAP to solve the system problem, when customer order is created in U.S., while plant in Australia creates the shipment.

Design transportation IDOCs: EDI 219 and EDI 220 for Tender. EDI 214 for capturing shipment end date. EDI 856 for Bill of Lading creation. EDI 810 for vendor/shipper invoice from bank. EDI 858 for sending cost data to bank.

Other Interfaces: XML to warehouse in Netherlands for order picking. FTP to Rail Trak. Flat File to Australian Port Authority. EDI 850 and EDI 855, respectively, for Stock Transfer order and acknowledgement. EDI 850, EDI 855, EDI 860 and EDI 865 for customer order, customer order change and related acknowledgements.

Design Inter-company Stock Transfer Process for manual Stock Transfer Order (STO) from plant in main company in U.S. to plants in Australia and Netherlands, with stock receipt in the subsidiary company foreign plants. Do vendor invoice verification.

Design Inter-company sales process, where the U.S. company creates sales order for a customer of the Australian company, and the Australian company performs the shipment to the customer. Do vendor invoice verification.

Design Foreign Trade process with: incompletion procedure, transportation data, commodity codes, and INTRASTAT Report.

Perform required configurations for each designed process.

Wrote functional specs for outputs and reports.

Perform conversion of customer orders from legacy system to SAP, using EDI 850.

Performed Integration tests and cut-over planning.

Trained post-deployment consultants.

Wholesale Distributor Automotive and Hardware Products

Lawson Products, Rosemont, IL June 2010 – March 2011

Senior Functional Consultant in Capgemini OTC Team with overall responsibility for LE, Interfaces and Special SD Processes such as Credit Management and Payment Card Processing. Guided 3 consultants.

•Requirements gathering and Blueprint preparation of SD and LE processes.

•Design interface using PI, to get estimated freight from third-party freight service company.

•Design and configure express shipping interface (XSI) for UPS drop shipments.

•Design interface using PI and standard IDOCs to send customers pre-paid UPS return label and tracking number for sales returns. Configured and specified email output for sending email to customers with attachments of pre-paid UPS labels, packing slips and instructions.

•Configure credit management procedure with automatic credit control

•Configure SAP standard payment card processing and interfaces. Configured credit card orders.

•Configure routes: Domestic and foreign routes.

•Configure foreign trade with incompletion procedure, transportation data, commodity codes.

•Configure text and output types – for print, email and fax.

•Functional specs for: Order, Quotation, Invoice, NAFTA cert of origin, Commercial invoice, Packing Slip, Bill of Lading and Customs Invoice.

Pharmaceutical Bio-tech Manufacturer

Amgen Inc., Longmont, CO Nov 2008 – Jan 2009

OTC lead in IBM Team for post-deployment support and project preparation for new release

•Coordination with customers for future EDI implementation

•EDI Defect resolution

•WM support

Automotive and Roofing Products Manufacturer

Firestone Specialty Products Apr 2008 – Oct 2008

EDI Functional lead in IBM Team for EDI Re-architecture

Write proposal (RFP) and obtain funding from client for the project

•Perform EDI Re-architecture replacing AS/400 with GIS as middleware

•Design interfaces: Inbound EDI for orders, scheduling agreements for JIT deliveries and forecast delivery schedules. Outbound EDI 856 for ASN. Customized interface from SAP shipment to legacy system (AS/400) based shipping label system.

•Write mapping specs for: Inbound EDI 862, 850 and 830; Outbound EDI 856 (ASN); Outbound customized interface using XI interface, to print shipping label in ASN/400

•Configure: EDI partner profiles and EDPAR table

•Write configuration documents and BPP’s in Solution Manager

Chemical and Petroleum Products Manufacturer

Ashland Chemical, Columbus, IN Jan 2008 – Mar 2008

Solo SD Functional Consultant representing IBM, with implementation and client delivery responsibility

•Redesign foreign trade process by capturing foreign trade data at order entry and creating pro-forma invoice output in the sales order. The same data was originally captured in the delivery. Design consisted of custom table and sales order user exit.

•Redesign DEA 486 Form as output of the pro-forma invoice, with changes from DEA

•Write functional spec, BPP and configuration document in MDM.

Automotive Parts Manufacturer

Hitachi Metals America, White Plains, NY July 2007 – Nov 2007

EDI Functional Consultant in IBM Team

•Designed outbound and inbound EDI 856 interfaces with mapping specs, extension IDOC types and custom segments.

•Guided consultants in the EDI team in design/mapping of EDI 862, 850 and 810 interfaces.

•Configured EDI partner profile and EDPAR table.

•Worked with Sterling Commerce, the supplier of Gentran middleware.

Carpet and Tile Manufacturer

Mannington Mills, Salem, NJ May 2007 – Aug 2007

Solo SD Functional Consultant representing IBM, with implementation and client delivery responsibility

Conduct workshops for users in 3 plant locations and write Blueprint

•Re-engineer and implement shipping, shipment and shipment cost. This was the first SAP application in carpet and tile industry.

•Redesign transportation process to utilize SAP R/3 for reducing transportation cost and billing customers, based on all services provided. The new design provided the ability to the company to replace customer pick-up and choice of carrier by customer, by Mannington-managed transportation. It transformed the traffic department from an area of cost to an area of service revenue with revenue increase and major cost savings.

•Configure: routes, shipments and transportation cost calculation (Pricing) and settlement of transportation cost with accounting.

•Highlights: Post to different G/L accounts for finished goods and samples. Post to material profit center and cost center. Transportation cost transferred to customer billing, automatically. Do Shipment cost simulation to choose least-cost carrier.

•Write configuration document and BPP

•Train traffic manager in the new transportation system

Aircraft Manufacturer

Spirit Aero Systems, Wichita, KS June 2006 – Jan 2007

LE Functional Lead in IBM Team

Conduct workshop and write Blueprint for LE and Foreign Trade implementation

Design and implement Logistics Execution processes with shipping, transportation and handling units.

Design and Configure: Shipping/Packing, Transportation Routes and Shipments

Design and configure Foreign Trade with: legal control, countries on embargo and transportation data for export and import. Set up commodity codes

Design Forms for: Shipping/Transportation Outputs and Foreign trade outputs

Train client team to do configuration using Solution Manager

Write functional specifications for outputs and reports

•Write BPPs and configuration documents

•Guide IBM Training Team in shipping, transportation and foreign trade training

Automotive Parts Distributor

Federal Mogul, Southfield, MI Dec 2005 – Apr 2006

LE Senior Consultant in IBM Team

Design shipping, packing and transportation processes

Configure: Shipping/Packing, Transportation Routes and shipments. Automatic goods issue based on shipment completion status.

Design and configure Express Shipping Interface (XSI) functionality for UPS shipments.

Design and configure Foreign Trade with: Incompletion procedures, legal control, countries on embargo and transportation data for export. Set up commodity codes, ECCN’s, material groups and legal regulation.

Configure Outputs: ASN, pro-forma invoice, packing slip and bill of lading.

Configure Foreign Trade outputs: Pro-forma invoice and Intrastat/Extrastat reports

Design interface to transfer foreign trade data from SAP to legacy system, for forms printing in legacy system

Write functional specs for reports, interfaces and outputs

Entertainment and Media Company

Walt Disney, Burbank, CA May 2005 – Dec 2005

OTC Lead in IBM Team for testing, training and support for new SAP release

Write testing plans, test procedures and test scripts.

•Manage defects, providing second level help desk support.

•Trained first level help desk support staff.

•Write BPPs for A/R and cash application: Bank deposits, Wire transfer payments, tax distribution of sales tax in intercompany FI documents, intercompany accrual of receivables and payables, payment card processing.

Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer

KLA-Tencor, Milpitas, CA Dec 2004 – Apr 2005

SD/Service Management Reporting Lead in BearingPoint Team

•Configure periodic Billing, Resource Related Billing and Revenue Recognition for maintenance and service contracts using variant configuration and variant pricing.

Write functional specs for revenue reports for sale of systems and services: Service notifications, spare parts and equipment installation/repair/training activities. The reports contained data on recognized revenue, based on client specific revenue recognition rules.

Air-conditioning Equipment Manufacturer

York International Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK Jun 2004 – Nov 2004

Functional SAP consultant in BearingPoint Sarbanes Oxley Team

•Conduct Sarbanes Oxley validation study of SAP R/3 functionality, for internal auditing group

•Develop Process Charts, to compare legacy and SAP based Plan-to-Fulfillment and Purchase-to-Pay processes.

•Unit test internal controls specified by the audit team

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Astra Zeneca, Wilmington, DE Mar 2004 – May 2004

Test and implementation consultant in Accenture Team

•Test of OTC configurations, following Regulation 21 CFR Part 11

•Test interfaces: EDI 846, 850, 856, 861 and 947, and flat files.

• Resolve defects.

•Correct interface specs, based on test results

Food Products Distributor

ConAgra Foods, Omaha, NE Mar 2003 – Dec 2003

SD Functional Consultant in IBM team

Configure Rebate Agreements for broker payments,

Configure Customer Hierarchy

Design and configure customized partner determination based on product hierarchy.

Design BW sales overview cube and ODS’ for order and billing.

Write functional specs for deriving order and billing extracts from SAP R/3, for BW use

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ Nov 2002 – Jan 2003

SD/WM Functional Consultant in Intelligroup team

•Design SAP prototype for design of patient kit logistics process utilizing process orders (PP-PI), intercompany and third-party orders, and warehouse management

Design and configure outputs and reports following Regulation 21 CFR Part 11

Write functional specs for outputs and reports

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, IN Mar 2002 – Sep 2002

WM/Shipping implementation Leader in plants in U.S. and Canada (Self-employed)

Client workshops to determine requirements and prepare blueprint

Configure WM and design master data: Warehouse structure, warehouse strategy for large and small quantity picking, warehouse moves, automatic transfer order creation from delivery, integration of WM with shipping, inventory management and production supply area, physical inventory and cycle counting, print control settings, configuration of SAP console for use in mobile data entry using RF scanner. Specified plant/general sales data, storage and warehouse views in the material master.

Configure Shipping: Storage locations, loading groups, shipping conditions, shipping points and picking locations.

Configure outputs: Customized packing slip output containing warehouse bin numbers.

Design RFC interface with FedEx shipping label system, printing of packing slip both in English and French. Design of batch runs for printing packing slips in separate printers by route: USPS next-day air, US Mail and others.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Bayer Consumer Care Products, Elkhart, IN Feb 2000 – Jan 2002

SD Post-Deployment Lead in a team with 3 consultants (Self-employed)

Solve post-deployment issues, perform system enhancements and Coordinate change management

Order Management configurations: Order types (Standard, inter-company sales order, stock-transport order, intra-company order, third-party, military, credit and debit memo requests, returns request and return corrections request), item categories and schedule line categories. Availability check and Product Allocation. Material Determination. Text Determination. Incompletion procedures. Delivery and Billing blocks.

Pricing configurations: Pricing procedures, pricing conditions (including tax conditions using Vertex), scales and condition exclusion to determine best price. Rebates, promotions and sales deals. Revenue account determinations.

Shipping configurations: Shipping point, shipping conditions, routes, delivery, deliver item category, copy control, etc.

Billing Configurations: Billing categories, Billing item categories, Payment terms, Incoterms, Billing copy control.

SIS Configurations: Customized SIS structures for sales reports and product allocation

Functional specs: SD forms, Reports, user exits, pricing and copy control routines


oReduced month-end processing time by reconciling of sales reports from SIS with Revenue postings to G/L.

oFine-tuned Product Allocation to match client product promotion cycles.

Education and Certifications

Certified as Sales and Distribution Applications Consultant by SAP

Licensed as CPA in State of Indiana (Inactive)

Licensed as Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Sate of New York

Indiana University – MBA in Strategic Management (Marketing, Finance and Management)

Kansas State University – MS in Industrial Engineering, with thesis in computer simulation

Utkal University, India – B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

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