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SAP SD LE GTS EDI/IDOC

Location:
Westborough, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
January 07, 2018

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Certified SAP Functional Consultant with a hands-on and results oriented Information Technology professional with over 17 years of successful SAP (ERP) projects in SD, SCM WM-LE & GTS space.

Profile

Ensure delivery of technology value to the business by nurturing high-level long-term relationships, sensing business opportunities and promoting the value of IT in delivering business solutions.

Client-focused relationship manager, dedicated to exceeding client expectations, maintaining strong, fruitful working relationships with customers to gain their trust and respect.

Strengthened working relationships with clients, utilizing excellent communication techniques.

Managed larger teams onsite & offshore to support numerous mission-critical projects across the complete development lifecycle and support model.

Lead analysis, design and implementation of SAP OTC processes. Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized requirements for the end users.

Gathered detailed use cases and requirements through regular on-site visits, virtual meetings and customer advisory board sessions.

Led bi-weekly project planning meetings to develop team strategies and define project goals for IT Outsourcing project.

SAP implementations included diversified industries including Auto,manufacturing, Life Sciences, consumer goods and Retail.

Expertise in ASAP Methodology for planning, designing and implementation, which includes diverse SD experience covering different phases of implementation such as Pre-feasibility Study, Initial Preparation, Requirement Gathering Workshops, Business Blueprint Design, preparing Functional Specifications Documents (FSDs), Configuration, Unit Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Go-Live, Data Migration/Data Record, and Post Production Support.

Implemented 5 end to end life cycle projects, production support and system upgrade of SAP ERP, extensively on SAP SD Pricing and integration with other modules SCM-LE-WM, FI-CO, MM, GTS, XI & PI. Worked on EHP7/SP4 system upgrade.

Expert in SAP SD configuration, Pricing, Partner Determination, Route, Availability check, Sales, & Billing. Expert in SAP LE configuration, Shipping, Transportation, RF Picking, Packing/HU & UCC Labels, Serial/Tracking number, Carrier Manifests and XSI cockpit.

Implemented multiple projects in line with 3PL solutioning, comprise of mapping & automating the communication between SAP and 3PL’s & End Customer via EDI transactions.

A self-starter with clear understanding and problem solving approach and possess excellent analytical, communication and motivation skills. Conscious, hardworking, result oriented and effective in organizational skills

Education, Training and Certifications

Master of Business Administration from Andhra University, India.

Bachelor of Science from Andhra University, India.

Certified Application Associate in SAP Sales Order Management with ERP 6.0

Certified Solution Consultant in SCM – WM & LE with mySAP ERP

Six Sigma Green belt

Project Management Best Pratices

Professional Experience

Arthrex Inc., Fort Myer’s, Florida

January 2017 – Present

Project Manager / Sr. Business Analyst (BRM) – Creekside Non-Inventory Project roll-out to Germany (GmbH)

Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and developed more than 8,500 innovative products and surgical procedures to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.

Responsible for articulating the As-Is business process of North America Non-Inventory process

Documentating Business Requirements and Impact assessment

Lead project work stream activities, conducting project status calls, planning the project activities, resource allocation, delivery deadline determination et al

Articulate the SAP relevant set-up and To-Be process for GmbH

Coordination with all stake holders Sales, Finance, Logistics, Global Transport, Inventory management, Warehouse Management teams to keep the momentum going and achieve the deadlines.

Maintain application configuration files and related documentation

Responsible for system troubleshooting

Develop and provide end user training

Escalate support issues to further levels to technical support teams

Design, test, and support end user reporting

Work with middleware home-grown Java based product.

Arthrex Inc., Fort Myer’s, Florida

December 2016 – Present

Project Manager / Sr. Business Analyst (BRM) – SAP GTS AES Implementation

Responsible for AES process flow documentation, BRD and impact assessment documentation

Lead project work stream activities, working with internal and external cross-functional groups

Articulate the set up end-end GTS configuration for AES automated communication

Work with middleware Seeburger

Coordination with US census Bureau on the data validation flows via IDOC’s

Arthrex Inc., Fort Myer’s, Florida

March 2016 – November 2016

PM / Sr. Business Analyst (BRM) – Tissue Bank Implementation

As part of Business Relationship Management Team, resposnsible for gathering requirements, documenting process flow, Implementing and stream lining business process flow, Integrating Lifenet/Tissue bank product portfolio into SAP.

Lead project work stream activities, working with internal and external cross-functional groups

Manage the team globally comprise of functional and technical consultants, evaluating the enhancement changes done by the team, approve the changes and involve with CAB team to understand the requirement to be prioritized & implemented.

Recommending SD LE & GTS solutions and develop business case alternatives which anticipate the future direction of the business, its drivers and technology strategy.

Gather and articulate the business requirements via conducting workshops in between business, vendors, partners & IT

Worked on SD & LE solutioning and configured / customized various requirements to enable the new tissue bank partner into the clients system.

Lead & support roll-out and implementation of new business applications and functionality

Proactively facilitate complex design and technical discussions, reconciling differing opinions and drives decision making process

Enabling automated communication end-end customs propreitory filing from Arthrex SAP GTS system to Customs bureau system AES.

BOSE Corporation, Stow, MA

May 2015 – February 2016

OTC Architect / SAP Screen Personas/Fiori

Bose well known world leader for audio products ranging from home to professional custom solutions in the field of acoustics. Bose is well known for research and new innovations in audio technology, based in Framingham, Massachusetts, designs and manufacture audio equipment. Sap Screen personas project enables usable screens for the business process which improves productivity and adoptability of the process.

Responsible for Implemnting SAP Screen Personas and Fiory pilot project

Responsible for Implementing new SAP FIORI solution as a pilot project

Manage and Implement Screen Persona's for SAP business processes

Collecting Business requirements like which critical business process needs the Persona's to save the time and improve the productivity as well for Fiory project needs

Developed new flavors for a highly customized business scenario end-end

Coordination with SAP on continuos basis ensuring the deliverables are per best SAP practices

Guide / Supporting Fiori Enablement process

Quotations order processing activation via FIORI

Manual activation and configuration for sales Representative role

BOSE Corporation, Stow, MA

December 2014– May 2015

OTC Lead / Amazon Fulfillment

Manage and solutioning automated communication between SAP & Amazon system.

Implemented end-end B2B solutions for Amazon customer

Sales Order process

Enabling Inbound/Outbound IDOC's

Order fulfilment

BOSE Corporation, Stow, MA

Feb 2014 – November 2014

OTC / EDI Lead / SP-4 & EHP7 Upgrade

Leading changes with developers, technical writers and end users.

Solutioning the Gaps and work closely with SAP AG in getting go-live the EHP7.

Pre-upgrade activities

oPrepared Business Process Master List and Process flows.

oIdentified and marked the ZPrograms & Report programs

oIdentified the user-exits and business changes

Upgrade implementation activities

oInvolved in testing process flows, Master and Transactional data.

oInvolved in testing Business scenarios and integration testing and functionality.

oUpgraded Business enhancements.

oEvaluating the global scenario's for the impact testing and ensure business continuity plans

oCleansing the unwanted test scripts found while integration testing

oSupported the business with Upgrade documentation and User training.

Daimler AG, Mercedes Benz Research and Development

August 2013 – January 2014

Senior Consultant

Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach

Undertake and Manage Asia (partly) geography Business template called SWT with respect to Technology (SAP) and Work Model.

Holding responsibilities of solutioning, design, work model for on-going projects and carrying out - requirement gathering workshops, develop and implement the template enhancement design.

Worked on the modules - SAP IS AUTO Vehicle Management System, Sales & Distribution, & Logistics Execution and upkeep DFE (Dealer Front End) & DMS (Dealer Management System).

Worked on streamlining the processes in IS-Auto related to Dealer Swap, Dealer Margin, Car Silo, Auto Rolling, Debit/Credit, and Allocation algorithm.

Knowledge on interfaces, DMS / IMS systems communication connectivity to VMS (SAP)

Work knowledge on Change / Incident Management.

Knowledge on template CoFiCo Logistics

BOSE Corporation, Framingham, MA

June 2011 – August 2013

Solution Architect (Order To Cash)/ Hong Kong Cross Dock 3PL & Germany Automotive Automation (GAAP)

Carry out - requirement gathering (Requirement workshops), design, configuration and development of the solution.

Worked on End- End Inbound/Outbound requirements from EDI IDOC perspective comprise of Shipping, Transportation, JIT (Customer ASN issues & Forecast/JIT demand through EDI) set up.

Worked on EDI/IDOC related interfaces with XI, TLE data conversion vendors.

Responsible for Invoice automation and respective paperwork generation in GTS system in real time.

Responsible for setting up - Auto Shipment creation and respective Cost documents generation.

Work on automated Tracking & Serial number updation in SAP

PDF paperwork requirements in SAP

Involved in implementation of SAP Order to Cash process set up. Responsible for Pricing action, implemented Sales & Distribution and LE – TRA pricing items.

Configured end-end shipping, transportation, JIT (Customer ASN issues & Forecast/JIT demand through EDI).

Worked with SAP interface BTC (Germany) data conversion vendor. Experienced working in implementing new partners in Automotive Business for Inbound & Outbound. Worked with PMC vendor to enable automated communications between SAP and 3PL system via BTC.

Extensively worked on routes and service code assignment in XSI cockpit. RF picking, packing, shipping and transportation for service parts and finished products from IM and WM locations. Use of Handling unit packing

instructions in inbound and outbound. Worked on new Tracking number generation requirements and XSI cockpitset up implementation. Work on new Shipping & Packing (Handling Units) & Labels requirements.

Implementation of Outbound transportation planning process using pick-up freight verified manifest (FVM) for the milk run to pick materials from multiple vendors with optimal truck load building in 3PL, Communication of Ship date, container info and FVM to the end consumers.

Involved in implementing the business compliance requirements in GTS Compliance & Customs management.Worked on Partner function & Embargo structure related requirements in GTS.Implemented special requirements in SPL screening (Boycott List) where Naming block is specific to Country.

BOSE Corporation, Framingham, MA

October 2010 – May 2011

OTC Lead / Bank Of America

Working as a SD& LE lead consultant in carrying out design, configuring and developing the solutions for business requirement. Responsible for gathering business requirements from the users. Translate business objectives into clear functional and technical requirements. Organize POC (Proof of Concept) meetings to demonstrate look and feel of the requirements.

Sales & Distribution pricing set up and implementing existing pricing structure change in the global template.

Worked on Siebel CRM <-> SAP ECC related mapping requirements at juncture of introducing new products. Provided requirements on enhancing / developing RFC logics in order to map the customer, material & ATP data flow inward & outward. Handled Payment authorization failure matrix requirements flows inbound / outbound to SAP.

Credit cards set up and respective programs development for fetching the account crucial details

Work on new intermediate middleware for encrypting the cards.

BOSE Corporation, Framingham, MA

January 2010 – September 2010

OTC Lead / Japan Automotive Roll out (Boston, MA)

Understanding the Japan geography Automotive business processes as a part of Business requirement phase.

Followed the ASAP methodology in the Project by phase –wise.

Responsible for gathering requirements and aritculating BRD & Functional Specs. Scope up to match the global template. Followed Change Release Management process for end – end transport movements.

Implemented the requirements (includes GAP) for clients Pricing. Worked on the manual override routine design, customs value pricing requirement, S&H charge condition et al.

Worked on DELFOR/DELIN/DELJIT/SEQJIT type IDOC’s requirements and directed respective mapping to EDI team. Involved in Major 4 Customer specific requirements for DELFOR / SEQJIT.

Implemented new Forwarding agent set upend-end in LE XSI cockpit.Worked on new route & shipment leg requirements.

Worked on the Returnable Packaging set up and unique ASN & BOL requirements.

Implemented Cumulative qty calculation design for Automotive business.

Implemented Customs Declaration, SLI, CB output’s in GTS.

Provided Post production Go-Live support.

BOSE Corporation, Framingham, MA

February 2009 – December 2009

OTC Consultant / Stabilization Project (Boston, MA)

Responsible for gathering requirements and functional spec preparation.

Implementing Requirements via SCRUM methodology through a quick change movement for Sprint release cycles.Design, Configure and Develop the solution to fullfil the Business requirements. Responsible for gathering requirements, writing functional & directing technical team on design.

Demonstration of scenario’s to the client to help them deciding the correct fitment.

Worked on intercompany pricing integrated with MM for modifying routines and new pricing discount conditions have been defined & assigned to the respective pricing procedures as a part of rounding off requirement project.

Implemented a new pricing design for shipment process in transportation module.

Configured the general settings and related activations in Foreign trade.

Carried out GTS DAP (Data Archiving Project)where the database related to address, change log & master data archivals were addressed. Archival mechanism has been implemented for the first time in the history of Client

Worked on Drop-ship project LTL & HU labels specifically developed for RF packing process.

BOSE Corporation, Framingham, MA

June 2008 – January 2009

SD/LE Consultant / BKK – Japan Geo Roll Out (India / USA)

Responsible for business process comprehensions and gathering requirements.

Responsible for Functional Spec preparations and developments to match the Clients global template.

Design of organization structure in Sales & Distrubution linking with Global template.

Configured Pricing condition types, partner determination, output, copy controls & availability check in Basic functions .

Handled LE – SHP in setting up of Routes, Shipping point definitions & determinations.

Configured Credit Management functionality to carry out credit checks throughout the sales order cycle.

Handled Listing & Exclusion functionality specific to product specific requirement.

Performed Unit testing in test system and regression testing in quality system followed by business UAT/sign off.

Post go-live supporton all sales order and shipping related issues.

Handled output related issues during the fixed hyper care period.

Alberto & Culver

March 2007 – May 2008

SD/TM Consultant

Alberto Culver Company manufactures, distributes and markets leading beauty care and other personal care in the United States and internationally. The project involves the Global SAP Implementation in the areas of Solution Development and Implementations in the Production System.

Conducting the Measure / Design workshops for the business people.

GAP analysis between their existing SAP system and their newly acquired divisions and preparing the business blueprint documents.

Preparing the Functional Design Documents for conversion requirements in SD.

Implemented LE-SHP (Shipping) in SAP.

Sealed Air Corporation Inc.,

August 2005 to February 2007

SD Consultant

Sealed air Corp. is a leading global manufacturer of materials and systems for Protective, presentation, and fresh food packaging in the industrial, food, and consumer Markets. The project involved in customization of SAP R/3 4.6C and implementation across all enterprises in US. The application included SAP R/3 SD, MM, and FI Modules.

Carried out Enterprise Structure set up Configuration pertains to Definitions & Respective assignments of SD organizational structure.

Carried out configuration related Logistics Execution module end to end.

Worked on Consignment Sales and Third party Sales Business process requirement gathering and respective set up in SAP.

Provided post go-live support and extended the support for a while.

Ahlstrom PG BV. (Netherland)

September 2004 – August 2005

SD Consultant

The Project involved Customization of SAP R/3 4.7 and implementation. The application included SAP R/3 SD, MM and FI Modules. They are mainly into manufacturing, distribution and marketing leading paper products in Netherlands and internationally.

Responsibilities:

Involved in hand over – take over phase which comprise early intervention of IT regression phase.

Estimation of efforts on tickets/requirementss by defining the workflow to achieve deliverables. Handled issues as a part of Production Support activities.

Provided support to onsite in the development/quality environments for critical issues/defect resolution.

Worked on Installment billing (IB) & Write Off related requirementss.

Worked on Logistics related issues and provided value adds to benefit the client.

Involved in LSMW object utilization at various instance for mass Order change, Pricing changes.

Anmol Polymers Ltd., India

Feb 2000 to August 2004

Sales & Marketing

Anmol Polymers Limited is a manufacturer of paper & pulp additives (bio-chemicals), manufacturer of polymers tends to waste paper units. Technically collaborated with Biocone Ltd., in terms of paper enzymes (Bio) chemicals for paper brightness and quality GSM production.

Served as a Branch Manager for South region, responsible for P/L management on the sales and services to the end consumer.

Broad experience in all phases of the sales cycle, from concept through development and marketing.

Providing quality services by utilizing highly experienced Research experts for presentations and building customer reliance to open sales channel on long term profitability.

Systematic knowledge in the services related to chemical sales, account attainment and administration. Dependable development of polymer products and industry facts, reactivation of accounts that have been kept as dormant and the improvement in sales techniques.

Handled business development activities and accountable for the top-line profitability. Interacting with customers & updating them with the prevailing trends in vogue for promotion of the products.

Upgraded and consolidated dealer network while shifting emphasis from product-driven to relationship-driven. Implemented limited distribution policy that reduced costs, improved efficiency, and substantially increased dealer profits and loyalty.



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