SAP MM-IM, WM Functional Consultant
Over 14 years of work experience of which over 11 years of SAP Experience and over 3 years as domain expert in Production and Planning departments.
Over 11 years of SAP experience in logistics modules such as MM, IM, PP, WM, EWM and SD with ABAP and HANA expertise.
Worked with IT Giants like IBM, Cap Gemini and CGI
Involved in various phases of the project life cycle right from requirements gathering, gap analysis, and solution presentation, developing and rolling out the solution to the normalization phase and also involved in application management support.
Experience in developing test plans, test strategy, test scope and defining test cases and automating test scripts.
Lead teams of size 10 members across the Functional and Technical modules.
Advanced Excel skills and can able to create Macros
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and multi-tasking capabilities
Able to handle stressful situations without disturbing work performance.
Self-learner, willing to learn and try out new technologies
SAP MM and WM skills
Expertise in configuration of SAP Material Management (MM)- Material Master, Vendor Master, Purchasing Info Record, Source List, RFQs, PRs, POs, Outline Agreements, Vendor confirmations, Pricing, Release Strategy, GR, Transfer Posting, Stock transfer, Physical inventory, Invoice verification and Consignment settlement.
Expertise in SAP Warehouse Management (WM) – Configuration of WM movement types, special movement indicators, storage location controls, put away and picking strategies, capacity checks, warehouse activity monitor, replenishment control settings, Storage unit management, Hazardous material management, radio frequency solutions and mobile data entry settings..
ABAP certification on net weaver 7.0.
SAP Logistics Execution and Warehouse Management with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP6
Astra Zeneca – Implementation 04/2016 – Till Date
SAP MM/WM Functional Consultant
oInvolved in business requirement gathering by conducting work-shops with business.
oBusiness blue print preparation and participation in DDG meetings.
oConfigured 12 new plants and 2 new warehouses and extension of existing warehouses to new plants which involves creation of new storage types, storage sections and search strategies.
oConfigured new STO and sub-contracting scenarios.
oDid RICEF remediation exercise using SAP SLO tool.
oInvolved in unit testing.
Bell – Implementation, Support, Upgrade and Migration 08/2012 – 03/2016
SAP MM-IM Functional lead consultant
oExtensive knowledge in P2P cycle and master data management
oConfigured Material types and working knowledge on defining number ranges (External numbering) for Material master, PR and PO and screen layouts.
oConfigured document types, account assignment categories and vendor confirmation categories.
oConfigured account determination (MM-FI integration), price determination and output determination procedures.
oConfigured Release procedures for PRs and POs
oConfigured consumption-based planning and created new MRP controllers, MRP groups, MRP types, Defined special procurement types and lot sizes.
oWorked on sub-contracting and consignment orders and stock transport orders (STO).
oDeveloped an SD solution (MM-SD integration) to procure non-stock materials for third party delivery.
oWorked on B2B integration with 3rd party logistics using EDI, tRFC and SFTP interfaces.
oCreated and executed automated testing scripts using PANAYA tool.
oIntensively involved in discussion with the Business team for collecting required information and data for functional design document for the RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancement and Forms) objects.
oGathering business requirements by conducting work-shops with business IT and client departments, preparation of SWAG estimations, working in GAP Analysis, Blue print design and final estimations, preparation of functional and technical specifications, developing the solution, unit testing and supporting UAT, deployment and support during normalization period.
oCoordinating support KT transitions, participation in client’s GO-NOGO calls and preparing SOX compliance documents, user manuals and conducting training sessions.
Sasktel – Implementation and Support 05/2011 - 07/2012
SAP MM/WM Functional consultant
oConfiguring Material Master, Vendor Master, Source list, Info Records, Purchase Requisition, Quotations, Comparison of Quotations and Purchase order and their respective Release strategy
oChanges to pricing and automatic account determination procedures and configured split valuation
oConfiguring Stock transport orders and consignment orders.
oChanging batch classification and assigning a new class to specific materials
oChanging output determination and working on requirement assignments
oCreating different vendor confirmation categories and configuring EDI messages to update these vendor confirmations
oProduction support of P2P, inventory management and Handling unit management issues
oDefining WM number ranges, storage types, storage sections and picking areas
oConfiguring different put away and stock removal strategies
oConfiguring immediate and auto transfer order creation processes
oConfiguring RF screens and queues.
oConfiguring Physical inventory settings
oResolving IDoc interface issues in EDI/ALE
Onninen – Implementation 12/2009 - 04/2011
SAP MM/WM functional consultant
oCreation of plants, purchasing organization and its organization assignment
oWorked on procurement related material master and vendor master settings
oConfigured procurement proposals using consumption based planning (MRP), different external purchasing documents, account determination settings, pricing conditions, release strategies and output messages
oConfigured consignment and sub-contracting scenarios
oWorked on split valuation
oConfigured central warehouse with different SU managed storage types, different putaway strategies
Inex Partners – Implementation 02/2009 - 11/2009
SAP WM/MM functional consultant
oCreated nearly 10 different interfaces using RFC function modules
oDefined number ranges for storage units
oDefined new storage types, storage sections and picking areas, storage bin types, bin templates, and storage type indicators to implement customized put away and picking strategies
oConfigured the process of inbound delivery to place goods from interim storage area to fixed bins, next empty bins, pallet storage bins and block storage.
oConfigured bin sections for pallet storage types
oConfigured auto and immediate TO creations for specific materials
oDeveloped a conversion program to change the ware house as SU managed ware house.
oEnhanced existing collective search helps with SU number.
oDeveloped a new output to print labels and barcodes using Zebra printers
oWorked on physical inventory, cycle counting, analyzing the count results, posting of difference in the system
oWorked extensively on the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) & integration testing of WM-IM and delivery interfaces
oPrepared knowledge transfer documentation, end user training documentation and given the Knowledge transfer to IT and support teams.
Ruokakesko – Upgrade and Support 07/2007 - 01/2009
SAP MM Functional consultant
oMaintenance of article and site masters
oFixing POS issues rose due to failure of ALE Idocs.
oCreation of assortments.
oExecuting listing runs
oMonitoring MRP and STOs created for different sites
oWorked on change requests for configuration changes such as output messages, release strategies
oHandling day to day production issues
oInvolved in end to end testing during ECC 6.0 upgrade.
oMonitored ABAP dumps and suggesting corrective actions
oScheduling and monitoring jobs in Control-M tool/SAP
Finland Factory –Support 11/2006 - 06/2007
SAP Technical Lead consultant
oHandled a team of 10 technical consultants
oCreation of z-tables, Views, Search helps and Lock objects.
oCreated interactive and classical reports for displaying vendor information, stock variances, ordered quantity, confirmed quantity, goods receipt quantity and purchase order values.
oDeveloped data upload programs (BDC, BAPI's and LSMW) in the areas of SD and MM which are used as part of cut over activity.
oWorked on user exits (SD user exits), customer exits (for MRP groups) and BADIs(for MM requirements).
oExtensively worked on different enhancement techniques using new BADIs, internal and external enhancement points, enhancement sections and switch frame work.
oModified print program 'SAPFM06P' and layout set 'MEDRUCK' for the Purchase Order to include Company's personal information and Logo on SAP Scripts.
oConfigured partner profiles and IDocs for EDI and ALE interfaces
Hubbell– Implementation, Enhancements & Support 01/2006 - 09/2006
SAP technical consultant
oCreated RF transactions (for SAP Console) for WM for goods receipts, inventory transfers, conducting physical inventories and goods issues.
oWorked on configuring the RF screen management, RF Queue management and RF Menu management using SPRO.
oDeveloped of new Data dictionary objects like tables, views, lock objects, search helps, data elements and domains.
oCreation of technical specifications for MM, IM, WM and SD functional space
oDeveloped different report types such as classical, interactive and ALV reports.
oModified SAP scripts, smart forms to add/modify company logo and to adjust alignments.
oModified output driver programs to change hard coded address details.
oUnit testing of developed objects and documentation
oAdhering to company’s quality processes
oWorked on different SD user exits, customer exits and BADIs.
oAs part of the support handled customer queries and analyzing MM support issues
Celestica – Implementation & Support 09/2005 - 01/2006
SAP technical consultant
oDeveloped a report to list the sales orders based on the sales organization, distribution channel and division.
oDeveloped a Blocked customer list report that shows all the customers blocked for delivery.
oCreated report to list the Purchase requisitions for a particular plant.
oChanged the existing Sap script layout for Sales Order according to Client’s specification and added Company’s Logo and added texts as per Client’s requirement.
oModified an existing Sap script layout for Delivery note. Changes include adding company logo.
oCreated a program to post physical inventory documents through excel
Synergies-Dooray 02/2001 – 05/2004
Synergies-Dooray Automotive Limited is an export oriented ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 company involved in manufacturing of Alluminum alloy wheels for both domestic and international markets.
I worked as Jr Engineer in Production and Production Planning departments in Synergies-Dooray Automotive Limited for more than 3 years. In this capacity I was mainly responsible for production planning activities of chrome plating plant. I was responsible for order processing, preparation of Master Production Schedule, Production Control, Process improvement, Optimizing the product cycle time, Productivity Improvement, Factory output analysis, control of finished goods and Inward materials control.