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Netanya, Central District, Israel
June 26, 2018

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David Liphshitz

Even Yehuda, Israel • +972-**-******* •

Testimonials/References: (website) • LinkedIn:

Australian Citizen • US E3 Visa Eligible • Sponsorship Not Required

SAP Certified SCM/PP Lead Consultant

Knowledgeable and successful professional with international experience.

Including 9 years working in the United States and Australia.

Accomplished and results-focused professional with extensive experience leading and managing full life cycle SAP PP/PP-PI implementation projects, core solution based roll-out/roll-in projects, ASAP projects and S/4HANA project, upgrade projects, SAP development projects, and integrations, for clients in high-tech, aerospace & defense, automotive, life sciences, consumer products, and other industries. Knowledge of SAP logistics and integration with finance/controlling modules. Excel in customer-facing roles advocating for the needs of the customer, ensuring solutions fulfill business requirements, and achieving complete satisfaction.

Core Competencies:

Eight Full Life Cycle SAP Project experience

Transformational/Modernization Initiatives

Strong Problem Solving Skills

Innovative & Creative Thinking

International & Cross-cultural Teams

Stakeholder Relationship Cultivation

User Training & Coaching

Solution selling / Presale

Technical Proficiencies

Primary SAP Modules:

Supply-Chain,PP,PP-PI: Discrete, Process, Master Data, S&OP, DM, MRP, Process/Production Orders, Scheduling, Variant Configuration, MTS, MTO, etc.

SAP Modules:

MM: MRP, Consumption base planning, Purchasing, Subcontracting, Inventory Management, Material Master, Batch Management, Classification, Integration.

SAP Modules:

PM/CS: Equipment, Functional Location, PM/CS Orders, MRO, RMA processes, VMS, PM/CS Orders with Variant Configuration, Install Base management, Serialized Assemblies/components management.

Other SAP Modules:



SAP PP/PP-PI Certified Consultant - SAP Academy London UK

SAP SCM/APO Certified Consultant - SAP Academy Chicago USA

SAP All-In-One Partner Training- SAP Israel Academy; SAP Project System (PS), SAP Costing System (CO), SAP Solution Manager (Solman), SAP Query - Ness SAP Academy; Trainer for SAP SCM240 Official Course, Certified System Analyst – Sivan Computer College, TOC Seminar (Constrained based Planning)

Professional Experience

Owner of PFL-IT Consulting Services, Even Yehuda, Israel •

Freelance Sr. SAP Consultant, 1/2012 – Present

Manage business operations and provision of consulting services to diverse clients.

Key Engagements:

Solution Architect for Government based Manufacturing organization:

Leading the process of characterization and definition of project Scoping, analysis of costs, resources and schedule.

-Characterization, analysis and definition of business processes for SD/PP/MM/QM/CO modules in a "Make to Order – MTO” environment.

-Recommendations for significant improvements in existing business processes.

- Business Case Analysis and Business Case document

SAP PP-PI Functional Lead and Integration Manager, Dor Chemicals: Oversee ASAP SAP PP-PI full life cycle, cost-effective implementation SAP S/4 HANA for glue and paint product lines (first-ever in Israel).

Based on batch management/expiration dates, product groups for product group planning view where group members (sales items) represent variations of same item manufactured to different specifications and/or quality grades, allowing some interchangeability for customer deliveries.

Achieved issue-free go-live and overall client satisfaction with PP-PI module.

SAP PP Functional Lead Consultant, Applied Materials Israel. Joined roll-in project at late stage, replacing former PP Consultant. Variant Configuration used to configure customer specific machines.

Swiftly delved into project to make immediate contributions in highly customized, complex solution within large multinational IT organization.

Led flawless implementation of SAP PP and achieved complete satisfaction.

SCM Functional Lead, Telit communications. Led business process improvement project to optimize supply chain to minimize on-hand stocks while meeting all customer delivery dates. Project resulted in high levels of client satisfaction.

Panaya Partnership initiative: Worked on and singed a Partnership agreement with Panaya aiming to market Panaya solution suite and related consulting services.

Panaya, Raanana, Israel

Solution Consulting Manager/Presales Engineer, 10/2010 – 11/2011

Interfaced with global clients, primarily via trial sessions, to convey value and benefits of Panaya solutions to secure new sales. Hosted Q&A sessions to explain technical and functional aspects of Panaya and SAP at a highly detailed level. Participated in product management meetings; presented recommendations for improvements and new features for inclusion in future releases. Created and maintained presales presentations, price proposals, and other sales documentation.

Key Achievements:

Excelled as top presales earner for three consecutive quarters for sales volume and value.

Won business from top-tier clients, such as Apple, Verizon, Hawker Beechcraft, Johns Hopkins University, Deutsche Börse.

CBIT Technologies Ltd., Petah Tikva, Israel

Sr. SAP Consultant, 07/2006 – 12/2009

Managed consulting engagements with clients across public sector/life sciences, airline, chemical, high-tech/telecom, and automotive arenas.

Key Engagements:

SAP PP/MM Functional Lead, Ministry of Finance (04/08-12/09): Led implementation of PP/MM to enable Ministry to track medical emergency kits across Israel used for treating epidemics, disasters, and biological/chemical/nuclear warfare victims. Designed and deployed innovative and effective solution based on batch management and sophisticated management of expiration dates as well as customized programs.

Achieved exceptional levels of satisfaction and received letter of reference from project leader.

SAP PP/MM Functional Lead, El-AL (04/08-10/08): Managed blueprint phase of SAP PP portion of the project to design unique and effective solution for in-flight service.

First module leader to obtain approval for blueprint documents from user-side module leader.

SAP PP-PI Functional Lead, Ness/Brom Group-ICL (07/08-02/09): Collaborated on second SAP rollout for German subsidiary and first member of ICL to manufacture fluid products.

Played key role in developing PP-PI solution significantly different from template, achieving issue-free go live and client satisfaction.

SAP PM/MM/PP Functional Lead, Telrad Networks (07/06-10/08, part time): Drove business process improvements using S/N & Eq, auto creation, and integration with new version of Agile PDM solution. Developed solution to manage company fleet of vehicles. Earned complete client satisfaction.

SAP PM/CS/SD/VMS Functional Lead, Meir Group (12/07-05/08): Steered implementation of SAP VMS module for trucks division using PM/CS and Variant Configuration to satisfaction of the client.

Presale/SAP Consultant, Ness Technologies Ltd. (07/08-08/08): Prepared and delivered presentation for SCM/PP arena as part of tendering/bidding phase for Applied Materials Health. Focused on variant configuration.

** Prior SAP experience includes Sr. SAP Consultant with Ness Technologies, Inc., Project Manager with British American Tobacco (Australia), Sr. SAP PP Consultant/Integration Manager with Supply Chain Consulting (Australia), SAP PP/MM Functional Lead Consultant with Kellogg Korea (USA), SAP PP Functional Lead Consultant with Thyssen Industries (USA) and ACME Steel (USA), and SAP PP Functional Consultant with IBM IGS Israel. **

*** Prior non-SAP experience includes Owner of Liron Information Systems a Business that provided ERP software and related project management & implementation services, Three years as CIO with Rad Network Devices


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Notable Accolade

Received a prestigious reference from Robert W. Hickey (now President of Samuel Strapping Systems USA) for work on ACME Steel SAP Project

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