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Torrance, California, United States
October 05, 2016

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Overall Experience: 15+ Years SAP Experience: 11+ Years

•SAP experience comprises of 11+ years of Production Planning, Quality Management, PP-PI, Material Management, Warehouse Management, Logistics Execution, Plant Maintenance, Sales and distribution with full life cycle implementations, rollouts and production support assignments.

•Worked for various clients including Karma Automotive, GE, Pelican, Caterpillar, DOW, BHP Billiton, Cargill, ABB, JCB, Owens Corning and Vedanta.

•Worked for major industrial sectors including Automobile, Smelting, Refinery, FMCG- Consumer, Chemical, Captive power, Power - Transformer and Switch gear, Mining.

•Worked with developments of SAP Fiori and Personas tiles on PP and QM applications on SAP S4 HANA platform.

•Worked with complex interfaces and 4 tier landscapes integrating ECC<->SAP XI<->SAP XMII<->MES.

•Worked in Quality Planning, QM Inspection – In process – Final- Receiving, Catalog, Notification, MIC, Inspection plan & QM master data.

•Worked on Make to Stock, Make to Order, Variant Configuration, and Repetitive Manufacturing with Long term planning (LTP) and Sales and Operation Planning (SOP).

•Worked on master data maintenance including routings, Bills of material, Work centers, Integration of PP with CO, PM, MM, QM and SD.

•Worked on implementing Engineering Change Management (ECM) and Engineering Change Order.

•Worked in managing group of offshore resources working Onsite and interact directly with the client.

•Worked on Logistics Execution Process including Vehicle Management System (VMS), Inbound and Outbound process, Internal Warehouse process, Kanban, Shipment Execution.

•Exposure to SAP MII 15.1 and in integrating torque tools with ECC through MII.

Professional Experience:

Client: Karma Automotive is the largest manufacturer of ultra-premium electric cars.

Location: Costa Mesa, Moreno Valley, CA

Roles: SAP Consultant

Duration: Feb’15 till date

Key responsibilities:

•Worked in gathering requirements and configure SAP PP, WM, QM and PM functionalities.

•Worked in configuration and support of logistics process including internal warehouse process, inbound and outbound delivery, goods issue, goods receipt, 107 & 109 process.

•Worked in batch, serial and develop pick list, transfer list using bar code scanning process.

•Worked in designing and integrating PP-WM processes and scenarios.

•Worked in integrating PP with WM, SD, MM, CO.

•Worked in cycle counting of various stock types in SAP.

•Worked extensively on developing SAP Fiori apps for Production and Quality in SAP S4 HANA.

•Worked with SAP Personas screen simplification tiles.

•Worked in launching functionalities in SAP dealer portal.

•Worked in configuring multi-level variant configuration 89 & 70 scenarios in SAP.

•Worked in setting up MRP, Demand management including planning profile and combination of options.

•Wrote functional specifications for new developments.

•Worked with various order types and make to stock, make to order production.

•Worked in configuring SAP QM scenarios.

•Configured warehouse management settings in SAP.

•Worked and configured product allocations in SAP.

•Worked on SAP Flexible planning scenarios.

•Worked extensively on MRP, LTP, SOP scenarios and configuration.

•Developed complex LSMW to create and change master data.

•Guided subject matter expert wherever necessary.

•Worked on testing new and old functionalities on SAP HANA S4 migration.

•Worked in integrating variant configuration data with hybris.

•Coordinate integration of torque tools to SAP ECC through MII 15.1.

•Configured QM and relevant master data upload in SAP.

Client: GE is the largest manufacturer of electrical switchgears

Location: San German, PR


Duration: Sep’14 to Dec'14

Key responsibilities:

•Worked on supporting Logistics Execution Process including shipment, internal warehouse process, inbound and outbound delivery.

•Involved in cutover, go-live and post go-live support of PP, QM, SD, MM, and WM.

•Worked on MRP, Std. Production and rework production orders, Cross company STO and intra company STO, Outbound and inbound deliveries, Shipment, Handling unit, Purchase orders, Reports.

•Trained end users and super users on SAP.

•Worked with SAP WM scenarios and configuration.

•Resolved master data and transactional data issues.

Client: Pelican is the largest manufacturer of hard cases, coolers, mobile military and remote area flashlights.

Location: Torrance, CA

Roles: SAP Lead Consultant and Onsite Manager

Duration: Oct’13 to Sep’14

Key responsibilities:

•Resolved incidents of PP within SLA and work on Assemble to Order (ATO) process.

•Gather requirement and prepare scope document including functional specifications for review with client manager for an approval.

•Resolved QM relevant incidents within the SLA. Worked on form changes of notification.

•Lead the teams of PP, QM, MM, SD, FICO and ABAP teams in delivering and supporting SAP production systems.

•Render Subject Matter Expert services wherever necessary.

•Suggest business process reengineering techniques in adding more value to the client.

•Configure, test and develop new functionalities including enhancement of SAP PP/QM.

•Raise OSS message and resolve critical issues as needed by the client.

Client: DOW Chemical is the largest producer of plastics including polystyrene, polyurethane.

Location: Saginaw, MI

Roles: SAP Consultant

Duration: Feb’12 – Nov’12

Key responsibilities:

•Lead small projects to meet business requirements and automated certain business processes.

•Created functional specification for new changes, performing unit testing and integration testing. Carried out Business requirement gathering, involved in AS-IS and TO-BE processes.

•Creating functional design specifications for development work.

•Supporting the team for adherence to defined repeatable processes; ensuring architecture designs align with technology strategies and standards; Championing new standards as required.

•Lead and mentor junior team members.

•Completing team deliverables related to design, configuration, test, and implementation in solution manager and HPQC.

•Working with data downloads and upload tool like Cransoft.

•Tracking defects recorded in HPQC tool for SAP objects.

Client: Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Roles: SAP Consultant

Duration: Feb’11 – Jan’12

Key responsibilities:

•Understood and supported Wave 1 ECC 6.0 – PP/QM/PM.

•Involved in implementation and support - Wave 2 ECC 6.0 - PP/QM/PM.

•Involved in configuring PP, PM and QM process in SAP including process order, control recipes, process messages, confirmation and PI sheets.

•Positioned SAP MII process in integrating various logistics processes.

•Handled incidents within SLA after finding out root cause of the problem.

•Involved in execution of mini projects about new plant creation including configuration, testing & post verification process.

•Capacity planning: Worked with available capacity, reallocate within planning table, evaluation, levelling, re- scheduling and dispatching operations.

•Handled issues related to setting up certificate of analysis by email, print & Fax, process order confirmation, master recipe, idocs.

•Worked with cost errors related to process order confirmation.

•Exposed to BMC remedy tool in supporting SAP configuration & development.

•Worked with PM Master Data, maintenance order, notification, and maintenance plan.

•Exposed to deadline monitoring, Calibration orders, functional location & equipment.

•Exposed to SAP MII related business process design and mapping of PM, PP-PI scenarios.

•Created master data for testing purpose, involved in Unit & integration testing and prepared MM/WM and PP-PI test scripts.

•Worked extensively in the SAP Interfaces related to SAP PP-PI

•Involved in implementation of the enhancements, configuration changes as well as day-to-day production related issues.

Client: BHP Billiton is the world’s largest producers of major commodities, including aluminum, copper, energy coal, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, nickel, and silver and titanium minerals.

Location: Perth, Australia and Bangalore, India

Roles: SAP Logistics Support Consultant- PP/QM

Duration: Sep’09 - Jan’11

Key responsibilities:

•Worked extensively on logistics process including TSW nominations, internal warehouse process, inbound and outbound deliveries.

•Understood mining business process and support complex landscape involving ECC,

SAP XI 3.0, SAP MII 11.0. Involved in data preparation, field mapping with inbound/ outbound XML payload.

•Coordinated communication channel update, SM58 - Transactional RFC.

•Involved in monitoring idocs, partner profile, port definition, RFC destination.

•Monitored background job, control recipe, message, inbound & outbound queue.

•Coordinated SAP XI java stack & ABAP stack issues.

•Resolved tickets of logistics including PP-PI, MM, and QM process.

•Involved in regression & release testing of iron ore business process.

•Capacity planning: Worked with available capacity, reallocate within planning table, evaluation, levelling, re- scheduling and dispatching operations.

•Coordinated with SAP XI in establishing connectivity across QA systems.

•Worked with process order, messages, control recipe, master recipe.

•Worked with production version, process instruction categories & message categories.

•Involved in resolving issues related to release testing in QA systems.

•Worked with source list, purchase requisitions, purchase orders, TSW nominations, Contracts, sales orders, delivery and billing.

•Involved in PM functions including equipment, functional location, work order and notifications, historic work orders.

•Configured QM and relevant master data upload in SAP.

•Worked in Quality Planning, QM Inspection – In process – Final- Receiving, Catalog, Notification, MIC, Inspection plan & QM master data.

Client: Caterpillar is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of earth moving equipment like dumper and power generator.

Location: Bangalore, India

Roles: SAP Team Lead – CBS – Global roll out

Duration: Sep’07 – Aug’09

Key responsibilities:

•Gathered requirements through workshop of PP process.

•Prepared business blue print document (BBP) & process flow Visio of PP process.

•Involved in Baseline & final configuration of PP.

•Prepared SIT test scenario & test script of PP.

•Worked extensively on variant configuration, super BOM, Super routing.

•Worked closely in creating, updating and releasing standard cost estimate.

•Worked with discrete MTO /MTS scenario, sales & operation planning (SOP), long term planning (LTP) & Kanban, Production order execution, Collective order, characteristic planning (89&70) strategies.

•Uploaded relevant PP master data & transactional data during SIT & UAT.

•Coordinated download, cleanse, validate, upload, cutover activities & post go live support.

•Worked in implementing ECM – ECO and change number and approval process.

•Lead and manage SAP data conversion team till Go-live.

Client: Owens Corning offers insulation, roofing, basement finishing & acoustic systems for building & remodeling, composites solutions and asphalt.

Location: Bangalore, India

Roles: SAP PP-QM-PM Consultant – Global Support

Duration: Jun’06 – Aug’07

Key responsibilities:

•Supported project involving SAP PP/PM/QM modules.

•Worked with configuration related to rework production order and maintenance orders.

•Involved in over delivery tolerance for production orders.

•Resolved issues related to QM inspection lot, inspection plan & inspection type, S032 info structure update. Worked with Repetitive manufacturing including production versions, cost collector, planning table, material staging and back flush.

•Trained end user in SAP PM.

Clients: INOX/ABB/JCB/ABG/Mahindra & Mahindra

Location: Bangalore, India

Roles: SAP PP-QM Consultant

Duration: Jun’05 – May’06

Key responsibilities:

Involved in various implementation, roll out & support projects as SAP consultant. Also involved in various phases of ASAP methodology which include preparation of AS-IS, blue print, baseline configuration, final configuration, project preparation including functional design, data preparation - download & upload, go live support.

Client: INOX - Industrial gases & disposable cylinders.

•Prepared AS-IS document & BBP documents.

•Involved in baseline configuration of PP (Sandbox client).

•Created & tested sample scenarios in REM MTS, Discrete MTO/MTS.

Client: JCB India limited -Earthmoving equipment.

•Exposed to AS -IS process.

•Coordinated preparation of TO BE scenarios from the global template.

Client: Mahindra & Mahindra – Automobiles

•Worked with material variants 25 & 26 strategies.

•Involved in sales order costing execution.

•Worked extensively on variant configuration, super BOM, Super routing.

•Worked closely in creating, updating and releasing standard cost estimate.

•Prepared functional specifications related to variant matching.

Client: ABG shipyard - Shipping

•Involved in cut over activities & Go live support.

•Involved in uploading master data.

Client: ABB -Transformer & switchgear.

•Worked with sales order specific bills of material & routing.

•Developed functional specs for web based report.

•Created & tested scenarios related to product cost controlling.

Functional Experience:

Client: Vedanta is one of the world’s largest mining and manufacture of non-ferrous metals.

Location: Silvassa & Tuticorin, India

Roles: Associate Manager/SAP Power User

Duration: Jul’00 – Oct’04

Key responsibilities:

•Looked after refinery, smelter, captive power plant, integrate all functionalities in SAP.

•Involved in SAP projects related to preparing & designing process and scenarios.

•Attended periodic training on SAP, upgraded knowledge about new functionalities.

•Involved in gathering requirements from business and discuss with internal SAP support team.


Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical - National Institute of Technology NIT, India - year 2000

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