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Location:
Malvern, PA
Posted:
September 10, 2019

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Summary of Skills:

Raju Dahagam has 24+ years of experience in Marketing, Logistics Management, Engineering, project management. Out of which, 19 years of experience in SAP as a project Manager, on-site coordinator, Sales and Distribution (SD) module process lead, Vistex lead, Subject matter expert (SME), Cutover lead and functional Analyst.

He is a certified SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) consultant and has successfully worked on 10 full life cycle implementation projects

His area of expertise - Sales and Distribution, EDI, Data Migration and Vistex. Raju has managed, supported and configured the SAP system in the areas of Sales and Distribution (SD), Logistics Execution, Vistex and Materials Management.

Raju has worked in a number of Fortune 500 companies across several industries including Pharma, Technology, Consumer Goods, Oil & Gas, Wholesale distribution and Manufacturing. He has played key roles in providing leadership, developing project teams, establishing business policy, process and practice and assisted senior executives in SAP projects execution.

Raju’s SAP experience includes, assessing requirements, designing business processes, implementing systems, conducting all phases of testing and coordinating cutover activities. While working with clients under various business settings, he has developed broad industry knowledge and demonstrated deep SAP expertise in Sales & Distribution module functionalities, especially in Order Management, Pricing, Rebates, Billing, User Exits, Credit Management, Shipping & Transportation. My wide knowledge and experience enabled successful integrations cross functional integration of SD and MM, PP, FI&CO modules and third party systems.

Raju has worked on development of industry package solution for Food & Beverage Industry based on Best Practices with a focus on Food, Beverage, Dairy and Meat Industries with SAP AG Walldorf.

Extensive knowledge of IDocs and Business Events/Workflows. Extensive experience working with most of the EDI messages 850, 855, 810, 856, 870, 820 etc

Experience:

Independent contractor From: Nov 2015- todate

Client : CertainTeed Corporation, Malvern,PA From: Nov 2016- Aug 2019

Role: EDI and Functional Consultant

CertainTeed is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products. A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies.

CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Client wanted to replace the current non-integrated system with SAP to obtain real-time integration of business information.

Responsibilities:

Point person for EDI integration efforts

Gathered and analyzed client’s and trading partner specific EDI requirements, and created mapping specifications

Configuration in SAP include setting up EDI partner profiles for all types of Inbound and Outbound EDI transactions

Planed, coordinated and conducted end to end testing with client’s business users, developers, and trading partners’ EDI team

Designing new EDI business processes as needed

Involved in master data conversion and loads related to SD area.

Client: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, NJ From: March 2016-Nov 2016

Role: Functional Consultant

Global Pharmaceutical Company

Responsibilities Process simplification and improvements in Order Management. Meeting customer needs effectively and building customer relationships with a focus on accuracy, quality and clarity

Environment: SAP 4.6C

Client: Bayer Corp Sciences, Raleigh, NC From: Nov 2015- March 2016

Role: Functional Consultant

Global Corp Sciences and Pharmaceutical Company

Responsibilities:

SD Process simplification and improvements

Coordination of cross functional team activities/issues

PwC

Role: Manager From: Jan 2015- Oct 2015

Client: Avya, San Jose, California

Role: Order to Cash Specialist

Client is a leading provider solution across multi-channel business communication and devices

Project scope included provides an outside-in perspective for client based on observed industry practices in Order-To-Invoice area. Provided insight on logical architecture and capability placement from eight comparable company interviews. Provided five billing solution options along with key architecture considerations for each option. Client has experienced significant growth in recent years, and its current process and system inefficiencies have become constraints for future growth

Client: Calgon Carbon, Pittsburgh, PA

Role: Helped the order to Cash team for successful go-live during testing and cutover phase

The client is a leader in the activated carbon industry in the United States

SAP ECC 6.0 – Implementation/Integration Project (SD, FI, CO, MM/PP)

Responsibilities:

Scope of responsibility includes successful design and development of Order to Cash solutions, ensure proper testing, data migration, and successful cutover and post go-live support

Accenture

Role: Manager From: Nov 2013 to Dec 2014

Client: EMC, Boston

Role: Order to Cash Team Lead

Project Scope included mapping and consolidation of an SAP System from an acquired company into the acquiring company’s SAP system

SAP ECC 6.0 – Implementation/Integration Project (SD, FI, CO, MM/PP, PS)

Pivotal is a leading provider of application and data infrastructure software, agile development services and data science consulting

Responsibilities: Established stakeholder engagement. Conducted blue printing workshops and Led fit/gap analysis sessions. Analyzed business case, requirements, growth plan with key stakeholders. Planned resource requirements including 3rd party resources

AmeriGas Propane Inc. King of Prussia, PA

Industry: Oil & Gas Distribution From: Feb 2013 to Oct 2013

AmeriGas is the nation's largest propane company, serving over 1.3 million residential,

commercial, industrial, agricultural and motor fuel propane customers in nearly 50

states.

Scope: To replace the current non-integrated system with SAP ECC6.0 and Oil & Gas secondary distribution ( OGSD ) solution. Company wanted to transform their Order to Cash operations with an integrated ERP solution

Role: SD Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

SD Process simplification and improvements

Guide Sales & Distribution team members

Coordination of cross functional team activities/issues

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Role: Specialist Master From: Nov 2003 to Jan 2013

Lead Order-To-Cash and Vistex team of 10 consultants at onsite & offshore

Conducted blueprinting workshops and Led fit/gap analysis sessions

Managed all cutover activities as coordinator and lead OTC team in various projects

Resolved OTC issues for successful on time go-live with limited conversion and hyper care issues.

Well versed with onshore & offshore delivery model

On site coordination and SD Process lead.

Coordination and managing day to day project and team activities.

Supervising and guiding the offshore SD team.

Coordination and monitoring remote development.

Responsible for configuration, solving technical and business issues, managed go-live preparations

Coordinated other major cross functional activities like batch job planning, Integration testing and String testing.

Detailed Work experience:

Client: Glazers, Dalls Duration: 19 months

Role: O2C and Vistex Lead

This client is one of the largest whole distributors of alcohol in the southern part of United States.

Development of Global SAP Foot Print for the client's liquor and beer division.

Responsibilities: Order to Cash and Vistex Lead on the project - Established stakeholder engagement via conducting blue printing workshops – Planned resource requirements - Analyzed business case, requirements, growth plan with key stakeholders – Led fit/gap analysis sessions, Managed Realization phase activities, configuration rationales, functional spec, technical design – coordinated job to role mapping, prepared test plans, transport strategy, migration strategy – Prepared business continuity strategy, coordinated other major cross functional activities like batch job planning and String testing. Developed functional specification for Ricefw objects in Vistex area

Technical Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, ERP2005 EhP4, SAP HR 4.0, SAP BI NW 7.0

Client: Lexmark Inc. Lexington Duration: 25 months

Role: Functional Consultant-SD & cutover coordinator

Client is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for office and home use with 14000 employees and USD 4.5 billion in revenue

This project was a full lifecycle SAP ECC6.0 implementation. The solution was implemented in European countries in October 2009, followed by an implementation in the North American countries in August 2010

Responsibilities: Worked on developing Global Templates for client O2C processes. Deployed Global templates in Europe and North America. Requirement gathering, design, refining process. Realization: configuration rationales, functional spec, technical design - Designed and delivered custom interfaces for SD module. Configured Inter Company sales, Returns Process, Consignment sales and Third party sales. Mapped sales orders/order acknowledgement and Invoices EDI requirements. . Developed functional specification for Ricefw objects. Planned and coordinated cutover activities for the entire Order to Cash team - Managed site-readiness involving client team and deployment team

Technical Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP BI NW 7.0

Client: Bayer Health Care, NJ Duration: 10 months

Role: Functional Consultant-SD & cutover coordinator

Global Pharmaceutical Company

Project Scope included mapping and consolidation of an SAP System from an acquired company into the acquiring company’s SAP system

SAP ECC 6.0 – Implementation/Integration Project (SD, FI, CO, MM/PP, PS)

Responsibilities: Primary workload involved managing the harmonization of master data, mapping of values and processes from legacy system, identification and resolution of gaps in SD module. Developed LSMW to load transactional data for cutover. Developed functional specification for Ricefw objects . Configured organizational elements and managed data load for shipping process. Mapped client’s Order Fulfillment, Logistics Execution, returns & inter-company processes in SAP. Coached BTA in team. Defined and implemented new process and technical objects as required.

Client: Bayer Health Care, NJ Duration: 9 months

Role: Senior Functional Consultant-SD & cutover coordinator

Global Pharmaceutical Company

Client wanted to replace the current non-integrated system with SAP to obtain real-time integration of business information

Responsibilities: My responsibility is to manage logistics module containing sales order processing, delivery and shipments for inter company stock transfers, Returns, Billing and Batch management. Developed functional specification for Ricefw objects. I've guided OTC team (3 resources) throughout the project and coached one BTA. Configured organizational elements and managed data load for shipping process. Primary fix-it member for OTC module.

Client: Bayer Material Science, Pittsburgh Duration: 26 months

Role: On site Manager, Process Lead and Functional Consultant-SD

A Global manufacturer and Supplier of Polymers, chemicals and high performance plastic products, has completed fifth roll out of SAP implementation for North America Region. Company needed assistance for post implementation period to gain benefits of SAP system.

Responsibilities: SD Process lead and liaison between on-site off-shore. Status reporting to PMO and client. New Business process Mapping, configuration, testing as per Business requirements. Perform quality review and guide offshore team

Client: SAP-AG, Germany Duration: 3 months

Role: Functional Consultant

Solution development for Consumer Business with a focus on Food, Beverage, Dairy and Meat Industries based on Best Practices.

Development Project with SAP AG, Walldorf

Responsibilities: Involved in development of pre-packaged software for food and beverage industry. These new packages will combine functionality from the 2005 release of mySAP™ ERP and industry-specific SAP® Best Practices from SAP with implementation accelerators and services. Mapping industry process in SAP. Designing Functional specifications for reports, Layout sets, user exits for function modules and process related programs and testing the same after the development. Development of BPP and Configuration documents

Client: Rohm & Haas, China Duration: 6 months

Role: Functional Consultant

A worldwide producer of specialty chemicals with more than 100 plants and research facilities in 27 countries and major player in chemicals and copolymers and fortune 500 company.

Implementation of SAP R/3 4.6C as part of Roll out 7 for Asia pacific region which includes 7 Manufacturing sites, 10 Order centers, 15 Admin sites, 1 Shared Service Center, Many direct Purchase and Subcontracting Tolls and 18 warehouses

Responsibilities: Deployed clients Global templates in Asia pacific Region Roll in order management, logistics execution and SD-MM cross functional areas. Worked in Pricing, Access Sequences, Copy Controls, shipping process, routings, deliveries scheduling, Inventory management and Stock transport set up for localization.

Digital GlobalSoft Limited (Hewlett-Packard)

Role: Senior consultant May 2001 to Nov 2003

Developing and testing the processes for the Global template build specifically for the EMEA region

Developed functional specification for Ricefw objects

Analysis of the As-Is business processes, envisioning and mapping the To-Be processes for SAP R/3 implementation

Business requirement gathering, analysis, redefining and mapping the order fulfillment related business processes into SAP R/3

Setup of all the Organizational and configuring SAP SD settings

Providing SAP 4.6C level 2 support in Order Management

Client: Hewlett Packard, UK Duration: 13 months

Role: Functional Consultant

A leading services and solutions provider and manufactures PC's, Computer Hardware, Servers, printers, monitors, handheld devices and also operating systems for servers. Providing SAP Post Implementation support in Europe

Responsibilities Provided SAP 4.6C level 2 support in Order Management. Meeting customer needs effectively and building customer relationships with a focus on accuracy, quality and clarity

Environment: SAP 4.6C

Industry: Compaq (Hewlett Packard), US Duration: 11 months

Role: Functional Consultant

A leading services and solutions provider and manufactures PC's, Computer Hardware, Servers, printers, monitors, handheld devices and also operating systems for servers.

Implementing SAP R/3 4.6C for Services division world wide as part of disbanding legacy systems

Responsibilities: Analysis of the As-Is business processes, envisioning and mapping the To-Be processes for SAP R/3 SD implementation. Business requirement gathering, analysis, redefining and mapping the order fulfillment related business processes into SAP R/3, Providing Functional specifications for development.

Configuring SAP SD settings, areas covered included Partner functions, Sales Order Processing, Item category, Pricing, Access Sequences, Copy Controls, Batch Management and Shipping process. Worked on LSMW to load transaction data. Setup Copy Controls for Sales Documents and Item Categories, Routes and shipping points. Setup Shipping Points and Configured the shipping point determination functions.

Reliance Industries Limited From: May 1994 to May 2001

Role: Senior officer From: March 1998 to May 2001

Core team member of SAP R/3 Implementation team

Designed the entire order management and shipping process

Implemented SAP 3.1H for Reliance Industries Limited and Reliance Petroleum Limited.

Involved in SAP R/3 System upgrade from 3.1H to 4.6B

Configuration of organizational elements and IS-OIL Transportation module

Analysis of the As-Is business processes, envisioning and mapping the To-Be processes for SAP R/3 implementation

Developed functional specifications for Ricefw objects

Role: Marketing officer From: March 1996 to March1998

Coordinated with regional office and plants

Involved in design and development of Sales Order Processing System (SOP) for polymer division.

Trained all users of SOP System

New Business Process mapping and configuration

Coordination, monitoring and supporting system users

Role: Asst. Manager From: May 1994 to March 1996

Supervision of Plant maintenance activities.

Worked in plant shut-down activities.

Preventive and break down maintenance of mechanical equipment.

Job distribution and Supervision

Software / Products:

SAP Experience

oLO Logistics - Expert

oLE Shipping - Expert

oSD Sales & Distribution - Expert

oSD Billing- Expert

oVistex – Project experience

oMM Inventory Management - Project experience

oMM Purchasing - Project experience

oIS-OIL - Project experience

oHPQC - Project experience

oMercury Product - Quick test professional – Trained

General Tools:

Microsoft Project – Project Experience

Education

Masters of Business Administration (Marketing)

oJawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India- 1993-95

B.Tech(Mechanical Engineering)

oNagarjuna University, Guntur, AP, India 1987-91



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