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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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September 25, 2019

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SANKET PATEL

adaf3r@r.postjobfree.com

224-***-****

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

More than 8 years of experience as a Functional Consultant in SAP Materials Management and involved in 2 full-life cycle implementation and integration with modules such as FI and PP.

Handled two life cycle implementations, three production support and global roll-out in SAP Management module and Warehouse Management Modules.

Worked in Industry sectors like Mill Products, Automobile, FMCG/CPG, Cable industries, Footwear and Apparel

Involved in requirement gathering, business workshops, gap analysis, process designs, customization, configuration, testing, Data Conversion using LSMW and post go live support.

Configuration skills in SAP MM: Organizational structure, Master Data (material master, vendor master, Info records, configured purchase order types, release strategy, partner determination, pricing procedure, output types, purchasing organization, valuation and account determination, Account assignments, Contracts, Scheduling agreements and logistics invoice verification.

Configuration skills in SAP WM and LE: Organizational Structure, Master Data [Storage Type / Section / Bin], Strategies [Storage Type / Section search, put away/Picking Strategies], Automatic TO creation, define doors, posting change, configured delivery types, defined movement types, goods receipt, stock transfers, defined and configured route determination.

Material Management/Inventory Management/Procurement- Purchase order processing, Procure to Pay, Various types of purchase orders like direct procurement, indirect procurement, import procurement, service procurement, Asset purchasing, Vendor evaluations, Consignment, Pipeline, sub-contracting,3rdparty procurement, Stock transport orders, Physical Inventory, Movement types, Material Requirement Planning

Experienced in integrating MM/WM with QM, CS, PM, SD, PP, EWM and FI modules.

Hands on experience in EDI and IDOC inbound and outbound processes.

Worked on optimization of supply chain process flows with scope including RF applications.

Hands on experience and knowledge on Serial/Batch Management, Material classification, Knowledge in Repair, Service, Reverse logistics, SD, Handling unit and Storage unit management, Inbound and outbound logistics processes. Experience in creating functional specifications for RICEF’s.

Strong Experience in trouble shooting, Root Cause Analysis and monitor interfaces between SAP and middleware like Web methods, Biztalk etc.,

Handled high severity tickets and provided resolution as per given SLA’s

Good leadership, communications, and Interpersonal Skills, ability to work under strict deadlines, End user support, documentation and user training.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

ASAP Methodology

Onsite/offshore model

SAP Small Projects

SAP Roll out Projects

SAP Development Project

SAP Enhancements and Production Support

KEY SAP SKILLS

SAP Modules

MM, SD, PP, WM

Other Tools

Solution Manager, JIRA, MS Office-Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook, Project, SharePoint.

ERP Packages

SAP ECC 6.0, ECC 5.0, R/3 4.7, 4.6C, SAP S/4 HANA

Methodologies

Accelerated SAP (ASAP), SAP Best Practices Professional

SAP Tools

ALE, IDOC, EDI, Report Painter, Report Writer, Solution Manager

Data Migration

LSMW, BDC

Testing Tool

HPQC, Panaya

Integration

MM integration with PP, SD, FICO

EXPERIENCE

End Client: Apple NOV 2018 – Till Now

Title: SAP MM/WM (Logistic) Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

Work as Functional Lead to drive the Project of direct ship model and Warehouse Relocation Project

Perform the gap analysis by utilizing as-is business process to execute direct requirements for Direct ship

Review Business requirement, complete Process design development and get business approval of New design (Direct ship Model)

Configuration and customizing activities of Materials management and warehouse management modules in system based on business process review document.

Collaborate with external partners such as 3PL, OEMs, Carriers and Customs Brokers

Develop Test script for interface testing for end to end process with external partners

Completed Two End to End cycles with performance Testing, Regression Testing and QA.

Configuration of MM, SD and WM, on Direct ship process from Different countries.

Different System Collaboration and output Determination.

Subcontracting Process and Repair Strategy of Bad parts and Good Parts. Work on Processes such as RE-ID process, Refurb Process and Take-Over Process

Develop Delivery Nota Fiscal (Brazil Specific Requirement –Extra Invoice creation) for Existing Process

Functional Specification development related to all program changes

Support UAT testing and resolve Queries for User also created User Documentation for understanding of New processes and

End Client: Nike MAY 2017 – NOV 2018

Title: SAP MM/PP Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

Worked as functional Lead with hands on experience in Materials Management and Warehouse Management modules configuration activities.

Reviewed process documents and suggest changes with reference to change in process for business sign off. Involved actively into various phase of project activities. Validating test scripts for testing.

Actively involved in various business workshops to capture business requirements resulting preparation of business process review documents.

Interacted with business user and supply chain lead for better understanding of the business process flow.

Able to understand business requirements, identifying gaps with standard SAP process and to suggest customized solutions.

Set up special procurement for processes like subcontracting, stock transport order, vendor consignment

Worked on optimization of Materials Management and Warehouse Management process flows with a scope to include configurations of Warehouse Management and Radio frequency applications.

Worked on Material and Batch Classification. Conceptual understanding on variant configuration concepts.

Involved in Requirement gathering related to Interface, warehouse management and indirect procurement from fiber supply plants.

Configuration and customizing activities of Materials management and warehouse management modules in system based on business process review document. Evaluating and Execution of test scripts along with third party interfaces.

Set up configurations for WM structure by defining warehouse number, storage types, Storage sections and storage bin.

Set up put away for semi-finished goods to PSA without having TR and TO as per the business requirement using special stock indicator functionality.

Defined WM movement types, Storage type search, Storage section search, Storage bin type search, Stock placement (put away) and stock removal (Picking) strategies. Configured RF Menus for the warehouses.

Worked on functional specifications and coordinated with developers for the custom RF programs for goods receipt, bin to bin transfer, put away confirmations through TO etc.,

Designed cycle counting on quant based using custom RF transactions for raw materials and semi-finished goods.

Configured WM-PP Interface for issuing goods for production supply area. Defined staging areas for production as per business requirement.

Defined background jobs to execute the process automatically. Building of test cases, scenarios and tested the same as part of process review. Configured purchase order output medium for EDI.

Worked with team in interface design and data integrity between SAP and MES environments. This includes interfacing inventory data, production orders, production order confirmations, and final goods receipt data from MES into SAP.

Will support the team in maintaining the material classification configuration, setup and maintenance including class/characteristic data as well as object dependencies.

Configured batch management and defined batch class/characteristics for semi-finished good. Hand on work know on Production planning and integration with Materials Management and Warehouse Management.

Worked on custom developments such as reports and enhancements. Interface developments between SAP and non-SAP environments via Biztalk through EDI Idoc.

Configured output determination for transfer orders and form development. Configured QM for incoming inspection products with all needed QM objects like material master quality view, inspection characteristics and QM notifications.

Having process knowledge in Handling unit management, Storage unit management and Logistics execution & Shipment processes.

End Client: Sasol JUNE 2016 – MAR 2017

Title: SAP MM/PP Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

Attending workshops to learn the Novus International\'s as-is business processes from purchasing perspectives

Defining the gap analysis by utilizing as-is business process and SAP Chemical Best Practices (CBP) to update to-be processes

Defining Master data conversion templates for purchasing master data such as Vendor Master, Purchasing Info Record, and Source list

Defining Master data conversion template for Material master data for usage, values, character length, SAP field configuration objectives etc.

Conducting meeting with legacy data owners to define master data conversion techniques

Conducting meeting with legacy data owners and subject matter expertise to identify master data field values in SAP with legacy field values for different logistics master data objects

Uploading Material Master Data and Vendor Master Data in various SAP client by giving specification to the ABAP team for LSMW upload

Proposing to-be business process procedure based on SAP CBP for Novus International for business process such as Bulk Shipment, Totes Handling, and Inter-company STO etc. by collaborating with SAP sales and distribution (SD) and Finance (FI) team

Configuring Novus Material master and vendor master data so that they support Novus business processes such as Novus Bulk Materials and Inter-company Vendors

Using SAP Solution Manager to update all different configurations from standard SAP to Novus requirements

Preparing blue print document to implement SAP so that requirements meet according to the client needs

Assisted in designing EDI IDOCS for 3PL advanced shipping notification (ASN) and logistics Dangerous goods master data.

Using RICEF (Report, Interface, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms) knowledge to prepare User requirement specification (URS) and convert the URS to Functional specification (FS)

Logging issues using tools such as JIRA to resolve any functional issues efficiently

Maintaining repository tool 'Confluence' to use by the SAP business personnel and SAP implementation team for further reference

Using SAP Solution Manager to manage all configuration processes for tracing purposes of various transport request

Preparing test cases and test scripts so that client can run unit test and integration test based on their business process needs by using validated templates

Configuring release procedures for purchase order using one release code for multiple approvers and approval process through iPhone and SAP workbench

Preparing training materials using RWD Info Pak for the end users as a part of go-live support for future reference based on the Novus International's business process and user specification

Training end users / clients on purchasing (direct and indirect procurement) and on master data objects as the project is rolling on globally and simultaneously.

End Client: NGK spark plug JAN 2015 – MAY 2016

Title: SAP MM/PP Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

Intensively involved in discussion with the Business team for collecting required information and data for functional design document for the RICEF (Interfaces, Enhancement and Conversion) objects.

Worked in GAP Analysis and helped client in selection and implementation of suitable solutions for the entire RICEF object for direct materials and indirect materials.

Configured Material types, Number ranges (External numbering) for Material master, PR, PO and changed the field status of the material master records as per the user requirements.

Involved in understanding AS-IS process of the legacy system and design Synchronous (Web service Real time) and Asynchronous (Flat file and MQ service Non real time) interface (Material master, Inventory, Reservation and disbursement information) between SAP and Non-SAP system and designed custom functional modules to execute it.

Involved in Designing outbound interface to generate IDOC with specific segment for vendor master.

Defined Release Procedure for Purchase Req and external purchasing documents using 032 class types.

Involved in understanding the requirement to design Enhancement document (EDD) and designed a custom T-code by copying RM06W005 and RM06W003 for execution of the Enhancement in SAP (custom Source list determination and automatic deletion of material plant combination).

Involved in designing Enhancement Document for free text in Purchase requisition by controlling material groups for both Direct and Indirect materials.

Involve in configuration of Version Management for specific fields in Purchase Req and Purchase orders.

Involve in configuration for Availability stock and Shelf life expiration date for specific MVT types.

Involved in understanding the legacy system to generate the required rules for the Conversion design document. Worked with Extraction, transformation and load functionality (ETL) team and Back office (BOA) team for completion of Open- PO and Open- GR conversion.

Hands on experience and Intensive knowledge on Web service navigator (WS-N), Net weaver process monitor (NWPM), SoapUI and Process integrator (PI) for specific interfaces.

Involved in Vendor consignment process and Sub contracting process between Chrysler and vendors.

Involved in various testing processes: Regression testing in Development system, Performance testing for the custom T-codes, Assembly test scripts and execution, Integration test scripts and execution, and acceptance testing using ABAP Proxy in debug mode to execute the Web-service interfaces.

Involved in Debugging of the programs during the error handling while testing of the RICEF object.

Involved in data maintenance for execution of RICEF object and other support activities like custom query writing for find the material document in past 24 months.

Involved in configuration and error handling Execution of IDOC & EDI 860 (Change of PO data), EDI 850 (PO creation) for inbound and out bound processes.

Involved in designing pass through interfaces between SAP and legacy systems.

Adopted stock transfer techniques to assist in plant to plant stock transfers and cross company stock transfers using Stock Transport Order.

Involved in Assembly testing for EDI 850 and 860 for both PO and contract create and changes.

End Client: Southwire Company OCT 2012 -- NOV 2014

Title: SAP MM/PP Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

Prepared blue print document to implement SAP in a validated environment (FDA regulated) so that requirements meet according to the client needs

Used RICEF (Report, Interface, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms) knowledge to prepare User requirement specification (URS) and convert the URS to Functional specification (FS)

Logged issues using tools such as JIRA to resolve any functional issues efficiently

Maintained repository tool 'Confluence' to use by the SAP business personnel and SAP implementation team for further reference

Used SAP Solution Manager to manage all configuration processes for tracing purposes of various transport request

Defined client specific layout for purchasing documents such as Request for Quotation (RFQ), Contracts, Purchase Order (PO)

Prepared test cases and test scripts so that client can run unit test and integration test based on their business process needs by using validated templates

Configured inter-plant stock transport order (STO) and inter-company STO by collaborating with SAP sales and distribution (SD) and Finance (FI) team

Configured release procedures for purchase requisition using account assignment category 'K' and purchase order for five different levels of releases

Uploaded Material Master Data and Vendor Master Data in various SAP client by giving specification to the ABAP team for LSMW upload

Trained end users / clients on purchasing (direct and indirect procurement) as the project is rolling on in different location such as European and Middle Eastern phase in Belgium, American phase in IL etc.

Prepared training materials using RWD Info Pak for the end users as a part of go-live support for future reference based on the Fenway’s business process and user specification.

Ford, India NOV 2010 -- SEP 2012

Title: SAP Analyst

Responsibilities:

SAP MM Functional and technical consultant

Preparing Method and process document for every new error in SAP.

Functional Consulting:

Prepare Document for Customization and enhancement requirement in SAP MM Area.

Resolve the errors in SAP for customer order (BAN) on daily basis and manage Escalation from L2-L4.

Conduct problem analysis and communication the solution to the Client

Co-ordinate with Onsite for unresolved errors and create problem report for further analysis.

Test the XML script in SAP XI in Quality server.

Analyze the issue, fault fixing and communicating the solution to the Client

Daily interaction with client for Error resolution and maintain SLA time for required error resolution.

Active team member and contributor for 3 business upgrades in SAP for Client.

Update Client master data’s like material master, equipment master, customer master and Sales data in production server’s if required.

Test Process integration with SAP XI-SAP MM/FICO in Quality server.

Co-ordinate technical consultant for creating new Z (cross) reference tables and create new error description for more clarity in work.

Maintain deliverable in Shape.

Analyze synchronization of data from SAP XI to SAP MM/FICO.

Develop test Plans for New error’s and prepare methods and procedure to resolve the Error’s in system.

Get approval from client for providing Authorization to support team for data handling.

EDUCATION

L C institute of Technology (Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University --- Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication, 2009



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