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Project System Consultant

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India
Posted:
March 23, 2011

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ARUNAGIRI NATHAN.J

**************(KSA)

kv0fqw@r.postjobfree.com

Education

• Trained at SISL, Bangalore and Certified as SAP Project system Consultant from SAP AG, Germany(Cert #000******* )

• Certified Project Management Professional(PMP no 1197899 Certified by PMI, USA on 22-July-2008)

• Master of International Business Administration from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, T.N, India.

• Bachelor of Commerce from Madras Christian College, Chennai (Madras University).

Core Competencies

Strong Project management skills ERP Implementation& Support Requirement & Gap Analysis Business Processes mapping Customer interaction & presentation skills System Testing

Cross- Functional integration knowledge End-to- End ERP Solutions Training & Development

Summary of Qualifications

• SAP PS-PLM Consultant

• Total 5 years of domain (Project Management) experience in oil field, EPC and transportation industry.

• Three years of SAP experience as consultant.

SAP Modules

PS PM DMS MM FI CO SD

Skills Domain Knowledge 5 4 4 3 2 4 3

SAP Configuration Knowledge 5 3 3 3 2 2 2

Implementation Experience Y N Y N N N N

Support Experience Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Skill matrix: 1-Beginner, 2-Basic, 3- Reasonable, 4-Good, 5-Expert, Y-Yes, N-NO

SAP Versions worked on:

• mySAP ECC 6.0 EHP4

• mySAP ECC 5.0

• R/3 Vr 4.7 Enterprise

• R/3 Vr 4.6c

Solution Manager Version worked on:

• Solution Manager Vr 4.0

Types of project handled:

• Implementation

• Roll outs

• Support & Enhancements

• Auditing

• Presales activities

• Technical and functional Up gradation

Business Process Knowledge of

• Engineering Project and Construction Industry

• Engineering , Procurement and Commissioning

• Manufacturing and fabrication Industry

• Marine & Logistics Industry

• Automobile Industry

• Service

Implementation partner: Wipro Arabia Ltd. www.wipro.com

Client: Astra Industrial Group (AIG), Al Riyadh. Website-http://www.astraindustrial.com.sa/

Astra Industrial Group (AIG) is one of the major industrial companies in Saudi Arabia. AIG now owns five leading industrial companies that are active in Pharmaceutical, Chemicals, Steel and Engineering sectors.

1. Tabuk Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Ltd. ("TPMC")

2. Astra Polymer Compounding Company Limited ("Astra Polymers")

3. Astra Industrial Complex Company ltd for Fertilizer and Agrochemicals ("AstraChem")

4. International Building Systems Factory Company Limited ("IBSF")

5. Tanmiah Steel Company (Iraq)

Duration : December 2010 to Till date

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment : ECC6.0 EHP4

Project name: Project Shaheen

Industry : Engineering, Procurement and Commissioning & Research and Development Projects

• This green field ASAP methodology implementation includes following modules: - FI, CO, SD, PLM MM, PS, QM, PP, PM, DMS, EHS,, Consolidation, BI and HR.

• Implementation of Customer project, Research and Development Projects and Investment project

• Under the implementation scope following features are covered

1. Automatic revenue planning and automatic cost planning based on network

2. Extensive use of PS text, DMS and milestone billing

3. Use of simulation version and Project version

4. Milestone trend analysis

5. Project oriented Procurement, monitoring dates and Progress tracking

6. PS – BOM interface

7. Version management in Planning and Budgeting control

8. Notification for statutory compliance

9. CO Settlement

• Gathering requirement and identifying GAP

• Preparation of functional specification

Implementation partner: Wipro Infotech www.wipro.com

Client: GET Power Ltd., Chennai Web site : www.getpower.in

G.E.T POWER Private Limited is one of the pioneers in the field of design, fabrication, supply, construction, and erection of transmission and distribution lines, substation with structures and industrial electrification works on turnkey basis.

GET Power with the in-house design facilities and the skilful management of the same, takes up projects on a "concept to commissioning" basis and the list of major clientele given here in elsewhere bears testimony to the Company’s capabilities exhibited over the years.

Duration : March 2010 to November 2010

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment : ECC6.0

Project name: Project GETSMART

Industry : Engineering, Procurement and Commissioning

• This green field ASAP methodology implementation includes following modules: - FI, CO, MM, PS, AM, QM, PM, DMS, CS and SD.

• Implementation of Customer project and Departmental cost project

• Under the implementation scope following features are covered

1. Automatic revenue planning and automatic cost planning based on network

2. Extensive use of PS text, DMS and milestone billing

3. Use of simulation version and Project version

4. Milestone trend analysis

5. Project oriented Procurement, monitoring dates and Progress tracking

6. WBS BOM

7. Version management in Planning and Budgeting control

8. Notification for statutory compliance

9. CO Settlement

• Gathering requirement and identifying GAP

• Preparation of functional specification

• Addressing a complex requirement of Cash inflow and cash outflow through development.

Implementation partner: Wipro Infotech, Dubai www.wipro.com

Client: Meydan City Corporation, Dubai. Website- http://www.meydan.ae/

Meydan city is an interconnected cityscape of four distinct districts- Racecourse, Horizons, Godolphin parks and Metropolis.

Racecourse development comprises of the 60,000 capacity horse racing arena, 5 star hotel, international restaurants and an IMAX cinema.

Horizons, Godolphin Parks and Metropolis development comprises of premium commercial office space and stylish residential dwellings, an iconic waterfront development with signature mall, iconic 40 storey building with mix of commercial, retail and residential buildings.

Duration : July 2009 to Jan 2010

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment : ECC6.0

Project name: Project Takamul Industry : Construction

• This green field ASAP methodology implementation includes following modules: - FI, CO, MM, PS, AM, REFX, HR, EP, PM, DMS, CRM and SD.

• Different Project structure for Construction projects and Departmental cost projects.

• Business requirement gathering and finalisation.

• Feasibility study on SAP- Primavera integration.

• Business blue print preparation and GAP identification.

• GAP analysis and preparation of Functional Specifications.

• Preparation of complex authorisation matrix.

• Configuration, internal testing and integration testing.

• Coordinate UAT with users

• Master data upload using BDC and LSMW and mapping complex authorisation requirement.

• User training, user manual preparation and Post golive support.

• Implementation involved PS module integration with FI, CO, Asset Management, MM, Plant maintenance and CRM modules.

• Coordinating with other teams for SAP integration aspects

Implementation partner: Bristlecone Consulting (India) www.bcone.com

Client: Mahindra Engineering & Chemical Products Limited (MECP)

Mahindra Engineering & Chemical Products Limited (MECP) is a leading supplier of Material Handling Equipment and Systems. MECP product range includes Bulk Handling Systems as also Unit Handling Systems for various specialized applications.

MECP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, a premier Business House in India having diverse business interests.

Duration : February 2009 to June 2009

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment : ECC6.0

Project Description: SAP ECC6.0 Implementation PS Project type: Customer project.

Project Contribution:

• Purely Project management driven business, where every sales order is a project.

• Involved in gathering and analyzing customer requirements.

• Mapping the requirements into the system.

• Integrating with the other modules.

• Testing as a stand-alone module.

• Testing the integration with other modules.

• Got involved in Business Blueprint, realization, final preparation & support for the project.

• Creation of Project profile, network profile, planning profile with cost element planning, budget profile with availability control, defining overhead cost structure, settlement profile and result analysis.

• Creation of Z reports, validation, substitution and user exits as and were required.

Client: Mahindra and Mahindra, India

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited is part of the US $6.7 billion Mahindra Group, an Automotive, Farm equipment, financial services, trade and logistics, automotive components, after-market, IT and infrastructure conglomerate

Website http://www.mahindra.com.

Duration : 1st November 2008 to 30th January 2009

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment: SAP R/3 Ver. 4.7 to ECC6.0

Project Description: SAP ECC6.0 Technical Upgrade.

Project Contributions:

Understanding current business processes of the client

Study Organizational structure and Business processes.

Identify the business process across all sectors, and segregated business processes of Automotive sector, Farm Equipment sector & Mahindra Spares Business of M&M

Handled all 1500 Z and Y programs, tested these programs to give correct O/P

Daily interaction with Super Users

In-depth unit and integration testing and relevant test scripts prepared

Critical issues resolved and Z Outputs & reports tested

Changes identified in ECC 6.0 Compared to SAP R/3 4.7

Tested all the business processes with all validations and substitution.

Unit & Integration testing on SB2 & Quality/Test completed within target Date. Total 23 issues are raised & resolved in Unit Testing & 8 issues are raised & resolved in Integration Testing

User Manuals prepared

Checked & tested integration & interfaces

Recommend reduction in Z development by adopting SAP standard practices

Provided post go live support at client site

Tight integration with all modules was a great challenge.

Client: ABG Shipyard Ltd, India

Established in 1985 as a Shipbuilding and Ship Repair business it is now the largest private sector shipbuilding yard in India. It has ship assembling and selling units located at Mumbai, Surat, and Dahej India.

Duration: 25th September 2008 to 15th October

Role: SAP-PS Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 Ver. ECC5.0

Project type: Customer project.

Project

Description: Scoping and Sizing the existing implementation. Performing a Functional Health Check and Full feasibility study of Roll out of new plant in SAP ECC 5.0 implementation at client site

Contribution:

Comparing the standard functionality with the company’s own organizational requirements

Analyzing process documentation and check the conformity with implemented SAP PS system.

Study and Analyze the Customization and Highlight functional shortcomings in the existing implementation

Gap analysis in existing functionality between ECC 5.0 and SAP ECC 6.0

Check all the Z Development, check and analyze the Functional specification preparation for customized reports, scripts and enhancement

Deliverable included various reports including functional health check, scoping, feasibility analysis, etc

Emphasis on adopting SAP Best Practices in Business Processes

Client: Bristlecone International

Bristlecone advises clients on how to maximize the strategic value of their supply chains. We have been a trusted partner and advisor to many leading, globally recognized companies such as Applied Materials, Exxon Mobil, Flextronics, LSI Logic, Mahindra, Motorola, Nestle, Nike, Palm, Qatar Petroleum, Ranbaxy, Unilever and Whirlpool.

Duration : 1st November 2008 to 30th January 2009

Role : SAP-PS Consultant Environment : ECC6.0

Project Description: SAP ECC6.0 Roll out &BIW Upgrade PS Project type: Customer project.

Project contribution

• Creation of Project coding mask complementing BIW requirement

• Creation of Planning, scheduling, budget, network and settlement profile.

• Creation validation, substitution and user exit.

• Locating gap between the presently mapped system in SAP and client’s biz processes.

• Giving the solution to fill up the gap

• Preparing the project plan.

• Preparing new BBP documents as per the new solution offered.

• Mapping client’s requirement as per the BBP document.

• Preparing data migration programs.

• Handling Unit testing and Integration testing of the system.

Presales Sales Activities

Involved in presales for SAP in the role SAP Project system consultant for the following companies:

1. Tiger Steel Engineering [I]Pvt.Ltd-Pre-Engineered Buildings System., Mumbai , India www.tseil.com

2. Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd., Part of Vedanta group .Web: www.sterlite-industries.com

3. Lupin Labs , Mumbai, India Web www.lupinworld.com

Uniqueness of the above said activities are mapping of client’s exact business requirement in the system. Clients have varied project types like investment projects and customer projects- R&D project, Engineer to order, Make to order and make to stock projects.

June’08-Aug ‘08 Client & Company : Adani Group of Industries, Ahmedabad, India

Role: Internal SAP PS & IM Consultant Environment: my SAP ECC 6.0 & Solution Manager Vr 4.0

Adani Group of Industries

Project Aikya II included rollout in 3 different businesses of the corporate.

Project Contribution

• SAP Project system and Investment management consultant for the roll out project.

• Responsible for stream lining investment measure and procurement processes.

• Responsible for settlement related issues.

• Responsible for the training the new employees.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

MAY’05-SEP ‘07 KBF general contracting, transport and oil field est. Abu Dhabi, UAE

General Manager

Functional areas: Oil and gas, Runway laying and Greenery projects

Develop Project management plan and project management baseline

Estimate resource, cost and time for the project.

Develop schedule, budget and quality process.

Progress tracking, cost forecast and final settlement of the project.

Complete contract and administrative procedures and gain approval for project completed.

Tracking billing through milestone for progressive contracts.

Documenting and following up internal and external claims and maintain good communication with Clients and Banks.

FEB’04-JAN’05 Technip-Italy Takreer, Unleaded Gasoline project, Ruwais, Abu Dhabi UAE

Asst QA/QC documentation manager

Functional area: Oil and Gas

Measure executed work, against quality management plan and baseline.

Checking punch lists and quality control forms of civil, electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical and Piping dept. for the completion of work

Intimating of incomplete job to respective departments and maintaining a proper communication channel with all departments. Scanning and uploading of P& ID diagrams, Isometrics, hydro test chart, quality control forms, etc in Takeover XP(custom built software for handover)

Collecting, filling, indexing and archiving scanned copies for handover.

Update lesson learned knowledge base.

JUNE’02-JAN’04 Blue water shipping agencies (India) Pvt. Ltd Chennai, India

Operations Manager

• Ensuring time & cost effective customs clearances and domestic/offshore deliveries

• Co-coordinating of container storage facilities and inventory management

• Liaison operations with international principals, partner agencies and customers

• Operational liaison with Airport, Port and Customs Authorities to ensure the improvement of service standards and expenditure control.



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