SAP
Vishal

Professional Summary

  • With over 12 years of SAP consulting and 3 years domain experience in Supply Chain and Materials Management, Vishal's primary focus has been in the area of SAP implementations. His experience includes all phases of the project life cycle while holding positions ranging from Functional team lead to Production support analyst. Vishal is known as a go to person for his deep expertise in the P2P process area, problem solving abilities and a strong focus on quality deliverables. He has worked with clients in Utility, Electronics, Healthcare, Food distribution, Media and Entertainment, Chemicals, Oil and Gas and Manufacturing industries.

Technical Skills

Software / Products
  • SAP ECC6, R/3 4.7 Multiple Project experience in following areas
  • MM Inventory Management: Project experience Expert
  • MM Invoice Verification: Project experience
  • MM Material Management: Project experience Expert
  • MM Purchasing: Project experience Expert
  • WM: Project experience
  • LSMW: Project experience
  • IS Oil & Gas: Project experience
  • MM Integration with SD, FI-CO, PP, PM, WM, QM, PS, APO: Project experience expert
Development Tools / Languages
C, C++, ABAP Training only
Hardware / Operating Systems
MS Office 2007, Training only.
Middleware / Databases
Informatica: Project experience PI: Project experience
General Tools
HP Quality center: Project experience. IBM Clear case and Clear Quest: Project experience Remedy: Project experience, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio: Project experience.

Education

  • Masters of Business Administration, Material and Logistics Management
  • Bachelor of Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Duration
09/11/2015 – till Date
Role
Functional design consultant
Industry
Utility
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Objective of the Contract forecast management project was to provide contract management with consolidated future requirement of various ET and S projects and provide visibility for the forecast and actual spend for capital projects.
Responsibilities
  • Worked on Corrective Action Program (CAP) for design requirements, configuration changes, enhancements and development of reports in SAP ECC work management area and integration with SAP MII.
  • Captured requirements for the contract forecast management project.
  • Worked with internal IT and business team to develop proposed solution options and select the best fit for requirements.
  • Developed detailed design to integrate Oracle Primavera based enterprise project portfolio management environment with SAP ECC and contract management applications.
  • Worked with test team to identify test scenarios and develop unit and integration test strategy.
  • Worked with material traceability, supply chain and work management teams to identify and implement enhancements and incident resolution.
Technical Environment
SAP ECC 6.0
Epson America Inc.
Duration
11/2014 – 09/2015
Role
Senior System Analyst -PTP
Industry
Electronics
Established in 1975, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation. EPSON offer an extensive array of award-winning printer, projector, scanner and image viewer products for the consumer, business, photography, and graphic arts markets. EPSON is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale printers and transaction terminals for the retail market, as well as factory automation robots
Responsibilities
  • Started working from the realization phase of SAP deployment for Latin America.
  • Lead material master conversion for mock and final data loads in production system.
  • Implemented LE shipment document and shipping cost document process for LatAM countries with custom pricing per country regulations.
  • Developed IAN process for tracking control number assigned by custom authorities for LatAM countries.
  • Developed whole unit exchange process for LatAM integrating service management with PTP process
  • Lead PTP team for the controlled release of the production environment during multi phase SAP deployment that includes MM-IM and Manhattan WMS systems.
  • Designed PR and PO approval workflow for direct and indirect procurement.
  • Responsible for cross functional integration and ensuring adherance to the global solution template.
  • Resolving day-to-day user system support issues related to system functionality, performance, efficiency, and availability of production systems within MM, IM, LE and WMS process
Technical Environment
SAP ECC 6.0
Cameron
Duration
02/2014 – 11/2014
Role
Senior Consultant, RTC-PTP for POC
Industry
Oil and Gas
Cameron is a Fortune 500 company and a global provider of pressure control, processing, flow control and compression systems as well as project management and aftermarket services for the oil and gas and process industries.
Responsibilities
  • Worked as RTC and PTP consultant for POC (Percent of Completion) with milestone revenue recognition model depolyment to CPS division.
  • Analyzed impact on current Optimus RTC (MRP, Purchsing, Receiving, Invenotry/
  • Warehouse management), PTP (Discrete Manufacturing), QMT processes due to new
  • POC project management model set up in SAP PS.
  • Identified and finalized configuration, master data and user role mapping changes.
  • Worked with Optimus process leads to identify gaps, evaluate optional technical solutions, impacted FRICEW objects, change request and FSD updates.
  • Developed and executed end to end test scripts for unit, integration and regression testing.
Technical Environment
SAP ECC 6.0
Alcon
Duration
08/2012 – 01/2014
Role
Senior Consultant, Direct Procurement Lead- R2P
Industry
Health care and Pharmaceuticals
As the global leader in eye care, client develops and manufactures innovative medicines and devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs. Project scope involved global business process transformation and implement SAP ECC6 to provide unique platform across all business processes.
Responsibilities
  • Lead Direct procurement process team to set up end to end procurement process for the pilot template to be used for future deployment across Novartis divisions.
  • Successfully lead business blueprinting workshops to get blueprint sign off for direct procurement process. Set up Alcon’s integrated business processes as part of project IRIS using TIBCO’s Nimbus business process management tool. Own and set all the configuration and processes for direct procurement and integration with other process areas with GxP compliance. Owned, standardized and set up master data processes in compliance with Novartis global data guidelines for material master, vendor master and pricing
  • Lead development and delivery of RICEFW objects for direct procurement integrated with SAP ARIBA for supplier collaboration.
  • Worked on integrating MM with SRM for indirect procurement and SAP WM-IM for inbound receiving and subcontracting process.
  • Developed monthly spend and operational procurement reports.
  • Work in very close coordination with client counterparts to develop, execute OQ, PQ and day in the life test scripts, help to create training courses using TTKF
Technical Environment
SAP ECC 6.0, SRM 7.0
Sysco
Duration
09/2010 – 08/2012
Role
Senior Consultant, Wave Deployment Lead-PR
Industry
Consumer and Industrial Products
Sysco is a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home.
Responsibilities
  • Lead PR team for Wave 1 roll out, coordinated with team members for FAT, unit testing, integration testing, retrofit, data conversion and cut over activities to prepare for go live with the N+1 environment.
  • Started with the project from realisation phase as P2P Consultant for configuring the prototyped solution per requirement to set up the business processes. Involved in configuration and testing of MM-IM related SAP nodes.
  • Design and configure complex pricing for procurement to address transfer pricing.
  • Integrated SAP PM for plant maintenance notification-work order-PR-PO process, and set up MRP for PM plants.
  • Designed inbound and outbound interfaces with the legacy (Manhattan SWMS) and RDC-WMS warehouse management system for purchase orders, inbound deliveries, goods reciepts (PUT, CLO, COW, COR) movements, trasnmit purchase orders from ECC to various legacy systems as MVS, Central Warehouse SUS for interim state.
  • Designed and developed custom enhancement to store HACCP codes and generate reports per FDA requirement for hazard analysis of materials, mass create, update PIR and Source list, Workflow for PO approval process and New Item set up request integated with SAP CRM and HR master data.
Technical Environment
SAP ECC 6.0, SNC 7.0
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Duration
06/2009-08/2010
Role
MM Team Lead and consultant
Industry
Media and Entertainment
Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of media firm Viacom, is based in Hollywood & is a leading global American motion picture production and distribution company. The scope of the project involved enhancements and production support to all Paramount business users for SAP and integrated internal and external systems.
Responsibilities
  • I was responsible as a team lead for the SAP MM Production support and implementation of enhancements.
  • Created and reviewed Functional Specification documents and testing documents.
  • Resolve all production support issues as per SLA for purchasing, release strategies, material movements, inventory movemets, physical inventory snapshots, invoicing, EDI-IDOC
  • processes, Workflow for PO approvals, material costing and master data.
Technical Environment
SAP ECC6, R/3 4.7
Chevron Oronite
Duration
04/2007-06/2009
Role
SCE Sub Team Lead – Functional Consultant–SAP MM (P2P)
Industry
Chemical
Chevron Oronite develops and markets quality additives that improve the performance of fuels and lubricants. The scope of the project involved global implementation of SAP ECC 6 in over 27 countries with the principal of One Way One truth for ProjectONE.
Responsibilities
  • Conducted business process workshops and gathered requirements from the client.
  • Created the business process documents for all the purchasing processes.
  • Configured and documented the business requirements in SAP for P2P processes including purchasing documents, contracts and scheduling agreements, purchase requisition processing, RFQ processing, automatic PO, purchasing release strategy, set up STO, external services procurement, evaluated receipt settlement, invoice verification, physical inventory, GR processing via MII, vendor rebates processing, vendor returns.
  • Owned purchasing master data for vendor master, info records, source list, quota agreements, vendor evaluation, MM pricing and message output determination.
  • Identified, document and perform unit and integrated test scenarios for P2P
  • Designed tested several FRICE objects, prepared functional specifications and data mapping documents. Hands on working experience with IDOCs.
  • Worked on data cleansing, validation and mock data conversions using LSMW and BDC to continuously enhance the quality of master data.
Technical Environment
SAP ECC6
Chevron Corporation
Duration
10/2005-04/2007
Role
Project Analyst- Production Support
Industry
Energy, Oil & Gas
The scope of the project involved production support for purchasing, contracts, traders and schedulers workbench (TSW), inventory, supply pricing, vendor master, material master, plant set up in Chevron downstream production environment.
Responsibilities
  • Worked with the CDM team to develop master data governance processes to support
  • Chevron’s business objectives and compliance guideline.
  • Worked with project team during development of solution to track the RFS Compliance, design and develop functional specifications, compliance and exceptions reports, developed unit and integration test specifications.
  • Support SAP end users, Incident resolution with agreed SLA, work on value additions by improvements in system and processes.
Technical Environment
SAP R/3 4.7
Previous experience in Manufacturing industry in materials management, purchasing, production planning and control functions.
Varroc Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
Role: Officer Purchase 08/2004 to 10/2005.
Aurangabad Electricals Pvt. Ltd.
Role: Engineer Materials 01/2003 to 07/2004
Ganage Pressings Pvt. Ltd
Role: Engineer Planning 06/2001 to 12/2002