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Ayaz Khan

SAP PP QM VC & APO Consultant

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  • Graduation: SAP PP
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  • Languages: English (Limited professional) | Hindi (Limited professional)
  • Last update: 07.01.2021
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A Certified SAP SCM (PP) consultant with 15+ years of diversified experience and domain knowledge in SAP PP, SAP APO-PPDS, SAP VC within the manufacturing, IT and engineering sectors. .

Skill Summary
Master Data (SAP PP)
Planning Strategies (SAP PP)
Quality Management
Interface Design
Process Enhancement and Development

Production Orders
Inventory Management
Batch Management
LSMW Upload
Project Management

Value-Added Attributes:
Team Management
Relationship Management
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Analytical Skills, Critical Thinking
Career Progression
Sr. Business Analyst                                                                                                                                                   May 2012 - Present
Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA), UAE
The entity is an aluminum conglomerate with interests in bauxite/alumina and primary aluminum smelting. It was formed by the merger of DUBAL and EMAL.
Key Projects:
  • Customer data exchange.               
  • Certificate of analysis.    
  • Dispatch Interface.           
  • Scrap exchange process.                 
  • Change Batch (Re-Allocation of finished goods) functionality within the landscape of SAP and EPMS  
  • Configuration of the New Product Group comprising of T-Ingot, LMT – Liquid Metal Transfer and B-Ingot.     
  • Pot Realigning (Over hauling of the furnace pot).      
  • Interface design between SAP and MES, EDI
  • Sales Order User Exit.
  • Development of customized reports of production postings with batch characteristics, Link up of the Sales Order. Characteristics with material, user exit for material master, Quality analysis with the sales order items, Provided functional inputs to the incorporate the stock and production report in SAP BO.
  • Automatic trigger of stock posting of Raw material, Finished Goods across interface in Real time to MES system.
  • Subcontracting cycle for dross and dig-out material from the furnace.
  • Initiated a culture of periodic training/ open forum for users. Worked with the e-learning team to design the online training courses for the end users.
  • Managed the PP/APO module with control of scope changes, project delivery commitments to timeline and costs, ensured logistics, project tracking and reporting met ICT PMO standards.
  • Successfully deployed the projects, ‘Customer Data Exchange’, ‘Certificate of Analysis’ for Finished Goods. Recognized by the management and appreciated by the customers for executing this complex project with great finesse.
  • Modelled 3 new products and implemented process mapping within the SAP- MES landscape.
  • Resolved the complexities and system design flaws within the existing SAP system - MES landscape. Redesigned, reconfigured the interfaces between SAP and other systems, identified and addressed system bugs. Worked extensively on the system integration of SAP PP/ APO with other modules of SAP. Achieved the overall reduction pf production issues by 90%.
  • Led and supervised a team of external consultants from IBM. Ensured the project’s delivery on or before time. Ensured balanced utilization on all assigned deliverables.
  • Successfully performed and excelled in the responsibility of Business Relationship Manager for operations of the smelter plant of EGA.
  • Achieved a high approval rating from the super-users, business owners and senior management in periodic IT surveys. 
  • Complied with the regulatory requirements on potential system risks, design of user roles, from internal and external audit teams.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Designing solutions in existing system landscape, leading the project delivery, enhancements, continuous improvement and modification of inbound and outbound interface between SAP ECC to SAP APO, SAP ECC to MES, SAP APO to MES.
  • Interpreting business requirements, scope of work, spelling out the project details and requirement, managing the approvals, complying with the EGA policy of IT governance and change management, putting the development team in touch with the right people, performing validation, conducting unit tests and user acceptance tests.
  • Mapping incidents, tracking support tickets and providing resolution to production issues within the stipulated timeframe.
  • Building user knowledge and skills by periodic trainings and open forum, providing guidance, preparing training documents for users on master data maintenance, customized enhancements, LSMW and system usage.
  • Business Relationship Manager (BRM) for production and operations for Aluminum smelter plant.  Collaborating with the Project Sponsor, Senior Vice President, Project Managers to continually align the project with business objectives.
  • Periodic interaction with decision-makers, system owners and end users to define business, financial, and operation requirements and systems goals. Overseeing and monitoring the progress of the planned IT roadmap.
  • Rendering advisory inputs on the system implications of business process changes.
  • Identifying system gaps and bugs, and rendering solutions to eliminate them.
  • Conducting user acceptance testing, demonstration to ensure the solution delivery fulfills the expectation
  • Supervising the of team of PP APO Consultants from external vendor, overseeing knowledge exchange and production accreditation.
  • Collaborating with the IT Governance and Change Management team to ensure proposed solutions are aligned within the EGA standards. 
  • Administering and contributing to the deliverables of IT Roadmap planned for mid-term and long term horizon
SAP PP Consultant                                                                                                                                                 May 2011 – May 2012
Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company
The entity was established in1968 in Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to manufacture pipes for the local market. Since then, it has grown and developed into a major diversified industrial group with operations spanning the globe.
  • Performed end to end Implementation of Quote to Cash Process for all the products under purview.
  • Oversaw incident and problem ticket management in the SAP Production Planning module with a high degree of efficiency and user satisfaction. 
  • Successfully modelled two new product lines and configured the same in SAP. 
  • Initiated the End user training program for business owners and super users.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Accomplished the elements of solution design, performed product configuration in SAP through implementing SAP variant configuration and managed aspects of documentation in collaboration with the Business Process Owners and IT management
  • Formulated the design documents, functional specifications, test scenarios, organized the end user training and secured sign off on all documents from the business owners.
  • Analyzed the business process to derive the process flow, located inefficiencies in the business process, recommended optimal business practices and ensured seamless system operation.
  • Envisaged the exhaustively possible scenarios for testing, conducted user acceptance and unit testing and endeavored to resolve all glitches.
  • Supervised a team of PP consultants from the external vendor and oversaw knowledge exchange, secured stakeholder support and ensured on time delivery of implementation project.
Application Consultant                                                                                                                                    August 2008 – May 2012
IBM India Pvt. Ltd., India
  • Implemented interfaces between SAP and eQuality system for bill of Material, planned independent requirement and system generated serial number for independent requirements.
  • Solved the highest number of tickets for the projects within the team.
  • Achieved 98% SLA and received appreciation from the client and the Project Manager for performance.
  • Executed the configuration in SAP for Production Planning (PP) and Variant configuration (VC) modules.
  • Executed the mapping of requirements production planning and worked with the development team on enhancements.
  • Actualized responsibility for the solution delivery within the SLA, enhancement of SAP programs and custom reports, worked in close collaboration with the technical team.
  • Imparted training to junior SAP consultants within the team and end users from the client and oversaw that the existing projects are carried out in accordance with ASAP methodology.
  • Worked with close collaboration with the Business Analyst and key users from the Clients and the IBM delivery management team, documented the scope of work in functional specification and executed delivery within the stipulated timeline.
Business Development Manager/ Production Engineer                                                                                June 2003 – July 2008
Feiya Vision Machines Co
  • Adjudged as the best sales person in the company with the distinction of selling over 400 machines with the average value of one machine being in the range of USD 15,000.
  • Was instrumental in organizing ongoing training programs on sales and product knowledge for internal and external sales persons.
  • Pivotal in increasing marketing revenues by 200%.
  • Spearheaded functions for increasing the profits of 2 new neglected territories and revitalized the sales training department.
  • Appointed sales sub- agents in 2 territories through comprehensive training, which led to increase in sales revenue in respective zone.
  • Held the distinction of encouraging annual sale turnover of Rs.8 Crores ($1.6 million) through sale of 80 machine in the year 2006-2007. 
Business Production Engineer                                                                                                                      June 1999 – January 2000
U M Engineering Pvt. Ltd., India
  • Team member in ISO-9002 Quality Audit. Had the distinction of being the only Engineer found to without non-conformance. Acclaimed and rewarded by the management for this achievement.
  • Decreased inventory cost by 4% by cutting raw-material wastage scrap, optimum material utilization and creating purchase requisitions at appropriate times.
  • Reduced production lead time by 10% through ensuring optimum material availability, reduction of machine downtime and consistent training of operators in addition to arranging for increased ready quantities of fast moving products.
  • Investigated and sourced new vendor for machine maintenance, reduced the machine downtime by 60% and cost saving of 40%
Skill Summary

Master Data (SAP PP)
Planning Strategies (SAP PP)
Quality Management
Interface Design
Process Enhancement and DevelopmentOperational:
Production Orders
Inventory Management
Batch Management
LSMW Upload
Project ManagementValue-Added Attributes:
Team Management
Relationship Management
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Analytical Skills, Critical Thinking