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claudio geusa

SAP PP/QM Consultant - Freelance

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Profileimage by claudio geusa SAP PP/QM Consultant - Freelance from Lecce
  • soleto Lecce Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 500 €/day
  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary) | Italian (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Full Professional)
  • Last update: 30.03.2015
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by claudio geusa SAP PP/QM Consultant - Freelance from Lecce
SKILLS
Tobacco Industry, Change Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Design, SAP R/3, SAP PP, SAP MM, Holistic Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Mechanical Industry, Project Management, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Systems, Photovoltaics, CE marking, Systems Management
REFERENCES
Infosys Lodestone
SAP PP/QM Consultant - Freelance
04.2013 - 06.2013
Second roll-out with Infosys-Lodestone.
Lodestone is a global management consultancy committed to designing and delivering solutions that enable international companies to thrive in today’s complex business environment.

CLIENT: Alstom Ferroviaria S.p.A.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Functional SAP Consulting of the modules PP and QM
- Onboarding and Project Preparation
- Blueprint & Requirement Gathering
- Configuration , Build, Unit Testing
- Integration Testing
- Support Data Migration Approach
- User Acceptance Testing
- Actively support Cut-over and Deployment in both sites
- Post Go-Live Support
- Follow the Infosys Lodestone Project Implementation Methodology, principals, guidelines and golden rules as defined by the project manager
- Deliver a weekly progress report in the expected scorecard format to the Infosys Project Manager
- Stay aligned with the respective counterpart at Infosys off-shore team in India
Management Consulting
1001-5000 employees

Lodestone Management Consultants
SAP PP/QM Consultant - Freelance
12.2012 - 04.2013
Lodestone is a global management consultancy committed to designing and delivering solutions that enable international companies to thrive in today’s complex business environment.

CLIENT: Alstom Ferroviaria S.p.A.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Functional SAP Consulting of the modules PP and QM
- Onboarding and Project Preparation
- Blueprint & Requirement Gathering
- Configuration , Build, Unit Testing
- Integration Testing
- Support Data Migration Approach
- User Acceptance Testing
- Actively support Cut-over and Deployment in both sites
- Post Go-Live Support
- Follow the Infosys Lodestone Project Implementation Methodology, principals, guidelines and golden rules as defined by the project manager
- Deliver a weekly progress report in the expected scorecard format to the Infosys Project Manager
- Stay aligned with the respective counterpart at Infosys off-shore team in India
Management Consulting
1001-5000 employees

STG Engineering
Management consultant - SAP PP consultant
10.2010 - 12.2012
STG Engineering is a small company, spin-off from a group of professionals collaborating in specific engineering and consultancy fields with the aim of offering a point of reference to small-medium companies by furnishing consultancy services (SAP implementation and coaching, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management).

Main responsabilities:
- Following activities related to SAP PP and integrations with MM, in order to sustain business relationships with international clients.
- Providing knowledge transfer to the site´s power users to prepare them for long-term process;
- Coaching PP team and training people to SAP PP and MM modules by using issued training manuals after go-live.
- Coaching Key User for SAP PP module, ensuring maintenance when required.
- Supporting in raising CR (Change Requests) for system enhancement.
- Implementation of Lean Manufacturing tools (Just In Time, DSOP: Dynamic Standard Operative Procedures, Kanban, Sistema "Pull", Poka-Yoke, Metodo "5S", SMED: Single Minute Exchange of Die, Cell manufacturing, Kaizen, ecc..).
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering


British American Tobacco
Production Planning Manager
10.2007 - 10.2010
BAT Italia has one manufacturing plant located in Lecce, southern part of Italy with a designed production volume of 15 billion cigarettes produced annually; 130 FG SKUs; 24 types of blends and 11 types of filters; 2 Expanded Stem; 2 CLD.
Total value of Finished Good production volume: about 170 mln €.
Average stock FG value: about 10 mln €.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
o Leading a team of 5 (2 planners and 3 schedulers).
o Solving SAP-related problems and train the team on new functionalities introduced into the system.
o Responsible Key User for SAP PP module, ensuring evolutive maintenance when required.
o Raising CR (Change Requests) for system enhancement and attending CAB (Change Advisory Board) meetings as a representative from Business.
o Responsible for developing and testing BAT’s Regional Planning Tools with IBM Consultants in SAP. Regional planning tool is a custom developed application in SAP-Euphrates which is built based on BAT’s PFOM (Preferred Future Operating Model).
o Issuing functional analysis and process blueprint with IBM Consultants SAP-Euphrates-wise.
o Responsible for PP master data and coaching to dedicated team.
o Testing APO and SAP-Euphrates interface for capturing sales forecast.
o Analysis and testing interface between SAP-Euphrates and Local MES system: by analyzing SAP R/3 Idoc, customization debugging and raising proper CR (Change Request) just in case.
o Ensuring post-implementation mentoring and coaching to PP team.
o Final check on capacity load balancing at each machine done by planners and schedulers.
o Liaising with material planning team to make sure material availability.
o Planning the machine crew requirement for the next month and negotiate with the vendor for supplying man power.
o Minimizing FG inventory through accurate planning to reduce working capital.
Tobacco
10,001+ employees

British American Tobacco
SMD Cell Manager
10.2006 - 09.2007
JOB DESCRIPTION:
o Leading a team of 38 (6 mechanicals, 2 electricians and 30 operators) involved in both filters and cigarettes production in SMD (Secondary Manufacturing Department).
o Guiding the whole team through new Lean Manufacturing tools (Communication Boards, Communication Logs, DSOP-Dynamic Standard Operating Procedures, etc.) and methodologies (5S program, kaizen approach, kanbans, etc.).
o Coaching the team on DSOP.
o Training to shop-floor people on kanban approach and tools when needed.
o Ensuring alignment of kanban procedures and tools for QAP (Quick Access Parts) to reduce delivery time minimizing set-up time.
o Coaching senior technicians and operators on HDS functionalities, ensuring an effective use of reporting.
o Checking Communication Board reports alignment.
o Checking Communication Logs taking action when required.
o Checking shop-floor cleanliness and ensuring follow-up when needed.
o Motivating the team.
o Checking production order confirmation in SAP (issued by the administration team), solving any related problem.
o Ensuring planned weekly production volumes.
o Ensuring C2P (Conformance to Plan). It is one of the most important indexes in Production area.
o Ensuring MQI (Manufacturing Quality Index). It is one of the most important indexes in Production area.
o Arranging the best crew planning taking care of holidays, trainings, meetings, etc.
o Ensuring and improving as much as possible own machines OEE.
o Guaranteeing alignment with Maintenance team also arranging pre and post-maintenance meetings.
o Keeping in contact with PMD (Primary Manufacturing Department) to be sure no problem might raise due to tobacco area.
o Keeping in contact with Planning Department to optimize monthly and weekly plan.
o Keeping in contact with Quality Department to fast take action as soon as quality parameters are falling down.
Tobacco
10,001+ employees

Hardy Management Consulting Ltd
Business Analyst
04.2005 - 09.2006
HMC is an American manufacturing consultancy firm which aims at achieving process improvements by implementing Holistic Manufacturing methodologies as an enhancement of Lean Manufacturing. It is dedicated to increase manufacturing productivity and sustain those improvements.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
o Implement Communication Logs for technicians and operators and follow up.
o Give constant support to Supervisors about how to effectively use Communication Tools (Boards and Logs) to motivate shop-floor people.
o Implement 5S program (Set, Sort, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) to reduce housekeeping and optimize tools availability and handling, as part of kaizen implementation (kaizen, a system of continuous improvement in quality, technology, processes, company culture, productivity, safety and leadership).
o Implement Visual Control Management (which is the principle of increasing efficiency and effectiveness simply by deliberately making things visible and kept in conscious mind) at the shop-floor through tools and training, as part of kaizen implementation.
o Ensure Poka-Yoke tools and processes. This is a Japanese term which simply means mistake-proofing or fool-proofing and implies designing work and processes such that it is impossible or very difficult for people to make mistakes.
o HDS (Holistic Manufacturing System) configuration and implementation. HDS is a system used at the shop-floor to monitor production guaranteeing traceability.
o Testing interface between HDS and SAP by analyzing SAP R/3 Idoc, customization debugging and raising proper CR (Change Request) when needed.
o Preparing end-user manuals with the help of RESITE software.
o Training Supervisors, senior technicians, and shop-floor people, on HDS functionalities.
o Raising change requests for system enhancement based on the local business.
Management Consulting
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