Senior Consultant SAP SCM (IBP / APO) partly available

Senior Consultant SAP SCM (IBP / APO)

partly available
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  • 63452 Hanau Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Dipl.-Logistiker (FH)
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
  • Languages: German (first language) | English (business fluent) | Spanish (basic knowledge)
  • Last update: 03.05.2019
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Anonymous profile, SAP SCM Manager (APO / IBP: Demand Planning, Supply Planning, PP/DS, CIF, BW)
SKILLS
Asmerom Ghebreamlak has a speciality in Information System, Project and Supply Chain Management with SAP IBP, APO and BW. He started his career in SAP AG as SCM/APO consultant from conceptual, customizing, programming and successful implementation of integrated SCM solutions. A strong background in integrated SCM processes and technical affinity allows him to be a key person in involved projects.

Experience Summary:
  • Senior SCM/APO Consultant  / Architect / lead with 10 years of experience in SAP SCM (APO, BW & IBP)
  • Several Full lifecycle implementations experience in Demand and Supply Network Planning using ASAP Methodology (Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation, Go Live and Support)
  • Very strong Integration understanding of processes and technical interfaces (BW, CIF and ERP)
  • Provide User training and support for global Available to Promise and Production planning & Detailed Scheduling as well as MM, PP and SD in ERP.
  • Lead workshops with Business, end user training and Testing
  • Lead number of offshore teams
Good developer knowledge in ABAP

SCM solutions and processes:    
  • APO-Demand Planning
  • APO-Supply Network Planning
  • SAP IBP - Integrated Business Planning
  • APO-BW Business Warehouse
  • APO-CIF Core Interface
  • APO-Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling
  • APO-global Available to Promise
  • ERP-Sales & Distribution
  • ERP-Material Management
  • ERP-Production Planning


Industry experience:
  • Chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Consumer Goods
  • Automotive
  • High-Tech
  • Steel
REFERENCES
Client: Automative, Finnland
Duration: 10/2017 – 
Project description: Consultant (APO, PP, CIF, BW)
Role: Senior SCM Consultant

Client: Automation, Stuttgart
Duration: 09/2017 – 09.2017
Project description: Demand Optimization (APO, BW)
Role: SCM Expert

Client: Life Sciences & Performance Materials, Darmstadt
Duration: 11/2016 – 7/2017
Industry: Chemical & Pharma
Project description: Application owner for planning (APO, PP, CIF, BW)
Role: SCM Application Owner

Responsibility: Application owner for the planning environment of the Performance material and Life Science Business. Involvement of Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling, Core Interface and Business Warehouse
  • - Lead offshore support team
  • - Lead APO upgrade project
  • - Validate Change requests and implement approved Business requirements
  • - Support project team during rollouts
  • - Enable new functions ( e.g. process chain mail notification)

Vendor: SAP, Vienna
Duration: 12/2016
SAP Training: SAP IBP 6.0 Training (IBP 200)
Training activity:  IBP configuration
  • Model a Planning scenario
  • Data Integration
  • User Role administration
  • Enable Analytics and Reporting
  • Usage of Microsoft Excel Planning environment
  • Enable Simulation

Client: Industrial Products, Tel Aviv / Amsterdam / Ludwigshafen
Duration: 02/2016 – 11/2016
Industry: Chemical
Project description: Global “Harmonize” and standardization of Industrial products Roll-out global Template for (ERP-SD, ERP-MM, ERP-PI, E&HS, SCM-APO, SCM-EWM, SCM-TM, SCM-GTS, IBP-S&OP)

Role: SCM Business Process Consultant

Responsibility: Role Description
 
Responsible for SCM area covering Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning, Detailed Scheduling, Global Available to Promise, Material Requirement Planning, Integration and Interface to Integrated Business Planning and other SCM and ERP areas.
  • Integration testing: ensure SCM functions and integration with connected processes
Training: train the key users and prepare for User acceptance testing
User Acceptance Testing
  • - Lead SCM Business during User Acceptance Testing, take lead in chasing master  and transaction data issues
  • - lead new business requirements within SCM planning
  • - lead integration topics for unclear processes outside SCM planning (Quality Management and Manufacturing)

 
Client: Life Science – Beauty Care, Dusseldorf / Amsterdam / Hamburg
Duration: 08/2015 – 12/2015
Industry: Chemical
Project description
Global harmonization and standardization of Beauty Care business processes Roll-out global Template for (APO-DP, APO-SNP, Production Scheduling, Raw materials & Packing)
Role: SCM Consultant
Responsibility: Role Description

Replenishment planning
- Ensure replenishment from Central Warehouse to Distribution Centres
- Testing the solution
- Integration with several ECC system via Idoc
- Key user training document and communication news to Distribution Centre leads
- Train Key User
- Support after Go-Live
 
Key user Training documentation:
- Improve documentation in Demand, Supply planning, scheduling & co-packing
- new document creation for Raw & packaging material as well as replenishment planning
Testing: SAP service offering Forecast analyzer
Client: Life Science – Health Care, Cologne (Germany)
Duration: 05/2015 – 08/2015
Industry: Chemical
roject description: Global standardization of Health-Care business processes (ACC – Accounting, EH&S - ‘Environment, Health & Safety’, FAM - Facility & Asset Management, FI-CO - Finance & Controlling, PP – Manufacturing, MM – Procurement, QM - Quality Management, SD - Sales & Distribution, SCP - Supply Chain Planning, WM - Warehouse Management)
Role: SCM Consultant
Responsibility: Role Description
 
Roll-out global Template for (APO-DP, APO-SNP)
 - Business Scenario Testing from Sales order in DP to warehouse management
- Migration of data from old APO system into global APO & ERP
- Communication: alignment with Business in China and on-site IT colleagues
- Integration to purchasing
- Data Migration
- Support understanding of forecast consumption rules and SNP tools (Deployment, TLB)
- Cutover
- Go-Live support
- Hyper care support remote and on-site in China
- Knowledge transfer session: Process Chain monitoring, issue handling, new release features and SNP Optimizer parameter

Projects – In-house Consulting
Client: Tire manufacturer, Rhine-Main area (Germany)
Duration: 12 month
Industry: Automotive
Project description: SCM and ERP Upgrade
Role: Upgrade lead SCM

Responsibility: Role Description Project lead SCM System upgrade EMEA ( SCM 7.01 to SCM 7.02, ECC6.0)
- prepare Upgrade plan and communicate upgrade between Business and IT
- manage and control upgrade tasks
- manage upgrade plan to deliver on time and budget
- manage post-activities after upgrade
Support System Upgrade North America (SCM 5.0 to SCM 7.02)
- ensure a smooth upgrade for North America business

Client: Goodyear Dunlop Tires GmbH, Rhine-Main area (Germany)
Duration: 3 years 4 month
Industry: Automotive
Project description: Process design and Implementation (APO-DP, APO-BW, APO-SNP & APO-PP/DS, CIF, PP, MM)
Role: Business Process Architect SCM
Responsibility: Role Description As-Is process analyse / Requirement analyse / To-Be process design
Implementation Planning processes within APO, BW
- Design, Implementation and Maintenance of SCM solution
- Configuration and successful usage of SNP Optimizer
- Lead Global Supply Network Planning Workshop, Prototype, Implementation and mainteance
- Reporting and Analytics with SAP BW
- Support Business in SCM (DP, PP, PPDS, SNP, SD, MM and gATP)
- Proof of concept
- Interface between Business and developers (specification, testing)
- Integration between APO and ERP
- Training, documentation and knowledge sharing
-  Implementation Scenario planning to simulate influencing factors
- Rollout regional template
- lead DP initiative product lifecycle, forecast accuracy improvement and CVC cleaning
- Continuous improvement of processes to improve inefficient work
- Customizing and ABAP Development in SAP SCM APO and SAP ERP
 
Projects – SAP Consulting
Customer: High-duty construction material, Werdohl (Germany)
Duration: 9 months
Industry: steel
Project description: Process design und Implementation (APO-DP, APO-SNP & APO-PP/DS)
Function: SAP Consultant Demand Planning (APO-DP)
Tasks/Results: As-Is Process analyse / Requirement analyse / To-be-Process design
- Implementation Planning processes within APO-DP
- Integration with ERP to CIF master and transactional data (BW 7.0 Integration)
- Build up Demand Planning Functionality
- Definition DP Environment
- Definition authorization concept and testing procedure
- Key User Training
 
Customer: Beverage industry, Mexico City (Mexico)
Duration: 6 months
Industry: Consumer goods
Project description: Optimization of forecast process and de-escalation of forecast accuracy
Function: Process review and Optimization Demand planning (APO-DP)
Tasks/Results: As-Is process analyse / To-Be process design
- Automation of forecast accuracy calculation
- Determination of actual forecast accuracy
- Definition of forecast process
- Determination of best fit forecast parameter
- Define approaches to improve forecast accuracy
- Classification on CVC level based on prediction accuracy, consumption, phase-In and phase-Out (ABC XYZ)
- Assign for each classification an own forecast model
- Forecasting: functional enhancement, BADI adjustment
- Implementation of lifecycle management
- Enhancement of the outlier correction
- Handout about forecast optimization
 
Customer: Produce of spezial aluminium oxid, Frankfurt (Germany)
Duration: 6 Monate
Industry: Chemie
Project description: Process design and Implementation Demand Planning & global ATP for make-to-stock and make-to-order
Function: SAP Consultant Demand Planning (APO-DP)
Tasks/Results: As-Is process analyse / Requirement analyse / To-Be process design
- Implementation Planning processes within APO-DP
- Extract master and transaction data from ERP system (BW 7.0 Integration)
- Build up Demand Planning functionality
- Definition of DP environment
- Definition of authorization concept and testing procedure
- Provide Training to the Key-user
 
Customer: Automotive, Hanau (Germany)
Duration: 1 Monat
Industry: Automotive
Project description: Supply Chain Assessments for Demand planning and integration to APO-SNP
Function: SAP Consultant APO-DP
Tasks/Results: As-Is process analyse / To-Be process design (High Level)
- Build up Demand planning functionality
- Integration with value and quantity planning
-rough capacity planning
- life cycle planning
-statistical forecasting
-planning on different level and authorization for local and regional planner
- Promotion Planning
 
Define Demand planning environment:
- CIF master and transactional data (BW 7.0 Integration)
- Define macros for calculation
- Process chain definition
- Alert Management
 
Customer: Electronics company, Hamburg (Germany)
Duration: 2 months
Industry: Hightech
Project description: Process design and Implementation SCM-Systems within module APO-DP, APO-SNP
Function: SAP Consultant APO-DP
Tasks/Results: As-Is process analyse / Requirement analyse / To-Be process design
- Build up Demand Planning
- Definition of Demand planning environment with Integration of BI
-Definition testing procedure with Mercury program
- Definition authorization concept
- Improve solution based on Key-User feedback
 
Customer: Tractor, Marktoberdorf (Germany)
Duration: 2 months
Industry: Automotive
Project description: Implementation SCM-Systems within module APO-DP, APO-PPDS und all ERP Functionality
Function: SAP Consultant ERP-PP
Tasks/Results:
- Definition of testing procedure ( Solution Manager)
- Creation of testing scripts
- Testing test scripts with business and get business approval
- Support Project team on integration topics
 
Customer: Thermotechnical, Stuttgart (Germany)
Duration: 1 month
Industry: Consumer goods
Project description: Implementation SCM-Systems within module APO-DP, APO-SNP und VMI
Function: SAP Consultant APO-DP
Tasks/Results
- Support project team in the Demand planning area
- Execute system tests and analyse deviation on runtime
- Transport customizing settings into productive system
- Solve incident report by Key-User after technical rollout
 
Customer: Sealing, Germany
Duration: 1 month
Industry: Automotive
Project description: Prototype creation within APO-DP and APO-SNP
Function: SAP Consultant APO-DP and APO-SNP
Tasks/Results:
- System demo creation in the area of APO-DP and APO-SNP
- statistical forecast based on sales history
- Transfer data from APO-DP to APO-SNP
- Execute midterm production planning within Supply Network Planning
 
Customer: Soups company, Puurs (Belgium)
Duration: 1 month
Industry: Consumer goods
Project description: System demo SCM-Systems within APO-DP, APO-SNP and APO-PP/DS
Function: SAP Consultant APO-SNP and APO-PP/DS
Tasks/Results: Predefined scenarios provided by the customer in the area of APO-SNP und APO-PP/DS
Build up system demo:
SNP functional scope:
- Finite Planning with SNP-Optimizer
- Planning with and without subcontractor
- Consideration of customer specific shelf life of products
- Planning with capacity bottlenecks (Detailed scheduling)
- Optimization of production time (Detailed scheduling)
 
PP/DS functional scope:
- Demonstration of different planning strategy
- Planning with Setup matrix
 
Customer: Automation technology, Nuremberg (Germany)
Duration: 3 months
Industry: Maschine engineering
Project description: Feasibility study planning with APO-DP, APO-SNP und APO-PP/DS
Function: SAP Consultant APO-DP
Tasks/Results:As-Is Process analyse / Requirements analyse / To-Be process concept
- pilot study to implement SCM-Systems on the basis of a Prototype
 
Functionality:
- Planning with replacement material
- Integration of value and quantity measure
- Rough capacity planning
- Simulation of financial planning
- Planning of project orders
 
Definition of Demand Planning environment:
- Planning area and  planning object structure definition
- Creation of planning books and data views
- Definition of macros and Alert Monitor
- BI Integration
 
Customer: Tire manufacturer, Hanau (Germany)
Duration: 8 month
Industry: Automotive
Project description: Implementierung SCM-System (APO-SNP and APO-PP/DS)
Function: Applikation Consultant
Tasks/Results:
Documentation and Training
- Master data maintenance
- Planning with SCM
 
Support project lead in the area of APO-SNP und APO-PP/DS
 
Diploma thesis:
- “Implementation of an Advanced Planning and Scheduling-Systems to support and optimized the Supply Chain"
 
- Creation and Adjustment of production planning in SAP PP
- Developing a tool for our Original Equipment Business to determine ABC-Analyse to control amount of inventory with Integration of SAP MM and PP
- Evaluation, Analyse and create charts to control the Production planning

 
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
80% willingness to travel
OTHER
Certification - SAP Solution Consultant Supply Chain Management
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