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Simon Buxton

Senior SAP BW BI BO HANA Berater / Entwickler

Profileimage by Simon Buxton 15 Jahre SAP BW BI BO HANA Berater / Entwickler from Jongny
  • 1805 Jongny Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 125 CHF/hour 1000 CHF/day
  • Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Native or Bilingual) | French (Full Professional) | Dutch (Elementary)
  • Last update: 26.03.2018
Profileimage by Simon Buxton 15 Jahre SAP BW BI BO HANA Berater / Entwickler from Jongny
15 Jahre Projekterfahrung in der SAP BW Beratung

SAP BW on HANA 7.50 Backend (inkl. CalculationViews, Compositeprovider)
Datenmodellierung und Datenflussmodellierung im SAP BW, ABAP/ ABAP Objects Entwicklungen
Scrum Projektkenntnisse
Fehleranalyse, Bugfixing, Performance-Tuning

Teamleiter von Consultants für Prozessdefinition und Entwicklung

Solide Kenntnisse in ERP-Abläufen (SD/MM/FI/HR)

Ausgeprägte analytische und kommunikative Fähigkeiten
Since 1990 I have been a very successful SAP Consultant with many satisfied clients and implementations to be proud of. I became a certified SAP Netweaver/BI Consultant in August 2007. I have excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills and am able to work effectively under pressure; as part of a team and on my own initiative. I solve complex problems in fast-paced environments. I am an effective planner and organizer who masters new concepts quickly and develops business solutions that increase my clients’ efficiency, productivity and profitability.

Lead consultant on SAP BW implementations for Nestlé, FICO, FSCM, NPDI, HR, HANA

September 2010 – March 2018, Vevey, Switzerland

Implementation of SAP BI/BW/BO 7.0/7.3/7.4/7.5 reporting in Working Capital, Costing, Claims Management, Quality Management, HR Payroll, Business Planning and Consolidation. Full implementation of Collections Management BW solution – all the way from R/3 data extraction to BW operational reports using LSA and LSA++ Architectures. 6 months working on Nestlé’s QM solution, since start of 2015 working on HR solutions. Since 2017 working on HR Employee Cost Reporting and FICO Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) developments and worldwide rollout (backend using HANA Studio and ODP and frontend using BO Design Studio, Lumira and Webi). Part of team implementing upgrades from BW 3.5 to 7.0, 7.4 and 7.5. Troubleshooter for existing installed BW functionality, including performance tuning of Nestlé custom ABAP programs and BW extractors provided by SAP business content. Adviser on continuous improvement of processes and working practices within the BI/BW team.

Role & Responsibility: Requirements gathering, design, build, implementation, test, documentation and rollout of BI/BW reporting, change management, improvement of BI/BW team work procedures. Front-line support for Nestlé’s three regional BI/BW/HANA systems (Europe, Americas, Asia/Oceania/Africa) and Headquarters BI/BW/HANA systems. Designer, work coordinator and quality controller for offshore team members.

SAP BW implementation for GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, QM, PS, CRM

September 2009 – August 2010, Wavre, Belgium

Implementation of SAP BI/BW 7.0 reporting in Quality Management, Projects and Customer Relationship Management areas for a well-known producer of vaccines.

Role & Responsibility: Requirements gathering, design, build, implementation, test, documentation, rollout and support of BI/BW reporting.

SAP R/3 and BW implementations and maintenance for Norsk Hydro and Yara, fertilizer, oil and energy and aluminium industries.

1999 – December 2008,  Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Brazil

Implementation and maintenance of various SAP functionalities in several businesses of Norsk Hydro and Yara, in Logistics, SD, MM, FI modules and BW.

Role & Responsibility: BW team member at Yara (2002 – Dec 2008). Certified BW Consultant. Technical advisor to functional BW team, interface design and build, update rules design and build, maintenance and troubleshooting. Strong knowledge of R/3 functional areas including Logistics, SD, MM and CO and long background in reporting have been important and very useful to this role. Designed and implemented infocube and corresponding ODS flows in the Purchasing functional area. Assisted in the replication of Yara International BW system to Yara Brazil. R/3 team senior member (1999 – Dec 2008). Emphasis on solving functional and technical issues in Logistics, SD, MM, FI modules and also some work in PM and CO modules. Excellent problem solver, contribution very highly valued by this team and the client. Also participated in many projects and rollouts as designer, implementor and QA including First4Farming at Yara, Sales Information System replacement by BW at Yara, Archiving of R/3 data at Hydro Aluminium, implementation of full range of R/3 modules and BW in Hydro Agri Brazil, implementation of Global Trade module at Yara Intl in Paris and Yara Switzerland and two R/3 upgrade projects. Mentor for junior team members.

SAP R/3 implementation for Polaroid, film and camera production.

1999, Enschede, Netherlands

Implementation of SAP SD, MM and WM modules for Polaroid Europe.

Role & Responsibility: Designer, Liaison between Functional team (based in Boston, USA) and Technical team (based in India) for SD, MM and WM functionality. Design of reports and interfaces, configuration of SD pricing. Trainer of WM users in Polaroid Warehouse Responsible for successful roll-out of SAP WM module to end users.

SAP R/3 implementation and maintenance for Hydro Agri Europe, fertiliser industry.

1998, Brussels, Belgium

Implementation of SAP for all Hydro Agri businesses in Europe. Modules implemented were FI, CO, MM, SD, WM, PM. Specifically hired for strong ABAP programming skills and SD/MM functional knowledge.

Role & Responsibility: Senior member ABAP team Quality control, troubleshooting, tuning and further improvement of ABAP programs provided by Andersen Consulting.

SAP R/3 implementation for Hoechst, pharmaceutical Industry.

July 1997 – March 1998 Location South Korea

Implementation of SAP for the Hoechst subsidiary, Handok. Modules implemented are FI, CO, MM & SD Role & Responsibility ABAP Team Leader Team of 4 programmers

Responsibility: Design, build and test all interfaces between R/3 and Legacy Systems

SAP R/3 implementation for DEC, computer hardware and software provider.

March 1996 – June 1997, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, USA

Design and build of interfaces for DEC customers Role & Responsibility ABAP programmer, SD and MM modules

SAP R/3 implementation for Andrew Corporation, telecommunications Industry.

July 1994 – February 1996, Chicago, USA

Implementation of SD, MM and FI modules

Role & Responsibility: ABAP team leader, design, build and test ABAP programs in SD, MM and FI Modules

SAP R/3 implementation at Arjo Wiggins, paper manufacturer.

Jan 1994 – June 1994, Basingstoke, UK

Role & Responsibility: ABAP programmer, maintenance team

SAP R/3 implementation at Mobil Oil.

1993, Crawley, UK

Role & Responsibility: ABAP programmer, SD, MM, FI modules

SAP R/3 implementations at ICI, chemical industry.

1990-1992, Manchester, UK

Role & Responsibility: ABAP programmer, SD, MM, FI modules

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