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Dheeraj Kumar


Last update: 03.05.2021

Team Lead - SAP PP

Graduation: M.Sc., B.Tech
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | Hindi (Native or Bilingual)



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  • Experience in working for SAP PP in both discrete and process industry
  • TCS certified for S4/HANA Manufacturing
  • Experience in demand planning, MRP, Production execution and other related SAP PP areas for both MTS and MTO
  • Experience in managing SAP PP/QM configurations in implementation projects
  • Experience in requirement gathering and implementation
  • Experience in custom development of SAP PP/QM area in multiple projects
  • Experience and understanding of Master data maintenance
  • Have experience of PP-MES integration
  • Have experience and knowledge of batch management
  • Hands on experience of Variant configuration
  • Experience of critical incident managements
  • Working experience of Ticketing tool like Service Now
  • Working experience of Change management using CHARM
  • Experience of working in different integration points of SAP PP like QM, WM, SD
  • Have worked in continuous improvement projects in Business process and SAP PP
  • Experience in working in agile methodology like sprint planning, daily stand-up meeting
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills from layman to executive level
  • Worked with international projects and visited USA, Germany and Switzerland for these
  • Experience in client handling while working in service delivery model by helping them understand technical solutions in business terminology
  • Understanding and knowledge of lean manufacturing, 5S, Kaizen concepts
  • Have certification in PMP and undergone agile training conducted by TCS for leaders - ASCENT

Project history

07/2015 - Present
Team Lead - SAP PP
Tata Consultancy Services (>10.000 employees)
Internet and Information Technology
  • Ticket handling in SAP production and Planning area
  • Leading team during project transition from other vendors
  • Weekly update and meetings with management to provide current status of PP/QM incidents
  • Making PP/QM related configuration for new plants
  • Developing custom objects for business as per need
  • Handling SAP PP and MES integration issues and new requirements
  • Handle Process messages configurations and integration with shop-floor systems
  • Create POC for S4/HANA manufacturing area new project initiatives
  • Global template preparation for new implementation of SAP in PP area
  • Stakeholder management from service delivery perspective
  • Taking Knowledge Transfer for new projects coming in to TCS
  • Lead the continuous improvement initiatives in agile manner which means sprint planning, updating client and daily stand-up meeting
  • Help team members to develop themselves by suggesting trainings, providing trainings
  • Work with central BPO teams for implementing new requirements
Work with different service providers and cross-functional teams for issue resolution and new requirement implementation

12/2012 - 06/2015
Asst. Manager - Manufacturing IT
Harley-Davidson India Pvt. Ltd. (1000-5000 employees)
Automotive and vehicle construction
  • Help global team to implement ERP at the manufacturing plant in SAP PP area
  • Custodian of PP/QM master data across India and provide support in data management in Asia pacific
  • Resolve incidents in SAP PP/QM area
  • Make necessary configurations in SAP PP area
  • Custom development for requirements where standard functionality is not capable
  • Work with IT vendors like Infosys, AT&T for smooth operations of plant
  • Plan end user training for new applications – both new and existing users
  • Work with program management team for plant activity coordination and implementation
  • Help prepare a contingency plan for the failure
  • Monthly status update to management for plant IT activities
Drive continuous improvement

07/2009 - 12/2012
Sr. Executive: SAP PP/QM
Siegwerk India Pvt. Limited (1000-5000 employees)
Pharmaceuticals and medical technology
  • Analysis between as-is and to-be business processes were done for PP/QM module
  • Worked as an integrator between business and implementation team for manufacturing
  • Train the key users for the relevant SAP transactions
  • Creating reports for executive reference for manufacturing area
  • Creation and maintenance of PP/QM master data
  • First level support to all the issues during implementation and roll-out
  • Development and implementation of standard operating procedures in plant operations
  • Run continuous improvement projects to increase plant output to cater the market demand
  • Search and do feasibility study for new manufacturing technologies
  • Implementation of 5S, Kaizen and lean manufacturing
Support Research team to run pilot batches in manufacturing

Time and spatial flexibility

I would like to take projects with remote location or with a little travel for now. However if contract duration is more than 24 months, i can travel and relocate as well.


All of my previous collegues and managers can give recommendation for hiring if there is requirement for permanant job. I can give reference after further discussion

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