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Sourav Roy


Last update: 17.03.2014

Sr. APO/SCM consultant

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: German (Elementary) | English (Native or Bilingual)


Dear Sir/ Madam,
I am writing in response to your job notification for the position of Senior Consultant Supply Chain management on Bayer career portal.
Position - Senior Consultant Supply Chain Management (m/w)
Over years I have developed my skills in area of demand planning, supply network planning and production planning and detail scheduling. Having sound knowledge across sub modules within APO makes my experience more relevant for current opportunity at Bayer.
I am working as a Sr. APO Consultant for Capgemini Ltd for last 3.7 years and with total APO Exp. of 6.9 yrs. and happy to mention some of my achievements in this role:
1. Currently working as onsite APO/SCM - SPOC for Bayer crop science and involved APO transition - know how transfer, new projects/go live transitions, ticket handling and complaint handling.
2. Worked for APO support for client Philips lighting solutions and minimized over all response time and solution time with 40 % increase in Net promoter score for customer satisfaction.
3. Helping Capgemini India in setting up a stronger global practice of SCM.
4. Worked on multiple implementations, upgrades and support assignments in APO area with global clients in Chemical, FMCG, High tech industry .
5. Received Best performance award in 2012 and Key contributor award in 2013.
I’m well versed in:
1. Providing APO solutions and responsible for coordinating and executing them.
2. Integrating business requirements and mapping APO solutions.
3. Evaluating customer’s requirements, implementing changes and testing in order to fulfill organization needs.
4. Documenting test cases, managing changes and addressing costs to organization.
5. Providing training to users, preparing training materials and guidelines, assisting users and supporting technical staffs on the implementation of SAP.
With my above relevant exp. and knowledge I strongly feel I would be able to contribute in a efficient way and move in a positive direction with the team and organization.

Please find my detailed CV for your consideration. Should you need any more details, please do let me know.

Sourav Roy
+49 015163280879

Project history

1. Vikram Patrikar - Advisory Consultant IBM India, Bangalore - +917760644276 -
2. Basavaraj B. - Principal Consultant - Ciber India, Bangalore - +919900563134 -
3. Manu Gupta - Principal Consultant - PWC India, Mumbai - +919634849888 -

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Sourav Kumar Roy Mob: +49 015163280879

A career with a progressive organization that will use my education, skills, abilities and experience in capacity, where I can effectively contribute to operations in any capacity that best matches my skills and experience.

? 6.8 yrs. of SAP APO exp. and total exp. of 8.8 yrs.
? Two APO Implementation, two APO 7.0 Upgrade, multiple roll outs and global Production Support experience.
? FMCG, chemical, electronics and Food Industry experience in Sr. Consultant & Team Lead Role.
? Proven capability in SCM APO & SAP ERP modules namely CIF, DP, SNP, PPDS, GATP and ECC (PP/MM).
? SAP hands-on environments: R/3 release 4.7, ECC 6.0, SCM 4.0, SCM 5.0 & 7.0
? Award for best performance in 2012 and Key contributor 2013.
? Ability to evaluate complex ABAP programs and functions. Sound Technical understanding on IDOC, BAPI, User Exit, Process chains, Batch Job Scheduling etc.

Project#5 : Support SCM 5.0
Client : Bayer Crop Sc. (Global support).
Organization : Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.
Role : Sr. Consultant – SAP APO
Duration : 2012 Sept till date

Description: Bayer Crop Science has products in crop protection and nonagricultural pest control. It also has activities in seeds and plant traits. The company is now one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection (i.e. pesticides), nonagricultural pest control, seeds and plant biotechnology. In addition to conventional agrochemical business, it is involved in genetic engineering of food.


1. Onsite SPOC for team and client.
2. Resolving Tickets/Incidents per stringent guidelines.
3. SPOC for escalations and complaint handling.
4. Involved in restructuring of regional and global process chains.
5. Enhancement evaluation and execution.
6. Handling problem tickets to find Structural solution for recurring issues.
7. Handling Change Requests to have the adaptive changes and bug fixes in place.
8. Working closely with project team.
9. Leading for interaction with SAP GDC (OSS Message).
10. Leading team for knowledge transition and hand over from project team.

Project#4 : Support SCM 5.0
Client : Philips Lighting (Global support).
Organization : Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.
Role : Sr. Consultant – SAP APO (DP/SNP/PPDS)
Duration : 2010 Sept – 2012 Sep (Onsite Philips Blr).

Description: Philips lighting is a division of Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics. It is the leading Health and Wellbeing Company. Today, Philips is a simpler and more focused company with global leadership positions in key markets of Healthcare, Lighting and Consumer Lifestyle, addressing people’s Health and wellbeing needs and aspirations as its overarching theme.

1. Resolving Tickets/Incidents per stringent guidelines and following ISO 20K.
2. Handling problem tickets to find Structural solution for recurring issues.
3. Addressing issues related to integration/CIF with ECC/NON SAP systems.
4. Handling Change Requests to have the adaptive changes and bug fixes in place.
5. Interacting with Business, Functional Team and Developers, for enhancements, configuration to support the Business Processes in SNP, PPDS Areas.
6. Production support 24X7 including the Weekly Batch Job Cycle. Close Interaction with BW, Legacy, R/3, BASIS and Security for support enhancements tickets.

7. Leading for interaction with SAP GDC (OSS Message).
8. Working on project for system cleaning and performance maximization.
9. Leading team for knowledge transition and hand over from project team.

Project#3 : Implementation / Upgrade SCM 7.0
Client : Kansai Nerolac India Ltd.
Organization : PWC India.
Role : Sr. Consultant – SAP APO
Duration : 2009 October – 2010 Sept (Onsite Nerolac Mumbai)
Modules : SNP/PPDS

Description: Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited is leading manufacture of Decorative, Industrial and High performance coating Paints.
1. Business process study of central and factory planning.
2. Preparation of Business Blueprint.
3. Business process mapping for SNP and PPDS implementation.
4. Designing of SNP and PPDS optimizer.
5. System configuration, Unit testing and integration testing
6. Designing ECC master data for SNP and PPDS implementation.
7. PPDS roll out for 4 manufacturing plants.
8. Designing CCR and PPM enhancements.
9. Discussion/design on identified GAPS with SAP GDC.
10. Designing of daily scheduling report for PPDS in APO.
11. Imparting training in APO PP/DS to users.
12. Preparation of Sop’s and manuals.

Project#2 : Support APO 4.1 PPDS & SNP.
Client : Sara Lee International
Organization : IBM India.
Role : Consultant – SAP APO
Duration : 2009 Jan to 2009 September.
Modules : PPDS/SNP
Description: Based in Downers Grove, Ill., Sara Lee Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. Sara Lee Corporation's leading brands are household names known around the globe. Our preeminent brands are built on consumer needs and expectations, offering exceptional quality and value. Our brands include Ambi Pure, Ball Park, Douwe Egberts, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Kiwi, Sanex, Senseo and our namesake, Sara Lee.

1. Analysis & Resolution of Issues related to Distribution and Production Planning (SNP & PP/DS).
2. Planning and monitoring the activities necessary prior to Periodic Distribution Planning Runs (SNP Heuristics, PPDS Heuristics and PP/DS Optimizers).
3. Analysis of Heuristics and Optimizer results and suggests master data issues, capacity modifications etc.
4. Analyzing the Business Process involved in Demand Planning and Distribution Planning (SNP) and proposes system enhancements or modifications.
5. Consistency of SNP and PP/DS PPM’s.
6. Customizing and configuring the Change requests.
7. Queue monitoring and CIF reconciliation.
8. Maintain jobs in batch man.
9. Transfer of master data to APO as initial data transfer and change transfers (CIFING).
10. Regular maintenance of Master data's in APO (CIFING).
11. Imparting training in APO SNP & PP/DS module to the new members in the APO team.

Project#1 : Implementation SCM 5.0 PPDS.
Client : Unilever
Organization : JK Tech
Role : Associate Consultant – SAP APO
Duration : 2007 June to 2009 Jan (Onsite Unilever Blr)
Modules : PPDS/SNP
Description: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company, touching the lives of two out of three Indians with over 20 distinct categories in Home & Personal Care Products and Foods & Beverages. They endow the company with a scale of combined volumes of about 4 million tones and sales of nearly Rs.13718 Crores. HUL's distribution network covering 6.3 million retail outlets reaching the entire urban population, and about 250 million rural consumers.
1. Business process study and requirement collection of KWALITY WALL’S ICE- CREAM INDIA and KISAN JAM.
2. Master data collection and validation.
3. Transfer of master data to APO as initial data transfer and change transfers (CIFING).
4. Maintaining setup matrix and planning table.
5. Involved in PPDS relevant settings.
6. Analyzing solutions post optimization run.
7. Queue monitoring and CIF reconciliation.
8. Involved in various report generation and testing of report
9. Successful completion of ROLL OUT for KWALITY WALL’S India and Kisan Jam.
10. User manual preparation and training.

Domain Exp. : Apparels(manufacturing)
Role : Executive production Planning
Duration :Jan 2005 to 25th June 2007.
Job Profile:
1. Production planning and execution for Garment processing.
2. Order conformation and capacity booking.
3. Conducting review meeting.
4. Making input / cycling plan.
5. Making shipment plan.
6. Follow up on all raw materials and money transactions.
8. Making monthly wip report.
9. Making packing list.
10. Making cost detail sheet.
11. Machine and man power matrix, requirement and planning.

Concepts Known: Supply Chain Logistics Management, Materials management, Operations Management, Operations Research, System Simulation, Management Information System.

1. Star performance for 2012
2. Key contributor in 2013.
3. Awarded second place in TECHNICAL GODS in the STATE LEVEL TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM conducted by department of Mechanical Engineering of R.V. College of Engineering at VORTEX2004.
4. Participated and won inter school cricket tournament held in the year 1997.


1. B.E Industrial production with 72 % in 2001 - 05 at JSSATE Bangalore VTU.
2. Higher Secondary with 68% in 1999 MCB.
3. SSLC in 1997 with 66% in ZSBPR.
2. SAP R/3 PP
3. Master data upload and maintenance.

Personal Details –

1. D.O.B – 22.12.1982
2. Marital status – Married.
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