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Ashish Dhawan

SAP MM Consultant with 8 years of Experience

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  • Last update: 12.05.2017
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SAP Experience - Summary

  • Worked in Full life cycle (end to end) Implementation /Support & Development for more than 8 projects.
·         Experience of Implementing, Configuring, Customizing, Data Migration, Post Go Live support & End-user training in MM module
·         Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and recommend suggestions to resolve conflicts between business requirements and standard system functionality.
  • Extensive knowledge of implementing and configuring SAP MM modules in complex business environments within verticals like Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Telecom.
  • Appreciations received from WIPRO, CAIRN and HPCL for exhibiting Outstanding Performance during project implementations.
  • Conducted internal audits to review BBP as well as Pre and Post Go-live checks and controls.

Rail Rider – The Travel Eatery                                                                               May’13-Till Date
Founder and CEO of Rail Rider, a food tech startup, gives the liberty of ordering quality meals from a variety of food options to its passengers travelling by Indian Railways. With presence in 150+ stations in India, company, through its empanelled restaurants, delivers various cuisines to its customers at their train seat.
In the span of 2 years of its operation, company has been able to achieve more than 15K mobile application downloads and served more than 100K meals to its customers.

Wipro Limited                                                                                                                  Jan’08-Apr’13

  • CLIENT – Bahwan Engineering Group (Muscat)               Sr. MM / TM CONSULTANT
Duration: 29.03.2012 to 01.04.2013
Project Details: Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0 across 15 company codes of Bahwan Engineering Group. The following modules are in scope of implementation, FICO, FSCM, PM, CS, ETM, MM, TM, PP, QM, SD, PS, DMS, BIW, HR.
  • Understanding the current business process (AS-IS) by interacting with the core team.
  • Conducting workshops with the core team to discuss TO BE processes.
  • Mapping the process in SAP as per the recommended best practice and preparing the TO BE and Business Blueprint document.
  • Conducting integration workshops with other modules like Project Systems, Finance, Sales & Distribution, and Production Planning.
  • Mapping complex business processes of construction and trading industry such as Contract Management, stock return from projects at zero value, interdivision/intercompany stock transfer with markup price, shipment tracking and shipment cost settlement.
  • Identifying Gaps in the SAP mapped and the current process. Extenuating the gaps by conducting change management workshops and developing wherever required.
  • CLIENT – Aircel (Telecom)                                                                           PROJECT MANAGER
Duration: 01.02.2011 to 27.03.2012
Project Details: Support the SAP ECC 6.0 infrastructure across all circles. The support includes the modules: MM, SD/RE, FICO, BASIS & HCM.
  • Managing a team of 20 SAP consultants.
  • Producing detailed project plans in which objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified.
  • Scheduling activities to ensure optimum use of time and resources & monitoring performance against objectives.
  • Motivating the team to work as one & encouraging information sharing within the team.
  • Handling customer requirement with a customer orientation. Focusing on what they want rather than what we can sell.
  • Ensuring call closure and emphasizing on keeping a database.
  • Systematically updating the customer on status.
·         CLIENT – PT. Synergy OIL Nusantara (Indonesia)                     PROJECT  LEAD / MM LEAD
Duration: 01.09.2010 to 26.01.2011
Project Details: PTSON was a SAP ECC 6.0 Implementation.
Modules rolled out: MM, SD, PP, FI and CO

  • Designed and configured the complex business process for procurement of Crude Palm Oil and capturing of transit loss at various transport points and debit the vendor as per the tolerance defined for transit loss.
  • Developed extensive report to track the purchase and movement of Crude Palm Oil.
  • Configured manual reorder point planning for the raw materials required for production.
  • Integrate the business processes across the organization, under a single ERP platform with
    minimum interfaces and real time accurate data availability
  • Standardization of different processes and workflows across the organization
  • Elimination of duplication of activities across business processes by capturing data at the
    point of source.
  • Develop central control throughout the organization for better analysis of the operations and
    the decision-making process.
  • The ability to easily share data across various departments, with due consideration on
    compliance and governance.
  • Provide solutions for better tracking and forecasting.
  • Provide an integrated Master and Transactional Data to identify flows and trends in the
    business which in turn will increase customer and vendor services.
Duration: 17.11.2008 to 16.03.2009 (Implementation), 17.03.2009 to 26.08.2010 (Support & Development)
Project Details: Project “UTHKARSH” commenced its SAP ECC 6.0 Implementation with an objective that the project should go live within 3.5 months. This was indeed a major accomplishment. Go-Live was followed by support which commenced immediately on March 17, 2009 and completed on August 2010.
Modules Implemented: MM, FICO, PS, HCM, EP, BI, GRC
  • Led a team of four MM consultants in the project.
  • Conducted workshops with the core team members to understand the various business scenarios.
  • Presented and discussed the best practices with the core team to foresee and map the scenarios which may be required in the future and production stage.
  • Prepared the detailed project plan in line with other modules to meet the stringent time lines of the project.
  • Worked on the logic for developing an interface between EIL’s (PMC for HMEL) system and R3 for GR and GI transactions.
  • Designed a customized process to map the Lump Sum Turnkey Contracts used specifically in project based scenarios.
  • Designed the Service Orders for handling contracts with milestone payments.
  • Designed and configured the valuation and movement of project stock.
  • Designed a complex release strategy for PR and SES based on the departments defined in HR module.
  • Handled two simultaneous system and quality audits done by SAP India and E&Y.
  • Played dual role of MM Lead and Project Lead in the sustenance phase from March 2009 to August 2010.
  • CLIENT – CAIRN ENERGY INDIA LTD. (OIL & GAS)                                            MODULE LEAD
Duration: 10.03.2008 to 16.11.2008
Project Details: Support and Development SAP ECC 6.0
Modules Implemented: MM, FICO, PS, HCM, EP, BI.
  • Developed and implemented a release strategy for PR, PO and Contract based on WBS and Cost Centers. The development involved the use of user exits, custom tables, custom screens and work flow.
  • Received special Appreciation from the Client and Wipro for Out Performance in this project.
  • Studying and streamlining the process of Accounts payable which involved elimination of the process followed using Omni flow and designed the process in SAP as per the best practice.
  • Involved in the successful implementation of PM and QM module and their integration with MM module.
  • Designed various processes and transactions in SAP which catered to the client’s unique requirements.
  • CLIENT – GOODYEAR INDIA LTD.                                            ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT
Duration: 10.01.2008 to 09.03.2008
Project Details: Rollout of SAP ECC 6.0 to its Indian Manufacturing plants.
Modules Implemented: MM, FICO, SD, PP
  • Upgrading the SAP ECC 6.0 with the SAP Notes and Patches to apply the Country India Version to the Global Client.
  • Conducting Positive, Negative and Regression testing after the application of CIN Patches.
  • Implementing CIN – Taxinn
  • Configuration of domestic purchase scenarios (RG23A, RG23C and RG23D)
  • Configuration of Import scenario (CVD, Cess, etc.)
  • Configuration of Subcontracting (57FC challan)
ITC INFOTECH INDIA LTD.                                                                                                    Mar’07–Dec’07
  • CLIENT – ITC LTD.                                                                  ASSOCIATE IT CONSULTANT
  • Coordinating the activities for final System Integration Testing in Quality.
  • Deciding the cutover strategy and data upload strategy.
  • Training the end users and power users.
  • Post Go-Live support and enhancements.
  • User Authorization Control.
TATA TECHNOLOGIES LTD.                                                                                    July’05-Mar’07    
  • CLIENT–TATA RYERSON LTD.                                   FUNCTIONAL ANALYST, SAP-MM
Duration: 10.08.2005 to 14.01.2006
Project Details: Plant roll out SAP R/3 4.7 of Jamshedpur, Pune & Faridabad plant.
  • Discussed and designed the pricing procedures incorporating the complex freight handling scenarios.
  • Configuration of subcontracting scenario.
  • Configuration of Release Strategy for Purchase Orders.
  • Provide functional specifications for the customized reports related to MM and FI.
Duration: 15.01.2006 to 25.02.2006
  • Assigned a short project assignment to study and Configure automatic Sub-contracting order from the purchase requisitions generated from the production orders for external activity.
Duration: 26.02.2006 to 05.05.2006
  • Support and Enhancement.
  • Hands on training to the end users of MM module.
  • Development of customized report to track the progress of the external service purchase orders.
Duration: 06.05.2006 to 10.07.2006
  • Provide 1st phase training of MM module to the end users.
  • Prepare the blueprint document of MM module.
Duration: 11.07.2006 to  10.03.2007
Project Details: End to end life cycle implementation, SAP ECC 6.0
Responsibility :    
  • Training the Core team Members to give them a knowhow on SAP terminologies and recommended best practices.
  • Conducting workshops to study and analyse the AS IS process and understand the business requirements .
  • Documenting the AS IS and TO BE process in the Business Blueprint.
  • Configuration of the SAP system as per the signed off BBP.
  • Preparation of Master Data Templates and conducting workshops on Master Data compilation.
  • Preparation of test scripts as per the Business Process Master List.
  • Conducting workshops on the reporting requirements.
  • Conducting User Acceptance Testing and Integration Testing.
  • Conducting workshops on Cutover Data.
  • Preparation of BDCs and LSMW for Master and Cutover data.
  • Moving the configurations to the Production environment and uploading the Master data as well as Cutover Data.
  • Discussing and preparation of Authorization Matrix.