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Darpan R Rao


Last update: 07.09.2022

SAP APO Consultant (DP and SNP)

Graduation: Masters in Business Administration
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional)




SAP APO SNP, SAP APO DP, Optimizer, Heuristics, Distribution Planning, SNP Master Data, BW Part in APO, SNP Planning Engines, TLB, SNP Support issues. End to End support in DP and SNP.

Project history

07/2022 - 07/2022
Software Analyst (DP and SNP functional consultant)
4. Client - DuPont (Chemical Company)
Duration - 2.2 Years
Designation - Software Analyst (DP and SNP functional consultant).
Roles & Responsibilities - Support.
* Set up of process chains/monitoring of background jobs, mass master data corrections.
* Worked on creation of BW objects (Info Areas, Info Objects, Info Cubes, Info source,
Source system, Info Package, Characteristics and Key Figures.
* Worked on Demand Planning calculations using Statistical Forecasting techniques.
* Have understanding on Heuristic and its type Location, Multilevel, Network.
* Analyzing CIF failures/queue blocks, stuck queues in CPP and reconciliation.

07/2018 - 01/2020
Consultant (DP & SNP)
Marico Ltd (FMCG)
Roles and Responsibilities - Support and Enhancements.
* Understanding & analysis of the Deployment Optimizer and various deployment push/pull
* Have understanding on Master data of production Planning i.e.- Material Master, BOM, Routing,
Work Center, Recipe etc.
* Requirement Profiles, Forecast Consumption strategies and know the relevant configurations
required for that.
* Worked on SNP and Deployment Optimizers, Optimizer Profiles definition, Optimizer logs
analysis etc.
* Streamlining the existing SNP process by modifications and enhancements/customizations.
* Working on Optimizer planning engine which involves Fortnightly/weekly/ad-hoc Distribution
* Working on new enhancements from functional configuration and Unit testing.
* Worked on the planning/cost related issues related to SNP optimizer along with the new
optimizer profile set up for new SKU's/ Plants/SNP planners.
* Worked on end-to-end Distribution starting from Deployment to TLB.
* Creation of TLB profile, Upsizing/Downsizing techniques, Threshold value, building business
required truck loads via TLB.
* Worked on SNP Optimizer logs analysis and various settings related to SNP product master and

07/2018 - 01/2020
Software Engineer Analyst SAP APO (DP & SNP)
Bristlecone India Pvt Ltd.

02/2016 - 07/2018
Consultant (DP & SNP)
Coca Cola European Partners
Roles and Responsibilities - Support.
* Working on new enhancement from functional configuration and Unit testing and deployment.
* Worked on Realignment activity, Releasing of forecast to SNP.
* Worked on configuration related to Time Bucket Profile, Storage Bucket Profile, macro.
* Worked with technical teams on delivering the customized client requirements.
* Understanding & analysis of the deployment heuristic run and its results, used to deploy
inventory between plant(s) and DC(s) based on the Push/Pull scenarios.
* Understanding of Transportation Load builder and distribution of transport loads.
* Analyzing forecasting errors for selecting the best Forecasting technique in DP.

02/2016 - 07/2018
Consultant SAP APO (DP & SNP)
Capgemini India Private Ltd.

02/2016 - 07/2018
Consultant (DP & SNP)
Roles and Responsibilities - Support and Implementation
* Statistical Forecasting calculations. Setting up Master forecast profile for Statistical
Forecast calculation.
* Analyzing Optimizer logs to identify issues in optimized production plan.
* Release of Demand plan to SNP from APO Cube and DP Planning area.
* Created end to end process chains as per the business requirement.
* Investigating SNP Master data errors for smooth working on SNP Planning engines.
* Setting up proper Production and shipping Calendar specific to Locations in APO.
* Handling trouble tickets and resolving the issues within agreed timelines.
* Daily/Weekly update calls with Business/clients on enhancements.

12/2013 - 01/2016
Associate Software Engineer SAP APO (DP & SNP)
Accenture Services Pvt Ltd.

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As per the project requirement.
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