Oracle Supplychain- WMS
Senior oracle certified Supply chain consultant with over 26 years of experience including 17 years of ERP, 2 years of PLM implementation experience coupled with 9 years of Business experience), identification and execution of supply chain cost improvement initiatives, leadership and leading on and off shore project teams.
Health-check of oracle Implementations
? Expert consultant went through all the supply chain process and provided a report with list of improvements and impacts on business for clients Vonage & Intralox
Implantation Lead & Business Analysis
? Performed BA and wrote functional specifications for 8+ oracle WMS/MSCA system implementations.
? Performed BA and wrote functional /system specification for 4 PLM-MatrixOne & PIM/APC systems.
? Developed functional (MD50) and technical specification for oracle R12.1.3 Supply chain manufacturing system and conversant with R12.2 WMS functions
? Developed interface specifications for oracle interface projects. Performed oracle Application’s configuration(BR-15, BR-30, BR-100) and testing(TE40)
Marketing and Sales
? Performed Pre sales presentations and demos at client sites for oracle Corporation, KPMG Consulting.
? Performed RFP analysis and vendor selection for archiving solutions. And oracle WMS for clients Livingston Inc., Mercury Marine & Invacare for implementing, Everywhere Global.
Supply Chain Management & Engineering
? Worked in Design, Shop floor Planning, Methods Development and Process improvements and implementing ISO9001 systems in Automotive and Engineering Environments.
? Worked in different capacities from Engineer to Manager –Engineering and led a Team of 25 engineers.
Plexus Inc., WMS R12.2.4 – WMS Lead Jan 2015- Current
? Reimplementation of 11i to oracle R12.2.4
? Requirements gathering for Phase-1
? Mapping Motorola process for different types of business locations like Manufacturing, Distribution, Consolidation, System Integration locations.
? Proof of Concept(POC) for complex hybrid pick methodologies, Packing & Shipping processes
? Designed common process for inbound, Manufacturing and outbound process.
? Designed integrations for Export compliance orders
? Ran a proof of concept (POC) for the above processes.
? Provided solutions in Serialized Items environment
PPG Industries WMS R12.1.3 – WMS Implementation Mar 2014- Nov 2014
? Gathered requirements & configuration of rules engine for Inbound, Outbound, and Replenishments for Phase-1 locations.
? Designed & Implemented
? Kanban process for Intra Org processes
? Wave planning for Order Fulfillment & Planning processes
? One step shipping for Unmanned warehouses
? Direct shipping & Delivery validation/QA checks
? Dock scheduling
? N- Step Put away
? Rules Engine for Inbound, Outbound and Replenishment processes
? Pallet building during picking process using INTO LPN & Direct consolidations operational plans functionality
? Designed & Implemented Cross docking for Outbound processes
? Used Zones to create flexible Put away rules
BDA Inc. – WMS\MSCA R12.1.3 (Reimplementation & Enhancements) Nov 2013- Feb 14
? Requirements development & support development of custom picks load pages for Sales order picking
? MWA Personalization Framework to default values/skip confirmations.
? Pick Load page set ups to eliminate/Hiding of buttons on mobile pages
? Develop process & configure Pick Load pages pick by Pick slip Number
? Optimize Pick Rules to minimize Order Pick tasks
? Develop custom Bulk Picking process for the warehouse
? Usage of Packing workbench to develop audit for Picking process
? Implementing Wave Planning for Order fulfillment/Planning process
UGN Inc. - WMS Lead R12.1.3 Apr-2013- Aug 2013
Designed WMS, OM, and Shipping solutions for an auto parts manufacturer for a fast track tight budget implementation.
? Requirement and Gap analysis for WMS, OM and Shipping areas
? Ran successful CRP1 with proposed solution and seeded functionality
? Designed six custom functional design documents (MD50) for RICE objects including Custom Telnet screens to improve Shipping scanning productivity
? Designed Shipping solution in a JIT Supply chain environment.
? Design Labeling solution
? Kept the Phase-I activity on track for time and budget lines and transferred the knowledge to Off-shore development.
? Dock Door scheduling
Intralox Inc. R11.8 – oracle Expert- Manufacturing / MSCA Jan 2013 - Apr 2013
Performed Health check for current implementations for the below mentioned areas./Issues/Recommendations & demonstration of Proof of concept for proposed solutions.
? Global supply chain planning- Demand compilations and categories
? Internal replenishments using MSCA and custom Move Order pick slip Report.
? Designed Manufacturing process/Disposition process
? Quality- Collection results using MSCA functions on Receiving MSCA Transactions.
? Shipping enhancements including Pick Slip Report for MSCA Pick confirm.
? Refine OM processing rules
Logistics Lead - Life Cell Upgrade to R12.1.3 from 11i Apr 2012 - Jan 2013
Develop & Implement OM, WMS processes for:
? Kanban Replenishments
? Inbound and Outbound flows
? IR/ISO process for Expense Items & Inventory Items
? Cycle counting
? Configure WMS rules
? Labeling solution
? R12.1.3 Material Status solution & bugs resolution
? Design Responsibilities for Warehouse users
? Designed scope for Phase 2 WMS implementation
? Mapping INV, REC, SHP & WMS processes into R12.1 from 11i
? Develop test scripts and issue support for CRP3, SIT and UAT
? Developing a cutover plan for Logistics.
CSC (Dec-2010 –APR2012)
PIM Track Lead-Master Brand Cabinets Inc.- R12.1.3 Sep 2011- Apr 2012
? Configuration and Implementing INV and PIM functionality for Item Definition & Item Categories, Item Catalogs, Life Cycles, and UDAs (User defined attributes).
? Mapping structured and unstructured Item data into PIM.
? Design security including creation of custom privileges/functions and business events.
? Implementing Business Events subscriptions to synchronize descriptive elements with Item description.
? Item migrations using PIM Web-ADA functionality
US Air Force-Dayton OH – R12.1.3 Dec 2010- Aug 2011
oracle R12.1 Solutions for Scanning IUID centric process for mobile scanning for DoD.
? Track Lead and implementing Item Unique Identification (IUID) & WMS
? Developing solutions for integrating oracle Logistics with DoD systems- D043, WAWF and IUID registry
? Developing solutions for logistics process for Air Force bases
? Implemented WMS Opportunistic cross docking functionality.
oracle Corporation- Senior. Principal Consultant (Jun06- Nov 10)
Marine Core projects May 2010- Nov 2010
Team lead for Architecture team to implement Supply chain processes like Item Identification (IUID), Warehouse management and RFID to meet DOD mandates.
Writing business strategy & high level requirement documents for the below mentioned functions using oracle Applications:
? Requirements gathering for IUID compliance.
? Developing detailed requirements to integrate with oracle Supply chain modules
? WMS implementations for DoD distributions & deployments
? IUID integration with EBiz & DoD systems like WAWF, IUID registry
? High level solution design for Passive RFID implementations to meet the phase-1 project requirements
? Developing Scanning solutions with 2D-PDF bar codes/UID
Boar’s Head (Food Processing Industry) R12.1.3 Dec 2009 - Apr 2010
Gathering requirements Solution Design & Implementing R12. 1 WMS & MSCA Systems
Finalizing the Warehouse structure
? Configuring Strategies & Rules for Inbound flows
? Configuring Strategies & Rules for Outbound Flows with complex validations
? Configure Pick Load page set ups to meet customer requirements
? Custom scans UCC128 labels functionality to minimize picking scans
? Packing Workbench to consolidate packing for deliveries.
? Mapping Warehouse transactions to LPN functions
? Ruining CRPs to demo client with oracle WMS & identify gaps
Tomkins –WMS Project R12.1.3 Nov 2009-Dec 2009
WMS reimplementation & support for warehouse specific functionality
? Trained the Warehouse super users on WMS processes
? Identified issues with WMS Rule engine
? Resolved consolidation & de-consolidation issues using WMS Packing workbench
? Resolved Task jumping, Cancelled Order stocks after picking & other critical issues
? Optimized the travel paths for picking.
Advance Drainage Systems – Quality Module Lead Sep 2009 – Nov 2009
Worked as a solution architect to design & implement solution for enterprise quality system
? Reviewed the legacy Global Quality system
? Demo Quality functionality to client PMO team
? Proposed oracle Quality to replace the legacy system
? Developed the requirements
? Mapped & Implemented oracle Quality solution using common Collection process, Global Specifications
General Dynamics Land Systems- WMS & MSCA Implementation Lead Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
WMS Implementation, Training & go live support for projects Manufacturing Environment
? Developed business requirements & implemented Warehouse management, manufacturing module for inbound, Outbound in Projects manufacturing environment.
? Configurations & go live support for WMS Strategies & Rules for WIP, Inbound & Outbound processes.
? Implemented Custom Opportunistic cross docking
? Implementation of Material Status, Packing work bench & Bulk picking processes
? Implemented WMS processes using Material Statuses, Packing Workbench, Bulk picking
? Gathered requirements & prepare MD50 document for a custom back fill process
? Extensively used WMS rules simulator to prove rules & fix the issues with rules
? Trained business Leads & support resources in WMS functionality & rules engine
Cummins DBI –Supply chain Lead July 2008- Aug 2008
? Reviewed key processes for WIP, OM, and WIP processes to identify the product gaps in key Order fulfillment processes like Back to back orders for service orders, Order Enquiry, ATP check, Quick order & Quote entry etc.
? Presented the gaps for key process to oracle development team to include in next releases.
American Power Corporation (APC)—Quality Module Lead May 2008 - Jun 2008
? Developed & mapped business requirements for a multi-site & implemented Quality module for inbound & manufacturing process and demoed the supplier integration.
? Scoped the project for Phase -1
VeriFone industries –Quality implementation Lead Mar 2008 - May 2008
? Developed & mapped business requirements or a multi-site & implemented Quality module for inbound & manufacturing process
? Training internal resources on QA functions
Worthington Industries –OTC Functional Lead Jun 2007 - Jan 2008
? Worked on developing Business requirements for enhancements on WIP & Billing functionality.
? Designed system testing for Demand to Build and OTC area
? Presented a proposal using accelerator solutions with Steel packing industries
? Conducted initial discovery session with the client to find the major gaps in Quality (QA Module) processes
Sprint- System Integration Test Lead Jan 2007- Jun 2008
? Designed Testing strategy for an environment with more than 76 inbound/outbound flows & 12 external systems with e-Business applications
? Coordinated the Offshore development & testing
Cingular-Order to Cash July 2006 - Jan 2007
? Trouble shoot performance issues with Trip stop
? Go live issues with Item attributes impacts on shipments/receiving etc..
? Upgrade testing
Power Pack Industries: WMS Expert (May06 - Jly 06)
? Resolving issues for WIP, Inbound WMS process.
? Implemented the PICK by UOM WMS feature for a bulk storage subinventory
Helen of Troy Sr. Business Analyst July 2005 - Apr 2006
oracle Apps 11.5.9 version, multi org, multi operating unit environment
? Implement & support Shipping, WMS, Receiving, WIP and INV modules in a high volume distribution supply chain.
? Monitor Month end close process for Inventory, WIP, Receiving and Shipping modules.
? Running RFID pilot process for shipments using Data Link software, Zebra Printing technologies..
? Streamline various supply chain processes flows.
? Support the development activities and for new warehouses and enhancements to existing processes.
? Working with users for implementing WMS in new warehouses
Panasonic Avionics, WA May 2005 – July 2005
oracle Applications 11.5.9 versions
? Implementation of QA Module in Receiving, Shipping, WIP Processes.
? Support ENG, INV, COST, BOM, WIP, MRP modules
TCS America (Sep2003-Mar 2005)
Boeing- Seattle Oct 2004 - Mar 2005
Worked as a Project manager for Integrated Material Management for oracle applications solution in the areas spare parts supply chain.
Leading the below mentioned initiatives for support & enhancements:
? Data architecture
? System architecture
? Business architecture
? Development of enhancements and new partner developments
? Automation of Regression Testing scripts for the entire IMM processes
AT & T Wireless-Redmond, WA Sep 2003 - Oct 2004
oracle Applications 11.5.7
Worked as Supply chain team lead to enhance and to support the existing oracle applications solution in the areas of Purchase, Order Management and Inventory.
? Supporting the error transaction resolution with interfaces of WMS (Red Prairie) and oracle ERP system in coordination with teams from different locations.
? Analysis, Map, gather requirements the data archiving requirements
? Product selection of archiving products like Outerbay, Applimation
? Implementation of the archiving product on oracle ERP
Computech Corporation (Oct 2000 – Aug 2003)
Alcoa Inc. - Pittsburgh Aug 2001 – July 2003
PMO Team member -oracle Applications 11.5.6, 11.5.8 ver
Worked as a consultant in the PMO team in Order To Cash Group
? Involved in set up the INV, CST, QA, and WIP modules for a new Operating unit.
? Upgraded testing for all supply chain processes 11.5.6 & 11.5.8 upgrades.
? Deployed the solution and trained End users and supervisors using WMS transactions (Clear orbit)
? Post implementation support & TAR Management
? Designed and implemented Cost extension to customize the RMA, Sales Order Issues, and Counting and cost update transactions in Standard and average costing environments.
? Involved in cost extension customizations and designed and implemented Inventory Period Close monitoring Tools.
GE Medical- Gold Seal Division - Manufacturing Consultant Mar 2000- Aug 2001
Multi-site implementation of oracle Applications (Inventory, Order Entry, WIP, BOM, Costing and PUR to suit the client’s refurbishing business needs
Worked as a lead consultant to resolve and simplify the Manufacturing processes. Job responsibilities included INV, BOM, WIP, and CST modules in a refurbishing business environment.
? Design BOMs suitable for refurbishing business to minimize the variance.
? Training users on Std costing, cost variance analysis & GL transfer processes
? Min-Max Planning considerations to design BOMs
Xerox Corporation, Toledo/Chicago Sep 2000-Mar 2001
Application Consultant- Solution Design
Multi site implementation of oracle Applications11.03 (Inventory, Order Entry, WIP, BOM, Costing, PUR and OM Configuration).
As a Xerox corporate solution design team -Role includes study of the business processes, capturing requirements, identifying the gaps and mapping the requirements to oracle in the below mentioned areas:
? Participated in OE, INV, and BOM, Costing, Configuration, WIP and Purchase modules.
? Developed requirements for INV, OE, WIP and Costing modules.
? Defined and configured the Models, Option classes and Options for configured items.
? Developed a costing system using standard costing method for their different customer ordering processes
KPMG Consulting (December 97 to Aug’2000)
GE Power systems
Worked as a team member of Implementation Team for leading power generator manufacturer. Role included developing the mapping of item data with other legacy systems.
? Mapped item data interface with Saqqara system. to PDM and PDM to oracle ERP.
? Developed common schema for FSR auto, Fparts, Global Repair schemas
? Designed solutions for non-standard service orders for service re-work orders.
Fiat, Italy – oracle –eMatrix PLM system
? Prepare joint proposal for Fiat – Italy
? Prepare a demo to simulate engineering change process and uploading revised items through portals to oracle Item Master and BOM.
Relevant Product Life cycle Management (PLM) experience:
? Implemented MatrixOne PLM solution for Valsic Foods, John Deere, Honda Motors –Japan, NCR Corporation-South Carolina, Auto Packaging Systems-Ohio and the major processes implemented are:
? Development of 6 frame wizard to cover the Creating new ECOs
? Implemented new Item life cycle , ECR & ECO processes
SE Technologies- Baan ERP System 1996 Aug - 1997 Dec
? Worked on ERP product BaaN, worked as consultant in writing test scripts for unit and integration test for customization with Shop floor and Sales modules for Sealy Beds, zebra technologies.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
? Post graduate in Design & Manufacturing
? Certified by oracle in supply chain-Order Management
? Certified in Supply Chain Management by APICS
? Trained by oracle University in WMS, PIM, Glog, Order Management, Advanced Pricing, iStores, EAM and Demantra modules.
? Trained in oracle Accelerators
? Certified in Baan logistics Modules and Baan Tools