Vadivel Karalam

Vadivel Karalam

SAP MM Fuctional Consultant in Wipro Technologies

Current:Wipro Technologies
Past:Wipro Technologies Ltd
Education:SAP Certified Consultant

Job Experience

SAP MM Fuctional Consultant

Wipro Technologies

August 2010 to January 2013

? 5 years experience in SAP Materials Management module working for Manufacturing & Logistics domain. ? Extensive Client facing & Project Management experience as Project team member. ? Extensive experience working with clients across Europe and Asian regions for implementation, roll outs and technical support of domain specific requirements. ? Significant exposure in all Business Processes in Material Management module of SAP including various sub modules like Inventory Management, Purchasing, Logistics Invoice Verification & Valuation & Account assignment ? Involved with Roll out, Development & Support assignments

SAP MM Consultant

Wipro Technologies Ltd

January 2010 to January 2013

For : Wipro Technologies, India Client : ABB Europe (Belgium & Netherlands) Period : Jan 2010 ? Jan 2013 Positions Held : SAP MM Consultant ABB is the largest manufacturer of power and automation products in the world. Wipro has been the provider of SAP support services for ABB across all geographical regions. WORK EXPERIENCE ? Analyzing and resolving complex issues within SLA ? Worked on New developments, incidents and standard Changes. ? Involved with all the stages of development like Requirement gathering, effort estimates, implementation, testing, etc. ? Resolved long standing backlog calls ? Enhancements & New Developments- Collaborated with ABAP team for many Requirements. ? Configured the release strategy with new parameters and changeability tolerances ? Worked on issues related with Invoice Verification E.g. Invoice blocking, tolerances ? Working with cross functional teams from different modules like FICO, SD, WM, ABAP to deliver the solution through customization, enhancements or a change in business process ? Prevented escalation of issues by proper coordination with users and accurate analysis to avoid recurrence ? Ensured smooth coordination & proper communication between Consultants and users ? Part of Team member for Implementation of ICV and PO output forms (using ADOBE). ? Good understanding of five phases of ASAP Methodology ? Configuration of all MM settings for the Plant ? Responsible for the Data upload from the legacy system using LSMW ? SAP R/3 system refresh and support pack implementation activities. ? Appreciated for my role in annual Quality Audits to assess the adherence to control framework ? Training new resources through hand holding etc till they are able to handle issues independently

SAP Consultant

Brigade Enterprises Limited

February 2008 to January 2010

For : Brigade Enterprises Ltd. Period : Feb 2008 ? Jan 2010 Positions Held : SAP Test Analyst / Super user. Brigade is one of South India's leading property developers, headquartered in Bangalore with branch offices in several cities in South India and in Dubai. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Work alongside with the business and global consultancy teams to provide the test cases and documentation for new SAP implementations. ? Development of training manuals, configuration of design documents, testing documents and business process procedures. ? Supporting post production phase and providing training to business users. ? Creation of Master data (Material, Vendor, Purchasing Info records), Purchase requisition, Purchase order and Contract as per Business requirements. ? Posting goods receipt and invoice receipts and regularly monitor the materials in the stock. REWARDS \ RECOGNITIONS ? Won ?Star Performance Award? in Wipro based on customer survey for on-time delivery and closure of support issues. ? Appreciated multiple times by customers for promptness and excellence with customer \ end user training and support. REFERENCES: Available on request, Available to join immediately.


SAP Certified Consultant

[Otra]Siemens India Systems Limited (Australia)

January 2008 to January 2008

Bachelor's degree

[Otra]Madurai Kamaraj University (Australia)

January 1998 to January 2002


IT skills

Other Skills

Materials Management Project Management SDLC SAP ERP SAP MM SAP Implementation SAP ERP SAP R/3

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