SAP SD consultant with Ten and a half years of experience in IT field involving 3 implementation projects
A typical day at work:
Being the TATA STEEL SD Export Team Lead, I am responsible for the design & implementation of all enhancements and new developments in export area. This also includes interfacing with Business partners, vendors and customers.
What you learned:
Cross-functional experience in the area of Sales and Distribution, Controlling, Finance and Production Planning modules of SAP R/3.
Experienced in the use of standard SAP functionalities, ABAP reports.
Experience in leading and managing teams. Handled multiple roles – SD Export Team Lead, Senior SD Consultant, SD Team QA, Training & Safety coordinator for SD module
Responsible for managing a team for streamlining the SD Configuration to enable different sales scenarios required to meet the changing business needs. (new plant creation, setting up sales area, pricing procedure changes, maintenance of tax codes, number range maintenance of billing types and excise group and series group number range, ABAP routine changes, Report development/enhancement based on queries and ABAP, credit management settings ,assignment of G/L codes and any other SPRO settings as required .)
The hardest part of job:
The FA&MD Implementation:
Premium is paid by the customer if the chrome % of the material dispatched is higher than the chrome % mentioned in the contract for materials CrOre lumpy, Cr Ore Friable, Fe Chrome, Cr Ore Concentrate.
The above business requirement was handled through module pull program which was called at the order creation and pricing procedure enhancement. – more...
The Penalty/bonus for moisture % and size %
At the time of invoicing penalty or bonus for moisture% and size% is calculated on the basis of limit given during order and actual % arrived during batch picking..
Proof of delivery
For export sales of chrome concentrate, it was required that the customer will not pay for additional moisture content. Hence billing will be for quantity minus the moisture. However the stock out will be at full quantity. This was achieved by using the concept of VLPOD
Huge volume of dispatches takes place from plants in 600/700 small capacity trucks, thereby increasing the data entry load. Hence the feature of delivery split was configured.
The most enjoyable part of job:
Satisfaction from exceeding the Clients expectations in each of my implementations – less