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Kavin Kumar
Balasubramanian

SAP Supply Chain Consultant

Sao Paulo, Brazil

kavinb@live.in

+55 11 97585 3292


Skills

SAP APO Supply Network Planning

SAP Core Interface

SAP APO Demand Planning

SAP APO Global Available to Promise


Languages

Tamil

Native

English

Advanced

Portuguese

Beginner


Education

Anna University, Chennai
Sep 2009 - May 2013
Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Chennai
Bachelor of Engineering / Mechanical


Summary

SAP Supply Chain consultant with 4+ years of experience in the Supply chain planning with SAP solutions including Demand Planning, Supply Network planning and integration with the OLTP systems. Currently located out of Sao Paulo, I'm working as the Latin America lead for the SAP APO Support project for a healthcare major. Experienced in working with large teams and driving the success together.

SAP Expertise
  • End to end supply planning solution with Heuristics, Deployment and Transport Load Builder
  • Demand capture and statistical forecasting
  • Integration with SAP R/3 systems with Core Interface and File based interfaces
  • Integration with legacy systems with File and EDI based interfaces
  • Fundamental proficiency in SAP ABAP and debugging skills
  • Overview understanding of SAP SNC, GATP, PPDS and Material Management modules

Work Experience

APO Support Lead / Wipro Brasil
Oct 2017 - Current
Johnson & Johnson

  • Lead the Latin America Support team for the Plan Process area.
  • Collect Business/Functional requirements for design, system changes.
  • Provide Business / Process solutions & steer development of custom RICEFWs with technical teams.
  • Resolve Priority Incidents and Service Requests which demand functional expertise.
  • Document Application Knowledge documents, Functional design, and Configuration and Business Process documents.
  • Design unit, integration, regression tests and training users to execute User Acceptance Testing.
  • Identify and steer the deployment of break fixes & enhancements to ensure effective Problem Management and Process improvements.


APO SNP Consultant / Wipro
Nov 2014 - Oct 2017
Johnson & Johnson

  • Worked as an APO DP and SNP consultant supporting the United States and International Supply chain of an international healthcare major. Responsibilities include
  • Successful Demand and Supply plan for all the international routes without any issues that will affect business as usual.
  • Providing analysis and solution for low, medium and high priority tickets. Taking care of offshore activities which is critical for Europe and other international time zones.
  • Do break fixes and enhancements in the system as and when such is demanded by the business. Test the changes and move them to the production system without any problem to the Business.
  • Proactive identification and rectification of the issues in the system especially during Project cutovers, regular and ad-hoc maintenance activities to mitigate the business impact.


APO DP Consultant / Wipro
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014
Internal Project

  • Lead the Latin America Support team for the Plan Process area.
  • An Internal Project to create a Demand Planning configuration for Pre-Sales Demo for a Pharma client.
  • Responsible for creation of end to end Demand Planning scenario including APO BW and DP configurations.


SAP Technical Consultant / Wipro
Apr 2014 - Nov 2014
Outokumpu Oyj

  • Creating new ABAP reports using standard and custom tables, Function Modules, ALV, Sub-routines and MS OLE.
  • Monitoring and Debugging the incoming and outgoing IDocs and Batch Jobs for various teams