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Vijay Karthik from Germany applies for Blue Card Germany

Information and communications technology service managers

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Profession:

Name of profession: Information and communications technology service managers Name of latest business sector: Warehouse & Logistics Latest occupation/title: Business Manager Latest main activities: IT WMS Implementation and Process consulting

Education:

Completed education: bachelor Title or Qualification: B.Tech Specialisation: Chemical Engineering Additional trainings: APICS CPIM

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | 2. Preferred country | region / city: Netherlands | 3. Preferred country | region / city: Ireland |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => excellent 2. Language skills: 3. Language skills: =>

Personal note /detailed application:

Professional Summary:
* Supply Chain Professional with over 12 years of experience combining Operations & IT spanning
Automotive, Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Personal Computing & printing
industries in Supply Chain domain and IT Business Systems Consulting.
* Strong expertise in warehouse management & logistics operations. Skilled in JDA WMS
Implementations, Product and Process Standardization.
* Well-versed in Requirements gathering, Business process assessments, blueprinting and process
reengineering.
* Excelled in leading diversified teams in Implementation projects and Application Maintenance
engagements. Have good experience in IT Project Management & Change Management.
* Formerly APICS CPIM certified.

Professional Experience:

Business Manager – JDA WMS with HCL Technologies GmbH, Germany. from Apr’13 – Till Date.
Job Responsibilities:
* Managing JDA WMS Implementations, handled globally diversified team of members from
customer end and associates from internal organization. Managed implementation teams with
average size of 8 members.
* Responsible for Solution Management to maximize the usage of standard functionalities, and
reduce the customized developments by instilling alternate IT or operational workarounds. Also
playing key role in capturing and spreading best practices.
* Consulting lead within the customer’s strategic team for standardization, contributing to building
standardized business process and IT solutions.
* Managed the IT Service Delivery for JDA WMS Application support, team size: ~15, for over 30
warehouse sites across Europe.
* Proficient in configuring JDA WMS, defining test scenarios, and leading interfaces mapping
exercises with host & middleware systems. Played key role in challenging configuration and Test
leads in assuring high quality deliverables.
* Instrumental in Presales and Business development within the delivery unit. Experienced in
responding to RFP, and contributed in transforming several opportunities to service contracts.

Achievements:
* Conducted Scope assessments & Fit Gap analysis in nearly 10 warehouse sites across CPG,
Technology & LSHC sectors in Europe. Introduced a simplified assessment approach, reducing
assessment time frame up to 50% and improved effectiveness in details captured.
* Successfully handled complex WMS implementation using Agile methodology in Germany
involving integration of WMS, TMS and various other systems.

Business Analyst – IPG Supply Chain Analytics with Hewlett Packard India, Chennai from Oct’10 –
Mar’13.
Job Responsibilities:
* Analyze business requests and deliver pertinent decision making data for Imaging & Printing
Segment’s Supply Chain Planning for statistical analysis and predictive modeling.
* BI Reporting - Responsible for Data mining, Report Development using Oracle SQL from Data
warehouses sourced by SAP R3, APO, and BW. Consistently improve run time through SQL
performance tuning (beginner level).
* Propose, develop key Customer service level Metrics and Dashboards, as per requirement, to
support Forecasting, Demand & Supply planning, Inventory analysis to help achieve Targeted Days
of Supply/Inventory and improve operational excellence.
* Business contact for Regression testing on new data subject or new data source introduction in the
Data Warehouse.
* Integrated Business Planning – Responsible for Data sourcing strategy and analysis for Oliver
Wight’s Executive Sales & Operations Planning tool set implementation.
Train tool users to enhance effective usage across the Strategic Business Planning team and to
maximize business benefits.

Achievements:
* Quarterly Super Star Award (Q2’2011): for Outstanding Leadership Excellence in delivering “Line
Item Confirmation Rate” by weeks tracking solution which enabled customer service level
improvement plan.
* Quarterly Super Star Award (Q2’2012): for having developed End to End Supply Chain Visibility
solution for HP LaserJet Hardware Business’ Demand Pull Replenishment process with Canon and
Jabil. This is expected to improve HP’s supplier and manufacturing partner relationship, and
enhance Demand & Supply Planning.

Associate Consultant – ERP Applications support with Flextronics Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.,
Chennai from Oct’07-Oct’10.
Job Responsibilities:
* Global production support (L2); troubleshoot functional problems pertaining to Warehouse
Management Systems both RP WMS and in-house built WMS, and Baan ERP Logistics modules
– Order Management, Inventory, Warehousing, Manufacturing and Enterprise Planning.
* Worked closely with cross-functional teams on new process deployment and during critical system
issues led to shipment or production stoppage. Coordinated with implementation team on pre-live
and post go-live activities.
* Prepare functional specifications for solution change or new enhancements in existing system
process. Perform multiple scenarios testing to evaluate and authenticate new customized solutions.
* Analyze root cause of all critical problems and to minimize the number of repeating problems from
recurring.
* Have good knowledge of various business strategies and operations model with in Flextronics
globally, and customized IT solutions like packaging solutions, interface modules, VMI & Internal
Supply Chain.
* Worked extensively in A2A, B2B, EDI and have good understanding of Integration services or
middleware. Proficient in using UNIX commands and FTP.
* Mentor L1 support, end users and team members functionally.

Achievement:
* Kodak Business Support: Visited Flextronics International, Memphis – USA from Oct’08 to
Jan’09; to support peak business season of one of the largest customer. This resulted in zero
production stoppage and no shipment loss.

Senior Process Associate (Buyer) – Global Procurement with Hewlett Packard, Chennai from
Jul’06- Oct’07.
Job Responsibilities:
* Cisco – Managed service contracts for this customer account.
* Procter & Gamble – Raise purchase requests based on requirements and perform first level
approval process and follow up with the order delivery.
* Scrap processes, Sub-contract ordering, repair parts ordering & movement replacements and
coordination with warehouses.
* Managed the reverse logistics flow between HP and suppliers, interacting with warehouse.
* Timely management of in-bound issues including Problem Receipts, Delivery issues and back
Order management.
* Follow up with vendors for delivery to meet expected arrival time.
* Single point contact for ISO activities of the process.

Achievements:
* Awarded for the outstanding performance and contribution to the organization.

Deputy officer – Operations with TVS Logistics Services Ltd., Hosur from Mar’05–Jul’06.
Sundram Fasteners Ltd. (India) – Warehouse Management, Inbound & Outbound logistics operations,
Transportation. Job Responsibilities:
* Responsible for managing and controlling over 2000 finished products of the warehouse.
* Managed and, handled customer orders and schedules from over 20 customers.
* Plan and manage demand of items under JIT, KANBAN and Vendor Managed Inventory.
* Cross dock and transportation management for direct materials.
* Responsible for inventory reconciliation, schedule and conduct Perpetual Inventory on regular
intervals.
* Slow moving inventory analysis, Backlog management, and obsolete parts & scrap management.
* Handled customer returns and reverse logistics operations.
* Monitor and continuously improve customer delivery performance level.
* Consistently maximize storage capacity utilization, labor utilization rates, minimize transportation
costs, and advise suitable corrective action plans to improve efficiency.
* Seamlessly provide information to plant with respect to demand and inventory availability
enhancing production plans.
* Invoice preparation, bar coding, and reports generation using SAP R/3 – SD Module.
* Responsible for Excise, Non-conformance reports and MIS reports.

Achievements:
* Significantly contributed in achieving 100% delivery performance for Two Bin parts of TVS Motor
Co Ltd., Hosur. Also, successfully implemented Two Bin process for Ashok Leyland parts.
* Warehouse Expansion Project: Designed and installed racks for increasing capacity.
* Through effective planning and utilization of vehicle, reduced delivery cost by 50% within two
months of operation takeover.
* Reduced the number of Open Delivery Certificate (ODC) from 16 per month to zero, by deploying
Dock audits.

Education:
* B.Tech (Chemical) from St.Joseph’s College of Engineering – University of Madras, Chennai,
India in 2003.
* Successfully completed “Certified in Production and Inventory Management” CPIM from
American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) in Jun-2009.

Trainings & Credits:
* Presented technical papers in National and International seminars at university, and won awards at
both levels.
* Underwent WMS Product Introduction and Product Setup v 9.1.1 trainings from JDA in
Oct’2016.
* Successfully completed TMS foundational training conducted by JDA (UK) in Aug’2017.

Technical Competency:
* Applications: JDA WMS, Baan V, SAP R/3 – SD, MM, SAP BEx, ARIBA Buyer, SQL, Xelus
* M.S Office: Proficient in MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint etc.

Personal Details:
Date of birth : 30-June-1981
Marital status : Married
Nationality : Indian
Passport : K5802223. (Holding a valid German Employment Permit).
Languages Known : Tamil, English (Fluent), Deutsch (basic - learner)
 

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