Blue Yonder Professonal Service Consultant - JDA Software Consultant
Blue Yonder Solution Architect Architect - JDA Solution Architect
Blue Yonder / JDA Cosnutlant
Supply Chain Professional - IT
Over 17 years of experience in IT Industry spanning various roles & responsibility stretching from application developer, Technical Lead, Architect and Consultant.
Experience with Oracle Exadata & SAAS Migration, Blue Yonder D&F migration (7.x to 8.0,7.8 to 9, 9 to 2019.1), Luminate Demand Edge/Luminate Store Fulfillment Implementation, Luminate Control Tower, Integrating SAP with JDA D&F and Performance stabilization projects.
Lead Proof of Concept for multiple projects and submitted various solution proposals.
End to End Implementation of Supply Chain Replenishment Solution including BI reporting for multiple retail clients in Canada.
Experience with Distribution Center Supply Planning System and Restaurant Order Planning Systems (JDA-Demand and Fulfilment ERP, Custom ALB Process, Transportation Plan, Bill of Material, Purchase orders, Recommended Shipments)
Good Understanding of SDLC Methodologies like Waterfall, Agile etc.
Hardware and Software Environment:
Operating System : UNIX and MS Windows.
Products/Tools : JDA-D&F, LDE/LSF, JDA-WMS, SAP, JDA-Size Scaling, Datastage8x, JDA-PMM, TBMS-F, TBMS-TM, DW, Harvest, Clarify, App Dynamics, Autosys and Robot
Languages : Python, C, Kafka, Pl/Sql, Java and UNIX Shell Scripting. RDBMS : Oracle 12c & Oracle 18
Business Domains : Retail, Finance & Banking.
Blue Yonder 8/22 to Present
Provide consulting JDA Flowcasting Technical Expertise.
Tekis Hub, Architect, 03/ 2021 – 8/2022
Project: Demand and Fulfillment Upgrade (SCPO 2016 to 2019.1) and Migration to AWS
Client: Reynolds Consumer Products is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. Reynolds® products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates, and cups.
Blue Yonder (Formerly JDA)-Canada, Sr Technical Architect, 01/2019 -03/2021
Project: Integrated Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment IPFR
Client: Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience.
HCL Technologies-Canada, www.hcltech.com, Technical Architect, 10/2016-12/2018
Project: Restaurant Order Planning-Martin Brower Canada
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Successfully migrated the JDA-D&F 7.8 to 9.0.
End to End Implementation of JDA-Demand and Fulfillment ERP Product including BI reporting
Data Integration between POS (Clearview), JDE, Recipe System (CDM) and JDA-D&F applications.
Managing third party vendors and reporting progress to different stakeholders
Submitting New Proposals/Solution to Prospective Clients by working with multiple global teams.
Developing Solution Design Documents for new business requirements
Submitting Project Metrics and Invoicing Clients.
Developing Business Process Flow Activity Diagram Documents for Planners
Master Data preparation
Demand Planning Cycle (Recomposing History, Managing Forecast, Market Intelligence and resolve Forecast exceptions)
Supply Planning Cycle (Transfer Forecast to Inventory Item, setting up Supply Planning Parameters and Resolving Supply Exceptions)
National Promotion Cycle (Promotional Forecast & Demand Planning Cycle)
Transportation Planning Cycle
Generating Labor forecasts for Restaurants to assist owners in planning shifts.
Training End Users on how to use the ERP Supply chain system.
Analyzing and Providing solutions to Operational Issues
End to End Testing Support including BI Reports (KPI, Dashboard using Cognos).
Working with JDA Customer Support Management for Product Defects/Bugs/Performance Issues.
Submitting Project Metrics and Invoicing Clients
Mphasis, www.mphasis.com, Technical Architect, 07/2012-10/2016
Project: R6 Applications – Mark's Work Wearhouse
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Mark's Work Wearhouse, branded as Mark's, is a Canadian clothing retailer. First opened in Calgary, Alberta in 1977 by Mark Blumes, a former retail executive with the Hudson's Bay Company, it is now owned by Canadian Tire. The company traditionally sold work clothes for labour-oriented jobs, but expanded its selection in the 1990s to include business casual clothing for both men and women, and sportswear as well. In the last few years, the company has expanded its offerings with a series of children's clothing.
Stronger program Implementation at Mark's to deliver increased effectiveness and efficiency of the complete merchandising product life cycle through changes in process, systems, and ways of working. (SAS, JDA-D&F, JDA-PMM& JDA-Size Scaling).
Implementation of 3PL Data Integration between multiple systems.
Implementation of Single Truth program to populate the data warehouse with the data from supply chain planning applications (JDA-D&F, JDA-Size Scaling, JDA-PMM).
Preventing & Resolving Critical & highly complex production Issues for JDA applications
Working as Technical/Functional Consultant for JDA applications.
Analyzing the existing system and identifying gaps based on requirements
Developing Solution Proposal/Design Documents for new business requirements
Performance Optimization of JDA Processes like Calculate Model, Calculate Plan and Store SKU Forecasting and creating the maintenance window in weekends.
Managed mass purging project which reduced data from 47 million to 30 million.
Setting up New QA Environment for JDA-Demand and Fulfillment and JDA-Size Scaling for stronger program initiatives
Working with JDA Customer support team for product enhancements/bugs.
Offshore and Multiple Vendor Co-ordination
Mphasis, www.mphasis.com, Project Lead, 02/2007-06/2012
Project: Retail Information System – 7eleven
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RIS Host Refresh Project is a critical project to support Business Transformation and future store growth of 7-Eleven. The RIS Host Refresh Project consists of the following major activities
5 New Servers has been replaced, Migrated 41 Applications
Converted 8664 Batch Jobs from TNG to Autosys & Hitachi Cobol to Microfocus Cobol
Migrated Database to 10G Servers & Upgrade Oracle version from 8i to 10g
Modified 1878 Harvest Code Objects & 731 Business Functions successfully tested
Business Transformation is a major initiative of 7-Eleven.Store focused business transformation for the store with a pilot in LA as a catalyst for change. The model is designed to create a pull for Franchisee participation. A new vendor payment model introduced to support the Consolidator Business model.
Suntec Business Solutions Private Limited, www.suntecgroup.com, Software Engineer, 07/2004-01/2007
Project: Interest and Charging Phase I & II –Lloyds Bank
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