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Basem zidan

Candidate ID: 1584790

Career Summary

Engineering Graduates/PG with 15 years experience in IT - Software functional area

Skill Set


Professional Information

Total Experience : 15

Nationality : Egypt

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : IT - Software

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Basem Mamdouh Zidan 28th street, Al-Azeziah District –Dammam / Saudi Arabia
SAP Sr. Functional Consultant MM/PP/SCM Mobile +96693053792
SAP Process Improvement Manager,

Employment History & Experiences

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from faculty of engineering [ Mansoura University] 2005
Diploma from ITI [ Information Technology Institute] in SAP MM-PP [2007-2008]
Senior SAP MM-PP consultant at Certified information technology consultants Co. [CIC] for more than four years with participating / completing six projects. [2008-2011]
SAP Process improvement manager at Tabuk pharmaceuticals manufacturing Co. [TPMC] for more than 10 years.
Various activities including mapping, design, configuration, requirement gathering, functional specifications drafting, user training, documentation, on-going maintenance, and enhancements. [ 2011 – Present]
Apply expert knowledge of SAP ERP system, especially materials management (procurement & inventory process, warehouse management, MM master data) and production planning (Process execution, discreet process, production planning, capacity planning, production master data...etc.)
Develop functionalities needed for business processes, training, support, and to evaluate SAP usage effectiveness, develop strategic plans to improve SAP usage, and improve business processes.
More than 15 years of functional and configuration experience in all MM-PP-SCM related areas
Experience in team management role with process improvement mandate.
Experience in project management role with 4 successfully rollouts at TPMC’s sites with implementing new processes.
Ability to configure, present, and discuss SAP MM, PP, SCM and logistics execution using best practices and functionalities.
Ability to assume responsibility for all phases of an SAP MM / PP implementation: project preparation, requirements gathering and analysis, business blueprint, implementation/configuration, Go-Live, post-production support, and end-user documentation and training as per delivery calendar.
Extensive knowledge of WM process execution and configuration, using RFID technology, handheld with 1/2D barcodes and printer integration.
Strong ability to find opportunities bringing added value to all business process [logistics modules and SCM].
Very well understanding of integration points with other SAP modules: SAP SD, FICO, PM, and QM.
Major Projects: Pepsi Cola, Saudi Electricity Company, Universal group company for home appliance, Amon pharmaceuticals, delta aromatic for chemicals, Astra industrial group, and Tabuk Pharmaceutical MFG Co.

I am targeting promising Career in very well-known consulting firm, materials management, production planning, SCM processes improvement where I Can Gain Expertise in Providing High Standard Business Solutions.

Certificates & Training
• Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) [2007]
• SAP MM/PP Diploma from ITI [ ][2008]
• Master Certificate in SCM from university of SAN-Francisco [ ] [2014]
• SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Sourcing and Procurement - Upskilling for ERP Experts [2022]
• SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Production Planning and Manufacturing [2022]
• SAP Certified Application Associate –SAP Activate Project Manager [2022]
• SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP Business Process Integration[2022]

Conversion from non-SAP® Systems and Gap Analysis.
Implementation Services and System Customization.
Post-Implementation Maintenance and Support.
System Documentation / End-User Training.
SAP business process improvement [ MM-PP-SCM]
Project Management activities.

Professional experience:

Job Title Process Improvement Manager
Industry Pharmaceutical
01/2012 – Present Tabuk Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company (TPMC)
4 Successful Rollouts in four countries [ Egypt – Sudan – Algeria – KSA]


Worked for more than 10 years at Tabuk Pharmaceuticals as process improvement manager Define, dictate, and lead processes standardization & improvement based on business priorities and needs (Productivity, Inventory reduction, Service improvement…etc. using standard business requirements specifications containing all business requirements and technical requirements and solution details.
Ensure correct and best use of SAP system and tools, includes working with Global experts for new systems upgrades and solutions.
Support Corporate SCM, materials management, production planning, WH management, sales and distribution and quality management by participating and leveraging objectives and efforts.
Managing planning, development, designing and implementation of SAP system and oversees ongoing smooth operation and daily running of system in alignment with business unit expectations, and operations of information technology and functional systems for all Applications to support business objectives of company.
Business Identifying and designing appropriate technology
Developing, analyzing, and translating business of timely and authoritative advice. Managing ERP strategies/processes and supervise
Implementing and supporting following SAP modules, PP- MM-WM, QM Finance, Sales, PM, and enhancement of SAP system.
Delivering high slandered end users' support on daily basis.
Managing ERP projects / rollouts at TPMC in terms of business scope, management and staff as required with
detailed Plan, coordination, architect, and supervise all activities related to integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as EQMS system and balancing system for API and packaging materials.
Managing all aspects of implementation, configuration, Leading assessment, design, and optimization of application architectures.
Leading interface stage between different platforms used within JOSLOC & its representative with SAP system when required. Working with Third-Party integration, development, and other applications to business by monitoring troubleshooting and upgrading on time, budget, timeline, governance, testing, and data migration to reach delivery within assigned.
Acting as in-house expert on SAP system issues and provide advice and training to company teams.
Maintaining an awareness of developments in relation to SAP system so that company maintains its competitive position SAP project manager for four successful rollouts / projects in Sudan, Algeria, KSA and Egypt with consulting responsibility for materials management and production planning modules in all projects.
Handling all new business scenarios, gathering business requirements, implementing solutions, testing, and preparing BPM for business owners to review and confirm, preparing training documents for end users and support after Go-Live.
Handling different taxes and VAT implementation based on countries regulations and laws.

Job Title Senior SAP MM-PP Consultant
Industry Pharmaceutical (process industry)
10/2010 – 11/2011 Amon Company - Cairo, Egypt
Full cycle implementation

? Prepare blueprint as per business requirements and SAP best practice in chemical/pharmaceutical industry.
? Configure system to comply with business requirements including all testing activities.
? The structure consists of two company codes distribution company & production company.
? Each company has one plant and business process related to planning, sales & distribution, stock transfer …etc. integrated between both.
Sales plan and forecasting data upload on distribution plant level thru SAP SOP, and then review and simulate result based on actual capacity for each resource using long term planning and rough-cut planning and then transfer plant into demand planning to create planned independent requirements for manufacturing plant, after that MRP run on confirmed plan to generate planned order on production plant level.
Make stock transport order from production plant into distribution plant.
Post invoice and billing document with FI, SD integration.
Configure automatic posting for goods movement and physical inventory integrated with WM module.
Configure procure to pay cycle starting from purchase requisition till invoicing and post payment.
Configure service procurement cycle, subcontracting and third-party process for external production operations.
Configure planning terms of MRP and capacity planning.
Create training materials and deliver training for end users.
Post-Implementation activities and system configuration for these parts:
Materials / Vendors Master with reference to Company Code & Plant level.
PR, RFQ, Maintain Quotation, local PO, foreign PO, and Outline Agreement (Scheduling Agreement & Contract)
Maintain Source list, quota arrangement and Purchasing Info record.
Maintain Vendor evaluation process using criteria (Quality, service, audit, documentation & reliability delivery time & quantity)
Apply release strategy on purchasing document (Internal and External) depending on total PO value, PR type, and purchasing groups.
Batch determination depending on FIFO / FEFO.
Goods issue slip document for every storage location.
Maintain pricing conditions for purchase order and contracts.
Maintain valuation & Account determination with FI integration assignment.
Configure batch derivation scenario based on expiration date of first semi-finished with PP integration.
Configure Stock transfer / goods receipt / goods issue and physical inventory transactions and maintaining number range for each document.
Configure Toll manufacturing scenario integrated with PP and SD.
Upload data from old system to SAP using LSMW and batch record.
Test all business scenarios with business confirmation before transferring requests to production.
Create new reports for customer using sap Quick Viewer.
End user support and post go live activities for three months after go-live.

Job Title SAP MM-PP lead [ full Cycle implementation]
Industry Mechanicals
01/2010 – 09/2010 Universal group – 6 of October, Egypt
Universal Group considered leading and progressive group in field of domestic appliances.

SAP MM-PP Modules implementation AS-IS, TO-BE study and documentation, GAP Analysis for business process involved with respect to standard SAP.
Provided and analyzed question answers database to Client for Blueprint preparation.
Responsibility for project documentation.
System configuration and testing business scenarios.
Integration Testing and Final UAT using real time data in Pre-Production.
Coordinating with onsite team in day-to-day trouble shooting tickets.
Attending weekly meeting and analyzing pending issues
Providing suggestions to team in reducing backlogs.
Provide End users training.
Providing solutions to tickets raised by end users after Go-live

Most important Configuration parts in MM module:
Maintained Quota arrangement for all approved vendors and assign vendor automatically in purchase requisition document from MRP run.
Implement service Contracts and schedule agreement.
Create new services specifications for new services and create service order periodically for maintenance operations.
Implement new scenario for returns from production and customers in /out warranty period integrated with SD and FI.
Create new business reports using SAP quick viewer for stock in transit and batch status details.
Configure manufacturing profile number (MPN) to use vendor material number and description.
Maintain specific calculation schema for return to vendor scenario to charge delivery charges value to vendor account and reduce inventory account.
Most Important configuration parts in PP module:
Prevent goods movement reference to production order with technically complete status.
System configuration for capacity planning leveling evaluation & determination and available capacity for each work center in plant.
System configuration for MRP and long-term planning.
Define important MRP terms for planning views and its features such as (MRP types, lot size, strategy plane, consumption mode, reorder point, safety stock, coverage profile and other important data).
Review and update all work centers master data as capacity, operation formula, scheduling, and integration with finance to determine cost of operation, labor cost, and setup & machine cost.
Use planning table to schedule and distribute (Dispatch and De-allocate) production orders and confirmed planned orders on available work centers.
Create long term planning scenario as per initial sales plan and simulate result to business team to estimate purchasing budget and evaluate available capacity.
Create production plan in SOP using different ways reference to sales plan, days of supply, and safety stock.
Run MRP weekly basis to review / evaluate short-term plan and compare it with actual production.
Implement rework order scenario for returns from customers during warranty period.
Maintain serial number profile for finished product of heaters integrated with SD module.
Create customer reports using SAP quick viewer and batch record.

Job Title Senior SAP PP Consultant
Industry Chemicals (Flavors, Fragrance & juices)
01/2009– 12/2019 Delta aromatic Company - Cairo, Egypt
Full cycle implementation

Prepare blueprint as per business requirements and SAP best practice.
Configure system to comply with business requirements including all testing activities.
Upload data from legacy system into SAP system using LSMW, and batch record.
Integration test for all business scenarios:
Make to stock for semi-finished product (Flavors & Fragrance).
Make to order for finished products using variant configuration and configurable material to select from different packaging sizes.
Repetitive manufacturing for juices line production.
Create training documents for end users and deliver training on these scenarios:
Production execution (discreet manufacturing, process manufacturing and repetitive manufacturing process).
Planning process (materials requirements planning, capacity Requirements planning, long term planning and Rough-Cut Planning).
Coordination with business team for preparing PP master data (material master / BOM /Work centers / Rate Routing /production versions / Master Recipe and resource).
Support after Go-live and post all activates for 2 months.

Job Title MM-SRM Consultant
Industry Utilities
08/2008 – 12/2008 Saudi electricity company –Eastern district

Development SRM training materials for contracting department at Saudi Electricity Company.
courses and materials covered these topics:
SRM Overview: this course included an overview about execution cycle on SRM system started with creating shopping cart till creating contract with selective bidder.
Contract processing request which contains all process of bidder’s activities such as answer Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, Payment Tender Fee and finally how to provide his commercial and technical response.
Bidding and Contract Administration for Short Form Contract, which contains all details about whole processes of Short Form Contract started from creating shopping cart till final contract with selective bidder.
Bidding and Contract Administration for Long Form Contract.
Contracting Review and Approval which contains approval process for managers and executives on shopping cart, RFx, Bid Slate .... etc.
Reporting in BI for contracting and executive’s directors.
Contracting Master Data Administration.
Service Orders for Contracts.
Service Order Approval.
Finalized all datasheets for all courses on training system
Deliver training for more than 600 users in different locations and support them after go-live.

Job Title SAP MM training Lead
Industry Utilities
04/2008– 07/2008 Saudi Electricity Company

Deliver thirteen training courses for more than 500 end users.
The training courses are including:
Company Enterprise Structure
Master Data (Material, Vendor & Info Record) and Assign Object to Classes
Data Management Control (DMC)
Purchase Requisitions Process for Inventory Material & Direct Charge Material/Service
Source Determination & Vendor Selection
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
Request for Quotation (RFQ), Bid Invitation and Bid Comparison
Purchase Order Processing, Monitoring, and updating Order Acknowledgement and Reminders
Release strategy on different purchasing documents (Internal and External)
Outline Agreement & Contract Management (CM)
Custom Management
Inbound & Outbound Delivery
Receive, Transfer and Issue goods thru warehouse management transactions.
Stock Transfer Order (STO), goods movements with reference and without reference, order confirmation.
Physical Inventory and settlements
External Service Management (ESM)
Parking & Posting Vendor Invoice
Block & Unblock, Cancel Subsequent Debit & subsequent Credit
Post-Implementation Maintenance and Support

Job Title SAP MM Consultant
Industry Food & Beverage
01/2008 – 04/2008 PEPSI Egypt Rollout - Cairo, Egypt
Project Rollout implementation (PEPSI, CHIPSY, and BAKSHAN) in Egypt Branch as part of World-Wide Implementation.

Member of change management team with below responsibilities and activities:
Understand business process and create training materials for all business scenarios.
Deliver training for all Key users / end users overall PepsiCo. sites.
Support business team onsite after go-live for consulting, problem solving and training for below processes
Procure to pay process starting from PR till posting payment.
Outline Agreement (Scheduling Agreement & Contracts)
Inventory management and WH activities.
Split Valuation for cargo process.
Physical Inventory and settlements (posting differences)
External Service Management (service entry sheet)
Valuation & Account assignment category.
Team leads support (Thirteen manufacturing plants & sales warehouses under three company codes).

Bachelor of engineering in control systems and computer science with final project applying high security on banking system and ATM machines from Mansoura University faculty of engineering.
Graduation Grade: Good
Project Grade: Excellent
01/2000 - 03/2005

Arabic: Native Language.
English: Fluent, specking, reading, and writing.

Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills
Excellent Explanation & Training Skills
Hard Worker, Able to Work under Pressure for Long Time without Losing My Engineering Sense
Team Leader with Good Qualities of Command
I Read Lots, and Ready to Read and Study More If Task Requires
Proficient in Microsoft Office®
Design Tool: SAP Configuration (IMG)
SAP Reporting Tools: Report painter, ABAP Query & Quick viewer
SAP Data Migration Tool (LSMW) [BAPI-Direct Input-Batch input (Recording) -IDOC]
Presentation Tools: Visio & PowerPoint
Ability to work with people from different cultural and professional backgrounds
Passion to travel worldwide
Analytical, Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Using SAP Tutor to create training materials
Programmer for Oracle, Microcontroller (PIC), Programming logic control (PLC) & SCADA systems using C & C++ and assembly language.