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Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Preuß   VDI

Master of Science (Dipl.-Ing.) Dirk Preuß VDI

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Qualification:

Master of Science (Dipl.-Ing.) from Bochum University of Applied Sciences
Department: Electrical Engineering,
Course: Data Processing

Competences:

Consultancy (senior consultant), project management,
planning, concepts, development, training, migration, demergers, company separation/incorporation during the fiscal year in the area of SAP R/2 & R/3

DP experience since 1986
SAP experience since 1993

Programming languages: ABAP/4, PASCAL, C++

Software: SAP-R/2, SAP R/3, MS Office, MS ACCESS, SQL, CAD

Special expertise: SAP R/2: RM-MAT, RM-PPS, RM-QSS, RM-LVS;
SAP-R/3: SAP-MM, SAP-PP, PLM, WM, LSMW, DMIG, BW 3.0,
SAP script, UNICODE, ALE/IDOC – interface, …

Completed projects:

12/13-??/?? Construction products (Germany)
Support / Consultancy: Support & project consultancy for SAP PP-Module.

03/13-08/13 precious Metals / precious Metals Trading (Germany)
Migration: Project: “merge / build a Global SAP system.”
Member of the core team (Master Data Management). Migration and integration from the old system (SAP / non-SAP systems) in a global SAP (ECC 6.0) with a new migration tool based on the SAP DMIG. Support in the preparation and review of the migration requirements (selection, transformation rules, …) of the customer. Assistance with concept creation and development of new types of migration tools. Creation of individual migration objects from the logistic area (discharge / charge programs). Testing and migration of these objects.

01/13-01/13 Systems for Rail vehicles (Germany)
Consultancy / Analyze: feasibility Study implementation eKANBAN and time recording in PS with mobile data entry (existing handheld devices, Interflex).

02/12-12/12 Rail vehicles (Germany)
Consultancy / Projekt Management Business: Project: „Plant splitting“ + Data-Migration;
Project: „Introduction valuated Project stock“.
Diverse Consulting tasks: Subcontracting, Start + Migration new Productions areas, etc. !

08/10-01/12 Rail vehicles (Germany)
Consultancy: Project: “Supply Chain Excellence” in logistics. Introduction of: eKANBAN, vendor consignment, Supplier Portal. In addition, introduction of mobile data entry with handheld devices (WLAN via SAP WEB AS, BADI) in goods receipt/issue, warehouse and time recording, etc. !

03/10-12/10 Rail vehicles (Germany)
Consultancy: Introduction of change management, subcontracting, CR processing (logistics).

01/10-09/10 Rail vehicles (Hungary)
Consultancy: Key user support after introduction of SAP (logistics). Project language: English.

08/09-08/09 Rail vehicles (Germany)
Consultancy: Assistance with upgrade project (SAP 4.0B -> ECC 6.0). Test plans, coordination, etc.

04/09-12/09 Rail vehicles (Hungary)
Consultancy: Setting up and providing training/support for new SAP key user group within a project to introduce SAP (Enterprise) in Hungary.
Assistance with blue print phase in area of logistics, implementation and data migration.
Migration: Concepts, coordination, testing/data cleansing.
Project language: English

07/07-03/09 Rail vehicles (Canada / Italy / Germany)
Consultancy: Production support, BIC representative in collaborative effort for the development of a global SAP template, logistics area.
Consultancy: Core team member in “Supply Chain” analysis/improvement project for the analysis and optimisation of internal and external procurement / flow of goods. Analysis / presentation / organisation / implementation. Introduction of requirements planning in the SAP system.

08/05-06/07 Automotive supplier
Support/ongoing consultancy: Support for existing IDOC interfaces also to non-SAP subsystems in the area of QM. Introduction of / SOP for new interfaces. Debugging + correction, 3rd level support, job management.
Support for/coordination of the transport system for the development / correction activities.

01/05-04/05 Plant engineering
Project management: Release change 4.6c  4.7×200 + UNICODE migration. Project team comprising approx. 28 people (7 external consultants). Planning, administration, coordination, schedule optimisation and troubleshooting. Support with go-live and start-up on site.
Release change: SAP 4.6c  R/3 4.7×200 UNICODE, conversion of customer-specific programs to UNICODE (UCCHECK), testing and adaptation of MM functionality, monitoring of key user testing (MM modules), testing and adaptations of ext. interfaces.

01/04-07/05 Plant engineering
Ongoing consultancy: MM support SAP R/3 4.6C / 4.7×200, coordination of system activities, 3rd level support.
Member of core team for controlling the MM customizing of ongoing integration projects across countries and company codes. Support with Sarbanes Oxley certification.
Development: Diverse Various programs; interfaces to Lotus Notes.

01/04-02/05 Rail vehicles
Ongoing consultancy: Production support SAP R/3 4.0B, 3rd level support, coordination of system activities.

05/04-07/04 Plant engineering
Project management: For the spin-off of a division as a separate company (company code split) during the fiscal year taking effect on 01.07.2004. Project team comprising approx. 25 people (6 external consultants). Planning, administration, coordination, schedule optimisation and troubleshooting. Support for go-live and start-up on site.
Migration: SAP R/3 4.6C, concepts for/implementation of the customizing (MM; new company), the export and import of all MM objects. Concepts for the transfer structures, validation of the data extract, execution of import using LSMW tool, amongst others, for: material master, stocks, purchase orders, purchasing info records, reservations and PReqs. Creation of SAP script forms (MM), support with the transfer of the remaining modules. Revision of the existing interfaces to Lotus Notes.

04/04-06/04 Plant engineering (Belgium)
Migration: Migration and integration from the legacy system into the existing SAP R/3 4.6C system. Support with execution of import with LSMW tool for vendors and purchase orders. Support with the migration of the remaining modules. Support with go-live and start-up on site (Brussels), troubleshooting and support with the coordination of the process flows for the logistics objects. Project language: English.

10/03-01/04 Machine building
Migration: Migration and integration from the legacy system into the existing SAP R/3 4.6C system. Concepts for export and import of all logistics modules. Concepts for transfer structures, validation of data extract, execution of import with LSMW tool for material master and stocks. Support with the migration of the remaining modules. Support of go-live and start-up on site, troubleshooting and coordination of the process flows for the logistics objects.

04/03-12/03 Rail vehicles
Consultancy: Production support SAP R/3 4.0B, coordination of the system activities, introduction & optimisation of new business processes.

01/03-04/03 Rail vehicles
Company code split (1 -> 3) in collaboration with SAP SLO,
coordination, concept design, test plans, user support.

02/03 Further training in area Data Warehouse (SAP BW 3.0)

05/02-12/03 Machine building
Consultancy: MM Purchasing; change to SAP R/3 4.6C; shortening of the non-calendar fiscal year (Commitments).

Development: Various interfaces with the LN, migration.

11/01-12/02 Rail vehicles
Consultancy: Support for physical inventory SAP R/3 4.0B with WM, coordination of system activities, instruction given to the personnel performing the counting and data entry, checking the interfaces etc., optimisation of business processes.

Part project management: WM project.

04/01-11/01 Rail vehicles (Italy)
Migration: Migration from MAPICS (AS400) legacy system to the existing SAP R/3 4.0B system Germany. Simultaneously, division across 6 plants according to the new BU concept. Concepts for export and import of all logistics modules. Coordination of exports (DEBIS). Execution of import with LSMW tool for material master, purchase orders, QM data, stocks. Support with the migration of the remaining modules. Support with go-live and start-up on site, troubleshooting.
Coordination for logistics objects / migration team comprising 5 people, project language: English

01/01-06/01 Industrial measuring systems
Migration: Migration from R/2 5.0G to SAP R/3 4.6C with simultaneous integration of several systems into one client (distinction at company code level). Adaptation of DMIG tool with respect to customer modifications. Execution of export / import with the DMIG tool for the logistics objects. Support with the migration of the remaining modules.

Concepts/development: Concepts for export and import of all logistics modules. Concept and implementation of tools for the data harmonisation required in some areas. Coordination of activities and documentation.

01/00-05/01 Pharmaceutical
Consultancy/Migration: Migration from R/2 5.0G to SAP R/3 4.0B Creation of R/2, R/3 unload/load programs for customer-specific migration tool in area of logistics.

12/99-12/00 Rail vehicles
Migration/Consultancy: Migration from SAP R/2 5.0 legacy system to the existing SAP R/3 4.0B system Germany. Simultaneous division across 3 plants in accordance with the new BU concept. Concepts for export and import of all logistics modules. Concept and creation of an intermediary system (MS SQL + MS ACCESS) to split the data across 3 plants using manual data clearing. Coordination / execution of exports. Execution of import with LSMW tool for material master, QM data. Support with migration of the remaining modules. Support for go-live and start-up on site, troubleshooting, support with physical inventory, Help Desk (2nd level).

10/99-12/99 Oil industry
Consultancy/development: Migration from R/2 to SAP R/3, creation of customer-specific transactions in R/3 SD.

01/98-11/99 Rail vehicles (intermittently)
Introduction / user support (Hotline) R/2 5.0E RM-MAT-PPS, purchasing, requirements planning, warehouse management (SAP WM).
Project planning and creation of customer-specific databases, transactions, interfaces to non-SAP systems and printer macros (Kyocera). Sprungput 5.0E to 5.0I, introduction of EURO package 1

More details on request … Dirk@DPreuss.de

Industry-specific experience:

  • Automotive suppliers
  • Plant engineering
  • Machine building
  • Consumer goods
  • Insurance
  • Oil / pharmaceutical industries
  • Industrial measuring systems / automation
  • Rail vehicles
  • precious Metals
  • dental technology
  • Construction products

references:

on request … Dirk@DPreuss.de

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