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Career summary Rudy Zijdel


Proven manager and consultant with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Utilizing Sales, Marketing and general business background quickly grasps strategic client

needs and identifies effective solutions. Strong project management skills and ability to

establish a productive working relationship with clients on any level in the organization.

Installing the SAP software and working in post implementations for more than 10 years in

the functional areas SD, MM, FI & CO. Experienced in Graphics, Chemical, Computer,

Aerospace, Telecommunication and Oil Industries quickly adapts to the new business

environment. Detail oriented, organized and systematic with a demonstrated ability to

deliver cutting edge, quality work on time.


Work Experience                   


Wyeth, Pennsylvania                                                                                           October 2003 – March 2004


SD/EDI Consultant.


Responsible for Patient Assistance Program enhancements, service requests handling and IT support.




·          Develop and deploy patient and physician database in SAP for the Patient Assistance Program.

·          Analysis, design, configuration, testing and implementation of various service requests.

·          SAP IT Support team back-fill including EDI development tasks.

·          Export pre-BW cleanup of documents in SAP through CATT.

·          Develop, test, implement, training and support on Consumer Health Puerto Rico EDI and handheld sales

·          Support Carolina Puerto Rico SD/MM implementation


T-Mobile, Bellevue WA                                                                                            April 2003 – October 2003


SD/EDI Consultant.


EDI/ALE including setting up the EDI Configuration (Output Determination), Customer Distribution Model,

IDOC extensions, setting up the ports, setting up the RFC Destinations, Writing ABAP code to populate IDOC,

User Exits and Workflow to handle IDOC extensions or errors.




·          Prototyping, configuring and testing of EDI and ALE.

·          Successful implementation of EDI: ARTMAS, DESADV, LOIPRO, ORDERS

·          Interface mapping and testing between SAP and PKMS through Mercator.

·          SAP Computer Aided Test Tool. (CATT and E-Catt)

·          Support upgrade from 4.6c to Enterprise 4.7.


Unilever Best Foods, New Jersey                                                                             Jan 2003 – March 2003


Material Master Consultant.


SAP Data structure roadmap study.




·          Global Standards Management Process (EAN/UCC).

·          Focus on SAP Structures, Physical Product Hierarchy and Data Validation

·          Material master data structure setup


Wyeth, Pennsylvania                                                                                                  June 2000 – Dec 2002


SD/EDI Consultant.


Responsible for the successful implementation of the SD module for the Export business and EDI for the Domestic Business.

Managing, developing and delivering end-user training and support during go life.




·          Prototyping, configuring and testing of SD/MM, including parts of foreign trade.

·          Exploring possibilities for clients reporting needs utilizing SIS, LIS, BW and ABAP.

·          Managing, developing and delivering training to end-users.

·          Support during go life and post go life process improvements.

·          Successful implementation of EDI: Orders, Invoices and Advanced Shipping Notifications.

·          FDA validation testing and FDA part 11 compliance testing electronic records and signatures

·          Logistics Execution, Shipping and Transportation configuration


Lucent, New Jersey                                                                                                  Jan 2000 – April 2000


Training Manager, FI Coordinator.


Support deployment of purchasing rollout in various countries and coordinate finance configuration needed for deployment.

Managing training environment during rollout.




·          Manage and enhance training environment through customizing.

·          Finance team coordination for Internal Orders, Project System, Cost Centers and Fixed Assets.

·          Business process scripting.

·          Support deployment teams with conversion, testing, documentation and problem solving.


Rolls Royce, Montreal Canada                                                                           Oct 1998 – July 1999


SD Pricing and Resource Related Billing Consultant.


Responsible for the successful implementation of the SD Resource Related Billing industry enhancement

and the use of condition technique for pricing and output determination.




·          Prototyping, configuring and testing of Resource Related Billing.

·          Liaison between Rolls Royce and SAP for additional development in Industry Enhancement.

·          Configuring and testing Condition Technique for complex pricing and output determination.

·          Investigate Project System and Service Management as it relates to Resource Related Billing.

·          Manage interface with external pricing system software called Pricedex.


Bayer, Agfa division, MA & NJ                                                                          Oct 1997 – July 1998


Consultant Credit Management, Billing and Executive Reporting.


Responsible for the successful implementation of Credit Management and Accounts Receivables.

Also responsible for setting up Management reporting, Master data and cross team integration.




·          Configuring and testing Credit Management and Account Receivables.

·          Configuration, testing, cleansing and conversion of Master Data.

·          Setup Management reporting, utilizing SIS, LIS and EIS.

·          Responsible for integration between different functional teams.


Digital, MA                                                                                                           March 1997 – Sept 1997


Consultant Condition Technique.


Performing a leading role in Digital’s complex pricing environment implementation.




·          Manage and assist customization in SAP for local, regional and global pricing procedures.

·          Manage post-invoice pricing, variant configuration pricing and pricing reporting


Mitsubishi, NY                                                                                                     Dec 1996 – Feb 1997


Assistant Team Lead SD/MM.


Responsible for the successful rollout of SD/MM in various business entities. Assistant Team leader.




·          Prototyping, configuring and testing of SD/MM in various business entities.

·          Document configuration and support end-users.


DSM Resins, Netherlands                                                                                  July 1996 – Nov 1996


SD Consultant.


Responsible for the successful rollout of SD/MM and FI in various plants.




·          Prototyping, configuring and testing of SD/MM.

·          Functional design and implementation of invoicing programs and invoice layout.

·          Functional design and implementation of Agent Commission reporting and payment process.


Bell Labs, NJ                                                                                                         April 1995 – Feb 1996


SD/MM Team lead.


Responsible for the successful implementation of the SD/MM module in the Bell Labs Superstore.




·          As-is, To-be Gap analyses, which formed the basis of a fixed price proposal for implementation.

·          Prototyping, calibration, development of interfaces, conversion and prepare for production.

·          Redesigning business processes, advising on organization and staffing implications.

·          Setting up job function profiles and identifying process owners, forming the basis for the SAP security profiles set-up and future workload planning.


Mobil Europe Ltd, England                                                   Nov 1992 – April 1995


Team Leader, Common Applications Support Group.


Supporting SAP R/2 Roll-out and development of the IS-Oil enhancements. Coordination of cross-country functionality differences.




·          Actively supporting various in-country implementation teams.

·          Establish common pricing policies across the Nordic regions.

·          Coordinating roles and responsibilities between local support functions and common support group.

·          Establishing policies & procedures and contact matrix. Conducting post implementation reviews.




SAP experience



Project Experience


6 Year R/2, 7 Year R/3

SD, Full + configuration

MM, Purchasing config.

FI, AR/Credit functional

CO, Partly functional

PS, Partly functional


Aerospace & Defense


Consumer Goods


Oil and Gas




Team lead


Functional Consultant

Business Process Improvements










Creative thinker

Relationship builder

Highly analytical

Superior writing skills

Great presentation skills

Excellent communicator




Windows XP/98/2000,

Microsoft Office 2000,

Lotus Notes,

Various Adobe,


Web Authoring tools,

Winrunner testing tool

Computer Aided Test







Professional Training






SAP: EDI, BW 2.0, Delta 4.0/4.6, LIS, EIS, SIS, ABAP/4, Data Dictionary,


Various SAP R/2

Hoskyns Ltd: Project Management, Project Leading

Volmac: System Analyses, Programming RPG II

IBM: System S34/S36 RPG II


Higher Technical Collage

Associate Degree equivalent

HTS Amsterdam 1979




Work Status


EEC Passport

US Green Card

SAP R/3 Releases


R/3 3.0, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7

R/2 4.3e, 4.4c





References Rudy Zijdel


Ray Paoli

Wyeth, Project Leader

Phone Number: 484 563 3057

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional


Tom Grosse

Wyeth, Project Manager

Phone Number: 484 563 3112

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional


John Damazio

T-Mobile, Manager

Phone Number: 425-378-5867

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional


Andre de Vegt

SAP America, Consultant

Phone Number: 484 431 0100

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional


Justin Woolcott

Lucent Technologies, CFO/CIO

Phone Number: 908 559 7565

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional


Greg Stokker

Independent Management Consultant

Phone Number: 416 894 7715

Email Address:

Reference Type: Personal


Niels Christiansen

SAP America, Manager

Phone Number: 978 448 0602

Email Address:

Reference Type: Personal


Jeff Marshall

Pricedex, Manager

Phone Number: 613 591 9200

Email Address:

Reference Type: Professional