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Expert in Enterprise Management Systems

Expert ID: 715986 Ohio, USA

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Expert has spent a majority of his career involved in assisting companies select and implement systems to manage the process of manufacturing. His work has included almost every major software product for mainframe, mid-range, and minicomputers, as well as many microcomputer products. He is experienced in discrete, job shop, batch process, and the automotive and aerospace industries. He also has conducted highly-regarded in-plant education courses.

A significant portion of Expert's career has involved distribution and logistics. His work has included warehouse layout and technology, stocking level and picking/packing, and order entry, processing, and management. He has also worked with major automotive companies and military service arms.

Expert is experienced in the implementation of systems for the engineering disciplines. His work has included the analysis of engineering managerial styles and operations, as well as the determination of departmental functional needs. He is also knowledgeable in the evaluation and implementation of computer-based solutions for design, manufacture, and analysis of both mechanical and electronic components and assemblies.

Expert is an active member of the X12 (EDI) Standards Committee. He has provided training and consultation to both large supply chains and small business EDI concepts, mapping, and integration using both ANSI-X12 and UN/EDIFACT.

Expert's career has involved the integration of islands of information and automation. He has also participated in the development of integration strategies to develop enterprise-wide solutions covering long-term objectives and short-range migration plans.

Expert has worked with almost every class of enterprise (in terms of size, industry, and level of applied automation) to achieve effective material, production & human resource effectiveness throughout the manufacturing and distribution cycle. He has in depth experience with management of multi-level supply chains to achieve minimal levels of materials in stores and in-process at all levels. His efforts have achieved dramatic reduction in aggregate material levels, through-put, and cycle time reduction while maintaining and enhansing customer service levels and on-time deliveries.

As the Project Manager, Expert developed and implemented multi-tier order entry inventory control systems for a multi-line truck manufacturer. He developed and delivered full day multi-media presentation for OSD/CALS and assisted a multi-plant first tier automotive manufacturer in the selection and implementation of Expert II system. Served as Materials Handling Consultant to national warehouse management of a major automotive transplant. Consultant to Expert II software vendor, critically evaluated product functionality and recommended improvements.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Warren, Michigan - Livonia, Michigan - Dearborn, Michigan - Cleveland, Ohio - Toledo, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Youngstown, Ohio - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Erie, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1959 Degree: BS Subject: Business Administration Institution: American University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1977 to 2000 Employer: Manufacturing Control Systems, Inc. Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Assisting companies in the selection and implementation of information systems for management of manufacturing (fabrication & assembly), distribution (warehousing & logistics),engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE), and Electronic Commerce.
Developing and delivering general and customized education. Providing general advise and counsel to managements.
Years: 1976 to 1977 Employer: McDonnell Douglas Automation Co . Title: Account Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for management of corproate accounts using or planning to use Unigraphics CAD/CAM.
Years: 1975 to 1976 Employer: Associated Resources, Inc . Title: Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for management of programming and implementation teams. Successfully implemented systems in two different Fortune 500 units.
Years: 1969 to 1975 Employer: Sperry Univac (now Unisys Corporation) Title: Region Manufacturing Systems Coordinator Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for management of all efforts in 13 states of full functioned Expert II system.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1993 to 1998 Agency: OSD(A&T/L) CALS Role: Program Manager Description: Managed Delivery Orders for CALS Program Office and participated in MIL-STD development.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1999 to 1999 Country / Region: Canada - national government Summary: Served as Subject Matter Expert and author to the Government of Canada for the development of Primer on STEP (ISO-10303).
Years: 1990 to 1990 Country / Region: Canada - Ontario Summary: Consultant to automotive related manufacturer for implementation of Expert II and other process improvements.
Years: 1986 to 1986 Country / Region: Canada - Alberta Provence Summary: Consultant to oil field equipment manufacturer for facility development, layout, and manufacturing policies for a new plant.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert belongs to the American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS), Society of Manufacturing Engineers(SME), International Materials Management Society (IMMS) Association of Electronic Commerce Professionals International, and National Defense Industrial Association.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert holds the following certifications: Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) for APICS; Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) by SME; Professional Certified in Materials Management (PCMM) through IMMS; and Certified Electronic Commerce Professional (CECP) by the AECPI.
Professional Appointments
He is the Course Leader for the American Management Associations, Past President of the Cleveland Chapter - APICS, and Past Chapter Chair of Cleveland Chapter CASA/SME.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has been published in over 20 professional journals and magazines.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has developed and delivered in excess of one dozen multiple day classes in materials management. He is also a course leader for the American Management Association. He has previously or is currently teaching five different classes (from 3 to 5 days in length). He is the Subject Matter Expert for the development of an additional two classes.
Vendor Selection
Expert has sourced and located vendors for multiple enterprises in Expert II, WMS, CMMS, EC/EDI.

Fields of Expertise

control system, manufacturing planning computer system, manufacturing software, manufacturing systems modeling, production control, material requirements planning, distribution requirements planning, logistics, computer-aided design and manufacturing, computer-aided engineering, electronic data interchange, Internet commerce, computer integrated manufacturing, computer system integration, application software, acquisition, computer-aided acquisition and logistics support, warehouse layout, multilevel marketing, systems integration, Internet standard, automation technology, CAD document control system, shop floor control system, computer-aided engineering software, computer-aided manufacturing design, bill of materials, order entry software, finite scheduling software, mainframe software, manufacturing execution system, distribution management, manufacturing lead time, lead time, world-class manufacturing, electronic data interchange format, electronic merchandising system, automation, enterprise resource planning software, enterprise resource planning, ISO 9002, manufacturing resource planning software, material requirements planning software, just-in-time software, computer-aided design and manufacturing software, inventory control system, manufacturing simulation, military logistics, integrated management computer system, engineering control computer system, logistics management computer system, migration, corporate strategic planning, enterprise application integration, computer engineering, computer design engineering, manufacturing resource planning, manufacturing process development, computer manufacturing engineering, materials management, production process, management, aerospace defense system, computer-aided design, computer-aided mechanical design, computer-aided manufacturing, project management software selection, personal-computer computer-aided-designing system, automated container retrieval system, inventory classification, integration, discrete-event simulation, distribution, bar coding process, electronic document, warehouse, Department of Defense, control systems science, operations, inventory classification and coding, inventory coding, computer industry, data processing, inventory, factory integration, electronic control, training, maintenance, supply system, scheduling, planning, manufacturing, maintenance management, just-in-time inventory, inventory management, inventory control, group technology, forklift truck, factory automation, container handling, bar code, automotive industry, manufacturing automation

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