Expert in Enterprise Management Systems
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
|Year: 1959||Degree: BS||Subject: Business Administration||Institution: American University|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Expert has sourced and located vendors for multiple enterprises in Expert II, WMS, CMMS, EC/EDI.|