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Expert in IT: Software Consulting, Manufacturing and Supply Chain (Warehouse and Inventory) Management and Traceability, and CGMP

Expert ID: 734908 Georgia, USA

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Expert is an operationally focused, multi-disciplined, senior IT professional specializing in the installation and/or project recovery of complex/multi-dimensional manufacturing and supply chain-related systems and equipment. He is highly technically and operationally but with the abilities experiences, and temperament needed to interact successfully with upper management and plant floor personnel.

Expert possesses significant experience and abilities in configuring, integrating, and writing ERP, LIMS, WMS, inventory management and barcode solutions. This work includes writing associated SOP's and software/process validation protocols and assuring CGMP and 'data integrity.'

Expert's positions and responsibilities have included project management, design and implementation; interim IT management; failed project recovery management; and highly flexible technical team membership.

He possesses key expertise in Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) and product traceability.

As a consultant, Expert frequently creates, edits, and evaluates contracts for software and technology projects -- specifically, for manufacturing and supply chain customers.Expert's typical industries and clients include:

Pharmaceutical : Hoffman-La Roche, Genentech, Syntex, DDN
Medical Devices : St Judes, Johnson & Johnson, Hartmann Conco, Adtech Medical Instruments
Food : Cargill, Riceland, Dairy Farmers of America, Davisco,
Aerospace : Lockheed, Delta, Gulfstream, GE, Honeywell
Chemical : ICI Uniqema, BASF, Owens Corning, Kimberly Clark, Cambria, Bondo
Automotive : General Motors, Saturn, Hydramatic, Hyundai, Yamaha, Kia, Michelin Expert is frequently tasked with evaluating existing software and technology . In this sphere, he determines shortfalls and suggests, creates, and implements solutions, most often for manufacturing and supply customers.As a consultant, Expert often undertakes vendor and product evaluation and selection recommendation. He also regularly undertakes Programming and Database projects.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Savannah, Georgia - Charleston, South Carolina - North Charleston, South Carolina

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Math & Computer Science Institution: Armstrong / Georgia Tech

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Expert leads technical projects and has created reports for clients whose organizations and recipients have included board members. He is senior consultant.
Years: 1998 to 2003 Employer: Operations Associates Title: Senior Partner Department: Technology Division Responsibilities: Expert managed this consulting group, in which capacity he was responsible for all technology projects. He was Senior consultant and handled Sales as well.
Years: 1990 to 1997 Employer: J.E. Sirrine Title: Department Head Department: Technology Division Responsibilities: Expert managed this consulting group, in which capacity he was responsible for all technology projects. He was Senior consultant.
Years: 1987 to 1989 Employer: Allen Automated Systems Title: Lead Technical Department: Material Handling Responsibilities: Expert led development, integrations, consulting and sales for the material handling division of this company.
Years: 1984 to 1987 Employer: General Electric Title: Lead Programmer Department: Technical & Software Responsibilities: Expert was tasked with manufacturing, including the concept, creations, and development of software projects, for GE.
Years: 1980 to 1983 Employer: Gulfstream Aerospace Title: Lead Programmer Department: Technical Software Responsibilities: He supported manufacturing, including the concept, creations, and development of software projects.
Years: 1975 to 1979 Employer: US Coast Guard Title: Search & Rescue crew Department: Responsibilities: Expert was a search-and-rescue swimmer, mechanic, and EMT.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1975 to 1979 Agency: Coast Guard Role: Search & Rescue Description: Flew Search & Rescue Mission in Helicopters

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has been an ERP consultant testifying on applicability of a "Noncompete contract" between two large consulting firms.
He has undertaken Warehouse Management System (WMS) software contracts between vendor and customer.
He has also provided expert witness services in a Software Development contract dispute between developer and reseller.
Training / Seminars
Expert has lectured on ERP and WMS (supply chain)-related topics.
Vendor Selection
Expert has been responsible for creating selection criteria, soliciting bids (FRQ's), appraising, ranking, interviewing and recommending vendors to provide hardware software, and services. He has been responsible for vendor coordination and contract writing and or contract review. He has taken up aforementioned work on a fairly continuous basis for the last 20 years.
Marketing Experience
He has been responsible for sales and marketing on 3 product lines.
Other Relevant Experience
A technical integration 'generalist,' Expert possesses a very broad technical, business, and contractual knowledge base in this field. He can read a situation (or a case) and determine the likely type of technical resources needed as well as appraise the strengths and weaknesses of a situation.

Reading, writing, and editing contracts has comprised a regular and consistent part of his professional career for at least 20 years.

Fields of Expertise

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