Work History

Work History
Sep 2006 - Jan 2009

Business Analyst

NSK Corporation
  • Duties include discovery, requirements gathering and project management with internal and external resources.
  • Led project to mitigate risk for Business Continuity Planning.
  • Managed software vendors and consultants to ensure compliance and usability.
  • Managed projects including Japanese SOX (J-SOX) compliance and remediation, shop floor integration.
  • Performed the role of liaison between business and I.T. to resolve potential J-SOX risks.
Mar 2003 - Sep 2006

Senior Business Analyst

http://www.qad.com
  • Responsible for the discovery, documenting and writing of software requirements specifications for systems including Just-in-Time and recall management for Automotive, Medical, and Food & Beverage.
  • Traveled extensively to Ireland office to support development personnel.
  • Requested by top management to assess and control hot issues at customer sites including implementations in the United States and Australia.
  • Created training material, documentation and scripts for customer demonstrations.
  • Conducted software training of internal staff and external customers.
  • Managed software implementations with internal services organization.
  • Increased awareness within internal group on topics including Kanban; Toyota Production System; Bar Coding (2D Symbology); Supply chain fragility and the principles of Ford ILVS.
May 2002 - Mar 2003

Project Leader

Faurecia
Feb 2001 - May 2002

Business Systems Administrator

  • Supervisor of software developers who supported internal Manufacturing, Financial, Purchasing, Data Warehouse and Time & Attendance systems.
  • Enhanced internal service request system creating additional SQLServer tables, Fields, Triggers, HTML and ASP pages.
Nov 1991 - Jan 2001

Senior Analyst

Johnson Controls, Inc Automotive

·Supervisor of Just-in-Time Delivery System support and development staff.

·Responsible for 24*7 support of over 35 Just-in-Time / Just-in-Sequence tier-one plants throughout the United States and Canada.

·Conducted yearly performance appraisals of team personnel.

·Member of a global team to design a Global Shop Floor Requirement Planning system.

·Implemented Just-in-Time / Just-in-Sequence communications system in the United States, Canada, England, Belgium, Argentina and Brazil.

·Provided training for manufacturing plant personnel.

·Performed software implementations working with Automotive OEMs.

·Developed a KANBAN card entry and manifest system for use in tracking inventory.

·Worked extensively with bar coding technology used to drive production.

·Member of the AIAG 2D applications work group.

Education

Education
Dec 1985

BBA

Eastern Michigan University

Objective

BUSINESS ANALYST/PROJECT MANAGER who uses knowledge and experience of I.T. development and analysis to foster a supportive relationship that leads to customer satisfaction.Trained in project management and certified by the Project Management Institute

Summary

I am a certified Project Manager (PMP) with experience gathering requirements and working with global software development teams to achieve customer satisfaction.  I have worked on implementations in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, England, Belgium and Australia. 

I have over 20 years experience in the IT industry with over 15 years in Automotive Just-in-Time Sequenced Production and Delivery.

Interests

PADI Divemaster

APBA Gold-Cup rescue diver

Certifications

Certifications

PMP

Project Management Institute

CSCP

APICS

CPIM

APICS