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Seeking opportunities in manufacturing operations:  GM, VP, Plant Manager, Materials Manager.

Key Strengths

Business Planning  •  ERP  •  Lean  •  Profit and Loss  •  IT Management  •  Supply Chain

Project Management  •  Technology Implementations  •  Continuous Improvement

ISO 9000  •  Team Building  •  Accounting Systems  •  Employee Relations

Work Samples

Professional History


Business owner, manager and consultant with a proven track record of maximizing resources, streamlining production and costs while increasing ROI.  Cross industry functional expertise includes:  aerospace & defense, pulp & paper, electronics, consumer goods and medical supplies.  Extensive experience in discrete, repetitive and process manufacturing environments.

Project manager and senior consultant with a proven track record of ERP implementations:  project planning, conference room pilots, customizations, testing, data migration and user training.  Participated in over 30 ERP implementations, in discreet, repetitive and process environments, across 11 industry segments and 5 countries.  Directed multiple location IT departments and projects in the US and UK.  Strong technical and interpersonal skills.

My education includes:  BS in Information Systems Management, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Civil Technology, Erie Community College; Lean Professional, UB Center for Industrial Effectiveness; Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS and Wyoming County Leadership Program

Professional Accomplishments

  • Purchase of Mille Fabricators - assembled a team of professionals, conducted the search, prepared a business plan and secured the financing for the purchase.
  • Through better utilization of internet technologies, added 43 new customers and increased sales of the digital imaging product line by 130% and wood fabrication by 65%. 
  • Led a $105,000 capital project to procure a CNC panel saw and dust collection system.
  • Using lean methodologies, reduced inventory by 23%
  • Directed a successful $1,500,000 software development project to modify the MANMAN system for use in multiple mill locations.
  • Starting with a staff of 13 grew an IT department to 31 employees.  Implemented department administrative and project development systems.
  • Led a successful “Proof of Concept” project to demonstrate the use of pervasive technology methods using hand held devices to enter maintenance work orders and perform remote stock status inquirers of repair parts
  • Successful conversion of an outdated version of MAX and Great Plains to QuickBooks 10.0 Enterprise. 

Work experience

Jan 2010Present


Chapter Three Consulting

Provide leadership and subject matter expertise in the implementation of ERP, manufacturing systems, accounting systems and continuous improvement projects.

May 2005Dec 2009

VP / General Manager

Mille Fabricators

Directed the overall operations of the business.  Prepared and maintained business plans needed to secure financing.  Managed the complete supply chain including customer relationships from request for quote through product delivery, materials management functions and established, negotiated and maintained supplier relationships.  Specified and procured capital equipment.

Jan 2003Apr 2005


DYG Consulting

Led the successful development and implementation of a job quoting and order tracking system for a custom manufacturer of models and prototypes.Investigated and actively pursued the purchase of a small manufacturing business.Analyzed business financials, performed market research and prepared business plans for six businesses.

Jun 1998Dec 2002

Senior Consultant

IBM Global Services

Projects included ERP/Supply Chain (Baan and Oracle) and Enterprise Asset Management (Indus) implementations in various manufacturing environments.  Responsibilities included project planning and scoping, training, package configuration, data migration, enhancement development and post implementation support. 


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