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Summary

Highly experienced IT Professional, providing creative problem solving skills with the ability to see and understand the bigger picture.  

Key strength areas:

  • Provide strategic business solutions that are cost effective , efficient and delivered in a timely manner using proven project methodologies.
  • Driven to pinpoint the core problems and identify the best solutions.
  • Excel in environments dealing with unexpected requests, unanticipated problems, or changing priorities.
  • Look for opportunities to build bridges of understanding between diverse people and functional areas.
  • Always exploring  new technologies to resolve business problems. 

Work History

Apr 2012Present

IT Business Manager- ERP Migration Project Manager

Printpack Inc

Project Manger for migration of Printpack manufacturing plants from  legacy systems to JD Edwards Enterprise 1 ERP;

  • Managed a core team of 10 individuals and support team of 20 individuals.
  • Completed 5 plant implementation on schedule with zero plant down time

Team Responsiblities

  • Translating business requirements into strategic solutions, legacy data migration, executing testing strategies, develop risk and contingency plans, facilitating training, implementation, and post implementation support
  • Configuration of various JDE modules; OTC, MRP, CAM, P2P, SFC, WMS
  • Conversion of legacy data into JD Edwards; (Customers, Items, BOM's, Routings, Inventory, and open sales and purchase orders)
  • Completed all plant implementations on scheduled with zero interruption to customer supply chain.

Project Manager for upgrade of JD Edwards 8.11 to 9.1; including migration from a self managed environment to Oracle Managed Services

  • Directing a cross functional team of 40+ individuals from business and IT functional areas to implement, train and support  upgrade to JD Edwards ERP 9.1
  • Monthly  reporting to corporate and plant senior  leadership
  • Vendor, selection and contract negotiation for

Cloud based Hardware / Software management services

Code migration and Data migration

Moving from self managed hardware environment to Oracle Managed solution

Team Responsibility

  • Delivery of technology, training, change management, and process improvements across Corporate office, 11 US and 2 Overseas manufacturing facilities
  • Reduced upgrade time from 3 days to 4 hour
  • Completed on time under budget with no interruption to customer supply chain

        Project Leader for migration of ERP for our operations in Mexico

        • Managed the implementation, training and go live support for business function areas
          • Warehouse and transportation
          • Order to cash and Invoicing to Mexico Government(SAT)
          • Inventory conversions from legacy to JD Edwards

        Jan 2005Apr 2012

        IT Business Manager

        Printpack Inc
        • IT project manager for Printpack’s largest division consisting of 10 plants in the US. Average monthly project portfolio of 20 projects varying in size from 2 days to several months utilizing both internal and external resources.
        • Management User Acceptance  and Integration testing  of JD Edwards E1 Release 8.11
        • Business Analyst for Warehouse,  Transportation Management and RF Bar Coding software integration of JD Edwards Enterprise One, 8.11
        • Assisted users with developing alternative means of data mining and executive reporting utilizing Microsoft tools, Hyperion Essbase and Crystal Reports
        • Hands on experience with various project management tools such as Microsoft project, Rational Unified Process, and Six Sigma Tools
        • Accountable for coordination and management of resources across multiple divisions and external contractors, ensuring that all project goals are achieved according to specifications and business objectives 
        • Implementation of RF Bar code technologies and RFID
        • Experience with EDI and EDI system integration with various customers and suppliers.
        • Set up various Microsoft Sharepoint sites to allow better collaboration within the divisions and departments.
        Jan 2000Jan 2005

        eBusiness Manager

        Printpack, Inc
        • Awarded Printpack’s highest honor for innovation, the Chairmans award, for our custom customer portal.

        • Responsible for building new B2B development and support group. This new group was responsible for all B2B activities, internal web and client server application development, SQL server administration and evaluation of new technologies such as wireless, RFID, portals and streaming video.  This group was also responsible for all electronic commerce. (EDI, electronic file transfers, etc.)

        • Prioritization, budgeting and definition of all of Printpack’s internal and external B2B initiatives. This included contract negotiation for 3rd party software and development solutions. 
        • Managed team responsible for all Intranet/Internet application development and SQL and OLAP administration and customer collaboration initiatives. This group is also responsible for all electronic commerce. (EDI, electronic file transfers, etc.).
        • Evaluation, selection, and contract negotiations a new EDI communications infrastructure utilizing Sterling commerce Connect:Direct software. Changed from a scheduled pull process to a real time push process.
        • Responsible for staff development in various web technologies such as Java, JSP, ASP, Apache Server, IIS.
        • Responsible for evaluation of new technologies such as wireless, xml, mobile and streaming video.   
        • Implemented project documentation standards, metrics and project life cycle.
        • Implemented the use of Rational Unified process for project requirements gathering and documentation.

        Education

        19841988

        B.S. Computer and Information Science

        University of North Florida

          19991999

          Web Development Programming Certificate 

          Southern Polytechnic State University

          Program Track included: HTML, Java Script, VB Script, CGI/Perl Programming, Java Programming, Database Connectivity, Web Security and Internet Services.

          Skills

          Software Tools:

          JD Edwards Enterprise One (8.11/9.1),  Oracle SQL Developer, Crystal Reports,Google Documents, MS Sharepoint, MS projects, MS Office,  Gentran EDI, VSAM, IDCAMS, IBM Utilities, TSO, ROSCOE, Panvalet, DFSORT, ISPF/SDSF, Spectrum Project Management Life Cycle, Intertest(CICS testing aid), CA-Visual Express, Fileaid, CA‑Dataquery.

          Systems and Environments:

          Oracle Hosted Systems (JDE E1 9.1), Oracle database, Windows Server 2003,  IBM Mainframe: ES/9000, 3090, 4341(MVS/ESA/XA)

          Languages:

          Relational databases(ODBC, SQL, Oracle, CA-Datacom),  Hyperion OLAP database,  COBOL/COBOL II, MVS/JCL, Easytrieve, CICS, MicroFocus COBOL,  CA-Ideal, IBM Utilities, TSO, ROSCOE,  FTP, TCP/IP, Visual Interdev 6.0, Javascript VBScript, Perl/CGI, HTML, DHTML, VB Script, MS SQL Server, Java, JSP, IIS, Apache, .NET, UML

          Management

          PMBOK,  Microsoft project, Rational Unified Process, and Six Sigma Tools, Managerial Leadership, Finance and Accounting,