IT Project Manager
AB Sciex, division of the Danaher Corporation
1993 – 2012
o Managed multiple IT and business projects that allowed the business to realize savings, by providing system or application enhancements.
o M&A project experience IT Migration planned and executed a business continuity plan that allowed the business to be run off line for 6 weeks, and then recover to a new SAP environment.
o Planned and executed a multi-national IT / Logistics project, that relocated 7 distribution centers to 7 new facilities, defined business processes and trained new staff in 4 months, inventory valued at $27 million.
o Managed facility and infrastructure build out for new office space, VOIP, microwave, structured cabling.
* IT Project Manager, Project management Center of Excellence (PMCoE); Applera Corporation, Life Technologies;
o M&A activity, managed, planned and executed a 4-month project, which implemented SAP WMS for batch / lot controlled and serialized product. Planned and controlled the cross-country relocation of a perishable inventory valued at $7.2m, managed distribution / logistics cutover, and ramp up activities. Managed postproduction support activities.
o Selected to serve in the corporation's PMCoE, duties included; managing projects as assigned, performing project healthy checks, conducting lessons learned sessions, training project managers on project. management essentials, formal and informal mentoring, managing the organizations project portfolio and resource planning activities.
o Individual efforts included; rescuing several at risk projects, by either replacing existing project managers or partnering with them as an internal consultant to build the confidence of the project manager. Outcomes were; the project's successful go live, or being placed on hold or cancelled. Savings to $3.1m.
* IT Project Manager / Business Analyst; PE Biosystems, division of Perkin Elmer Corporation;
o Implemented SAP's Global trade system (GTS) to provide a globally trade solution.
o IT Lead for a Catalyst WMS implementation project, green field warehouse implementation that deployed technologies new to the enterprise, wireless devices and bar coding technologies to a previously paper based operation. Promoted to IT Project Manager.
o Global SAP r3 implementation project held the following project roles SD team lead, Japan, IM team lead, Europe, Business Analyst for the following SAP modules SD, IM, MM/PP, and WM, North America. Promoted to Business Analyst.
* Warehouse Lead, Applied Biosystems Incorporated;
o Selected to work on the SAP implementation project.
o Developed a crate return program that was recognized by San Mateo County as a green initiative.
o Implemented standardized cycle counting / reconciliation procedures.
o Standardized inventory processes across 3 warehouse operations, worked with IT as a subject matter expert, defined functional specifications for inventory processing and reporting metrics. Wrote standard operating procedures for ISO 9001.
Sergeant honorably discharged
US Army, Infantry
1982 – 1991
HONORS / AWARDS:
Life Technologies; Gold Award for exceptional performance, PE Applied Biosystems; North American Sales and Service, Most Innovative Award, U.S. Army; Commendation Medal (x2), Army Achievement Medal (x6), Good Conduct Medal (x2), Noncommissioned Officer of the month / quarter, Boy Scouts Of America; Eagle Scout