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Industrial Engineer specializing in all areas of Planning, Scheduling

Location:
Mesa, Arizona, United States
Posted:
August 31, 2017

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BRIAN SUDKAMP

***** * ******* ******, ****, AZ **208

520-***-****

ac13d5@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over 28 years of extensive practical experience both national and international, as well as a APICS CPIM, Six Sigma Green Belt Certified and SAP Business One Certified Solution Consultant specializing in ERP/SCM and business solution software implementation and integration as well as master scheduling, materials planning, operational planning and scheduling, and inventory control.

Career responsibilities include over 5 years in Global Planning, 1 year as Senior SAP Consultant, 6 years in Planning Management, 1 year in Warehousing and Logistics Management, and 2 years in Integration Project Management.

Highly proficient in optimizing a full range of ERP and advance planning/scheduling and supply chain management software applications into usable management and analysis tools. Software packages include: SAP R/3 Manufacturing, Servigistics Planning, Kinaxis Rapid Response, Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One, SAP Business One, Oracle E-Business Suite 11i, Manugistics Advance Planning, PRI Leverage for Operational Planning and Scheduling.

International and domestic industry experience includes high-tech electronics, commercial and defense related aviation and weapon systems, consumer goods, plastics, semi-conductor, and medical device manufacturing facilities utilizing make to stock, make to order, kanban, job shop, continuous, and batch environments.

Expertise in master planning, inventory control, warehousing and logistics, forecasting, information systems, purchasing, new product introduction, engineering change control and product life cycle management.

Proven abilities to assess and implement innovative scheduling and planning improvements.

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

HONEYWELL CORP. – Manufacturer of APUs for commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers. Phoenix, Arizona

Senior Global Planner 2011-2017

Responsible for Global Planning, Master Production Scheduling, and Material Planning for 2 major Auxiliary Power Units (APU) Product Lines utilizing Servigistics and SAP ERP software.

Received a Honeywell Gold achievement award for making 100% of the Production Plan for 2014.

Responsibilities include leading weekly SIOP meetings to review both Manufacturing and Mexico plant's priorities and supply gaps.

Weekly measurements for On-time to Customer's request dates, alignment of the MPS to customer's requirements and sales forecast, timely execution of procurement actions, push out and pull-ins of supply orders, and elimination of stock outs.

Provide detail analysis on Sales and Marketing change requests working with both manufacturing and supply specialists.

Analyze Engineering change requests and input Bill of Material changes in SAP.

Develop supply plans that support the fulfillment of customer and aftermarket demand requirements while maintaining a linear, achievable MPS.

Assist in the development of lead time and inventory reduction strategies.

EOS TECHNOLOGIES – Remote weapon station defense equipment manufacturer. Tucson, Arizona

Planner II 2010 -2011

Responsible for all production planning, manufacturing management, shop floor control, inventory control, sales order management, master scheduling, and configuration management utilizing SAP R/3 application.

SOFTBRANDS – Worldwide provider of Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One software solutions. Tucson, Arizona

Senior SAP Consultant 2007-2008

Provide on-site and remote functional and technical consulting support and training to customers on Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One Software. Product implementation responsibilities including Lead functions, functional customization via configuration of SAP solution sets including Business One and Fourth Shift Edition. Initiate business process analysis and project implementation based on SAP’s Accelerated Implementation Program to meet customer’s requirements.

Develop strategies and solutions for interfacing/integrating data from a variety of solutions into FSE for SAP Business One.

Exhibit and deliver configuration expertise to customize FSE for SAP Business One solutions to meet customer’s

Business requirements as defined in the project plans developed and approved.

Key implementation steps include Manufacturing System setup, defining business process scope, build and testing configuration and master data, running business process scenario unit tests, perform and verify user acceptance testing.

Conduct on-site 6 day client software user training covering manufacturing, materials management, cost accounting, engineering, procurement, order processing, planning, scheduling, administration, and sales.

HYPERCOM CORPORATION – Global Provider of Electronic Point-of-Sale Payment Solutions Phoenix, Arizona

MRP / Resource Planning Analyst / Access Specialist 2006 – 2007

Responsible for defining and implementing corporate planning strategy while maintaining the Oracle E-Business Suite 11i

Demand Planning and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems for Hypercom manufacturing locations in Phoenix, Arizona, Hong Kong, and Beijing China.

Design, develop, implement and maintain multiple MS Access based manufacturing/business support systems for manufacturing teams worldwide.

Test multi-tier Master Demand Schedules and planning systems for accuracy, monitoring, modifying and enhancing systems and processes on a continuous basis.

Design custom and ad-hoc reports and analysis using MS Access for Domestic and International manufacturing facilities.

Implemented Min/Max Planning and Replenishment system to more effectively manage Authorized Repair Facility items.

Spearheaded move to run mid-week Master Demand Schedules and MRP runs for more timely identification of conflicts and created MS Access queries to analyze net changes for Master Scheduler and Production Planners.

C&M FINE PACK – Mfg. Disposable Tableware & Pkg. Solutions for Food Industry SanBernardino, California

Production Control Manager 2003 – 2004

Manager of a department with four direct reports responsible for all aspects of planning including labor and capacity, scheduling, shop floor control, and work order generation for both extrusion and stamping operations.

Development of 24 x 7 daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules using Fourth Shift software.

Factory Planning and Production Control responsibilities for 3 Extrusion, 15 Forming, and 4 Printing & Curling lines.

BROOKS-PRI AUTOMATION – Advance Planning and Scheduling Division (APS) MountainView,CA/Taiwan

Integration Project Manager 2000 – 2002

Full responsibility as project manager for evaluation, integration, and implementation of our Operational Planning Optimization software beginning with pre-sales customer requirement definition and RFP response through full production acceptance for division’s largest prospective account; UMC a world-leading semi-conductor foundry located in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Assignment involved extensive 4-month product evaluation period followed by a 7 month FAB production implementation for which respectively 56% and 92% of my time was spent on-site in Taiwan.

Key liaison between company and client ensuring expectations and commitments are accurately documented and communicated and that project objectives are met successfully and on time.

Awarded contract for Taiwan FAB implementation by beating out ADEXA/MCP (incumbent planning tool) and I2/FP.

Obtained buyoff from executive staff of formal LfOP Implementation Project Plan for wafer FAB in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Developed, wrote and published an over 100 page Leverage for Operational Planning training manual and 3 day formal training guideline used to conduct all internal and on-site customer training.

Conduct at UMC Taiwan, 3 day Planning and 2 day Enterprise Data Modeling user’s training to IE’s, production planners, supervisors, and IT personnel incorporating both classroom lecture and hands-on computer instruction.

MYLEX/IBM CORPORATION – Leading Manufacturer of RAID Controller Boards Fremont, California & Singapore

Senior Manager of Master Scheduling and Planning 1994 – 2000

Corporate manufacturing planning transition responsibilities for the transfer and disengagement of Nationally located manufacturing, system and test facilities for all Mylex products, to overseas facilities in Singapore utilizing offshore Logistic Centers. Responsibilities include the transition and eventual transfer of planning, order processing and associated transactions from Oracle / Manugistics to SAP / I2 ERP operating system.

Utilize Manugistics SCM and Oracle ERP software to perform daily collaborative planning with Turnkey suppliers.

Improved on time delivery commitment accuracy from 55 to 100% and sustained 99% or higher level for 2 years.

Additional 1-year responsibility as acting Warehousing and Logistics Manager with 17 shipping, receiving, stockroom, cycle count and traffic employees as direct reports.

Reduced inventories from $55 to $32 million through out-sourcing.

Member of both the ERP software and SCM evaluation team. (Oracle, PeopleSoft, Manugistics, and Adexa).

Prior to my May 1995 promotion to Senior Manager, held the position as Staff Level Master Scheduler with sole master planning and MRP execution responsibilities during a period in which revenues grew from $46 to $173 million.

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Minor: Business Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1983.

APICS CPIM Certification, 1986, Renewed in 2003 and 2008

Six Sigma Green Belt Certified 2012

SAP Consultant Certification Solution Consultant SAP Business One (2007A), 2008

Softbrands Certification on Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One, 2008



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