ROBERT C. BARBER
BEDFORD NH 03110
A Seasoned Professional with twenty years plus experience in Business Practice, Program & Project Management. Specific experience has included being responsible for organizing and leading resource teams to define and complete total Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Company restructuring and Quality Programs. From MRP I through Class A Certification. Kaizen, 5S and 17025 Certification.
A diversified professional with major strengths in:
Analyzing Business Needs and Requirements to determine Direction, Goals and Objectives.
Organizing and Directing Resource Teams to Define and Deliver Projects and Major Programs.
New Process Design, Implementation and Startup.
Quality Programs Management. Quality Control / Quality Assurance / TQM /Certification.
Hardware and Software Product Development and Life Cycle Management.
Technical Writing, Documentation and Process Training.
Functional / Technical Consultant Team Leader for Pre-Sales Services.
QUALITY PROGRAMS :
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFC CONTRACT CONSULTANT QUALITY INSPECTOR / FLOOR MFG ENG
Performed incoming inspections of precision components for custom built ESD Machines. Chaired MDR and ECN boards, Member of 17025 Certification team. Resolved floor quality and assembly problems. Reduced lost time to floor problems by 30 %
TELEQUIP Div of CRANE CONTINIOUS IMPROVEMENT TECH
Responsible for quality problem diagnosis and repair of units with manufacturing defects. Member of Kaizen continuous improvement team for manufacturing and operations. Generated and implemented 5 S plans for manufacturing floor. Performed quality assurance testing for new or replacement component level parts. Customer Service phone support for new unit installs, or problems with in service units
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORP. QUALITY PROGRAMS PRODUCT MGR
Responsible for product life cycle and to qualify vendors and new products to meet design specifications for purchased products. Analyzed and implemented corrective action programs to resolve problems. Reduced product on hold time by average of 30 %. Six Sigma lead on programs to improve products and reliability.
NETWORKS and COMMUNICATIONS:
GLOBAL NETWORKS TECHNOLOGY SERVICES SERVICES PROG MGR
Clients have included Cabletron, Motorola, Comcast, and Rogers Cable.
Responsible for the development and rollout of the Smart Series Network Management Diagnostic Services. Performed research to determine industry and specific client needs. Directed the software development team to define requirements and evolve solutions to industry wide Network Management Problems. Trained and Managed Field Service Engineers to perform services at client sites. Generated and presented results findings and recommendations to client. Successfully brought over 20 projects to completion to generate over 2.7 Million Dollars revenue.
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RABCOM / COMCAST SR SALES TECH FOR CABLE / INTERNET SALES AND INSTALATIONS
Responsible to replace aging equipment with new systems. Up sold customers to new Digital Video, High Speed Internet, and Comcast Digital Phone Services. Responsible for in field training of new techs and resolving problems at customer site.
PROJECT / PROGRAMS:
Clients have included Alcoa, Wheeling Pit Steel, Republic Steel, Starbucks, Digital Equipment, Sara-Lee, and Tri Valley Growers.
ALLPOINTS SYSTEMS SENIOR PROJECTS DIRECTOR
Responsible to develop the implementation methodology for the AllPoints Warehouse Management System. Assumed management for all ongoing and new startup installations of the AllPoints System. Provided functional expertise to facilitate installations into varied business verticals. Specific experience included Dot Com, Retail, Grocery, Proprietary Warehousing and Distribution, and Third party distribution operations.
ORACLE CORPORATION MANAGING PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT
Responsible for Managing the Installation and Conversion of client companies to using the Oracle’s GEMMS / OPM / CPG ERP and FINACIALS Packages. To be a focal point individual to Answer Questions and Resolve Problems from the first inquiry through the pre-sales stage to a completed installation. Managed Key Phases of the Applications Implementation Programs with Software License and Consulting Revenues in the Multi Million Dollar total range. Performed the Operational Analysis and Solution Design. Directed and Mentored both Functional and Technical Consultants. Responsible to generate Budget and Schedule. To Track Progress against both and Report Problems and Solutions to Client. Served as Pre Sales Consultant to Generate and Present Product Application Demos.
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION IT / MRP PROJECT MANAGER
Project Manager for the Installation of the MAXCIM MRP I/II program. Directed the install and conversion teams to the Corporate Publishing & Circulation and ALPHA Chip Manufacturing Divisions. Divisions were Albans Certified class "A" compliant in less than one year’s time.
COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Operating Systems: VAX VMS, MS-PCDOS, UNIX, Windows 95 thru WIN 10
Programs: MS Project Manager, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Perfect.
Applications: Datalogix GEMMS, ORACLE OPM/CPG Manufacturing & FINAPPS,
MAXCIM, Manugistics I2, IMI System ESS, SPECTRUM, HP Open
View, GNTS Smart Trap / Poll.
Registered, Certified Senior Manufacturing Engineer (SME).
Honorable Discharge as Chief Petty Officer USNR.
Certification in UNIX operating system and Computer Programming U Mass, Lowell.
Engineering, USAFI - US Armed Forces Institute.
Engineering, American International College, Springfield Mass.
Multiple other DIGITAL, ORACLE, HP, Cabletron, and APICS training courses