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Project Manager Engineer

Duncanville, TX
March 06, 2018

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Nathaniel S Mead Jr

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Dallas, TX 75236

Mobile: 704-***-****


I have worked in the 3x community (System 36, AS/400) from 1983 to current day, almost entirely with MAPICS. I program in RPG, RPG400, RPGSQL and RPGILE. This includes embedded Open Query language. I have done numerous migrations, upgrades, and projects, both large and small in scope. I communicate well with all levels of users and management, and I am a team player who is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

I have continued my RPG & AS/400 skills programming for the American Coolair Corp. in Jacksonville FL.

Professional Roles held:

IT Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Project Leader, Functional Analyst, Consultant, Team Member, Education Lead for applications, both technical and functional.

MAPICS Applications/Software:


Operating Systems:

System 34, System 36, System 38, & AS/400 (multiple versions).

Programming Languages:

RPG, RPGIV, RPG400, RPGILE, RPG FREE, (Embedded SQL in RPG & RPGILE), CLP, DDS, AS/SET, & MS Excel Script

Query/Tools: AS400 SQL, Query 400, AS400 Query, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Visio

Other Skills: I have migrated many systems from System 36 to AS/400 including all programs and data

Clearance: I hold a Secret Clearance from the DoD

Certifications: I am a certified RPG-ILE Programmer

Employment History:

Jan 2002


American Coolair Corp

RPGILE Programmer

I have worked on numerous projects at no charge because I love RPGILE programming

Worked on MAPICS history, various programs and data validation.

Worked on program that allows one to understand when reordering is required (Purchase or Manufacturing).

Programs that they needed to change to improve MRP that I originally created.

Production order history programs archived to disk.

Used better techniques to allow more flexibility in the programs.

Nov 2017

Dec 2017

BSN Sports

SAP MM Analyst

This was a two-month consulting position where I used my analytical skills to generate the details for various reports in a format for an ABAPer to write reports. Most were metric reports and others were progress reports.

Nov 2016

Mar 2017

El Rancho

SAP B1 Analyst

Gap Analyst of package in a Process Industry Environment

Working on implementing labor and overhead in the business process

May 2016

Sept 2016

L-3 Aerospace Services

Sr. Business Analyst in SAP PP

Analyst working with PP/MM/PM

Support for the various production plants across the US.

Writing up specifications for programming changes and configuration on SAP applications.

Work closely with the ABAP’er if the change is related to changing programs.

October 2010

May 2016

Red River Army Depot

Worked on PP and MM for the DOD's LMP (Logistics Modernization Program).

worked on creating clearly standardized the BOMs, Routings, Production Versions, Material Master, and Work Centers.

Daily I work though the various issues they are encountering in MM, PP, PS, and WM using my problem solving abilities and my in-depth understanding of SAP applications and tables using SE16N.

Working with different groups to insure that their BOMs, Routings, and Production Versions are correctly created using SAP “Best Practices”. This is done based on the SOP I helped create to insure uniformity.

Continuation of support, outlining, and documenting procedures for Depot personnel.

April 2009

October 2010

Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg PA - SAP Specialist in PP/MM

This is part of the DOD's LMP (Logistics Modernization Program)

Working closely with Production Controllers, Shop Floor Coordinators, Logistics Management Specialists, Expeditors, and other levels of management to resolve business issues.

Developed Shop Procedures to streamline the tasks of all groups supported.

Created procedures used by Production Planners to create and track production orders back to the end item delivery schedule on the project.

SAP Applications MM, PP, WM, and PS.

June 2008

March 2009

Perot Systems Corporation

ERP Sr. Spec I - Primary Focus as Business Analyst in SAP PP

Working closely with various levels of end users to solve business issues.

Working with the end users to constantly improve the processes. This is done with Processes, and Customizing (Configuration) (IMG)

Education of End Users in Production Planning & Materials Management

Interface issues with WM (Warehouse Management) with PP.

Working with, and debugging problems with the shop floor program MES and SAP (Internally created interfaces).

June 2002

April 2008

Forbo-Siegling LLC, Huntersville, NC

Sr. Systems Engineer MAPICS & SAP

Worked on the migration to SAP from MAPICS (OS400) in 2006 to 2007.

Worked as a Project Manager on multiple projects with SAP & MAPICS from June 2002 to April 2008. We still had one branch that was on MAPICS

Started work on migrating Canadian data to SAP from MAPICS.

Second Level Help. Debugging user problems, providing solutions.

Created Documentation Standards for Work Processing Documents.

Created over 200 User Documents of processes detailed.

Developed Work documentation in SAP for PP, MM, & SD Shipping.

Trained Users in the following modules; MM, PP, SD Shipping.

Worked and Trained Users on the Creation of Production and Fabrication Orders.

Worked and Trained Users on the Issue of Labor & Material, Changes, Problem Resolution, & Completion into Finished Goods Inventory.

Instrumental on Material Master Setup.

Multiple Storage Location Planning & Setup. Evaluation & Analysis of Material Requirements.

Worked with ABAP/4 programmer on procedure to externally update Purchasing Info Records for users (by catalog from vendor).

Worked on and trained users in MM Functions; Material Movement, Material Issue, Material Receipt, Scrap, Adjustments, Purchasing Receipts, Mass Change and Material Master setup and use.

Worked with SD Functional User on Sales Orders and Work Order Creation from (KMAT) Sales Orders (Configurable Orders created when the Delivery Block was cleared).

Worked and Trained Shipping and Key Users on Delivery Notes (multiple tasks and how it relates to Shipping and Idoc creation), Printing Picking Lists and Sales/Work Order procedures on reprint and reversal.

Worked in Customizing (Configuration) (IMG) to Change/Create Storage Locations, Planners, MRP Controllers, Printers, and much more.

April 2001

June 2002

Southern Midrange Solutions Inc. Charlotte, NC

Sr. Systems Engineer - President

Working with clients on the AS/400, (iSeries 400). System development and design from conception to completion with many different packages. My focus has been with MAPICS XA & DB using RPG400 & RPG-ILE, although I have some experience working with BPCS and the case tool AS/Set. Experience working with writing programs on the AS/400 interfacing with JDE One World. Experience in migrating the AS/400 to newer releases, migration from one AS/400 to another, as well as migrating MAPICS to newer releases. Worked with integration of the AS/400 iSeries 400 to interface with other platforms.

April 1997

April 2001

Synapse Technology, formerly Integration Technology, Inc

Midrange Team Leader

Primarily worked with clients with MAPICS DB, MAPICS XA, with some JDE and BPCS on the AS/400. This includes planning, development, programming, and implementation. In addition, I headed up the Midrange Group and was responsible for Management of the group. This includes Skill Evaluation, Client Assignment of employees, Employee Evaluations, and Forecasting utilizations.

May 1996

April 1997

Worldwide Chain Store Systems, Charlotte, NC

Senior Programmer Analyst

Consulting Firm

• I was in charge of our AS/400 Customer Support Team.

• Responsibilities included Project Management, Design and implementation of enhancements, support of the WCSS Warehousing package.

• Responsible for multiple people working on projects I was managing for some of our largest clients.

February 1996

May 1996

Stork Screens of America, Charlotte, NC

Business Analyst

Consulting Firm

Responsibilities included support of BPCS with AS/Set Applications and performance of the AS/400

Managed Internal projects.

Wrote multiple applications using AS/Set (case tool).

May 1989

April 1997

Info Systems of N.C

Sr. Systems Engineer

Consulting Firm

• Responsibilities included support of our Clients. Primarily with MAPICS XA, MAPICS DB, MAPICS II, and MAPICS I. Project Manager (Multiple Projects), Design and Development of various applications.

• I was the top MAPICS analyst, charged with coming in when other project needed to be salvaged.

• Wrote the programming standards used company wide.

Systems Engineer of the year in 1991

January 1988

May 1989

Information and Computing Services, Jacksonville, FL

Systems Consultant

Consulting Firm

• Primary responsibilities in the support of their MAPICS I, II, DMAS and clients on the System 36 using RPG.


Associate Science in Data Processing, FJC, Jacksonville Fl. (with Honors) 1983

Attended University of North Florida, BS Computer Information Science, Jacksonville Fl. 1983-1985

Colorado Technical University (Online) BS Business Administration In progress GPA 3.97

Certified in RPGILE Programming

Training on Production Planning at SAP North American Headquarters in Newtown PA.

Training on ABAP at SAP North American Headquarters in Newtown PA.

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