Memberships / Community Service
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc; March of Dimes; Meals on Wheels; COTS; March of Dimes; Pianist, Abundant Life Christian Center.
July 2016 – Present International Automotive Components (IAC) Plymouth, MI
IT Project Manager
Design, implement, train and support business systems in key functional areas for end users.
Analyze complex system issues and develop solutions while identifying process improvements.
Provide functional and operational support during system upgrades and enhancements.
Build productive relationships while resolving issues within a timely manner and communicate solutions to stakeholders.
Oversee provision of end user services including helpdesk and technical support tickets.
Develop system standard procedure and best practice for system configuration.
March 2012-July 2016 Plex Systems Troy, MI
Managed customer inquiries, billing and system enhancement requests in a high volume workload dead-line driven environment.
Planned and manage multimillion-dollar projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements.
Collaborated with product focus teams and recommend system changes for full utilization.
Generated additional revenue utilizing product knowledge and shop floor expertise.
Provided training to customers on modules and features to assist with streamlining operations.
Responsible for testing and implementing software enhancements to improve processes.
Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012 Wolverine Assemblies Wixom, MI
Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of financial and statistical data by improving the consistency, recoverability and accessibility of data.
Reduced inventory by $1.5M while increasing customer satisfaction and delivery ratings.
Leveraged technical, business and financial acumen to meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.
June 2008-Dec. 2010
Managed integration of all sources of demand relating to Production Planning and Inventory Control valued at $15M
Saved $1.25M in Logistics costs by ensuring appropriate procurement of all production material using MRP and Lean Principles.
Slashed $3.1M in component parts by minimizing inventory levels as a result of demand forecasting expertise and exceeded 16 inventory turns weekly.
Boosted revenue by managing budgets, streamlining suppliers and implemented remedial measures.
Nov. 2006-June 2008
Business Analyst II
Established procedures for purchasing, inventory control and shipping/receiving with respect to JIT materials planning.
Planned, implemented and executed 3rd party product-level installation that interfaced with QAD Mfg/Pro.
Developed work instructions to optimize system usage that planned and monitored production.
Implemented and analyzed software to minimize the usage of spreadsheets to increase the understanding of end users.
May 2005-Sept. 2006
Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.
Rochester Hills, MI
Materials Control Coordinator
Saved $11.25M in inventory costs by implementing QAD at seven manufacturing sites.
Provided effective and consistent inventory control training utilizing QAD and Pocket PC based scanners.
Created and maintained weekly supplier releases and updated customer requirements using MRP while reducing material costs through continuous improvement.
June 2004-May 2005 Renaissance Global Logistics Detroit, MI
Implemented 5S principles to improve cost and quality control programs while planning workloads to increase productivity and efficiency.
Maintained adherence to safety standards, lean manufacturing and visual factory principles.
Directed sixty union production workers with respect to capacity, volume, production schedules and customer delivery dates.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Minor: Business Administration
Expected May 2018 Walsh College Troy, MI
M.S. Information Systems
Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, CMMS/DDL, SMART, QAD, Plex, SAP and Freedom Error Proof.