JOHN R. ASHMAN
IT PROJECT AND PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Proven and certified Project Manager and IT Product Owner (PMP, PSM I) with extensive expertise managing projects for internal departments, consulting firms and IT product and services companies. Trained in PMI consistent methodology and tools (Waterfall, Agile/SCRUM, PMO, MS Proj, etc.). Broad technology experience with internet/web, client / server, network computing, mid-range, mainframe, cloud, and a variety of COTS. Business experience includes international dispersed organizations, DG/MDM, ERP (SAP, Oracle EBS, JD Edwards World and One World, BPCS, Mapics, Epicor), BI, HRIS/HCM, LMS, JIT and Supply Chain, CRM, e-Commerce (B2B, B2C, B2E, EDI), Distribution and fulfillment, regulatory affairs, ISO certification, MES. Core competencies include:
PMO and Portfolio Management
User and Client Relationship Mgt
System Solutions and Services
Development, Deployment and Operations
Agile / SCRUM
ITIL / ITSM
Vendor and Financial Management
Scope and Budget Management
Risk and Issue Management
JR and family 03/2019 – Present
Program and project manager, Livonia, MI
Leading business program and projects for incorporation and start-up of a new franchise business.
GENERAL MOTORS 09/2012 – 02/2019
Project Manager/Agile Product Owner at GM, Detroit, MI
Led as Agile Project Manager / Product Owner and Functional SME for customization, deployment and support of SAP Master Data Governance (Finance) in support of new Hana Global Ledger SAP FI/CO Deployment.
Led 5 Operational Excellence Projects and coached employees within GCF and Finance IT in OpEx (Lean/Six Sigma) including a deep dive on incident management for LMS.
Acted as change owner with ITIL / ITSM promotions to production.
Managed the customization and deployment of an Oracle tool for Accounts Reconciliation Management as a Product Owner / Agile Project Manager
Deployed PeopleSoft for Korea migrating off of unique local legacy application.
Led the waterfall move and simplification of GMAM (Asset Management) and Treasury Office, including telecom work, Call Recording, On Line refreshes, Domain migration, a new Archiving solution, and several application workstreams moving to a corporate platform and removing a GMAM specific server farm.
JOHN R. ASHMAN
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MASCO CABINETRY, Ann Arbor, MI 07/2011 – 08/2012
Product Owner / Agile Project Manager for Oracle BI implementation with both EBS and two legacy systems feeds.
Portfolio management including MS Project server support and PMO functions.
Project manager for supply chain finance implementation internationally.
Program Manager for New Product Development Cycle Time Reduction program.
Infrastructure Change and Application Release manager including Numara TrackIt and Sharepoint site management (ITSM/ITIL)
Project manager for inbound AP EDI (810/864).
Project manager for Product Information Gold Source which is an Oracle instance and tools for new product development.
TEK SYSTEMS, MI 09/2010 – 06/2011
Project Manager, General Motors - Business Services
Project manager for the construct through deployment of a Tooling Tax Processing and Reporting system, including an upgrade of the DB release level and structure, new functionality, and reporting.
HP Support of the General Motors Account
Project Manager for hosting infrastructure projects in a complex, matrixed, and global environment.
Consolidated engineering and PM input from requirements review sessions forming project scope and pricing.
Engaged solutions engineers and other expertise for the design and execution of solutions.
Formed and led leveraged team of diverse technical resources (Unix SAs, DBAs, Security, Storage, B/R experts, etc.) to complete projects within HP methodologies and tools.
Managed 3 to 8 projects at any one time.
STG. CHRYSLER FINANCIAL, Farmington Hills, MI 06/2010 – 08/2010
Project Manager for planning the systems for a spin off company for 3rd party debt portfolio processing debt portfolios. Included the planning of a suite of systems with a core of debt software from Latitude implemented as SaaS.
IBS. Municipal Employee’s Retirement Systems, Lansing, MI 01/2010 – 05/2010
Project Manager / Product Specialist
Managed the implementation of NuView (web based .Net on SQL Server DB) as the organization’s HR information system.
Booz&Co, International 04/2007-12/2009
Associate / Project Manager
Managed the development and deployment of the Land Management System for Abu Dhabi on site with a very international team as Agile Project Manager / Product Owner
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Managed the HRIS/HCM selection and then deployment of NuView replacing PeopleSoft with a ASP model for a complex global consulting firm.
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
GM, Detroit MI, Project Manager IV, PM V and Strategic Planner
Gale Group, Novi, MI, System Consultant / Project Manager
Contrado, Dallas, TX, Principal Consultant
E-GM, Detroit MI, Project Manager
Perot Systems, Detroit (Chrysler Time and Attendance) and Chicago (CST/Star ERP), Project Manager
DIFCO Labs, Detroit, MI, IT Director
Lear, Europe, IT Director
ITT Auto, Auburn Hills, MI MIS Manager
Lear Siegler Seating Corp., Livonia, MI, IT Director
M.Sc. in Operations Management, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
B.Sc. in Math with High Honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Technical Course Work and Seminars
New Horizons: ITIL Foundations
Professional Conferences: APICS, Common, BPCS, MAPICS DB, etc.
DIFCO: Series of staff management courses
Perot systems: Leadership, Project Planning, Managing and Motivating Staff
SCRUM.org as Professional Scrum Master I
PMI (Project Management Institute) certification as PMP 39025 (Project Management Professional)
Change Owner certification – GM ITIL/ITSM
Speaker at ANSI X.12 at request of IBM (very early days of EDI)
Co-author of several AIAG JIT related papers
Project Management Institute
Past memberships: AIAG; APICS; CASA / SME; Common