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PLM Business Process

Lakeville, Minnesota, United States
October 12, 2016

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Maher Alrai

Phone: 612-***-****

Apple Valley, MN, USA


To be challenged in a progressive organization in a leadership role in enterprise Product Life Cycle Management

(PLM) architecture, configuration/business process management. Primary focus is to implement PLM best practices and architecting in complex solutions in several industries: Automotive, Aerospace/Defense, Capital Equipment, Power Generation, High Volume, Electronics and Retail US Citizen


RAI Services

Senior PLM Business Architect: Boston Scientific 2015-Present NTS Consulting 2012- 2015

Senior PLM Business Architect - Proctor &Gamble/Elliott Group/Cooper Standards/Corning-Fiber

Develop various strategies to implement PLM to global customers

Establish/lead the "AS-IS" customer workshops for requirements gathering

Optimize/harmonize customer various business processes to synchronized with the PLM technical requirements

Lead the "TO-BE" customer workshops across the global design sites

Act as business Process Advisor for the customer to optimize their processes

Design and implement the top level use case, sub-cases per customer requirements

Using PLM tools (Dassault Systems and PTC Windchill platforms)

Develop the configuration and customization of the customer requirements for document management, parts management, and change management of the PLM Technologies (Windchill and DS-Enovia modules)

Establish lean product structure per the customer requirements utilizing the PLM product structure

Develop the functional design per the customer requirements

Lead the solution design with the PLM implementation team

Coordinate with the development and system set up team Ingersoll Rand, Climate Solutions 2011-2012

Sourcing Process Manager

Support the development of Procurement Information Architecture from various independent legacy systems

Collaborate with CS operations with logistics and material flow

Lead sourcing processes that pertain to source change and value analysis

Support new product and sustaining projects with strategic suppliers

Category segmentations and material inflation/deflation analysis ECC Division, Honeywell International 2005-2011

Business Process Manager

Lead process reengineering efforts for configuration management, including change control of product technical information and global procedures

Perform fit/gap analysis on PLM functional processes

Developed product As- Built methodology for server systems that collect, measure, and analyze, in real-time, data on manufactured firmware systems

Developed change control process to ensure production test equipment software is integrated with product embedded configuration

Led PLM implementation for an acquisition division ($100 million division) focused on enabling the Enovia As- Planned process as it pertains to general configuration management process and championed the first contract mfg. business processes that coupled with customizing Enovia module to complement the legacy PDM systems

led the Approved Manufacturer List (AML) module that serves several global design and supply chain networks

Developed Enovia As-Design bill of materials structure for various divisions

Mentor and direct work for CM (senior/junior) staff of other global line of business

On-going Collaboration with global design, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing communities in PLM functional requirements to ensure PLM quality, reduce unnecessary customizations/upgradeability risk GTS Division, Donaldson Company Inc. (MENA Region) 2003-2005

Program Manager

Manage Donaldson GTS projects in the region

Pre-Sales Technical Advisor for the GTS Air Inlet Filtration

Manage Industrial Construction Management (Earthwork Equipment, Foundation Engineering, Sheet metal/Electrical Installation)

Manage and evaluate current and new Donaldson regional supplier base

Manage commissioning and repair assignments

Compressed Air Division, Donaldson Company Inc. 2001-2004 Project Manager

Product Assignee to two international OEM accounts

Project Manager for new customer’s program. Led the Air/Oil Separators Aftermarket program ($7.5 Million)

Release filtration products for different air compressed applications

Fluid Power spin-on and cartridge filtration design applied knowledge

Interface with Development and Manufacturing staff for new products

Delegate work for a Junior Engineer/Designers

Work with Donaldson India to establish drafting resources

Execute design Failure Mode Analysis of new/current products Industrial Air Division, Donaldson Company Inc. 1995-2001 Product Engineer

Develop Configured to Order system for the Dust collection product line

Establish BOM synchronization system between engineering/manufacturing

Act as the Process Architect for the PDM system for the dust collection group

Lead mini-projects to enhance current products, solve field failure problems

Implement change orders (ECOs), knowledge of the configuration management methods and procedures Thermotech Company 1993-1995

Quality/Documentation Engineer

Coordinate the First Article Inspection/PPAP reports

Work with Manufacturing, Sales/Marketing in QA issues

Analyze the offline and online testing methods of precision molded items

Manage ECO implementation and supervise CM technicians EDUCATION CERTIFICATION:

National Defense Industrial Association 2008

Certified Configuration Data Management- Manager Level University of St. Thomas 2003

Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems

California State University 1993

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


SAP/Oracle Manufacturing Extensive Experience

PLM (Enovia/Matrix-One/Formtek-Orion/Windchill, SAP- PLM)Extensive Experience

PRO-E/CREO/UG/SolidWorks/Expedition Extensive Experience

Subversion/JIRA Extensive Experience

Lean manufacturing/Theory of Constraints and Honeywell DFSS Green Belt Training

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