Resume

Sign in

Sales Jd

Location:
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted:
May 17, 2020

Contact this candidate

Resume:

MARK NAIDOO

J.D. Edwards Distribution Certified Implementation Specialist

Senior Distribution Consultant

Mobile # 416-***-****

E-mail: adc956@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

A creative, innovative and entrepreneurial professional with sixteen years’ experience in JD Edwards Distribution Consulting, functional experience in the implementation of JD Edwards World and OneWorld/E1 Distribution modules in multi-site environments, retail, oil and gas, government and mining corporations in the United States and Canada. JD Edwards Distribution experience includes Purchasing & Inventory Management, Sales Order Processing, Advanced Pricing, Contract and Service Billing, Advanced Warehousing, and Advanced Transportation modules. A results-oriented team leader who strives for excellence in order to identify and solve problems strategically.

Analyzing business requirements, understanding system/process lifecycle, developing test criteria for quality assurance and documenting business requirements, methods and processes; designing data analysis methodology; preparing detailed Use Cases for systems project development.

Strong business and/or system knowledge including business processes, systems development life cycle, project management, and business case development; has a good understanding of competitors' capabilities and industry advances. Effectively structuring work, planning activities and defining responsibilities to meet business goals.

Ability to assess implementation plans from a consultant and end user perspective with the focus on faster, better and cheaper without compromising quality. Experienced in exploiting the ERP capabilities of the JD Edwards software package when designing the future business processes using best industry practices, at the same time ensuring that the required software and business process capabilities are met.

Manage weekly status reporting against the project plan; identify and communicate suspected delays and changes in scope. Conduct application build, test, and deploy activities in order Management area. Plan and execute data conversion and testing activities.

Mark Naidoo is security cleared by the Security Branch of Government Services Canada.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Senior JD Edwards Distribution Consultant

Implemented Order to Cash, Advanced Pricing, Procurement (Procure to Pay), Inventory Management, Contract and Service Billing as lead for multiple manufacturers and retail companies across the US. Developed a solution that met the organization’s business requirements.

JD Edwards upgrades from Xe to 9.1.4 for 120 locations worldwide including 9.0 to 9.2 upgrades.

Transition companies acquired on SAP to JDE.

Implemented JD Edwards OneWorld/E1 software for eighteen mine sites and a corporate office at a rate of 3 sites every seven weeks. This was a full implementation from developing future state business processes, configuring the software, setup, unit testing, testing of data conversions, and integrated testing. Also implemented Sales Orders, Sales Transfers and MRP.

Trained super users, power users and end users including Go-live support and Report Writing.

Implementation of JD Edwards World software for two manufacturing companies located in the U.S. and Canada in the Food and Beverage Industry within 6 months. Evaluated and ensured that the new technology met and exceeded both companies’ requirements by automating and improving the Procure to Pay cycle time from 3 days to 10 minutes. Improved inventory accuracy from 35% to 99.9% within six months.

Improved business processes and trained staff in JD Edwards paperless Requisitioning, Purchasing, Receiving, Approvals and Vouching for Payment in Canada and the United States to eliminate non-value-added activities.

Developed implementation plan and conducted Prototype and Acceptance Testing scripts for Requisitioning, Approvals, Purchasing, Receiving and Vouching for Payment modules.

Involved in issues and action items to ensure successful implementation.

Participated in Readiness Assessment, CRP (conference room pilot) and Acceptance Testing.

Performed gap analysis between existing software and requirements.

Prepared conceptual design documents.

Pilot/Test software

Developed, execute and validate test plans

Prepared system and process documentation

Configure application software

Develop end user training manuals and train system users

Designed in-house print forms to eliminate purchased pre-printed forms.

Conducted training classes and prepared work instructions for end users in the above modules prior to GO LIVE.

Distribution Consultant for three government corporations to provide implementation services for Procure to Pay and Inventory modules. Responsible for assessing issues and delegating items for action and resolution.

DcLink (DSI/RF Smart) – Sales Order Management/Procurement/Inventory

Project Management

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

JD Edwards Distribution Suite Lead for Sales Order Management (Order to Cash), Procurement (Procure to Pay), Advanced Pricing, Inventory Management, Accounts Payable, Contract and Service Billing Advanced Warehousing and Advanced Transportation Management. Dclink (DSI & RF Smart).

Experience in configuring, testing, troubleshooting and support to the end user for the enabling of JD Edwards distribution applications and related technology. Strong leadership skills and ability to multitask within a fast paced environment and dynamic workplace.

Proven record in developing and maintaining strong customer relationships. Ability to communicate at all levels i.e. top management and end users. View processes from an end user’s perspective. Mutual respect for all team members and provide user instruction and training.

Strong decision making abilities. Assertive and aggressive to a certain extent in order to make decisions quickly and effectively.

Recognizes the opportunity to improve the bottom line on sales by determining the make/buy decisions on all procurements based on financial and manufacturing constraints, resulting in a significant improvement of profit margins. In-depth understanding of cost cutting programs and strategies by implementing sound business processes so that the client can realize Return on Investment (ROI) in the shortest time.

Leadership role in Purchasing and Materials Management, Production Control, Sales Orders, Customer Service, Costing Analysis, MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning), JIT (Just in Time) and Logistics.

Possesses many attributes of successful people, strong management skills, an inherent understanding of business processes, and cost valuation; perhaps strongest value is integrity. Emphasis is on first listening and then teaching people how to apply the re-engineered thought processes based on Best Practices Methodologies.

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

First Quantum Minerals Panama July 2019 – January 2020

Mining Company

Senior Review “As Is” processes. Develop and Configure JD Edwards

Distribution “To Be” processes that meet business objectives. Test E1 /9.2

Consultant new configuration. Develop training material. Train P2P, OTC,

Lead all users with the new Supply Chain Processes. Inventory Mgmt.

Implement Requisition Self Service. A/P

Simacor IT Solutions Provider May 2019 – November 2019

Lift Truck Attachments, Forks & Accessories

Senior Implement JDE OTC. Review current business processes JD Edwards

Distribution Analyze business requirements. Develop, Configure & XE

Consultant implemented new “To Be” Processes. Trained SME’s. Distribution,

Lead Develop training material Developed technical specs OTC

For new reports and programs.

City of Guelph June 2018 – March 2019

Consulting Services & Government Corporations

Senior Implement JDE Procurement. Review current business. JD Edwards

Distribution processes. Analyze business requirements. Review E1 /9.1

Consultant “As Is” processes, develop and configure new “To Be” Distribution,

Lead Processes. Configured and implemented P2P, A/P,

Procure to Pay, Budgets, Commitments & Encumbrances

Developed all training material and trained Subject Matter

Experts

Denovo Consulting January 2017 – May 2018

Consulting Services & Government Corporations

Senior JDE Upgrade. Review current business processes. JD Edwards

Distribution Analyze business requirements. Review “As Is” World to E1 /9.2

Consultant processes, develop and configure new “To Be” Distribution, OTC

Lead Processes. Re-Configured and implemented P2P, A/P,

Procure to Pay, Inventory and Sales Order Management Inventory Mgmt

Modules. Subcontract Management, A/P. Subcontract

Developed all training material and trained Subject Mgmt

Matter Experts

Brij Consulting Services (NC, FL & PA) December 2015 – Nov 2016

Heating & A/C, Fire Safety & Security, Designer Builder& Government Corporations

Senior JDE Upgrade. Review current business processes. JD Edwards

Distribution Analyze business requirements. Implement and E1/9.0/9.14, 9.2

Consultant Support Sales Order Management (OTC), Distribution, OTC

Lead Advanced Pricing, Procure to Pay & Inventory Modules Advanced Pricing,

Contract & Service Billing and Support, Develop, P2P, A/P,

Recommend and Implement Business Improvements Contract &

Implement Business Improvements, Project MGMT. Service Billing

.

Canfor Wood Products (Vancouver, BC) June 2015 – December 2015

Lumber, Paper, Pulp Industry

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements. Support Sales Order Management (OTC) E1 /9.1.4

Consultant Advanced Pricing, Procure to Pay & Inventory Modules Distribution

Develop, Recommend and Implement Business Suite OTC,

Improvements. Production Support Advanced

. Pricing, P2P

.

KPIT Application Consulting (TX, Europe, Asia, RSA, AB) - June 2012 – April 2015

Consulting Services and Planning Business Solutions – Oil & Gas

Senior Global Implementation for 120 locations. Detailed JD Edwards

Distribution assessment of existing business processes. Business Xe/E1 9.1.4

Consultant requirements definition. Implementation of Distribution Lead

Solutions based on best practices and corporate Suite OTC

business objectives and goals. Develop, recommend Advanced Pricing

and Implement Business Improvements. Define and P2P, Contract &

prepare detailed use cases related to applications/system/ Service Billing

development projects. JDE upgrade Xe to 9.1.4.

Transition 15 companies acquired on SAP to JDE.

Develop “To Be” business processes and improvements

based on best practices for Sales Order Management

(Order to Cash). Advanced Pricing, Inventory Management

and Procure to Pay Modules.

Moorecroft Systems Inc. (MO) May 2012 – June 2012

Energy Services

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements. JDE upgrade. Develop “To Be” E1, 8.12 /9.1.4

Consultant Business Processes and improvements based on best Distribution

practices for Sales Order Management (Order to Cash) Suite Order to

Advanced Pricing and Inventory Management and Procure Cash

Procure to Pay Modules. Advanced

. Pricing, Procure

to Pay

Blair Consulting Services (Calgary, AB) January 2012 – July 2012

Government Corporation

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements. JDE upgrade. Develop “To Be” E1, 8.12 /9.0

Consultant Business Processes and improvements based on best Distribution

Lead practices for Sales Order Management (Order to Cash) Suite Order to

Advanced Pricing and Inventory Management and Procure Cash

Procure to Pay Modules. Advanced

Pricing, Procure

to Pay

Systime Consulting Services (IL) October 2012 – December 2012

Consulting Services and Planning Business Solutions

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements and identify quick wins. Develop E1, 9.0

Consultant “To Be” Business Processes and improvements based on Distribution

Lead best practices for Sales Order Management (Order to Suite Order to

Cash) Advanced Pricing and Inventory Management Cash

Modules. Adv. Pricing

Simacor (MN, Argentina) – May 2011 – April 2012

Consulting Services and Planning Business Solutions

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze “As Is” JD Edwards

Distribution business requirements. Develop and recommend Enterprise

Consultant “To Be” business improvements. Business process One 9.0

Re-engineering. Align Brazil, Argentina and USA Order to Cash

Business processes. Configure and Setup JD Edward’s Inventory

Version 9.0 using new functionality and best practices Management

for OTC Advanced Pricing, Procurement, Advanced

Inventory Management and Agreement Management Pricing, P2P

Contract & Service Billing Agreement MGMT

Contract &

Service Billing

Eoneinfotech (MO) – June 2010 – May 2011

Consulting Services and Planning Business Solutions

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements. Develop and recommend “To Be” business E1 9.0

Consultant improvements. Align France and USA business processes. Distribution

Lead Configure and Setup JD Edwards Version 9.0 using new Suite. Order to

functionality and best practices for Sales Order MGMT Cash, Advanced

Management, Advanced Pricing, Procurement and Pricing,

Inventory Management Modules. Procure to Pay

Inventory Mgmt.

R.K Payroll Solutions, Inc. (MI) – June 2010

Consulting Services and Planning Business Solutions

Senior Review current business processes. Analyze business JD Edwards

Distribution requirements. Develop and recommend business Enterprise Consultant improvements. Configure and Setup JD Edwards Version One 9.0

9 using new functionality and best practices for Sales Distribution

Management, Advanced Pricing, Procurement and Suite Order to

Inventory Management Modules. Cash, Advanced

Pricing, P2P,

Inventory Mgmt

Klee & Associates, Inc. (CA) – February 2010 – January 2011

Consulting Services, Educators & Business Professionals

Senior Upgrade from Xe to version 9.0. Trained power and end JD Edwards

Distribution users on Mastery Level Sales Order Management, Enterprise Consultant Advanced Pricing, Procurement & Inventory Management One 9.0

Modules. Distribution

Review current business processes. Configure and Setup Suite Order to

JD Edwards Version 9.0 using new functionality and Cash,

best practices for Sales Order Management, Advanced Advanced

Pricing, Procurement & Inventory Management Modules. Pricing, Inv.

Evaluate and eliminate customizations. Procure to Pay

Senior

Distribution

Consultant

Mitchell and Associates Consulting Company March 2008 – 2009 Medical Products for Global Aesthetics

Medicine Market

Global Implementation of Sales Order Management (Order to Cash), Advanced Pricing, Procurement, Inventory Management in North America and Europe. Developed business scenarios and proof of concept as well as project team overviews and training and Go-Live support.

JDE E1

8.12 Distribution

OTC, Advanced

Pricing, P2P Inventory

Lucidity Consulting Company (TX & MO) July 2007 – November 2007

Processing Systems & Equipment

Senior Distribution Consultant

Lead

Consulting on Implementation of Sales Order Management (Order to Cash), Procurement, Inventory, and Engineer to Order Modules. Developed business scenarios and proof of concept as well as project team overviews and training.

JD Edwards Enterprise One 8:12

Distribution Suite Order to Cash, Procurement & Inventory

West Monroe Partners Consulting Group (Toronto) April 2007 – July 2007

Sales & Service Industry

Senior Distribution Consultant

Consulting on implementation of JD Edwards Enterprise One 8:12 Order to Cash, Procurement and Inventory Modules. Developed test scripts and security matrix for end users. Project Management.

JD Edwards Enterprise One 8:12

Distribution Suite Order to Cash, Procurement & Inventory

Cara Operations Limited (Toronto) November 2006 – January 2007

Restaurant & Service Industry

Senior Distribution Consultant

Consulted on upgrading JD Edwards Enterprise One Xe with SP23 Service Pack.

Performed CRP (Conference Room Pilot) and Integrated CRP.

Go-live and Post Go-Live support.

JD Edwards OneWorld Xe / Enterprise One Distribution Suite Order to Cash, Procurement & Inventory

Tier One Business Solutions (PA, CA, NY, IN) December 2005 – November 2006

Retail and Manufacturing - USA

Senior Distribution Consultant

Implemented and Setup of Order to Cash, Advanced Pricing for multiple manufacturers and retail companies across the US. Developed a solution that met the organization’s business requirements. Developed Design Documentation and Training Manuals. Delivered training.

JD Edwards OneWorld Xe Distribution Suite

Order to Cash Adv. Pricing

EDS Texas (PA, CA, NY, IN) March 2004 – December 2005

Retail and Manufacturer - USA

Senior Distribution Consultant

Implemented and Setup of Order to Cash, Advanced Pricing, and Advanced Transportation for multiple manufacturers and retail companies across the US. Developed a solution that met the organization’s business requirements. Upgrading One World from Xe to Release 8.10. Developed Design Documentation and Training Manuals. Delivered training.

JD Edwards Xe and 8.10, OTC, Adv. Pricing, Adv.

Transport.

Luscar Limited (Edmonton, AB) – October 2002 – January 2004

Coal Mining Corporation

Senior Distribution Consultant

Implemented Procurement and Inventory Management J.D. Edwards modules as well as Sales Orders, Sales Transfers and MRP for thirteen mine sites and one corporate office at a go-live rate of at least three mine sites every two months. Identified requirements and future state business processes using J.D. Edwards Solution Modeler. Recommended best business practices by exploiting the J.D. Edwards software. Utilized PMT tool to log, maintain and resolve issues. Identified and mapped specification requirements for interfaces from legacy system to J.D. Edwards. Trained core project team members on J.D. Edwards functionality. Participated in inventory and purchasing data conversion for mine sites. Performed integrated testing as well as assisting in plant and equipment maintenance setup. Developed design documentation for Purchasing and Inventory Modules. Trained end users as well as developed training manuals. Go-live and Post Go-Live support. Report Writing.

JD Edwards

One World

ERP 8.0

Distribution

Suite

Procurement, Inventory Management, MRP, Sales Orders and Sales Transfers

Deloitte (Toronto) – September 2002 – October 2002

O & Y Enterprises – Canada Property Management

Senior Distribution Consultant

One of the big five consulting companies asked help and expertise in resolving major issues with one of their clients. Identified and resolved critical post Go-live issues for two hundred Branch Plants. Identified and corrected J.D. Edwards configuration/setup issues. Advised client on utilizing full J.D. Edwards functionality so that future business requirements could be met and return on investment realized in a short time period. Trained client support desk staff as well as resolve end user issues. Client was very satisfied with the work performed.

JD Edwards

One World

XE

Distribution

Suite

Procure to

Pay

IBM Canada Ltd. January 1999 – June 2002

Cameco Corporation, Uranium and Gold Mining Corporations - Canada

Senior Distribution Consultant

Role was to meet with executives and staff members to review issues and opportunities from the current business state. Conducted workshops to disseminate and discuss with functional staff on what processes were available in terms of industry best practices. He also recommended processes that would have a huge impact on Cameco’s bottom line. Develop a Future State Model and High Level Gap Analysis for Purchasing, Inventory and Warehousing based on Best Practices, ERP capabilities and harmonization between sites as well as catering for exceptions. This model will be used for software package selection and implementation. Client was very excited and highly responsive to the recommendations presented.

ERP System

Distribution

Suite

Purchasing, Inventory & Warehousing

R.E. Gilmore Investments – Canada Dec 2001–April 2002

Manufacturing and Distribution of Training Materials and Software Products

Senior Distribution Consultant

Defined the To Be Processes and High Level Gap Analysis in preparation for implementing the Sales Order Processing and Advanced Pricing Modules. Role included ensuring alignment of design of future business processes with JD Edwards and to have a clear and well-defined future process & application model that can facilitate a business driven package implementation. Responsibility was to ensure that package design and business process design are consistent and complementary and to provide the core project teams with a clear understanding of the impact on organization, roles and skills.

JD Edwards One World XE

Distribution Suite including Sales Order Processing, Advanced Pricing

City of Red Deer, Alberta – Canada Nov 2001-Dec 2001

Government Corporation

Senior Distribution Consultant

Assisted the client in-migrating from World to One World. Analyzed the client’s current business processes, identified areas for opportunities and evaluated the client’s future goals and objectives. Recommended areas for improvement in an effort to reduce costs. He assisted with CRP (Conference Room Pilot), Menus and Security.

JD Edwards One World XE. Distribution

Suite Purchasing & Inv. Mgmt.

Royal Group of Technologies Ltd. – Canada/USA

Manufacturer and Distributor of Plastics Dec/99-Oct/01

Senior

Distribution

Consultant

Implemented the Purchasing, Inventory, Advanced Warehouse Management and Transportation Modules. Role included developing the client’s As Is requirements and thereafter proposing and recommending future To Be business processes conducive to the corporation’s business goals and objectives. Client accepted the To Be business flow charts developed for immediate implementation. The scope of the project was to initially implement the JD Edwards OneWorld Distribution, Financial and Manufacturing Modules across 8 manufacturing plants in Canada and the United States and then roll it out to approximately 100 plants. Assisted with developing the implementation plan that included G/L, A/R, A/P, Job Cost, Inventory, Purchasing, Sales Order Management, Advanced Pricing, Forecasting, EDI, Advanced Warehouse Management, Transportation, Product Data Master, Product Costing, Resource and Capacity Planning, MPS and MRP and Shop Floor Manufacturing Accounting. Client was delighted in the development of the Prototype and CRP scripts that was developed. The client eagerly accepted presentation and recommendation of the end user documentation. Played a major role in keeping the project on track and enjoyed great success in implementing the new business processes by eliminating non-value-added activities. Client will enjoy increased efficiencies of at least 30% with the business model.

JD Edwards One World XE

Distribution Suite including Purchasing Management, Inventory Management,

City of Vaughan and Vaughan Hydro – Canada March 1999 to Nov 1999

Government Corporations

Senior Distribution Consultant

Lead

Analyzed the client’s current business processes, identify areas for opportunities and evaluate the client’s future goals and objectives. Recognized and recommended areas for improvement in an effort to reduce costs. Implemented the Purchasing and Inventory modules based on Best Industry Practices in keeping with the clients mission statement. The project was completed on time and within budget. Client was very delighted with the success of the project and presented me with a personal “Thank You” letter for my contribution.

JD Edwards World A7.3

Distribution

Suite including Purchasing Management, Inventory Management

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Krones Machinery Co. Ltd. – Canada/USA – Mar/91 to July 1998

Manufacturer of Labeling Machines in the Food and Beverage Industry

Purchasing & Inventory Control Manager

Manage the Purchasing and Inventory Departments. Created and developed a new purchasing department in an effort to centralize all purchasing activities.

As a keen businessman, he utilized his experience and negotiating abilities to implement cost cutting programs and supply chain strategies. This resulted in Krones increasing their bottom-line by 30%.

JD EDWARDS TRAINING

JD Edwards E1 9 Distribution – Certification 2015 One World ERW Report Writing 2003

One World J.D. Edwards Content Manager 2002

One World Advanced Pricing 2001

One World Sales Order Processing 2001

One World Advanced Transportation Management 2001

OneWorld Advanced Warehouse Management 2000

On-Track Implementation Tools Expedition 2000

Implementation Approach Expedition 2000

World FASTR A7.3 1999

OneWorld Distribution Expedition 1999

(Purchasing, Inventory and Sales Order Management,

Contract Billing

OneWorld Tools 100 Foundation 1999

World Purchasing Management A7.3 1997

World Inventory Management A7.3 1997

World Sales Order Management A7.3 1997

IBM TRAINING

Turbo Blue Implementation Methodology 2002

Think on Your Feet 2002

Service Proposal/Statement of Work Development 2001

Method Blue Implementation Methodology 2000

Consulting Management Fundamentals Workshop 1999

Experienced Professional MGMT Consulting W/Shop 1999

Project Management – FGT Consultants 1999

Microsoft Project 98 1999

EDUCATION

Oracle University – JD Edwards E1 9 Distribution 2015

Maximum Achievement – PRO Training 1999

Management and Personal Leadership Training 1999

Evaluating Purchasing Effectiveness – P.M.A.C. 1999

MRP, JIT & Logistics – Buker Inc. 1997

Purchasing Management – Professional Training Co. 1995

Materials Management – P-E Corporate Services 1990

Quality Improvement Process – Professional Agencies 1989

Business Administration – Spes Bona College 1989



Contact this candidate