Peningo Systems, Inc.

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JDA Software Consultant


Summary:

Six years experience. JDA Functional Consultant with a strong background in JDA / Manugistics, Fulfillment, Demand Planning, Master Planning and
Sequencing.  Experiences includes:

•        Developed training material that will be distributed globally to all JDA Manugistics users at Exxon.  The training will be presented online with the
launch of a JDA Demand and Fulfillment upgrade from version 6 to 7 and Master Planning implementation.
•        As a JDA Fulfillment Functional Lead, worked on the upgrade of JDA Demand and Fulfillment from version 6.14 to version 7.52 as well as the
implementation of JDA Master Planning. Created all business process documentation related to the upgrade of Fulfillment and the implementation of
Master Planning. Wrote all functional specs related to Fulfillment and integrating Master Planning. Assisting the developers and testing technical
development. Developed a testing plan, testing scripts, and assisting in UAT.
•        Supported the JDA Manugistics 6.1 application and performed any necessary tasks or enhancements designated by the business. Created and
modified interfaces using Business Objects Data Integrator; Generated ABAP code in Data Integrator and work with SAP ABAP programmers to move the
code through development and into production.
•        Supported a major project to co-distribute a number of products, which requires modeling and logic changes to the current replenishment design
of Manugistics.  Assisted with plans to upgrade to version 7; the project was later delayed to 2010.  
•        Served as a Manugistics Functional Expert for Mars Food US.  Responsible for continuous improvement and issue resolution for the Manugistics
6.0 models.  Worked with a cross-functional team to implement software changes that would allow visibility to in progress inventory at our Canadian
locations.
•        Lead the Manugistics 7.2 Upgrade for the Food business through preliminary design work and testing.  Worked as part of the North American team
in order to identify issues and make sure the needs of Mars Food are incorporated in the upgrade.  Was responsible for system testing and the future
training of Food associates at further stages in the project.  


WORK EXPERIENCE


•         Apr 2009 – Apr 2010, Nov 2010 to Present
Training Developer        
  
This project includes developing training material that will be distributed globally to all JDA Manugistics users.  The training will be presented online with
the launch of a JDA Demand and Fulfillment upgrade from version 6 to 7 and Master Planning implementation.

o        Responsibilities include:

        Writing content for  end user JDA training including:
•        General software training such as navigation, batch processes, and table overviews.
•        Role-Based training that describes role specific uses and tasks to be performed within Manugistics.  This training instructs planners on how they
should perform their job and how the JDA software is used in their daily tasks.  Examples of these roles include Production Planner, Raw Material
Planner, and Deployment Planner.
        Publishing training material using Power Point, Articulate Presenter, and Adobe Captivate software.

•        January 2010 to Nov 2010
Fulfillment Functional Lead          
  
This project included an upgrade of JDA Demand and Fulfillment from version 6.14 to version 7.52 as well as the implementation of JDA Master Planning.
o        Responsibilities include:
        Creating all business process documentation related to the upgrade of Fulfillment and the implementation of Master Planning.
        Writing all functional specs related to Fulfillment and integrating Master Planning.
        Assisting the developers and testing technical development.
        Developing and presenting key user training.
        Developing a testing plan, testing scripts, and assisting in UAT.
        Assisting in post go-live support.

Feb 2008 – Apr 2009
Senior Analyst, Manugistics

•        Supported the JDA Manugistics 6.1 application and performed any necessary tasks or enhancements designated by the business.
•        Created and modified interfaces using Business Objects Data Integrator; Generated ABAP code in Data Integrator and work with SAP ABAP
programmers to move the code through development and into production.
•        Lead a project to incorporate a new business unit into a current VMI production instance of Manugistics.
•        Used SAP R/3 to validate and test Manugistics interfaces as well as writing specifications and working with programmers to build new programs
within SAP.
•        Supported a major project to co-distribute a number of products, which requires modeling and logic changes to the current replenishment design
of Manugistics.  
•        Assisted with plans to upgrade to version 7; the project was later delayed to 2010.  

May 2005 – Jan 2008
Operations Planning Manager

•        Responsible for maintaining a 99.0% service level on over 180 items.  Increased Case Fill from 98.6% in 2005 to 99.3% in 2006.  Equipment
malfunction caused reduced service levels late in 2007.
•        Served as a Manugistics Functional Expert for Mars Food US.  Responsible for continuous improvement and issue resolution for the Manugistics
6.0 models.  Worked with a cross-functional team to implement software changes that would allow visibility to in progress inventory at our Canadian
locations.
•        Lead the Manugistics 7.2 Upgrade for the Food business through preliminary design work and testing.  Worked as part of the North American team
in order to identify issues and make sure the needs of Mars Food are incorporated in the upgrade.  Was responsible for system testing and the future
training of Food associates at further stages in the project.  The project was postponed to 2009 due to lack of resources.
•        Created weekly service reviews describing factory performance, oversells, and quality issues.  
•        Developed long term production and inventory plans used for financial and raw material planning.  
•        Worked closely with six US warehouses to managed culinary inventory.  Organized bi-annual statistical safety stock analyses.  Inventory was
decreased inventory by 15% in 2006 and another 12% in 2007.
•        Created reports showing service levels metrics by brand, aging inventory units, and open orders by item.
•        Worked closely with the demand planning group to implement Manugistics Demand software.  Worked with the project team to identify and resolve
potential issues that would be disruptive to supply.
•        Analyzed capacity constraints on all production lines and helped plant managers plan crewing.  Helped Operation Managers at the factory justify
additional crews or temporary labor.
•        Organized and led weekly supply meeting with two factories and four co-manufacturers.




EDUCATION


Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Minor in Sociology: Industrial Relationships and Human Resources

SKILLS

Very knowledgeable in JDA Manugistics: Fulfillment, Master Planning, Demand Planning and Sequencing.  Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint,
Project, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter and Quizmaker, SQL, BusinessObjects Reporting and Data Integrator, Outlook, Lotus Notes and Oracle.  
Understanding of SAP R/3 PP, MM, and LE.  Understanding of Spanish.
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