Peningo Systems, Inc.

Resume of Candidate: PEN-63

Rate: email us at for rate information

JDA Software Consultant


Senior Consultant with over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, operational planning, business process redesign, and planning
systems implementation expertise.  She has held key roles in both industry and in consulting in the areas of Finished Goods Inventory Planning,
Forecasting and Demand Planning, Vendor Managed Inventory Planning, and Capacity Planning initiatives.  In addition, she has a wealth of experience
with Distribution Requirements Planning, Finite Scheduling, Order Management, Deployment, and Materials Planning.

Has provided business process expertise is all phases of Manugistics' software implementations including the installation and configuration of the
Manugistics Demand and Supply Planning modules. She has also demonstrated vast experience in project management tasks including project planning,
solution design, and functional specification development and testing. She has played integral role in projects from Supply Chain Opportunity and
Maturity assessments to conference room pilots, advanced end-user training, change management and rollout.   She has developed several
comprehensive training programs, including interactive custom classroom training manuals, “Day in the life” user procedure documentation, in addition
to end user testing and certification programs.   She has experience in consumer products foods and non-foods, pharmaceuticals, industrial and
chemical products as well as retail.

         Versions 3.5 – 7.4.1

        Fulfillment
        Constrained Production Planning
        Demand

        Classic
        View Point
        7.x Web Interface

        Assessment of Current Software and Processes
        Implementation of New Software and Demand Processes
        Development and delivery of training
        Optimization of Current Software and Demand Processes

        Assessment of Current Software and Processes
        Implementation of New Software and Supply Planning Processes
        Development and delivery of training
        Optimization of Current Software and Supply Planning Processes

        Assessment of Current Software and Processes
        Implementation of New Software and Production Planning Processes
        Development and delivery of training
        Optimization of Current Software and Production Planning Processes

        Inventory Planning
        Forecasting/Demand Planning
        VMI Planning
        Production Planning
        Distribution and Supply Chain Planning

Work Experiences:

Fabric and Crafts Specialty Retailer client - $2 billion retailer of specialty crafts and fabrics, operating over 800 retail outlets across the US.  The client
began discovery toward implementing an integrated demand and fulfillment system.
•        Led Fulfillment prototyping phase for JDA/Manugistics 7.4 .1 – prepared database, prepared functional testing scripts, defined solution design,
presented alternative solutions while providing coaching to augment classroom training.  
•        Gathered requirements and developed comprehensive solution document to provide communication tool across the team.

Food and Beverages Manufacturer client - $16 billion global consumer goods company of frozen and packaged foods.  The client upgraded Planning
systems and re-integrated with ordering, warehousing and shipping ERP.                        
•        Led Fulfillment upgrade from JDA/Manugistics 6.2 to 7.2 .1 – prepared functional specifications, collaborated with technical team to test integrations
and custom scripts, delivered training and provided coaching to Supply Chain planners.
•        Led continuous improvement initiatives with client Change Agent, presenting results and recommendations to Supply Chain director with
cost/benefits and roll-out plan.
•        Completed a project to adapt all interfaces for SAP from JDE.  Developed test cases, collaborated with internal and other consulting resources to
define and determine settings, configurations and classifications (such as order types, inventory) to aid the client in making decisions.  Proved systems
interfaces and functionality at go-live and supported users in post go-live environment.
•        Documented job aids, training, testing and configuration.
Solutions Consulting                                                  2000-2005
Worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions with revenues of $1.8 billion.  
Pharmaceuticals Manufacturer client - $52 billion researcher-manufacturer of prescription medicines and consumer healthcare products.  The client
standardized manufacturing and planning systems in a newly acquired facility – its largest implementation to date.        

•        Designed manufacturing site Demand planning and Distribution processes to integrate with parent company and harmonize Drug Product business
with Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients business, identifying gaps of the incoming manufacturing and planning system and recommending solutions
with system-wide benefit
•        Wrote business procedures and coordinated supporting detailed user guides for Demand Management and Distribution processes.

Petrochemicals Manufacturer client - major manufacturer-marketer of basic petrochemicals and specialty products with revenues of $298 billion.  The
project included roll out of global demand and supply planning.
•        Provided functional proficiency to the European, Asian and Africa/Middle East implementation rollouts of JDA Manugistics’ 6.1.2 Demand and
Fulfillment modules.  
•        Delivered expertise on system functionality, business process flow and best practices.  
•        Supplied knowledge transfer for JDA Manugistics’ configuration across regional implementations to ensure best practices and standardization.

Foods Manufacturer client - $7 billion manufacturer-marketer of packaged foods.  The project included implementation of an integrated demand and
supply planning system.
•        Led the Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) implementation of JDA Manugistics’ 5.4.3.  The project included Demand and Supply Planning modules
with interfaces to legacy Load-Building and Order Management systems
•        Transitioned 20 VMI customers from legacy systems and phased in customers new to VMI.  

1998- 2000
Senior Supply Chain Planner        

Developed inventory and production plans for $258 million national brand hair-care category.  Coached end-users to improve supply chain planning skills
and software knowledge.

•        Evaluated systems and training needs of Supply Chain group and instituted program to achieve operating efficiency goals, improving service
targets from 89% to 96% in first 3 months.
•        Lead 20-person team to implement S&OP methodology for 2 plants.  Reduced schedule changes by 30%.
•        Represented Chicago division on project to implement the Supply Chain Planning model, enabling joint distribution for the merger of three
consumer products goods companies.
•        Modeled JDA Manugistics’ Constrained Production Planning for shampoo & conditioner products.  Wrote procedure guide for training and rollout to
other categories.

1992- 1998
•        Provided end-user expertise to all phases of the JDA Manugistics software upgrade;
•        Evaluated and configured Demand & Distribution modules
•        Led change management to effectively communicate with end-users.  
•        Developed and delivered all training, documentation and ongoing support for 15 end users.

Supply Chain Planner,
•        Accountable for tactical plan of $600 million laundry detergents category; integrated Inventory and Demand Planning with oversight to Production
Scheduling, Deployment and Materials Planning.  
•        Implemented Inventory Planning methodology, exceeding 99% customer service target while reducing inventory Days-on-Hand by 30%.  
•        Created synergies to reduce national forecast error from 54% to 41%.
•        Developed collaborative, relationships with Sales and Marketing Groups to produce the Annual Estimate and quarterly updates.

1988- 1992
Senior Production Scheduler                                                  
Planned and scheduled production, procured customized machine parts and contract processing, instituted performance metrics and improved
shipment performance from 71% to 95% in first 6 months.

MBA, International Finance concentration

CPIM in Production and Inventory Management

BS, Operations Research/Industrial Engineering        
Back to Peningo Sample Resumes