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 Expert  715986

Expert in Enterprise Management Systems

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has spent a majority of his career involved in assisting companies select and implement systems to manage the process of manufacturing. His work has included almost every major software product for mainframe, mid-range, and minicomputers, as well as many microcomputer products. He is experienced in discrete, job shop, batch process, and the automotive and aerospace industries. He also has conducted highly-regarded in-plant education courses.

control system


manufacturing planning computer system


manufacturing software


manufacturing systems modeling


production control

A significant portion of Expert's career has involved distribution and logistics. His work has included warehouse layout and technology, stocking level and picking/packing, and order entry, processing, and management. He has also worked with major automotive companies and military service arms.

material requirements planning


distribution requirements planning



Expert is experienced in the implementation of systems for the engineering disciplines. His work has included the analysis of engineering managerial styles and operations, as well as the determination of departmental functional needs. He is also knowledgeable in the evaluation and implementation of computer-based solutions for design, manufacture, and analysis of both mechanical and electronic components and assemblies.

computer-aided design and manufacturing


computer-aided engineering

Expert is an active member of the X12 (EDI) Standards Committee. He has provided training and consultation to both large supply chains and small business EDI concepts, mapping, and integration using both ANSI-X12 and UN/EDIFACT.

electronic data interchange


Internet commerce

Expert's career has involved the integration of islands of information and automation. He has also participated in the development of integration strategies to develop enterprise-wide solutions covering long-term objectives and short-range migration plans.

computer integrated manufacturing


computer system integration


application software

Expert has worked with almost every class of enterprise (in terms of size, industry, and level of applied automation) to achieve effective material, production & human resource effectiveness throughout the manufacturing and distribution cycle. He has in depth experience with management of multi-level supply chains to achieve minimal levels of materials in stores and in-process at all levels. he effeortshave achieve dramatic reduction in aggregate material levels, through-put, and cycle time reductionwhile maintaining and enhansing customer service levels and on-time deliveries.



computer-aided acquisition and logistics support

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  Cleveland, Ohio;  Toledo, Ohio;  Akron, Ohio;  Youngstown, Ohio;  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;  and Erie, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1959   BS   Business Administration   American University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1977 to 2000


Manufacturing Control Systems, Inc.




Assisting companies in the selection and implementation of information systems for management of manufacturing (fabrication & assembly), distribution (warehousing & logistics),engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE), and Electronic Commerce. Developing and delivering general and customized education. Providing general advise and counsel to managements.

1976 to 1977


McDonnell Douglas Automation Co .


Account Manager


Responsible for management of corproate accounts using or planning to use Unigraphics CAD/CAM.

1975 to 1976


Associated Resources, Inc .


Project Manager


Responsible for management of programming and implementation teams. Successfully imp[lmeneted systems in two different Fortune 500 units.

1969 to 1975


Sperry Univac (now Unisys Corporation)


Region Manufacturing Systems Coordinator


Responsible for management of all efforts in 13 states of full functioned MRP II system.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert belongs to the American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS), Society of Manufacturing Engineers(SME), International Materials Management Society (IMMS)Association of Electronic Commerce Professionals International, and National Defense Industrial Association


Expert holds the following certifications: Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) for APICS; Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) by SME; Professional Certified in Materials Management (PCMM) through IMMS; and Certified Electronic Commerce Professional (CECP) by the AECPI.

Professional Appointments

He is the Course Leader for the American Management Associations, Past President of the Cleveland Chapter - APICS, and Past Chapter Chair of Cleveland Chapter CASA/SME.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has been published in over twenty professional journals and magazines.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - National Association of Manufacturers, National Manufacturing Week  
 - Society of Manufacturing Engineers  
 - Institute for International Research  
 - APICS Conference Proceedings  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1993 to 1998   OSD(A&T/L) CALS   Program Manager   Managed Delivery Orders for CALS Program Officeand participated in MIL-STD development.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • As the Project Manager developed and implemented multi-tier order entry inventory control systems for a multi-line truck manhufacturer.
  • Developed and delivered full day multi-media presentation for OSD/CALS.
  • Assisted a multi-plant first tier automotive manufacturer in the selection and implementation of MRP II system.
  • Served as Materials Handling Consultant to national warehouse management of a major automotive transplant.
  • Consultant to MRP II software vendor, critically evaluated product functionality and recommended improvements.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in warehouse layout planning in illinois for consulting on Re-design our existing 8000 sq ft warehouse.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • ERP software expert for consulting on litigation involving installation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1999 to 1999   Canada - national government   Served as Subject Matter Expert and author to the Government of Canada for the development of Primer on STEP (ISO-10303).
1990 to 1990   Canada - Ontario   Consultant to automotive related manufacturer for implementation of MRP II and other process improvements.
1986 to 1986   Canada - Alberta Provence   Consultant to oil field equipment manufacturer for facility development, layout, and manufacturing policies for a new plant.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed and delivered in excess of one dozen multiple day classes in materials management. He is also a course leader for the American Management Association. He has previously or is currently teaching five different classes (from 3 to 5 days in length). He is the Subject Matter Expert for the development of an additional two classes.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has sourced and located vendors for multiple enterprises in MRO II, WMS, CMMS, EC/EDI.


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