University Of Surrey
Chemical Engineering , Chemical Engineering
IT Delivery Manager
adidas , Herzogenaurach, Germany
January 2005 - August 2005
Defining functional requirements for a European Special Handling (ESA) application in UK, France & Germany.
Managing off-shore system development by InfoSys India.
Creation of user acceptance testing scripts and managing the acceptance process.
Integration of the new application within the existing SAP environment and existing labelling solution.
Supporting the logistics and global operations throughout the development cycle of the project.
Contract ended following the successful delivery of the project.
Business Consultant & WMS Team Leader
Philips Lighting UK , Guildford
October 2002 - October 2003
Defining the processes & interfaces between Philips Lighting and TPL provider (New Wave Logistics).
Managing the interface development and testing from SAP SD to the OPUS WMS.
Supporting the movement of stocks from the warehouse in France back to a UK warehouse being run by New Wave Logistics on behalf of Philips Lighting Distribution UK.
Business Consultant (Contract)
September 2001 - September 2002
Member of the evaluation & selection team for a new Third Party Logistics supplier.
Data extraction & analysis of historical information for warehousing & distribution for inclusion in a Request for Proposal document.
Assisted in the preparation and content of both the Request For Information and Request For Proposal documents.
Member of the SAP implementation team with responsibility for warehousing interfaces & integration processes between sales & warehousing.
Support of the sales & logistics groups in the use of SAP sales & distribution modules.
Warehouse Management Systems Consultant
Philips Lighting Distribution
July 2000 - September 2001
Process definition & implementation with UDL (TPLS) in their warehouse in Villeneuve St. George using function modelling based around Integration Definition (IDEF0) standards..
Training & supporting the warehouse operation in the use of Marc-cs WMS on behalf of PLD.
Interface definition & development between Marc-cs & TOLAS.
September 1993 - June 2000
Subcontracted to work for Philips Lighting UK at clients Croydon site.
Worked on the European template for TOLAS the replacement of their bespoke ERP system (LASER). This also involved the implementation of the TOLAS warehouse management module at the warehouse in Northampton. The warehouse was run by Interforward/Bibby on behalf of Philips Lighting.
SD & Warehouse Integration
Philips Telecom Private Mobile Radio
September 1990 - August 1993
Philips Private Mobile Radio were one of the first companies to provide cellular mobile phone systems for major companies & the emergency services.
Supporting the sales & marketing departments in their use of IT.
Training HQ & regional support centres in the use of PC's and office applications.
Software System Designer
January 1988 - January 1990
Philips Information Systems Automation (ISA) was the internal software house providing bespoke computer solutions for the Philips group of companies. At the forefront of best practice and cutting edge of computer technology they produced ERP systems, email systems and electronic data interchange (EDI) messaging standards in the early 1980's. The employees were later split out of the Philips group to join BSO Pass and latterly ATOS Origin.
Designing, coding and implementing bespoke software applications for the Philips group using SSADM & Philips own project management standard Prodosta mainly for Philips Lighting & Consumer Electronics.