You are on page 1of 6

Daniel P. Brennan Email - db505688@westpost.

net Telephone 1-609-894-2638 Cell Phone 1-609-280-9113 Pemberton, N.J. 08068 Summary A highly accomplished, Business professional with extensive experience in the fo llowing areas: JD Edwards Client/Server ERP Systems (Core and Advanced Functional Applications & CNC), IBM MAPICS (Manufacturing, Accounting and Production Information Control Systems), Accounting, Customer Service, Leadership, Consulting Services, Projec t Management, Business Process Analysis & SDLC, System Implementations and Upgra des, SOP, Manufacturing, Logistics & Distribution, Data Migration & Systems Inte gration, Database Administration, Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Repor ting, Reengineering & Change Management Possess demonstrated track record in applying technology and administrative proc esses to significantly improve business performance for over twenty-five years. Refined communication and people skills with individuals at all levels of an org anization. Proven relentless problem solver and timely informed decision maker w ith the leadership ability to set team priorities and initiate viable courses of action to consistently attain strategic company goals and key business objectiv es. Over ten years of JD Edwards One World and Enterprise One hands-on experienc e providing functional and/or technical analytical support for three companies e ach using different versions of One World or Enterprise One as their ERP solutio n. Each company had multiple production and distribution facilities in North Ame rica but competed in different market segments each with unique business process es to compete in the marketplace they were in. These consulting assignments have provided extensive application knowledge and insight of the interaction of JDE' s Master Data Files with the Applications to process the proper transactions req uired to produce the advanced functionality JDE designed to support various comp lex business processes. Broad range of top management skills coupled with additi onal expertise in other management information systems and a strong background i n Corporate Accounting specializing in Manufacturing Plant Operations. Career Objective An immediate value added contributor that will consistently strive to improve th e level of customer service provided in a hands-on Information/Business Systems Upper Management position by utilizing all of the knowledge, expertise in numero us managerial / technical skill sets and extensive experience in Accounting and Management Information Systems. Supporting the company's initiatives and leverag e of Information Technology, JDE and/or other Business Systems by continuous opt imization of their potential functionality to support and enhance business proce sses and gain a competitive edge for the enterprise has been very successful and gratifying. Anticipate future challenges in my next key role as new opportuniti es to improve operating performance levels throughout the business organization. Willing to travel and manage others as required achieving company goals and ass igned objectives. Business Experience

March 2009 to Present Senior JDE Enterprise One 8.9 Application Analyst - Current full time employmen t contract agreement to back fill a permanent position is nearing completion. Du ring this time a unparalleled improvement in the level of customer service has r edefined the value of the position that was vacated by a Canadian employee who i s returning after taking the customary one year absence for maternity leave that began on April 1st of 2009. Supported all the Enterprise One 8.9 applications and managed all IT steering co mmittee approved projects. This included numerous other auxiliary systems such a s the iQ4bis Business Intelligence and Foot Prints Problem Resolution Documentat ion Management. Their Enterprise One applications deployed include: Financials, Sales Order Processing, Advanced Pricing, Manufacturing, Demand Planning, Logist ics & Distribution and Advanced Transportation. This is the third JDE E1 installation all in different industries I have experie nced and even though their core modules were heavily modified, I made the transi tion into the position transparent except for the higher level of service and su pport that many of the end users at all levels of management acknowledged they h ad not received with previous application support personnel. I had a great oppor tunity to assist the Financial Cost Manager who lost both his Plant Controllers responsibly for all the production facilities in the 4th quarter of the year. I trained him how to do use the JDE manufacturing /cost accounting applications at the level of detail that were previously only performed by the plant controller s and he had only done before in SAP. This included all the monthly and year-end functions. In addition to the daily support and problem resolution for all of North America 's Ceilings division of Certainteed including corporate, four manufacturing faci lities and outside sales and engineering support groups. Managed several success ful projects implementing JDE business process improvements in Demand Planning a nd Manufacturing. These new business processes have improved the quality of info rmation management uses to run the business. Capgemini November 2008 - February 2009 JDE Functional and Technical SME - JDE Subject Matter Expert representing Capge mini during the bidding process for an Enterprise One 9.0 Implementation consult ing contract with Innophos Corporation. Hudson Marine Management Services January 2007 - July 2008 Application Development Consultant - I was the Project / Testing Manager and Bus iness Analyst for Hudson's TMSA project owner. The application that was develope d is a Web Based workflow driven Business Quality Management Compliance system t hat is becoming a commercial mandate by the major Oil companies of the world. Th is system synchronizes workflow data from the company's home office to their oil or cargo ships operating worldwide. When the successful development of the func tionality, user interface, unit testing and SME user acceptance testing neared c ompletion, more of my time became focused on pre post sales activities including customer demonstrations, training, implementation support, and problem resoluti on in the production environment. Shield Alloy Metallurgical Corp. 2005 - 2006 JDE E1 CNC and Applications Business Consultant - I was the JDE/IT Project Manag

er and Business Analyst for Shield's Corporate Finance Department in the success ful implementation of a separate JDE Enterprise Server or instance of JDE for a sister company spin-off that went live January 1, 2006.This included all data mi gration. A deployment of an Archival Environment with Pre-2006 Database for the Sister Company was completed successfully in April 2006. In addition to the proj ects assigned, I was assigned sole responsibility for 24/7 Technical and Functio nal support for JDE One World Version B7332. This included but was not limited t o all JDE Order to Cash Functional Applications. (G/L, AR, AP Manufacturing/Cost Accounting, Inventory, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales, Logistics, Distributio n and Quality Control) The JDE infrastructure utilized NT Enterprise and Deployment Servers running MS SQL 7.0, thin clients running Windows Terminal Server / Citrix, and full clients running Windows NT, XP and 2000. Sybron Chemicals Inc. Corporate Management Positions - 1979 to 2004 1999- 2004 JDE Applications Manager and CNC Administrator-North America: Reporting to the Global IT Director managed the company's North America business systems from a functional and technical prospective including but not limited t o all JDE Order to Cash Applications (G/L, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Manufacturing C ost Accounting. Inventory, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales, Logistics, Distribu tion, MRP, Forecasting, Quality Control using J.D.Edwards OneWorld & MAPICS XE) and Lotus Notes, Vertex sales tax, SEC/EDGAR Reporting, Bank transmissions, D&B Credit Checking, MSDS, COA, Product labeling/Bar Coding systems, Plant Maintenan ce system, Environmental Regulatory Reporting, etc. to meet all regulatory, comm ercial and supply chain business requirements. Based on business needs or initia tives at the Corporate, Business Unit or Departmental Level, I gathered the requ irements, developed functional and technical specifications, directed off-site o utsourced developers / programmers, unit tested, gained user acceptance, documen ted, trained, implemented and provided ongoing support for all new software pack ages, program modifications, application development and interfaces. This includ ed all the sites of the eleven-business units operating in North America. I adm inistered all One World CNC functions such as installation and version upgrade s upport, program debugging and problem resolution, security, menus, vocabulary ov errides, data dictionary, package builds and deployment, ESU's, service packs, c hange management and backups. The JDE infrastructure utilized AS400 I series 720 Enterprise and NT Deployment Server, Web Server, thin clients running Windows T erminal Server / Citrix, and full clients running Windows NT, XP and 2000. * Supervised two Business Analysts and distributed, coordinated and monitored th e efforts of up to six outsourced on site or remote JDE developers and RPG progr ammers. * Developed and managed IT budget for all departmental expense accounts. * Primary back up to manager, infrastructure/systems and networks in support of SCI's global businesses. * Reviewed and negotiated all Infrastructure, hardware and software maintenance contracts. * Primary contact for all application and CNC issues. * Member of Technical, Financial, Manufacturing and L&D ERP Phase One, Two, and Phase Three Implementation Project teams. * Assisted in the software installation of JDE One World B7331 and version upgra de to JDE One World B7332. * Program Manager of all the financial JDE Z Processes and RPG program interface s developed between JDE and our legacy MAPICS XA system. * Gathered the business requirements, created the technical and functional speci fications and managed the develop team that utilized JDE Z Processing and IBM RP G programming tools for all JDE program modifications and application developmen

t required for three phases of the JDE implementation project. * Implemented JDE One World B7332 project Phase One (all modules for the Textile business unit) and the Financial Module for all of North America and Phase Two (all modules for the Ion Exchange business unit) on time and on budget. Phase Th ree was completed but not implemented due to the acquisition of Sybron by Bayer. * Gathered the business requirements, created the technical and functional speci fications and managed the develop team that utilized JDE Z Processing and IBM RP G programming tools for the data migration for all the business units from Sybro n's IBM MAPICS XA and JDE One World systems to Bayer's U.S. Corporate IBM Mainfr ame 370 Legacy systems. * Migrated all applications from Sybron's legacy AS/400 I Series Model 620 to Sy bron's ERP AS/400 I Series Model 720. * Retired Sybron's Legacy AS/400 I Series Model 620 * Project Manager of all Functional / Technical aspects of North American acquis itions and divestitures by Sybron Chemicals Inc * Project Manager of the interfaces developed for data transfer between Sybron's JDE ERP system and Bayer's worldwide SAP and North America's Bayer's Legacy Sys tem. * Project Manager of a IBM O/S upgrade and the version compatibility of all soft ware applications utilizing that platform. Performed problem determination and r esolution for JDE connectivity after the upgrade was completed. * Project Manager - WorldwideY2K systems migration 1989 - 1999 MAPICS Applications Manager - North America Reporting to the Global IT Director managed the company's North America Business Systems from a functional and technical prospective including but not limited t o all MAPICS Order to Cash Applications (G/L, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Manufacturin g/Cost Accounting, Inventory, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales, Distribution, Qu ality Control using IBM MAPICS System) and Lotus Notes, Vertex Sales Tax, SEC/ED GAR Reporting, Bank transmissions, D&B Credit Checking, MSDS, COA, Product label ing/Bar Coding systems, Plant Maintenance system, Environmental Regulatory Repor ting, etc. to meet all regulatory, commercial and supply chain business requirem ents. Based on business needs or initiatives at the Corporate, Business Unit or Departmental Level, I gathered the requirements, developed functional and techni cal specifications, directed off-site outsourced developers / programmers, unit tested, gained user acceptance, documented, trained, implemented and provided on going support for all new software packages, program modifications, application development and interfaces. This included all the sites of the eleven-business u nits operating in North America. Hardware platforms included IBM AS/400 I Series and Microsoft NT/Windows. * Supervised two Business Analysts and all outsourced on site or remote RPG prog rammers. * Managed IT budget for all expense accounts related to the application software environment. * Reviewed and negotiated all Software Maintenance contracts. * Purchased all end user related hardware and software. * Primary back up to manager, infrastructure/systems and networks in support of SCI's global businesses. * Single point of contact for all functional and technical application issues. * Successful project leader for MAPICS DB to MAPICS XA migration, including all modifications, enhancements and interfaces to third party packages. * Successful project leader for three MAPICS DB upgrades, including all modifica tions, enhancements and interfaces to third party packages. * Created new subsystems for Customer Order Fulfillment, Production Reporting, I nventory Cost Accounting, Bills of Lading and SARA 312/MSDS reporting based on b usiness requirements. * Responsible for all Functional / Technical aspects of North American acquisiti

ons and divestitures by Sybron Chemicals Inc. * Responsible for version compatibility of all software applications utilizing I BM's midrange computers during several O/S upgrades including the AS/400 CISC to RISC migration. Resolved any and all issues after the O/S upgrade. 1986 - 1989 Manufacturing Cost Accounting Supervisor - Supervised all cost accounting functi ons for the Ion Exchange (including payroll) and Biochemical business in North A merica. Provided functional application support and analysis for the legacy MAPI CS business systems running on an IBM System 36. Other duties included internal financial reporting for two of Sybron's eleven strategic business units. Manager of two Plant Controllers and all outsourced on site or remote RPG Programmers. 1979 - 1986 Manufacturing Cost Accountant - Sybron's Plant Controller for Jersey State Chemi cal Company. In addition, I provided application support using one internal RPG Programmer for MAPICS running on an IBM System 34. Higher Education Loyola University New Orleans, Louisiana. 1972 - 1973 Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania 1973 - 1976 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Finance, Minor in Accou nting, 1976 Burlington County College - New Jersey - Additional Accounting Courses completed Computer Skills IBM AS/400 DB2 - Operations and Database Administration, IBM SQL, FEU, DFU, Quer y 400, PC Support, RUMBA and Client Access Microsoft Sequel Server - Operations and Database Administration, MS SQL Lotus Notes Server Administration, MS Exchange Server & Outlook Administration, INQAS (LIMS), Vertex Tax, MS Office Suite, Microsoft NT, XP, 2000, 2003, Windows 7, VPN, Norton and McAfee Security Suites, iQ4bis Business Intelligence, Foot P rints, Web Timesheet, Net Meeting, Etc. ERP Systems JD Edwards E1 and JDE One World: Core and Advanced Business Applications Management, CNC Administration, Project Management including Enhancements, Implementations, Upgrades, Updates, Paper Fix es, and End User Problem Resolution, Training and Support. Hardware Platforms: IBM AS/400 I Series DB2 Enterprise Server - Windows NT Deployment Server, Citri x Terminal Servers and Windows NT, XP and 2000 clients. Microsoft Windows Sequel Enterprise Server - Windows 2000 Deployment Server, Cit rix Terminal Servers and Windows XP and 2000 clients.

IBM MAPICS, MAPICS DB and MAPICS XA: Core and Advanced Business Applications Management, Project Management including Implementations, Upgrades, Cumulative Updates and End Problem Resolution, Train ing and Support. Hardware Platforms: IBM System 34. System 36 and AS/400 I Series DB2 - 5250 Terminals, Windows 97, X P and 2000 clients.

JDE E1 Training at Oracle University JDE Enterprise One E1 8.9 to E1 8.10 Software Release and Tools 8.95 to 8.96 Rel ease Upgrade: IBM DB2, IBM UDB and MS Window's based Operating Systems. JDE CNC Enterprise One Advanced Technical Tools: IBM DB2, IBM UDB and MS Window' s based Operating Systems. Object Management Workbench, OMW Configurator and Security Workbench JDE One World Training at JDE University Foundation Systems, Administration, Security, Application Modifications and Pack age Deployment, Object Librarian, Problem Resolution, Forms Development and Repo rt Writer I