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Resume of

Kevin Essery
OVERVIEW
Kevin is an IT professional with a strong manufacturing background, experienced in a range of enterprise business applications including ERP, MES, LIMS and process automation, with a proven track record of implementing and integrating these business systems.

CAREER SUMMARY
   Senior IT Consultant o Ajilon Australia Business Analyst/Technical Writer o Synergistics Australia Business Analyst o Honeywell  Business Analyst o Self Employed  Technology Manager o GlaxoSmithKline Opiates Division  Process Development Manager o GlaxoSmithKline Opiates Division

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES


        Managed small teams Project Management Business System implementation Business analysis experience MES Experience Project Engineering experience Documentation Specification Writing     Good communication Travelled and worked for long periods away from home Team player British & Australian Dual nationality/Passport.

EXPERIENCE
   Business System implementation Business analysis experience MES Experience    Manufacturing background, Software evaluation & selection ERP (Axapta, MFG-Pro, SAP and BPCS) experience

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS


     Advanced Diploma in Chemistry (Polymers), RMIT Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Chemical), RMIT Certificate: Work Place Industrial Relations, Deakin University Certificate: Occupational Health and Safety, Deakin University Certificate: Supervision for the Technical Specialist, RMIT

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CAREER HISTORY
Ajilon
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October 2009 to Present


Senior IT Consultant Adecco October 2009 to Present Developed and documented strategies and Methodologies to Migrate complex Database data from Lotus Notes to SharePoint 2010. Developed proof of concept migration to a SharePoint development environment. Selected and implemented a suitable migration tool to migrate the data from Lotus Notes to SharePoint. Developed Strategies for large scale document repository and Document indexing. Developed and prototyped a Call Centre ticketing system for use by the PeopleSoft team and potential future use as a Line of Business application for the remainder of the Adecco business. Key Achievements: Business acceptance by Adecco of the Lotus Notes migration strategy. Development of document management strategies. Development of SharePoint 2010 Workflows for document management and ticketing. Role: Client: Dates: Description: Senior IT Consultant BHP Billiton October 2009 to Present Using Ajilon s custom SAP EC upload tool, successfully uploaded new facility configuration and data to the Production Environment. Provided support to the Business Users and Assisted in preparation of BHPB NGERS reporting to the Federal Government Department of Climate Change And Energy Efficiency. Senior IT Consultant Australia Post October 2009 to Present Worked closely with AusPost Sustainability Team to document thefunctional requirements, was responsible for the configuration and implementation of SAP Environmental Compliance for the Client. Provided technical documentation and Testing for the configured solution, then loaded and validated Legacy system Consumption and Emission Data.

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Synergistics Australia
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March 2009 to October 2009

Business Analyst Silcar May 2009 to September 2009 Reverse engineering and as-built documentation of an integrated asset

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management solution utilising BizTalk technology. This was an exhaustive exercise in preparation for the upgrade of the asset management software.

Honeywell
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2006 to 2008
MES Business Analyst Honeywell June 2008 to December 2008 Focused on the integration of the MES layer to ERP along with Sample Management integration to LIMS, integration tools have been Biztalk and SAP XI/xMII, recent involvement in the re-engineering of interfaces using Service Oriented Architecture . Included in the above work tasks; y Business Process Mapping. y Business Requirement Documentation. y Configuration and Testing of MES. y Configuration and Testing of SAP xMII, Bizcalc and other XML (Matricon) interfaces. y User Acceptance Testing. y Direct and indirect user support

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MES Business Analyst BHP Iron Ore Jan2006 to June 2008 Part of a successful 3 year project, working as a Business Analyst for Honeywell Process Solutions on the BHPBilliton Iron Ore e2e project setting up the Sensor to Boardroom concept, where in near real time, process data is acquired and provided to an ERP (SAP) system. Worked closely with business owners at the mine sites to ensure a smooth handover and when required, provided technical support to fix problems (24/7). Provided effective direct and indirect client support to the MES suite product extensions at BHPB IO for their RGP4. Performed Project Management and Business Analyst services for other mining sites for Reporting Dashboards, Issue Tracking and Sample tracking applications

Independent Contractor
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2005 to 2006

ERP Consultant Moody Dunbar 2005 to 2006 Worked as a consultant on 2 ERP projects for the MFG-Pro and Microsoft Dynamics AX application deployments. Working on an Axapta ERP implementation in the US for a food processor

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(Moody Dunbar). In this project a range of activities were performed: y Analysis of client business and objectives. y Axapta Modifications and configuration. y Writing of procedures and specifications. y Report Writing. y Quality Assurance. y User Training. During this time training was completed in MS Axapta T&L, Production, Development and MorphX.

GlaxoSmithKline
Role: Client: Dates: Description:

1997 to2004
Technology Manager GlaxoSmithKline 1997 to 2004 Managed the Manufacturing and QA IT infrastructure for the Opiates division at Port Fairy and Latrobe, the role required the selection and application of IT solutions for the division, which would improve regulatory compliance, quality assurance and reduce cost of goods. Led and managed a small team that was responsible for the development and implementation of a range of production management, process control, reporting, data management, inventory management, enterprise resource planning, quality management, information processing, security and other operational systems. This role spanned two company sites to improve productivity, efficiency, product quality and competitiveness. The direct reports to this position comprised 2 IT Infrastructure Specialists, and 2 Instrument/Electrical Technicians. During this time as Technology Manager the following key projects were deployed under my management:  ERP implementation (MFG-Pro and Lot Management System) Responsible for all business mapping, system design, manufacturing and QA configuration, manufacturing and QA documentation and data migration testing. A number of interfaces were included within the scope of this project incorporating the following systems: MFGPro (ERP), Laboratory Information Management System, Distributed Control System, and the weighscales.  Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) - Managed the implementation of a LIMS system for the company s QA Laboratory, with responsibility for modelling the data life cycle from sample receipt to product release, writing the business and user requirement specifications, selecting and recommending the system and managing all facets of the project to completion. The system was successfully interfaced to the CDMS and Poppy Crop Management System

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 WiFi, Barcoding and Labelling Project -Proposed and championed the concept of direct data capture and product labelling for the company s Chemicals Division. Designed the WiFi infrastructure for the company s two sites, sourced and installed the portable data terminals and interfaced weighscales to MFG-Pro Distributed Control System (DCS) - Assisted the implementation a new Yokogawa Distributed Control System, a fully Ethernet networked process control and data acquisition platform utilising a digital bus for data acquisition from field mounted measurement devices Process Information Management Systems (PIMS) - Much of the data acquired by the DCS and PLC systems was generally lost within a matter of days. I ran a project to evaluate a number of systems to determine the feasibility of implementing a PIMS and interfacing to the ERP system. Yokogawa Exaquantum, Matricon PlantNet/Aspentech IP21 Manufacturing and QA Lead for BPCS implementation -Chemicals Division implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning system. GSK globally had chosen BPCS as their ERP solution. Responsible for the implementation for the Chemicals Division

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Process Development Manager GlaxoSmithKline 1994 to 1997 Reporting to the Site Director leading a small team of professionals (Chemists and Engineers) to provide technical services, laboratory and R&D to the manufacturing site.  Responsible for Process improvement.  Troubleshooting to manufacturing business.  New Product introduction.  Environmental services.  Analytical method development and validation.  Responsible for Information Technology at the Port Fairy site.  Coordinated various external research projects. The direct reports for this position comprised 2 Chemists, and 1Laboratory Technician.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 NATA Auditor o Chemical Testing, o Environmental Air Sampling and Analysis, o LIMS and electronic data acquisition systems (EDAS).

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
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                     Axapta T&L, Axapta Production, Axapta MorphX, Axapta Development, MFG-Pro, Cognos ReportNet, SAP R/3 implementation, BPCS version 6.1 implementation, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma trained, Windows LAN and workgroup IT support, Agilent LIMS, ChemLMS and QC-Client, Agilent 1100 HPLC and Chemstation Software, Yokogawa DCS XL and CS3000, GMP/GLP trained, Teamwork and Leadership, Kepner Tregoe problem solving, Train the trainer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio.

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