Profile of the month – Epicor for January 2019

SR. Developer/Architect – Epicor and Dynamics AX

SUMMARY OF MY EXPERIENCE:

  • ERP Experience:
    • Vantage
    • Epicor 9 and 10
    • MS Dynamics AX 4.0, 2009 and 2012
  • Over 10 years of experience in:
    • Software development
    • Project management
    • Business analysis
    • Technical implementation
    • Training People
  • Over 10 years of experience as a technical consultant for ERP Systems
  • Development Manager
  • Technical skills:
    • Epicor Customization Tools:
      • Custom Engine (UI)
      • BPMs
      • BAMs
      • Dashboards, BAQs and BAQ Reporting
    • Crystal Reports
    • SSRS Reports
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Progress Open Edge – ABL and OpenGL.
    • .NET Framework
    • Integrations
    • C#, HTML, XML, SQL, JSP, JavaScript, Progress, X++
  • Primary consulting services expertise:
    • Understanding customer business requirements and Epicor ERP capabilities
    • Epicor software implementation technical / development Project Management
    • Epicor customizations: requirements definition, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation
    • Integrating core custom software with Epicor ERP
    • Reports and dashboards  
    • Business Process Modeling and Gap Analysis.
  • Fluently bilingual: English and Spanish

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE:

Delata Consultants Ltd, Monterrey, Mexico                     Since October 2017

Manager and Technical Consultant:

  • Responsible for managing, scheduling and ensuring the different communication channels are properly handled in a development project lifecycle.
  • Coordinate development teams to ensure the final product meets customer specifications.
  • In many cases, I developed and implemented the designs.

Mayan Technologies, Monterrey, Mexico            From Aug 2016 to Sep 2017

Technical Consultant:

  • Receive requirements from customers, prepare specification files, estimate and develop customizations.

Cre8tive Tech, Monterrey, Mexico                           From Feb 2013 to Jul 2016

Technical Consultant:

  • Receive requirements from customers, prepare specification files, estimate and develop customizations.

Epicor, Monterrey, Mexico                                      From Feb 2007 to Mar 2010

Role:

  • Developer
  • Team Leader

FORMAL EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor, Computer Systems Engineering, ITESM University, 2006

OTHER SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • Epicor Tools Certified for Epicor 9 and Epicor 10

Profile of the month – Dynamics AX/365 for January 2019

Microsoft Dynamics Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant – Resume

SUMMARY

Experience Dynamics AX functional professional with 5+ years of experience implementing ERP´s and over 4 years of Dynamics AX experience. Extensive functional knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 FO, AX 2012 / 2009. Participated in 4+ full life cycle implementations projects mainly as Dynamics Warehouse Management, Trade & Logistics Consultant. 

My expertise lies within Inventory & Warehouse Management, Production (WMS Process), Procurement & Sourcing, Sales & Marketing and Product Management

Extensive business logic knowledge. Experienced in variety of industries with Global instances including:

  • Steel industry / Automotive Industry
  • Maquiladora’s Sector in Mexico /  Textil Industry
  • Food & Beverage / Industrial Manufacturing / 

Portfolio of Projects ERP Dynamics AX: 

  • 1 implementation with D365 FO
  • 1 project roll-out GERMAN subsidiary AX2012 
  • 4 implementations with Dynamics AX 2012

Certifications:

  • AX 2012 Trade & Logistics 
  • Netsuite Consultant 

Professional Experience

Project Name:  New Implementation (D365 FO)

  • Company Name: Arbela
  • Type of Company:  Automotive Industry
  • Duration – 4 months – 2018
  • Role: Sr. Warehouse Management Consultant
  • Modules, Warehouse Management
  • Other Activities: Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team. – Prepare CRP I & II and present to key users. – Prepare Data Migration & Load and validate information, Training Users

Project Name:  Roll Out Implementation (AX 2012 R3)

  • Company Name: RG Ray (Norma Group)
  • Type of Company:  Automotive Industry
  • Duration – 12 months – 2017/ 2018
  • Role: Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant
  • Modules, Warehouse Management, Inventory Management, Product Management, Procurement & Sourcing
  • Other Activities: Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team. – Prepare CRP I & II and present to key users. – Prepare Data Migration & validate information, Training Users

Project Name:  New Implementation (AX 2012 R3)

  • Company Name: Artissimo Design
  • Type of Company:  Textile Industry
  • Duration – 6 months – 2017
  • Role: Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant
  • Modules: Warehouse Management, Inventory Control & Receiving, Sales & Marketing, Master Planning, Product Management
  • Other Activities:
    • Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team.
    • Prepare CRP I & II and present to key users
    • Prepare Data Migration & Load and validate information, Training Users

Project Name:  New Implementation (AX 2012 R3)

  • Company Name: Artissimo Canada
  • Type of Company:  Textil Industry 
  • Duration – 4 months –  2017
  • Role: Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant 
  • Modules: Warehouse Management, Inventory Control & Receiving, Sales & Marketing, Procurement & Sourcing, Product Management
  • Other Activities: Run Testing on DEV environment and validate against FDD documentation, Training Users. Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team.

Project Name:  New Implementation (AX 2012 R3)  

  • Company Name: Toray Group
  • Type of Company:  Industrial Manufacturing
  • Duration – 8 months –  2016
  • Role: Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant 
  • Modules: Warehouse Management, Inventory Control & Receiving, Sales & Marketing, Master Planning, Product Management
  • Other Activities: Run Testing on DEV environment and validate against FDD documentation, Training Users. Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team.

Project Name:  New Implementation (AX 2012 R3)

  • Company Name: Assa Abloy Colombia
  • Type of Company:  Automotive Industry
  • Duration – 6 months – 2015
  • Role: Procurement Consultant
  • Modules:  Procurement & Sourcing
  • Other Activities:
    • Prepare FRD-FIT document and FDD documentation in order to run as engagement between key users and our Development team.
    • Prepare CRP I & II and present to key users.
    • Prepare Data Migration & Load and validate information, Training Users, process reengineering

Project Name:  Roll Out (AX 2009)

  • Company Name: Lechera Guadalajara
  • Type of Company:  Food and Beverage.
  • Duration: 2013 – 4 Months   
  • Role: Sr. Consultant for Finance, SCM & Production.
  • Modules: Inventory Management, Master Planning & Production, EDI Vertical module 
  • Other Activities: Training to Users, support operation about 1 month.

Position:  Supply Chain Manager

  • Company Name: Tequila Cuervo
  • Type of Company:  Food and Beverage
  • Duration:  5 years 
  • Role: Supply Chain Manager
  • Activities:
    • Planning, development, execution and monitoring of the overall growth strategy of the category.
    • Development, administration and constant communication with brands and suppliers.
    • Analysis of indicators and variables of the category, make action plans and follow up to achieve sales and service objectives.
    • Follow up of the behavior of the brands in PDV, visit to them, participation in launch events, seasonal changes, store openings, assembly of visual material, furniture, etc.

EDUCATION:

  • College:  Bachelor –  International Business
    • 2001-2004  Guadalajara University 
  • Master’s degree:  MBA Marketing Focus
    • 2014  ITESM Campus Guadalajara 

Profile of the month – Epicor for November 2018

Sr. Architect and Developer – Epicor

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

ERP Experience:

  • Vantage
  • Epicor 9 and 10

Over 15 years of experience in:

  • Software architecture and development for ERP Systems
  • IT management
  • Project management
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Technical, international multi-site implementation and consulting

Technical skills:

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Progress Open Edge – ABL and OpenGL
  • Microsoft Visual Studio for C# .Net and Visual Basic.Net
  • Infragistics NetAdvantage for Win Forms
  • Software Development Kit (SDK)

Epicor Customization Tools:

  • Custom Engine (UI)
  • BPMs
  • BAMs

Dashboards, BAQs and BAQ Reporting:

  • Service Connect
  • Epicor Anywhere (Web based)
  • Epicor Search Anywhere (“Google” Search)
  • Crystal Reports
  • SSRS Reports

Primary Consulting Services Expertise:

  • Implementing Services on different areas such as CRM, SCM and MFG
  • Business Process Modeling and Gap Analysis.
  • Custom Solutions Design, Documentation and Development
  • Upgrade and Migration Services
  • Application Consulting
  • System and Development Training
  • Testing Processes

Detailed Understanding of Business Processes in:

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing and Production Management
  • Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Assurance
  • System Administration
  • Product Configuration
  • Financial Management

Fluently bilingual: English and Spanish 


DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE:

Delata Consultants Ltd, Canada                                                                                                                  Currently

Senior Developer and Test Coordinator:

  • Responsible for developing software as per client requirements
  • Responsible for all software testing, including documenting test plans and cases, execution of tests
  • In coordination with Delata Consulting president, participating in business development activities

Client no. 1, Mexico                                                                                                                                 From Sept 2014  to Oct 2017

Development Director:

  • Responsible for developing new processes that lead to successful projects in the company,
  • Strategic planning of resources and activities
  • Customer relationship and project management
  • Sales cycle and demonstration of the tools provided in Epicor ERP
  • Monitor and evaluate the capacity and capability of the department
  • Manage Operations in México
  • Agile Methodology Implementation

Client no 2, USA and Mexico                                                                                                                 From Dec 2012 to Aug 2014

Implementation Coordinator:

  • Process consulting and Implementation for different areas, implementing processes for CRM, Sales, Manufacturing & Production, Quality Assurance, Financials
  • Development of new enhancements and features in the system using the E9 tools
  • Analysis, designs and test proof of the new applications developed
  • Communication with the final user, gathering requests and process information
  • Database and System Maintenance, working with installations, upgrades and migrations
  • Training for new processes and modules implemented in the company
  • Technical and functional support for plants in the USA and Mexico

Client no. 3, Mexico and Latin America                                                                                           From Jan 2008 to Sept 2011

  • Product Development Manager:
  • Customer management and contact relations
  • Project leading providing estimates, analysis, designs and test procedures
  • Project schedule management
  • Customer processes analysis and interaction with final users
  • Customer support for technical and functional features of the Epicor 9 product
  • Training customer developers to use the Epicor 9 tools for their own development, different technologies and database administration

FORMAL EDUCATION:

  • Electronic Systems Engineer specializing in Software Development, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2003

Profile of the month – Dynamics AX/365 for November 2018

As announced earlier, this is our first profile of the month for Dynamics AX/365:

Sr. Trade & Logistics Consultant

 Summary of Qualifications
20+ years of experience implementing a variety of complex technical projects utilizing ERP Dynamics AX and CRM. The clients have included number of international corporations in Europe, Latin America, Asia and United States. Areas of specialization include business process analysis and mapping and project management. Excellent skills in implementing complex projects in diverse situations.

Technical Skills and Experience

  • 10 + years of experience implementing Dynamics AX since version 3.0.
  • Led analysis and evaluation needed to develop interfaces between AX and other systems.
  • Deployed solutions or enhancements including setup, training and support.
  • Analyzed, designed and developed documentation functional and technical.
  • Prepared proof of concept (POC’s), demonstrations or prototypes for different customers.
  • Identified and comprehended process to find fit and gaps.
  • Successfully implemented projects in a wide variety of industries including: Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution, Aerospace, Financial Institutions, and Education.
  • Dynamics AX Financial modules experience: General ledger, Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, and Cash & bank management.
  • Dynamics AX Trade & Logistics modules experience: Product information management, Procurement and sourcing, Inventory management, Sales and marketing.

Portfolio of ERP Dynamics AX Projects

  • 7 complete implementations (3.0, 4.0, 2009, 2012 R3)
  • 2 migrations (3.0 to 2009)
  • SOW’s and POC’s
  • CRM 2011 (2 complete implementations)

Certifications:

Microsoft Certification ID: 8199088

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trade & Logistics
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Financials
  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure

Scrum Master Alliance ID: 782009

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner 2018
  • Certified Scrum Master 2018

 Work Experience 

  1. Project Name: Roll Out TTPM Implementation (AX 2012 R3)

  • Company Name: Japanese multinational operation in Mexico
  • Duration: 8 months – 2017-2018
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics
  • Activities: Analysis, design, documentation, configuration, training and deployment
  1. Project name: Analysis and SOW (AX 7)

  • Company Name: Bank, Puerto Rico
  • Duration: 3 months 2016
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Financial modules, Purchase and Sales processes.
  • Activities: Analysis, documentation and project demo.
  1. Project name: Analysis and SOW (AX 7)

  • Company Name: Bank, Ecuador
  • Duration: 4 months 2016
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Financial modules, Purchase and Sales processes.
  • Activities: Analysis, documentation and project demo.
  1. Project name: Internal Implementation AX 2012 R3

  • Company Name: Microsoft Seattle, WA
  • Duration: 1 year and 5 months 2014-2015
  • Role: On Site Coordinator
  • Modules, Project Management and Accounting, Security.
  • Activities: Analysis, design, workshops, documentation, configuration, test cases, follow up developments with India.
  1. Project name: Implementation Dynamics AX 2012 R3

  • Company Name: Auto Dealer, Chile
  • Duration: 4 months 2014
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics, Auto Dealer pack
  • Activities: Functional and Technical documentation.
  1. Project name: Proof of concept

  • Company Name: Customers, Mexico
  • Duration: 2 months 2014
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics
  • Activities: Create demo for two customers
  1. Project name: Workshop, Dynamics AX 2012 R3

  • Company Name: Customer, Atlanta, GA
  • Duration: 1-month 2013
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Financial
  • Activities: Conducted Financial workshop
  1. Project name: Implementation Dynamics AX 2012 R3

  • Company Name: Mexican customer
  • Duration: 5 months, 2013
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics
  • Activities: Analysis, training, design, documentation and configuration.
  1. Project name: Migration 3.0 to 2009

  • Company Name: French multinational operation in Mexico
  • Duration: 3 months, 2012
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics, finance, production, master planning
  • Activities: Analysis, training, design, documentation and configuration.
  1. Project name: Implementation CRM 2011 On premise

  • Customer Name: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
  • Duration: 1 year and 3 months 2011-2012
  • Role: Project Manager
  • Modules, Customer Service
  • Activities: Project plan, follow up, documentation and deployment
  1. Project name: Develop and Implementation of CFDI’s for Dynamics AX versions 3.0, 4.0, 2009 and 2012

  • Company Name: Various customers, Nuevo Leon
  • Duration: 8 months 2010-2011
  • Role: Project leader
  • Modules, Financial and Sales Order
  • Activities: Project plan, follow up, documentation and deployment
  1. Project name: Implementation Dynamics AX 2009

  • Company Name: Mexican company
  • Duration: 9 months 2009-2010
  • Role: Consultant
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics
  • Activities: Analysis, design, training, documentation, configuration, deployment and post implementation.
  1. Project name: Implementation India Branch Dynamics AX 4.0

  • Company Name: American apparel company
  • Duration: 9 months 2008
  • Role: Project Manager
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics
  • Activities: Project plan, follow up and couch.
  1. Project name: International Implementation Dynamics AX 3.0 (Mexico, New Zeeland, Australia, Japan and China)

  • Company Name: American athletic clothing company
  • Duration: 2 years and 2 months 2005-2007
  • Role: Project Manager
  • Modules, Trade & Logistics, Production, Finance, Master Planning, Costing
  • Activities: Project planning, analysis, design, follow up and deployment

 

Education

Bachelor Computer Science, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

              

 

 

New feature coming soon!

Great news! Since Delata Consultants’ objective is to provide the marketplace with the best consulting talent, we are instituting a new feature:

Consultant profile of the month

Each month, we will post the resume of one of our functional and software development consultants, one for Epicor and one for Dynamics AX/365. That way, you will have access to expertise that is compatible with your immediate needs.  If that is case, you can simply contact me and we can proceed with the next steps so as to integrate this/these consultant(s) as quickly as possible into your existing teams.

Don’t hesitate to contact me

René Millette

rbmillette@delata.ca

514-754-5679