Samples of recent projects

Manage complex IT projects in an international setting
Imperial Brands PLC (2012-2016)
Imperial’s Group Information Systems is responsible for strategy, design, development, delivery and support of core manufacturing applications for her global manufacturing sites.
• Full ERP implementation (QAD2010) including data migration and interfacing to central systems at a Spanish cigar factory, a Belgium rolling paper factory and a German cigarette tube factory
• ERP Integration with Third Party WMS for automated warehouses in Ukraine and Poland
• Redesign of production application for Shop Floor Terminals (MES)
• Software selection for Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS)
• Functional optimization projects; improve supporting systems to optimize business processes
Interesting was to work together with specialists having different nationalities, in parallel projects on global locations with local professionals and to smoothly achieve the scheduled milestones within tight project schedules.
Establish manufacturing facility in China
Weir Minerals China (2010-2011)
To produce GEHO piston diaphragm pumps for the Asian market, a new manufacturing facility is set up in China. The sales orders are processed and customer specific designed in Venlo. Weir Minerals China fulfils the order from procurement and assembly to delivery.
Special attention to cultural differences and focus on protecting the intellectual property with subsequent establishment of IT infrastructure.
Reorganization IT department
Weir Minerals Netherlands (2010)
With nine specialists, the IT Department of Weir Minerals Netherlands, manages and supports all systems and applications within the office and CAD / CAM environments. The ICT policy of the Weir Group and its high standards as a base, continuous innovation and continuity is guaranteed.
The restructuring of the IT department and the introduction of Project Management Methods various IT projects are completed. The reborn department is then handed over to the new IT manager.
Transfer Begemann Pumps production to France
Weir Minerals France (2009-2010)
The Begemann centrifugal pumps for the petrochemical and process industries are worldwide deployed. The Engineering To Order principle makes each pump unique. Besides sales and engineering, all operational processes are relocated from Netherlands to two sites in France.
The successful transfer to the French IT environment and the careful convey of specialized knowledge stipulated the final result.
Optimize SAP usage of logistic department
Celanese Acetate Belgium (2008)
Located in Lanaken, Celanese manufactures and distributes cellulose acetate tow; a filter material for the tobacco industry. To reduce inventory costs with same time increase of stock reliability, a review was needed of the implementation and the logistic department’s use of SAP.
The working method and SAP usage of the Celanese plant in England were the reference to achieve the defined KPI’s.
Restart Warehouse & Production
Flextronics Reverse Logistics (2008)
In the Netherlands, the European spare part (return) flow is handled for Hewlett Packard Computer Systems and Handhelds. Restart with 180 FTE of all operational activities after moving the organization from Rosmalen to Venray.
Optimize logistics performance
Paradigit groep (2007)
The centralized warehouse replenishes 38 private owned ICT service providers and retailers in the Netherlands. Reorganization of the logistics department in order to improve the logistics performance.
Analyze SAP Supply Chain Planning
Look-O-Look (2007)
Resolve stagnation in the supply chain of global bulk purchasing, via the wage-packers, to sweets in various forms and several marketing concepts.
Optimize performance of Warehouse & Expedition
Curtec Nederland (2006 - 2007)
Manufacturer of plastic packaging such as drums and crates for industrial applications. The retirement of the Logistics Manager lead to a review the organization, structure and processes to optimize the logistics performance.

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