James Shutt REQUEST RESUME

Programmer/developer

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James A Shutt                                               1-740-393-2827 Home

James.shutt@yahoo.com                                                                1-740-504-1331 Mobile

 

Information Technology Professional

Project Management / BA / ERP Implementations / Internal & External Consulting

Manage Staff, Budgets & Schedules / Improve Efficiency / Reduce Costs

 

Seasoned but flexible IT professional with an in-depth understanding of business Analysis and applications over many platforms.  Hands on experience in manufacturing, distribution, transportation, healthcare, retail, and consulting.  Unique combination of technical and interpersonal skills that deliver consistent performance in leading high profile projects that are completed successfully on time and within budgets. Able to work with little management but can work well in a team. Strong leadership capabilities with highly visible projects. Proven abilities in the following:

 

 

Technical Proficiency

Hardware: iSeries i5 with Power 5, pSeries Power 6 Technology and LPAR management,

xSeries servers, networks, and PCs

ERP:  JBA, System21, PRMS, ELKE, PKMS, ISLAND PACIFIC, LAWSONS, MAPICS, KBM and many in house systems.            

Software:     RPG3, RPG400, RPG/ILE, RPG/FREE, CL, and COBOL, Microsoft Office products. Microsoft 2000/2007 Server, RFID and RF Barcode applications, T.L.Ashford software, DB2 Database management. Turnover change management. Varsity Logistic Software.

 

Achievements

 

RPG Programming at all levels, 30 years.

Project Management Experience, 15 year.

I.T. Management Experience, 8 years total.

 

Project management. Managed multiple projects simultaneously with budgets of up to $600,000.00, effectively coordinating activities of cross-functional teams across all business units. 7 years total in Retail with Value City using WMS and Oddlots/Biglots. 5 years im warehouse management and distribution for other commodities.

 

Business Analysis. Across many platforms to resolve issues and effectively implement. Designed solutions for a multiple warehouse sales analysis tool. Analyzed and implemented may warehouse and inventory control solution’s. and some ecommerce. 

 

Designed, wrote, and implemented a complete Mapics system for Airstream Corp including Production control and inventory management, bill of materials maintenance, sales analysis and management, purchasing, and cost analysis. Warehouse & inventory control and production inventory control.

 

Developed and tested a complete disaster recovery program for a manufacturing facility to ensure system/data availability from a complete disaster within 24 hours.  Met all requirements and met both FDA and DEA requirements. Complete installation of ERP systems. 

 

Evaluated, selected and implemented NuTech bar coding system using Intermec hardware for a manufacturing and distribution facility with lot controlled date sensitive products.  The new system increased inventory and production control while improving order fill rate.

 

Project Manager for EPedigree management, ASN transmissions, and unit serialization with Datamatrix bar coding working with Nutech and VeriSign on a Pilot program to move into RFID serialization of date sensitive drugs at the unit level. Also working with the DOH and FDA regulations in Florida and California to accommodate Pedigree management.  

 

Project Manager over the implementation of Varsity Logistics Software to control the distribution of $300 million dollars in spare parts internationally annually. And many other projects at other companies.

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Sympatico Resources                                                                April 2014 to Feb 2017

Consultan to American Signature and

Consultant at Wasserstrom.

Project Management and Developer on various projects,

At American Signature I worked as a as400 Developer in RPGFREE.

At Wasserstrom (Current Position) as a Project Manager/Developer on a large project to write a new warehouse management system in house and implemented a change management system from Aldon.

 

FYX Inc.                                                                                           April 2014 - Present

Consultant at AcuSport.

Project management and Programming in RPG400, RPGILE, and RPGFREE on various projects for Multible Clients. Most projects having to do with International Banking. Some Project Management work too

 

Sympatico Resources                                                                   July 2013 – Mar 2014

Consultant at AcuSport.

Project management and Programming in RPG400, RPGILE, and RPGFREE on various projects for AcuSport Corp. Most projects having to do with Warehousing, Inventory Control, Accounting, and Sales Analysis. Some BA work too.

 

FastSwitch Consulting                                                                  Oct 2012 – July 2013

Consultant at Mapfre Insurance.

Project management and Programming in RPG400, RPGILE, and RPGFREE on various projects with a project team for Mapfre Insurance. Current project is with a team developing a system for E-Billing customers for property and casualty insurance.

 

Ariel Corp                                                             Oct 2007 - Oct 2012

Project Manager/BA

Project Management and Programming in RPG400, RPGILE, and RPGFREE within the ERP system called KBM for manufacturing and inventory control systems.

  • Directed the purchase and installation of a new 8203 Power 6 system to replace a 520.
  • Modifications and new development to provide functionality to meet demands of a growing spare parts distribution center.
  • Developed a backup and recovery system off site updated daily.
  • Project Manager over project to completely bar code the entire inventory system introducing bar code printers (Zebra) and scanners (Intermec).
  • All training and documentation supporting the bar code initiative.
  • Implemented Varsity Logistic Software to control $300 Million in Spare parts sales a year.
  • Support Spare Parts inventory and distribution systems.
  • Directed and helped developed and installed a wireless barcode system. 
  • Redesigned the Sales Order Manager system for spare parts distribution to control the release of sales orders to the floor for picking, packing, and shipping.
  • Designed and implemented a system to manage availability of parts for orders entered into the system and automatically allocate those parts for orders according to the order priority and demand for 5 to 6 hundred orders.
  • Customers can go on line and find out the availability of parts before they place and order and then lock in the availability.
  • Designed and created the picking and packing software utilizing bar coded pick lists and hand held scanners. Bar coded parts labels, and bar coded locations management.
  • Manage all the systems and projects having to do with warehouse management and inventory control.
  • Designed and installed a picking system using bar coding also for finished goods assembly for the assembly floor. All compressors are had built and the parts are handpicked and staged for assembly.

 

Butler Animal Health Supply                                                                      2006 – 2007

Manager Back End Applications

Managed all aspects of a 7-member Information Systems department that supported all of the ERP applications for nationwide support of all product purchasing, sales, and distribution. Project Management over many projects.

  • Implement modifications and additions to ensure System21 ERP software is FDA Validated.
  • Created and implemented a disaster recovery plan involving all functional areas of the warehousing, distributions, and finance systems.
  • Managed all projects including:
    • Software = System21 warehousing and distribution from 18 distribution center nationwide.
    • Managed 5 developers and 2 operators for 2 iSeries.
    • Managed all programming using RPGLE.
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  American Health Packaging (AmerisourceBergen)                                 2000 – 2006

Manager Information Systems

Managed all aspects of a 5-member Information Systems department supporting a $250M+ corporation.  Reported directly to the Vice President of finance and managed annual budget. Also, Project Management. 

  • Implemented and managed System21 ERP software that is FDA Validated.
  • Purchased and installed all iSeries systems.
  • Created and implemented a disaster recovery plan. All data management.
  • RFID initiative to design the Barcode Software.
  • Project manager for the EPedigree project for controlled substance tracking.
  • Managed all projects including;
    • Included all controlling systems for manufacturing.
    • Purchasing and receiving.
    • Manufacturing and production inventory controls.
    • Warehousing and distribution.
    • Sales and shipping.
    • Purchased Varsity Logistics for American Health Packaging. 
    • Was I.T. Manager for American Health Packaging for 7 years.

 

 

Pro Systems Consulting Services                                                               1999 - 2000

Highlights for Children, Project Leader/Lead Programmer/Analyst

Led the implementation of the PKMS (Manhattan Software) warehouse management system to process catalog and magazine receiving, sales, and distribution.  

Alliance Logistics Inc., Consultant

Developed EDI interfaces for the Order Entry Distribution System.  The EDI package utilized was Gentran and all applications were developed in house using RPG/ILE.

 

Value City Department Stores                                                                      1998 - 1999

Managed Financial Systems 

Managed 8 developers supporting the Lawson’s financial system with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Payroll, and Personnel.

Managed Distribution Systems 

Managed all projects and modifications to proprietary systems that support 7 distributions centers processing approximately 500,000 items daily supporting a chain of 125 stores supporting:

    1. Software = Lawson’s financials in RPG on 2 redundant AS400’s.
    2. Managed 4 developers and 1 operator.
    3. Project Managing and programming in RPG.

 

Other Employment as Project Leader / Senior Technical Consultant / Programming

FYX Inc, 3X Corporation, Victoria Secrets, Capital Manufacturing, White Consolidated Inc, Consolidated Stores Inc, Airstream Inc., Sauder Woodworking, Conrail. 

 

 

Additional accomplishments

 

  1. Designed and created (Programmed) a complete Manufacturing and Inventory Control System (Mapics) for Airstream Trailers and Motor Homes. (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Sales Order Entry.
    2. BOM.
    3. Production scheduling.
    4. Warehousing and Inventory management.
    5. Manufacturing and Production Controls and Planning.
    6. Purchasing, receiving and shipping.
    7. Purchased and installed all computer related hardware.
    8. Did all training and documentation.

 

  1. Worked within a team to create a complete warehousing and distribution system for ODD LOTS distribution center. (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Warehouse floor design.
    2. Conveyor Systems.
    3. Software design and programming.
    4. Purchasing and receiving to Sales and shipping.
    5. Many kinds of bar code devises used throughout the building for moving, storing, and tracking inventory.
    6. Warehousing for seasonal products.
    7. Regional planning for shipping of products to areas in the country depending on the season.

 

  1. Responsible for the design and programming of systems for St. Ann’s Hospital. (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Admissions.
    2. Surgery scheduling.
    3. ER Processing.
    4. Demographics Storage and Retrieval.

 

  1. As Manager I Installed complete ERP software package called System21 at American Health Packaging. (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Included all controlling systems for manufacturing.
    2. Purchasing and receiving.
    3. Manufacturing and production inventory controls.
    4. Warehousing and distribution.
    5. Sales and shipping.
    6. Purchased Varsity Logistics for American Health Packaging. 
    7. Was I.T. Manager for American Health Packaging for 7 years.

 

  1. Wasserstrom Inc. (AS400 &RPG)
    1. Contract programmers on various projects.
    2. Software = System21
    3. Warehousing and distribution.

 

  1. Bob Evans (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Contract Programmer on various projects
    2. Software = System21
    3. Warehousing and distribution.
    4. Purchasing.

 

  1. Longaburger Basket (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Contract programmer on various projects.
    2. Software = System21.
    3. Warehousing and distribution.
    4. Inventory Control.
    5. Production scheduling and control.
    6. Payroll.

 

  1. Manager of Back End Applications for Butler Animal Health Supply.
    1. Software = System21 warehousing and distribution from 18 distribution center nationwide.
    2. Managed 5 developers and 2 operators for 2 AS400’s and RPG.
    3. Project Managing and programming in RPG.

 

  1. Manager for the financial systems at Value City.
    1. Software = Lawson’s financials in RPG on 2 redundant AS400’s.
    2. Managed 4 developers and 1 operator.
    3. Project Managing and programming in RPG.

 

  1. Capital Manufacturing (AS400 & RPG)
    1. Software = System21
    2. Manufacturing
    3. Inventory Controls.
    4. Warehousing.
    5. Programmer on many projects.
    6.  



Geographic Preferences:

  1. Columbus
  2. Oh

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