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Detailed description of my experience in Information Technology, Distribution, and Environmental, Health and Safety as well as my expertise in creating high-performing, diverse teams, managing …

Detailed description of my experience in Information Technology, Distribution, and Environmental, Health and Safety as well as my expertise in creating high-performing, diverse teams, managing complex, global projects, and creating change throughout an organization.

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  • Good morning, Thank you for having me in today to talk to you about the Enterprise Systems Manager position and to show you how I would be a good fit for it. I imagine that you are looking for someone who can interview your key business people to determine what they need to be more productive, analyze your system archetecture, to create the vision, to create program to meet that vision, but to also be a spokesperson for this program to your senior management. My objective today is to convince you that I can successfully accomplish that for you by showing you that I fulfill your requirements by telling you about my work experience and showing you how I am unique.
  • Created change management function to help projects realized benefits by: Understanding why the business was resistant to change Preparing businesses for the change Ensuring the projects realize intended benefits


  • 1. Mary Beth Myford March 1, 2010
  • 2. Objective
    • Highlight my professional work experience
    • Focus on select accomplishments
    • Elaborate on what I can bring to you
  • 3. Professional Background
    • Education
      • MS in Management Science – Lehigh University
      • BS in Management Science – Waynesburg University
        • Minor in Business Management
    • Work Profile
      • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
        • Manufacturer of process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services.
      • Aftersoft Network NA
        • Provider of business automation and eCommerce solutions for the automotive aftermarket.
  • 4. Operations Research
    • Increased productivity of Chemicals Manufacturing by creating models to improve their processes
      • Developed a product sourcing model
        • Reduced manufacturing and distribution costs over 20%
      • Created production scheduling model
        • Increased finished good output over 10%
      • Formulated an operations research system strategy
        • Shared data to improve results
  • 5. Distribution Planning
    • Facilitated long-term vision for Distribution and Customer Services
      • Created five year strategic plan
      • Determined how IT would support the vision
        • Identified and managed projects that
          • Eliminated 10,000 paper invoices
          • Reduced costs by implementing telemetry
      • Worked with managers to identify Distribution projects to reduce costs
        • Saved over $16 million in distribution costs in the first year
  • 6. Distribution Administration
    • Implemented Responsible Care ® across the US
      • Presented to several audiences on Responsible Care ® implementation
        • Chairman of the Board at Air Products
        • Vice President of Chemicals
        • Two National Responsible Care ® Conferences
        • Chaired task group at American Chemistry Council
    • Analyzed and modified business processes to improve efficiency
        • To qualify products for NAFTA benefits
        • To import products into the US
  • 7. ERP Project Management Office
    • Created Project Management Team for SAP ERP implementation
      • Implemented project management structure for 10 internal teams, two consulting companies, and over 100 team members located in the US and Europe
        • Maintained team focus on what we needed to accomplish
        • Identified and resolved issues quickly
        • Met milestones on time
        • Met customer requirements
        • Generated scorecards for project board
      • Led the creation of multi-year strategy to implement ERP globally
  • 8. Organizational Change
    • Improved acceptance and usage of new IT products and services by leveraging change management techniques
      • Increased usage of new IT service center in Asia
        • Allowed IT to focus on projects
      • Doubled usage of new IT self-service tool
        • Reduced IT Service Center call volume by 10%
      • Created new desktop program to coordinate three independent upgrade projects
        • Increased individual project acceptance
  • 9. Why I am a good fit for you
    • In-depth experience includes:
      • Improving manufacturing and supply chain
      • Creating long-term strategic plans
      • Analyzing and improving business processes
      • Presenting to a variety of audiences
      • Managing a variety of projects inside and outside of IT
      • Creating high performing teams
      • Leading cross functional teams to find improvements
  • 10. Thank you for your time and consideration Mary Beth Myford 610-944-9151 [email_address]