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Mary Beth Myford's Experience


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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 complex, global projects, and creating change throughout an organization.

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Mary Beth Myford's Experience

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