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John O. Brock, Principal Consultant
IT Project & Program Leadership

Innovative PMP and PSM certified, IT Project Manager-Scrum Master specializing in leading IT software development and implementation teams to successful on-time, on-budget go-lives in complex global/multi-cultural environments.

Experienced in highly regulated industries such as pharma, aerospace, chemical manufacturing and nuclear energy.

Project management expertise is leveraged utilizing extensive experience in operations management roles.

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Project Portfolio

  • Global ERP

  • Program Manager for business support and change management for 18 successful go-lives of a global Enterprise Resource Planning system in 7 countries (Microsoft AX)

  • Project Manager for multiple SAP ERP site roll outs

  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

  • Successfully migrated all data and implemented a new CMMS system for a large, heavily regulated manufacturing plant with over 10K pieces of equipment and 100+ member maintenance organization

  • Process modeling and advanced scheduling system implementation

  • Program Manager for 2 separate implementations of Simio process modeling software. Project included integral change management and departmental work reorganization

  • LIMS laboratory information mgmt system

  • Implemented a new LIMS in a large, heavily regulated manufacturing plant. System is used daily by over  60 technicians

  • ETL and Data Visualization

  • Various extract, transform and load projects where data is pulled from legacy systems, transformed/cleaned and uploaded to or live-interfaced to new systems.

  • Requirements and Configuration Change Management

  • Upgraded change control system using Dassault Enovia to manage configuration control in a regulated manufacturing operation

  • Learning Management System

  • Provided PM support for the testing and startup of a learning management system for a large national restaurant chain headquarters and franchises. The system is used by over 1700 restaurants and 5000+ learners

  • WMS warehouse management system

  • Led development and deployment project for a mobilized warehouse management system 

  • Oracle Primavera P6 Rollout

  • Directed configuration, change management and rollout of Primavera P6 project and work management system

  • Work Management Reorg

  • PM and SME for a large maintenance and work management organizational design and reorg project

  • Engineering Reorg

  • PM and SME for a large engineering and design department organizational design and reorg project

  • Capital expansions

  • Project Manager for three separate major manufacturing capital expansions and start-ups averaging $40M each

  • Lean Projects

  • Developed and implemented 6 bottom-to-top reengineering projects to deliver capacity increases of 60% - 100%. Techniques included Kaizen, 5S, and other Lean tools.

Project Management Skills

  • Agile

  • Scrum

  • Rolling Wave

  • Waterfall

  • Hybrid methods

  • Integral Change Management support

  • Project Management Toolsets

  • Jira

  • Teams

  • Trello

  • MS Project

  • Oracle Primavera P6

  • SharePoint

  • Office 365

  • Remote Team communications

  • MS Teams

  • Webex

  • GotoMeeting

  • Zoom

  • Teamviewer

  • Jitsi

  • 100% remote and combined F2F/Remote

  • Multinational/multicultural experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Operations Management

  • 17 years as plant/site/general manager for 5 separate manufacturing facilities with up to 1000 employees and $1.5B annual throughput.

  • 15 years as Mechanical & Systems Engineer

  • BS Mechanical Engineering

  • Masters in Business Administration, Information Systems Focus

  • PMP Project Management Professional certification

  • PSM Professional Scrum Master certification

  • Agile Servant Leader approach

  • Master of Managed Change, LaMarsh Global

  • Manchester Pro Coaching Executive Leadership graduate

  • Leadership Development Program (LDP)®, Center for Creative Leadership,

  • Lean Engineering/Manufacturing Yellow Belt certification

System Experience

  • Microsoft Dynamics

  • SAP

  • Simio

  • RF Smart

  • MS Office 365

  • Access

  • SQL

  • SharePoint

  • WordPress

  • Dassault Enovia

  • Maximo

  • Oracle


  • Docebo LMS

  • Linux

  • HTML/Javascript

  • VBA

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