Scott has spent more than 20 years in manufacturing and technology consulting, working with manufacturers of all types and sizes. He has extensive experience with multiple software applications, not only assisting clients with evaluating and selecting software, but also improving the utilization of existing software. He has led dozens of projects to evaluate, recommend and select enterprise software in a way that maximizes the investment. In that time, Scott has reviewed, evaluated and audited more than 80 different enterprise software products.
In 2000, Scott also authored and presented the paper “Synergy – ERP and Lean” to NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Since then, Scott has helped several companies craft and realize a vision for simplifying and melding companies’ ERP software and Lean Manufacturing initiatives. In 2012, Scott was the keynote speaker at the Precision Metalforming Association’s summit on ERP selection and implementation.
When Scott works with clients to evaluate and select software, he brings significant hands-on manufacturing experience to the process. Prior to beginning a consulting career, Scott spent more than 12 years in manufacturing operations, holding positions as an industrial engineer, production planner and scheduler, plant manager, and vice president of operations. He was employed by two global, multinational corporations as well as two small, private companies across a variety of industry segments.