Katherine Brown

Katherine has over 20 years of experience in finance, manufacturing and warehouse management. Her work focuses on boosting productivity, improving inventory management, trimming operational costs, business process re-engineering, enhancements, user education, and training. She guides clients towards maximum return on investment, accelerating software implementations, and successfully deploying to end users throughout the organization. She identifies opportunities where clients could greatly benefit from implementing additional modules/applications. She has flexible implementation methodologies, introduced new concepts, and developed business processes for achieving consistent results.
Implementation Experience
In 14 countries, Katherine has successfully implemented software systems with a variety of manufacturing & distribution companies including some of these types:
•Automotive – Forging, Stamping, Coating and Assembly
•Aerospace / Aircraft – Engine Rings, Flashbutt welding, CNC Machining
•Process Manufacturers – Beauty Supplies, Food Manufacturers, Fertilizer Pharmaceutical – Tablets, Capsules
•Electronics – Satellite, Components
•Engineering – Project Management
•Custom Fabricators – Plastics, Sheet Metal, Foam, Gaskets, Fiberglass
•Medical Device Manufacturers
Software Experience
Katherine has successfully implemented several software systems at mid-size manufacturing & distribution companies including: Epicor 9, Vantage 8, Manage 2000, and iScala. Katherine has successfully implemented Warehouse Management Software with License Plate, Lot, Serial and Bin Tracking. She has taught internationally business concepts, technical installations with MS SQL, Intermec, Honeywell and Motorola as well as the device configurations. As a Corporate Business Manager lead an implementation for 5 facilities with over 25,000 transactions per day in 3 countries.
Work History
•Quartz Group, Inc. – Present
•Manufacturing System Corp. – Director of Sales and Customer Service, 2003 – 2013
•Multimatic Manufacturing – Corporate Business Manager, 1993 – 2003
•Seeburn Metal Products – Assistant Controller/Controller, 1989 – 1993
•KFW Canada – Cost Accountant/Assistant Controller, 1985 – 1989
•Melitta Canada – Buyer/Cost Accountant, 1983 – 1985
Certified Management Accountant, Toronto, Canada – 1984