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Joyce Swanke

Joyce Swanke


Professional Bio

Over 35 years of experience in Manufacturing and Manufacturing Software Industries.

Manufacturing roles:
 Production Engineering
 Industrial Engineering Manager
 Production Planning Manager
 Engineering & Quality Manager
 Operations Manager
 ERP Implementation Leader

Transitioned to manufacturing software with roles including:
 Manufacturing & Distribution Software Implementation Consulting
 Client Manager
 Manufacturing Product Management
 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Solution Engineering
 Industry Principal – Process Manufacturing Industries
 Industry Principal – Discrete Manufacturing Industries
 Business Transformation Consulting
 Global Center of Excellence for HANA (Big Data and IoT Initiatives)

Current role is Manufacturing and Planning Product Manager for Nextworld, who is developing a cloud-native Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

I have an MBA in Operations Management and Finance & Accounting and a BS in Industrial Engineering. Certifications include Six Sigma Black Belt and Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) though APICS (the Association for Supply Chain Management). Currently working towards Demand-Driven Planner Certification.

I am also a co-founder and current Chair of Colorado Women in Manufacturing (WIM) Chapter.


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