Production Scheduling Practice Leader
John Hughes is a practice leader for production scheduling at Profit Point Inc. He has led the implementation of production scheduling models at such clients as Rohm and Haas, Hercules Chemicals, Bridgestone Firestone, and Exxon Chemicals. The implementation methodology includes the design of new work-processes, training of users, and technical configuration of software tools. Mr. Hughes is also an expert in the use of Monte Carlo simulation, which he has used to analyze the flow of work through manufacturing and quality control laboratory settings, in order to increase capacity and throughput. These projects have required a high level of data interfacing with ERP systems.
John has a Masters Degree in Operations Research from Temple University and 25 years of experience in the practical application of advanced mathematical modeling to business processes and decision-making.