New Hire Announcement – Jesse Kepner, CSCP

New Hire Announcement – Jesse Kepner, CSCP

Jesse Kepner, a 17 year veteran of aerospace and defense manufacturing supply chain leadership, has joined PDS Consulting Solutions, LLC. Jesse will bring his extensive knowledge and expertise to PDS as we expand our Materials and Advanced Manufacturing practice in 2022.

Jesse will lead our team of consultants across the government contracting community in delivery of Costpoint assessments of current use of materials management, manufacturing and supply chain tools; development of actionable project plans for improvement; redress of manufacturing organizational challenges as well as rationalization of applications. In the coming months Jesse will deliver webinars on various topics related to Costpoint Materials Management, Manufacturing and Advanced Manufacturing as well as short videos on best practices across a variety of applications within Costpoint. 

Jesse began his career at ATK in design engineering, rapidly growing into a Sr. Supply Chain Leadership role. He played critical roles in major Costpoint implementations and is a respected member of the Costpoint community, including presenting at numerous Insight conferences. He regularly is sought out as a business systems & processes advisor to executive leadership, including helping the team to navigate the business systems/processes integration that was necessary when merging with Orbital Sciences in 2016 and later through their acquisition by Northrop Grumman. Throughout his career Jesse has led teams that played critical roles in division specific and broader company success.

Most recently, Jesse was responsible for all Supply Chain Management for the NGAS Dayton Site & 3 offsite locations.  This role required oversight and management of strategic sourcing, procurement and subcontracting, Master scheduling, material & production planning, logistics/stores, government property and production control.

Jesse will bring a “real life” understanding of aerospace and defense manufacturing to our clients and will deliver unparalleled value to their businesses. Jesse holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MBA with a concentration in Project Management, and his APICS CSCP Certification. 

Kenneth Parsons, Co-Founder and CEO said PDS is both proud and excited to have Mr. Kepner join our team and we look forward to our practice expansion under his leadership.

Access Our 1st Webinar!

Access Our 1st Webinar!

Description:  Costpoint Procurement, Materials Management and Advanced Manufacturing.  In this webinar you will hear GovCon industry experts Tommy Brittain, TBCS Owner & PDS Lead SME in Costpoint Materials and Advanced Manufacturing & PDS-CEO, Kenneth Parsons discuss the Costpoint procurement processes – The generation of a Purchase Order from a Requisition. HOT TOPICS COVERED THIS WEBINAR:

  • Procurement Cycle – Focus on Requisition to Purchase Order
  • The Requisition – Content Reviewed by The Buyer
  • The Purchase Order – Initiated & Managed by The Buyer
  • Variations on the Process – Buyer Discretion
  • Observe Various Reports
  • Procurement Features – Future Session

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Announcing New Quarterly Webinar Series

Announcing New Quarterly Webinar Series

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In this series PDS Consulting Solutions will be hosting industry experts to discuss challenges and opportunities facing Government Contractors, including Costpoint Materials Management and Advance Manufacturing, Mission Critical Business Intelligence and Reporting, Small Business Solutions in Costpoint and Secure Cloud Hosting in our AWS GovCloud ITAR Space.

This webinar series will be available ON DEMAND beginning March 10th with PDS’ own industry expert Tommy Brittain kicking us off discussing Costpoint Materials.  Each webinar will be a 30-minute information packed resource which includes answers to your questions with new webinars coming each quarter.

WEBINAR #1 DETAILS

Wed., March 10th: PDS Consulting Solutions:  Webinar on Costpoint Procurement, “Purchase Reqs to P.O.s”
Speaker(s): Kenneth Parsons, CEO-PDS, Tommy Brittain, Owner-TBCS & PDS Sr. Materials SME, Jennifer Vinson, PDS Dir. Of Marketing
Description: In this webinar you will hear GovCon industry experts discuss the Costpoint procurement processes – The generation of a Purchase Order from a Requisition.

HOT TOPICS COVERED IN WEBINAR #1:

  • Procurement Cycle – Focus on Requisition to Purchase Order
  • The Requisition – Content Reviewed by The Buyer
  • The Purchase Order – Initiated & Managed by The Buyer
  • Variations on the Process – Buyer Discretion
  • Observe Various Reports
  • Procurement Features – Future Session

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