Steven B. Bishop
Supply Chain Systems, Inc.
2182 Hendon Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Supply Chain Management - Systems Design, Integration, and Implementation
Project Management – Integrated Approach to Organization, Process, and Technology Implementation
Information Technology Architecture – Application, Data, Integration, User Interface, and Infrastructure
Strategic Business Process Reengineering
1994 - Present Consultant President, Supply Chain System, Inc.
Leading Poultry Processor
Facilitator for initiative to train IT staff in integrated process reengineering, application development methodology
leading to startup of major business reengineering effort
Leading Agribusiness Food Processor – Dry Milling Division
Project Manager for $20 million supply chain management project implementing new business processes,
organization, and technologies to support business planning, delivery of products and services to the customer, and
manufacturing processes. Responsible for technology architectures, management of 30 – 40 IT staff, and start-up of
18 projects. Managed development of a leading edge data warehouse environment with Internet-enabled user access
Leading Agribusiness Food Processor – Corn Milling Division
Project Manager for $6.5 million IT project to recommend and install Sales and Operations Planning (SOP) software.
Lead project team of 20 people through process reengineering activities, vendor software selection, integration design,
and implementation. Prepared presentations to senior management in support ot the project. Installed Demand
Planning, Capacity Planning, Distribution Requirements Planning, and Master Production Scheduling applications
integrated through a central operational data store.
Leading Agribusiness Food Processor – Oilseeds Division
Project Manager for $1.5 million Sales and Operations Planning project. Represented area in technical visioning,
conceptual design, detailed design, and implementation as part of a larger supply chain management initiative.
1990 - 1994 Senior Manager GrandMet/Pillsbury
Managed 20+ person staff responsible for application support for all enterprise systems including operations
planning, order processing, transportation, purchasing, HR/Payroll , General Ledger, Accounts Payable,
administrative systems, and cost accounting for $3 billion dollar company. Also participated in company-wide
supply chain reengineering projects.
1987 - 1990 Project Supervisor Pillsbury
Responsible for software selection, design, and installation of forecasting, DRP, MPS, MRP, and related operations
planning software for Pillsbury and subsidiaries. Managed 5 to 30 people.
1984 - 1987 Programmer through Sr Analyst Pillsbury
Variety of responsibilities for inventory management, order processing, forecasting, and raw material
1981 - 1982 Executive Director Youth Emergency Service
Responsible for administration of a mental health youth crisis counseling agency including supervision of 9
member staff, program planning, fundraising, and financial management.
1978 - 1981 Assistant Director Operation Threshold
Major responsibilities included administration, program management, planning, fundraising, public relations,
affirmative action, and personnel for a $3 million anti- poverty agency employing 75 people.
1974 - 1978 Research Scientist University of Wisconsin
1982 - 1984 University of Minnesota MBA – Management Information Systems
1971 - 1974 University of Iowa BS - Psychology
1970 - 1971 Iowa State University Engineering
AWARDS AND PRESENTATIONS
1986 Certified Fellow in Inventory and Production Management, APICS
1988 Certified Data Processor - ICCP
1987 Certified Systems Professional - ICCP
1996 Supply Chain Management Lessions from the Grocery Industry, Program
Speaker, Annual Meeting of Mechanical Equipment
Manufacturers/Automotive Chemicals Manufacturers Council
1993 EDI and Supply Chain Mgmt - Program Speaker, Annual Convention, Council of
1992 Supply Chain Management - Program Speaker, Annual Convention,Council of