Sue Smith, CPIM
Susan Smith has over 30 years of experience in Operations and Supply Chain Management. She currently works as a Manufacturing Analyst for IFS North America, a leading provider of Enterprise software and implementation services. Sue has consulted as a Manufacturing and Distribution business analyst for ERP systems for the last 13 years, implementing ERP systems for a variety of manufacturing companies, including Scientific and Medical instruments, Tier 1 automotive, Food and Beverage, Electronics, Mining, and Heavy Equipment industries.
Sue received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Growth and Development from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. After 2 years as a teacher, Sue changed careers. She has worked as a Production Control Planner, Planner-Buyer, Master Scheduler, and Materials Manager for a variety of manufacturing organizations including Square D, General Instruments, McCulloch, Veeco, and Roper Scientific before becoming an ERP analyst. Sue earned her CPIM certification in 1992, and has served an Instructor for the Tucson APICS chapters ever since.