Business Process Improvement

Dan Perko | AX Applications Architect
BPI Associate Charter Member

Dan Perko has more than twenty years of experience focused on Production, Planning and Manufacturing Systems Analysis. His background includes production and materials management, process analysis, software implementation and project management.

 Dan worked for 8 years with several Microsoft Gold Certified Partners primarily as an AX Application Consultant and Solutions Architect. During this time, Dan utilized his manufacturing and distribution experience to lead and assist with 11 Microsoft Dynamics AX implementations as well as lead enhancement projects at multiple facilities.

Before beginning a career in consulting, Dan’s background was focused in enterprise applications for a Fortune 500 Automotive Manufacturing and Distribution company. Dan acted as a corporate liaison to evaluate a manufacturing software implementation in South America, designing remediation and testing plans to ensure data integrity and system functionality post-implementation. He was responsible for the implementation of MRO e-procurement tools that streamlined the ordering of indirect materials at 12 facilities in two countries. As a Project Manager, Dan was responsible for the successful implementation of electronic travel and expense reporting tools as well as the creation of a data warehouse to house sales data for over 300 plants around the world.

Certifications and Other Awards

  • APICS Certifications - Production and Inventory Management (CPIM); Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
  • ISM Certifications -  Certified Purchasing Manager; Accredited Purchasing Practitioner
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Trade and Logistics
  • Microsoft DynamicsAX Production
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Shop Floor Control
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Product Builder
  • Microsoft Business Solutions - Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Professional - Application for Microsoft 
  • To-Increase – Basic e-Con Product Configurator

Personal Note Don Riggs:

I have had the personal pleasure, to not only work with Dan but present with him at different venues. I consider him one of the premier experts in Manufacturing and Master Planning for Dynamics AX