Daniel Marino Senior Partner of Marino Associates, LLC a manufacturing consulting firm specializing in ERP/MRP II, Lean/Agile Manufacturing, JIT, Six Sigma, and related consulting and education. Prior to establishing his own firm Mr. Marino was a Senior Consultant with Robert Abair Associates.
Mr. Marino has also held the positions of Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations with Gerber Technology, Inc., Tolland, Connecticut, Director of Manufacturing and Materials, for a high-tech CAD manufacturer, Vice President of Manufacturing for a large capital machine manufacturer, as well as Manufacturing Engineering Manager, and ERP Project Manager for a large capital equipment manufacturer.
A proven world-class manufacturing executive, Mr. Marino has been fortunate to enjoy a track record of successfully directing the manufacturing activities of world leading companies. He is listed in “Who’s Who in American Manufacturing.”
Mr. Marino has more than thirty years in materials and manufacturing with experience in ERP, Lean/Agile Manufacturing process, JIT, S&OP, Capacity Planning, Lean Supply Chain Management, Warehouse layout and process and Global Procurement. Mr. Marino has planned, structured, developed, and directed company-wide training and education programs. Mr. Marino has implemented SAP’s R3 ERP system in a global environment, Oracle’s ERP system, Microsoft NAV, Business Central and EPICOR.
Mr. Marino has led the efforts of three acquisitions, two in the USand one in Europe. Dan has managed, in a multi-plant environment, facilities in the USand Europe. Dan’s expertise in facility layout and product flow allowed for the consolidation of plants and major improvements in material flow and logistics. Dan has numerous successful Lean, Supply Chain, Customer Relationship Management, and ERP Optimization programs.
Mr. Marino has a Degree in Business Management from NEC, coupled with an MBA. In addition, he has taken extensive courses in Manufacturing Engineering, completed a one-year technical program in Industrial Engineering, and achieved CPIM from the American Production and Inventory Management Society. He is a certified instructor for Boston Universities Corporate Education Center and is an Adjunct Professor at Bentley College. Mr. Marino also has extensive knowledge in both SAP and Oracle ERP systems.
As a popular public speaker, Mr. Marino has enjoyed delivering numerous presentations over the years to a variety of professionals and organizations. He is a frequent speaker and educator on the local, national, and international level. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Manufacturing Association of Connecticut and a member and former VP of Education and Research of the American Production and Inventory Control Society.
Mr. Marino is considered a motivator and is recognized as leader in his field working with companies such as AT&T, Marotta, GE, Canberra, York Air Conditioning, Valent, Distek, Hussey Seating, Hasbro, Hadco, Lego, and Natick Labs.
YOU ARE JUST A NUMBER PODCAST WITH JIM ZELEM
Jim is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be an effective leader that coached many successful teams. Jim started his career as a simple factory worker who held many positions such as Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer as he worked his way up to VP.
Jim’s strength is in process improvement. He quickly learned the value of teamwork when evaluating and implementing improvements. He strongly believes that experience is a great teacher as it helped him throughout his career. He is of the opinion that his experiences in leadership, process improvement, and teamwork can definitely help others. Jim has created this podcast to share these experiences and has opened a blog site for others to tell their story as well.
While doing these podcasts, Jim has discovered how the power of passion has fueled so many people. His podcasts now include stories of passion.
Jim has recently authored the book “Stepping Stones of Leadership” which lists some essential steps that he believes will guide you on becoming an effective leader. Every step is supported by stories of his own personal experiences. He is presently working on his next leadership book with more stepping stones to come…