Supply Chain Consulting &
Business Process Improvement

Specializing in business process development, user documentation,
and training for Advanced Planning Systems and SAP applications.


Mac Jacob, CPIM, SCOR-P
Global Business Process Expert

Mac Jacob was a key contributor to building one of the world’s top 10 supply chains at Procter & Gamble (P&G), someone who can simplify complex issues, and is adept at explaining planning systems in clear, simple and actionable ways to broad audiences ranging from Senior Product Supply leadership to End Users.

Mac is known for being an exceptional team player and developing capability by teaching others. He consistently led development and implementation of P&G’s most complex new planning solutions.

Since retiring from P&G, Mac has been involved in supply chain re-design projects for large global companies, writing user documentation for advanced planning and scheduling software, and mapping the planning database of a Gartner Magic Quadrant software company to SAP.


MBA, Marketing and Finance
School of Business Administration, Xavier University

BSE, Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering

University of Michigan

Certifications and Awards

  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), SCOR-P Endorsement.
  • Procter & Gamble: Master Site Integrated Planning, Master Category Supply Planning, Master Supply Chain Master Data. Magnus Society for sustained contribution to Supply Network Operations over 10 years or more.
  • Oliver Wight: Certified MRP II Trainer

Technical / Specialized Skills

  • OMP+
  • Aspen Tech SCM
  • SAP R3
  • SAP gATP
  • MRP II
  • Business Process Development
  • Production Planning
  • Distribution Planning
  • Rough Cut Capacity Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Documentation and Training
  • Change Management
  • Business Integration


Business Process Re-Engineering

Member of a select team that re-engineered P&G’s supply chain planning processes. Leader for the redesign of DRP and Demand Planning

User Documentation and Training

30 years of experience leading the development of documentation and training. Procter & Gamble certified lead instructor, Oliver Wight certified MRP II instructor.

Software Selection and Evaluation

30 years of experience in leading supply chain software selection: MRP II, SAP, SAP APO, SAP gATP, Aspen Tech, OMP+, Numetrics.

Software Project Justification and Value Creation

30 years of experience in developing the value proposition for supply chain software. See the articles section for topics on the business case for advanced planning systems, and evaluating their value.

Supply Chain Software Implementation

30 years of experience as a business leader for supply chain software implementation: MRP II, SAP, SAP APO, SAP gATP, Aspen Tech, OMP+, Numetrics.

Inventory Management/Inventory Target Setting

Developed and delivered inventory management and inventory target setting classes, internally at P&G and externally to major suppliers.

Previous Projects

OMP+ Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Developed a high-performance team to implement 35 Global OMP+ sites at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in less than 3 years. Scope included business process development, standard procedures, documentation, training, qualification, and change management.

SAP Global Available to Promise (gATP)

Supply Planning leader for a team that implemented SAP gATP for North America and Europe.

Aspen Tech SCM Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Business leader for implementation of 25 Global sites on Aspen Tech SCM Advanced Planning and Scheduling. Developed business processes, standard procedures, documentation, help files, education, training, and qualification.

SAP APO Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)

Business Leader for Global implementation of SAP APO DRP.

SAP R3 and MRP II for North America

Implemented MRP II and SAP R/3 for North American sites. Business leader for Production Execution, Warehouse Management, and Site Planning.

Schedulex Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Business Leader and Project Manager for implementation of Schedulex Advanced Planning and Scheduling at 12 Diaper Converting and Papermaking sites.

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