Precise Business Solutions has hired Epicor software and manufacturing industry specialist Frank McLoughlin in a newly created position of principal consultant. He will provide guidance to the business and its clients across a range of areas, including customer relationships, product design, prospect engagement and solution delivery.
Precise is the largest Epicor partner in the Asia-Pacific region. It specialises in Epicor enterprise resource planning software and their own integrated companion solutions: Advanced Requisition Management, Precise Point of Sale, and Contracts and Services. Frank joins Precise after a decade-long relationship built while he held various roles within Epicor.
McLoughlin’s career highlights in the software industry include guiding a large team for Epicor’s international division, but he believes that it is his almost 20 years in manufacturing industries and history of developing his own applications for supply chain and warehouse management that defines him.
“Since starting work in 1978 as a trainee organic chemist I have maintained a close interaction with multiple facets of the supply cycle, from the lab to the shop floor and through to operations management,” he says. “This has afforded me great insights into what makes manufacturing tick.
“My career has allowed me to work with a range of business types from food and pharmaceutical to light engineering, industrial machinery and construction and aerospace and defense. All have their commonalities, but also their unique and defining characteristics.”
He has also spent time working in India, China and Singapore, where he took the opportunity to explore many of the surrounding countries and gained exposure to what best practice in business looks like across the Asia-Pacific region.
Precise Business Solutions Managing Director Mark Batina says McLoughlin is the ideal addition to the business.
“We are thrilled to have Frank join the Precise family – he is agile, focused and determined to delight our customers,” he says. “His proven ability to help companies around the world get the most out of their software and transform their business is one that we can’t wait to share with our customers.”