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Julia Kane

MES Account Manager

Julia Ann Kane is a seasoned IT Analyst with over 25 years of experience specializing in implementing and supporting Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) within the Pulp and Paper Industry. Her expertise lies in leveraging technical proficiency and problem-solving skills to optimize MES systems for process enhancements and streamlined production reporting. Julia is recognized for her ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively, delivering innovative solutions that drive operational efficiency and quality improvements.

In her role as an MES Senior Technical Resource, Julia serves as the go-to expert, leading initiatives to streamline product configuration and centerline management processes. She provides mentoring and consulting to peers and engineers across multiple mills, demonstrating her leadership and expertise. Julia has led multi-phase implementations of MES systems across various sites, including critical components such as PIMS (Production Information Management System) and PI AF/PI Notifications. Her contributions have resulted in improved real-time data collection, enhanced production reporting, and increased operational efficiency.

In addition to her MES responsibilities, Julia provides comprehensive IT LAN/Desktop administration support, including PC deployment, end-user support and training, network support, and server maintenance. She has played a key role in streamlining IT processes and procedures to support organizational efficiency.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Sciences, from the University of South Alabama. She is proficient in various MES systems and tools, including OSI PI, Plant Applications, and SQL programming. Julia’s technical skills also extend to VB application development, systems analysis & design, and database management. She is skilled in operating environments such as Windows XP, 7, 10; Win Server 2003, 2008, 2012; SQL Server 2008/2012.

With her extensive experience, technical expertise, and commitment to excellence, Julia Ann Kane drives success and innovation in the field of IT and Manufacturing Execution Systems.