Jeff Kearns

Jeff Kearns

Business Analyst - Cumberland RI

With more than eighteen years of direct IFS experience in Operations and Supply Chain, Jeff came to Astra after a long career in aerospace and defense with General Dynamics Mission Systems. His first IFS experience with IFS was a 2001 implementation of Manufacturing, Inventory, Project, Procurement and Engineering modules. Jeff served on the ERP selection team performing gap analysis for manufacturing and distribution groups including material costing and supplier quoting for the telecommunications industry. Jeff joined the Astra Team in the summer of 2016.

Managing Cost Estimating and Advanced Planning for Operations and later as a specialist for the Supply Chain, he became the IFS functional owner and analyst for several key areas. He has lived a number of implementation/upgrades for IFS and Oracle. Serving as liaison between Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering and Finance a wealth of experience and knowledge created enormous wealth for his company.

Jeff graduated from Rhode Island College with a B.S. in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Manufacturing and Control and Operations. He also holds an MBA from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI.