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IFS Engineering Functional Consultant

The IFS Functional Consultant in an IFS Engineering module project is responsible for bridging business needs with system capabilities. They gather requirements, configure the module, and ensure it aligns with engineering processes. Their expertise in both IFS software and industry-specific operations is vital for a successful implementation.

IFS Engineering Project Manager

The IFS Project Manager in an IFS Engineering module project leads the way by planning, executing, and overseeing the project. They define scope, manage resources, mitigate risks, and ensure timely, on-budget delivery. Their expertise in project management and IFS functionality keeps the implementation on track for success.

IFS Developer

The IFS Developer in an IFS Engineering module project plays a pivotal role in customising and extending the system to meet unique requirements. Proficient in software development, databases, and integrations, they create tailored solutions and ensure seamless integration with the IFS platform, enhancing its functionality for engineering processes.

IFS Quality Assurance Analyst

The IFS Quality Assurance Analyst in an IFS Engineering module project ensures system reliability and performance. They design test plans, execute test cases, and document defects to ensure the module aligns with specifications and operates flawlessly. Their meticulous testing and validation contribute to a successful implementation and optimal user experience.

IFS Engineering Case Study

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1 Module
1 Project
1 Expert

The Requirement

Automotive Manufacturing company who had passed phase 1 of their IFS project. In phase 2 of the project, the business needed to implement the IFS Engineering module in conjunction with other functional areas such as Manufacturing & Supply Chain. The company had tried for 3 months to find the right resource internally but had not found anyone suitable for the role. With phase 2 project start dates imminent, the business needed to quickly bring in an IFS Engineering Consultant before any delays occurred.

This implementation project affected 3 of their UK sites with a phased rollout of the IFS Engineering module.

Main Objectives

  • Successfully implement a customised IFS solution to meet business requirements
  • Build efficiency in production
  • Add to internal IFS skillset with an industry professional
  • Automate processes in production

Project Progress

Finding Resource

After expressing interest in a star candidate advertised by us, we talked with the client to discuss requirements for the role. Learning about the ongoing project, we had to understand their frustrations in order to provide them with a tailored solution. The client needed an IFS Engineering Consultant who had previous implementation experience, cross-functional exposure and had immediate availability. From here, we were able to start our search.

Connecting Experts

With our extensive network of IFS professionals, we were able to provide our client with a shortlist of 5 candidates in a 72-hour window. After reviewing the profiles, the client decided to take 3 IFS Specialists (each with a range of IFS Engineering experience) to interview. After each of the interviews, the client then selected only 2 of the candidates to take part in a second interview on-site. Following a 2-hour interview for each of the candidates, their minds were mind up on who they wanted to offer the job to.

Candidate Hired

The candidate they hired was a freelance IFS Consultant with over 10 years IFS functional experience. This person had successfully supported 2 IFS APPs 10 Engineering projects for businesses in a similar industry.  

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The Delivery

When the contractor started, their first job was to liaise with other consultants on the project to understand the customised solution that was being implemented. Within the first 3 months of being in the role, the IFS Engineering Consultant had designed various aspects of the solution to integrate with other areas of the business such as finance, manufacturing and supply chain. 

With the right resource in place, the IFS Engineering Consultant provided training to employees on how to use the IFS system effectively which included educating end-users on software features. Ensuring IFS knowledge was sustained within the business post-implementation, this enabled the company operated more efficiently with the IFS system in place.

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