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CV for Tony Conlon

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Name: Tony Conlon
Address: Co. Westmeath, Republic of Ireland.
E-mail: conlon_tony@yahoo.co.uk
Date of Birth: dd.mm.1978 (Available upon request)
Sex: Male

Educational Background | Top | | Bottom |

2004 - 2005 Certificate in Purchasing & Materials Management, IIPMM.

Results: Materials Management (Credit), Principles of Purchasing (Credit), Business Management (Pass), Economics (Distinction).

1996 - 2000

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Manufacturing, University of Limerick.

Award Class: Honours Degree (2.2).

Core Modules: Semi-Conductor Technology, Technological Maths, Electro-Technology, Productivity Methods, CAD/CAM Systems, Analogue Electronics, Industrial Automation, Electronics Production, Digital Electronics, Quality Control.

Final Year Project: To demonstrate functions of the "Jetter Process-PLC" - implementing appropriate hardware - using the literal programming language, "Sympas".

1990 - 1996 Marist College, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Skills Set | Top | | Bottom |

IT Languages: Pascal, C, Sympas & HTML.
IT Packages: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Exchange, Outlook & Access.
Lotus cc:Mail & Notes. 'Protel'99 SE' & 'PSpice'.(PCB CAD & Circuit Simulation).
'Q-Pulse Record Management System'. 'CLC', 'Micross', 'Prodstar' & 'Oracle' MRP System. 'Scala 5.1' Database.
Pro-Engineer'01. AutoCAD'98. Applied Statistics Software Package.
Technical: Process Eng., Quality Auditing, Equipment Evaluation. Knowledge of principles such as FMEA, SPC & Lean Manufacturing.

Employment History | Top | | Bottom |

Jan’06 - present Intel Ireland Ltd., Collinstown, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Employed as "Manufacturing Technician". Intel ... digital technology, wireless world ... "behind all of this progress you’ll find innovative Intel® technology".

Duties include:

  • ***Work in Progress***.

  • ***Work in Progress***.

  • ***Work in Progress***.

May’05 - Dec'05 Scientific Games Worldwide Ltd., Athlone Rd., Ballymahon, Co. Longford.

Employed as "Buyer". Scientific Games are a global marketing and technology leader in the lottery, pari-mutuel, and telecommunications industries.

Duties included:

  • Purchasing of all Inventory & non-Inventory items.

  • Managing 'Spare Parts' orders (from receiving the PO ... discuss/clarify with customer ... sourcing part or requesting in-house manufacture ... through to dispatch and maintenance of orderbook.

  • Responsible for maintaining adequate supply of 'Printing Paper' to our customers.

Sept.’02 - May'05 Trend Technologies Mullingar Ltd., Mullingar Bus. Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

Jan.'03 - May.'05: Employed as "Buyer" within this plastics injection moulding company.

Duties included / Skills aquired:

  • Purchasing of all Inventory & non-Inventory items. (excl. Maintenance, Toolroom & IT Dept. requirements).

  • Manage, analyse and action the MRP (MS Exel based); forecast where necessary. Communicate customer MPS data on large volume products to Trends suppliers.

  • Control raw material Inventory levels & assist in controlling finished goods Inventory levels. Expedite orders and organise transport where necessary.

  • Identify high volume/low value items to be handled in blanket contracts.

  • Identify and develop alternative suppliers with a view to obtaining value for money for the company by reducing costs while maintaining quality.

  • Communicate on monthly performance metrics.

  • Updating AVL and maintaining records and SOP's associated with planning & purchasing. Maintenance of supplier details & costs on departmental databases.

  • Involvement on cross-department functional teams to assist in planning and specifying requirements to provide customers with a quality product in a timely manner. Support new product introductions.

  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives in the Company. (member of 4-person Lean Manufacturing team formed to review Quotes, Costs, BOMs, ECNs, QCIs and the organisation/structure thereof).

  • Support all users on procedure in the purchase of all goods and services.

Sept.'02 - Jan.'03: Employed as "QA & Manufacturing Assistant Engineer".

Duties included:

  • Issuing of Quality Dept. documentation for multiple products.

  • Use of Pro Engineer to obtain raw information for new product quotes. (Part Volumes, Dimensions etc...), AutoCAD in querying existing drawings and Applied Statistics for part qualification & monitoring.

  • Involved in Product Packing proposals with QA & customer.

  • Sourced tooling jigs (specification/costs) within Ireland & UK.

Jan.’01 - Apr.'02 PNY Technologies Ireland Ltd., Ballivor, Co. Meath.

Employed as "SMT Process Engineer". PNY is a manufacturer of computer memory upgrade products.
Primary areas of responsibility: Rework/Repair & Visual Inspection.

Duties included / Skills aquired:

  • Usage of SPC as part of process capability measurement to identify line set-up & run quality.

  • Analysis and trending of production efficiency (scrap/rework/yield rates) to recognise & correct deficient areas, reduce major defect types & to support continuous improvement. Initiated projects that reduced rework rates by up to 20% on problem products.

  • Undertook engineering projects to improve and optimise production processes & aid in customer complaint investigation/resolution.

  • Participated in & conducted internal quality audits; assess effectiveness of quality systems to meet customer & business requirements.

  • Specify, source & qualify new equipment.

  • Carry out reflow oven profiles.

  • Develop & maintain up to date specifications for areas of responsibility.

  • Actively involved in the maintenance & upkeep of ISO9000.

  • Use of Prodstar in BOM creation/alterations.

  • Managed HSE policies for all chemical introductions & disposals. Made cost reductions with alternate disposal methods.

Autumn 2000 - Dec. ’00 Interlink, Galway Road, Athlone, Co. Roscommon.

  • Employed part-time as a parcel sortation operator.

Feb. ’99 - Sept. ’99 DSC Communications, Donore Ind. Est., Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Co-operative education: Employed as a student engineer within the Manufacturing Dept. of this telecommunications company.

Duties included:

  • Installation of DSC product into street cabinets.

  • Incoming Inspection of mechanical cabinets & PCBs.

  • Drawing up procedures for processes (packaging/handling).

  • Inventory control with planning (Physical, Oracle & MS Access).

Jun. ’95 - Jan. ’99 Filling Station, Co. Westmeath.

  • Employed part-time as a forecourt attendant.

Summer of ’97 & ’98 Student Summer Scheme, Co. Westmeath.

  • 'Tidy Towns' employee. (Gardening, Painting etc ...)

Achievements/Interests/Other | Top | | Bottom |

  • Running, Pitch & Putt, Reading (Financial/Stocks).

  • Class Representative during Yr.2 in UL.

  • Full Clean 'B' Driving Licence.

References | Top | | Bottom |

  • Available on request.

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© Tony Conlon 2002 Last updated: 22.Jan.2006