John Barry Wright
1964 - 1969 - Tamworth Grammar School and Polesworth High School.
Courses and Achievements
O-levels: English Language, Maths, Physics with Chemistry, Chemistry, Physics, German
Job Instruction Techniques - Mercia Training, Tamworth (1984)
1 year German intermediate (1985-1986)
3 months further German with the Open Learning Programme (1988)
O.N.C. Business & Finance - BTEC, 1988
RPGII programming, IBM Birmingham (1990)
I.I.M. Certificate in Computing and Management Information Systems 1990
Open University T102 Foundation course "Living with Technology" 1991
Open University M205 "Fundamentals of Computing" 1992
Open University DT200 "I.T. - Technological & Sociological issues 1993
FLIC, LCCI Intermediate German - pass 1993
Intermediate German - FLIC, LCCI - 1993
1 year German Advanced - FLIC, LCCI (1993-94)
Introduction to RPG/400 programming (1996)
Synon, Design to Construction parts 1 & 2 (1997)
Open University MU120 "Open Mathematics" 1999
Open University M206 "Computing - An Object-Oriented Approach" 2000
Open University M301 "Software Systems and their Development" 2001
Open University Awarded Diploma in Computing 2001
Open University M358 "Relational Databases" 2002
Open University Awarded Bachelor of Science 2002
Open Universtiy Awarded Certificate in Computing & Mathematics 2004
City & Guilds 2377-11 Level 3 Certificate of Management of Electrical Equipment Maintenance - 2008
City & Guilds 2377-12 Level 3 Certificate for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (P.A.T) - 2008
Open University TT380 - 2010
Open University TT381 - 2010
Open University TT382 - 2011
Open University Awarded Class 3 Honours - 2011
2012 on - Self Employed.
2010 - 2012 - ICT Technician, Howard Primary School (Staffs CC).
2007 on - Self Employed.
1996 - 2007 - Senior Analyst Programmer, IMI Norgren.
1989 - 1996 - Data Processing Manager, Gill's Cables Ltd.
1989 - 1989 - Material Control Manager, Happich Auto Trim Ltd.
1988 - 1989 - Sales Liaison Analyst, CTP Gill's Cables Ltd.
1982 - 1988 - Stores Supervisor/ Material controller, Gill's Cables Ltd.
1974 - 1982 - Driver, CTP Gill's Cables Ltd.
1972 - 1974 - Disc Jockey, Rebeccas - part of the - Eddie Fewtrell empire.
KBM (AS400) since 1996 and MAPICS (S36/AS36) prior. MRP, Customer and supplier scheduling, stock control, stocktaking procedures and inventory management control. Engineering and product structure maintenance. Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control and ISO9000 requirements. Maintenance, analysis and progressing of customer schedules, work orders and production programming. Customer and supplier liaison. Implementation of PC based Time and Attendance Management System. Procurement of hardware and software. Implementation of AS400/advanced 36. IGP labelling software. EDI (Edifact/Odette) import and export file creation and reading. Last job role involved supporting six UK and European KBM-equipped sites with hundreds of users. I was also actively in the migration of data into JDEdwards One World system that brought about my eventual redundancy. Competent in HTML,PHP and SQL. Maintain a number of professional websites in the entertainment, leisure and corporate spheres.
Three years voluntary ICT support at Howard Primary School, developed and installed Server network and website. Instrumental in gaining Outstanding status for school - page 5 Ofsted report 2011.
Competent in German.
LGV class 1 (1981)
PCV class 1 (1982)
NPPL(M) - National Private Pilots Licence (microlight)
Flying, motorcycling, cycling, amateur dramatics, singing, web design, music.
To fly my microlight to the seaside, perhaps Skegness.