Résumé of Jim Samonte

Jim Arellano Samonte
Manila, Philippines

Objective To attain a position in the information technology field where my experience and enthusiasm will have application.
Work Experience
2001 Formosa Heavy Industries MaiLiao, Taiwan
Electronics Engineer
  • Supervised a team of Filipinos and Indonesians in the installation and commissioning of electronic sensors and equipment during the construction of the power plant.
1999 San Miguel Yamamura Ball Corp. Trece Martirez, Cavite
SAP Specialist - Materials Management
  • Analyzed and streamlined the operations of Purchasing and Stores Management Departments
  • Conducted re-training of 9 Logistics and 4 Finance staff on the proper implementation of purchase request and purchase order procedures.
  • Introduced new procedures for doing on-the-fly physical count of almost 5,000 inventory items and reduced the counting time from 3 weeks to less than 1 week.
  • Identified more than 3,000 non-moving inventory items and made recommendations for its use or disposal.
1998-1999 San Miguel Packaging Products Makati City
IT Specialist
  • Assisted the Y2K Project manager in ensuring the Y2K compliance and readiness of all SMPP plants.
  • Conducted R&D of new products in telecommunications, networking and computer hardware and software for implementation across SMPP's business units.
  • Provided technical and aesthetic assistance to the Marketing Department for SMPP's website.
1995-1998 Premium Packaging Int'l., Inc. Tanza, Cavite
Staff Engineer , IT and Logistics Specialist
  • Administered the plant's computer network resulting in upgraded hardware and software and minimum external technical assistance.
  • Provided plans for linking the production line instruments and equipment with the office computers for easier monitoring of production.
  • Assisted Finance, HR and Logistics departments in data gathering, analysis and report presentation to management.
  • Led and improved the processes of Quality Assurance (QA) Maintenance department resulting in less equipment downtime.
  • Conducted user training for all office personnel in the use of Windows 95, Lotus Smartsuite (123, Wordpro, Freelance Graphics) and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
  • Established the QA Maintenance Quality Circle consisting of 8 members aimed at discovering and prioritizing problems encountered at the work place and presenting solutions to management.
  • Prepared and oversaw the layout of the company newsletter.
2000 De La Salle University Taft Avenue, Manila
  • Master of Business Administration (on-going)
  • Entrance scholar of the Graduate School of Business
1990-1994 De La Salle University Taft Avenue, Manila
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
  • Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Scholar.
  • DLSU Scholar.
  • ECE Society PRO
1986-1990 Manila Science High School Taft Avenue, Manila
  • NCEE Rating: 99+
1979-1986 Paco Catholic School Paco, Manila
  • Valedictorian
  • Outstanding in Religion
  • Outstanding in Conduct
  • First Honor: Kindergarten to Grade 5
Seminars and Trainings Attended 1999
  • 2nd Global Y2K Summit
  • Administering Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Lotus Notes Administration
  • Lotus Notes User's Training
  • Banyan Vines System Administration
  • SAP 1st Level System Support
  • SAP R/3 Overview
  • 5S of Good Housekeeping
  • Banyan Vines User 's Training
  • Basic Statistical Process Control Seminar
  • Internal Quality Auditor's Course
  • Labor Relations Seminar
  • Investigation and Grievance Handling Seminar
  • Quality Circle Leader's Course
  • Basic Glass Technology
Personal Background Born June 2 in Baclaran, Paranaque. Fluent in English and Filipino.
Interests include mountaineering, hiking, saxophone, computers, swimming.
Honest, fast learner, resourceful and dynamic.

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