C. Jones, Ph.D.
Ph.D. , University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Street
Master of Science, Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
Date Conferred: December,1996
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University
Degree Awarded: 1993
Visiting Professor, University of Houston, MESEP
- Summer Visiting Professor teaching Physics (Vectors, Newton’s Laws) and Robotics, (Lego, Robolab)
Teaching Assistant, University of Houston, Industrial Engineering Department
- Teaching Assistant for Operations Research Simulation Class, Graduate Engineering Administration, and Simulator Software Engineering.
Instructor, Tompkins University, Raleigh, NC, Implementation of Warehouse Management Systems
- Taught consultants how to install software, configure databases, and design network systems for companies utilizing this type of software
Jones, Erick C., “ Simulation of a Will Call, customer counter,” Simulation Handbook: A Practical Approach, ed. Christopher Chung, CRC Press 2003
Jones, Erick C. and Chung, Christopher A., “A Predictive SPC Model for Determining Cognitive Voluntary Turnover Before Physical Departure,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2003.
Jones, Erick C. and Chung, Christopher A., “Analysis of Part-Time Hourly Employees in the Industrial Transportation Service Sector,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 23-25, 1999.
Boutte, Doug, Jones, Erick, “Group Dynamics of Video Conferencing”. Industrial Hydrocarbons Journal, August, 1996
Jones, Erick C., “Virtual Office: The New Concept in Telecommuting”. University of Houston, 1996
Jones, Erick C., “Ergonomic Lifting and Lowering of Postal Totes”. University of Houston, 1995
Supply Chain Management Conference, Logility Software, May 2000 New Orleans, LA,
Topic: “ E-Supply Chain Synthesis”
DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS
Sloan Fellow Scholarship (NACME) for $21,600.00
President Achievement Award for undergraduate studies for $12,500.00
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE
Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE), President, Houston Senior Chapter 1996-1999
Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC), Member 1998-1999
Texas A&M University Association of Former Students 1993-present
Texas A&M Association of Former Black Students (President) present
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Member 1989-present
Big Brothers and Sisters of Houston 1996-1998
Experienced Manager, Arthur Andersen, LLP Consulting 1999-2002
Project Manager, Tompkins Associates Consulting Firm 1999-2001
Industrial Engineering Director, Academy Sorts and Outdoors 1996-1999
Specialist, United Parcel Service (UPS) 1993-1996
Industrial Engineering Department
SELECTED INDUSTRY PROJECTS
Oxxo, Commercial, FEMSA, (Monterrey, Mexico), 2002
– Implementation of Oracle ERP modules (Financial), Retek modules (merchandising, and warehouse management system)
Ball Corp, (Denver, CO), 2001
-Initiation study to evaluate supply chain. Team of consultants flew across country to visit manufacturing and distribution facilities for cutting cost from supply chain. $ 5 Million proposal submitted for Advanced Forecasting system (JD Edwards), transportation and warehousing system(Red Prairie), and network modeling optimization study(CAPS, BAAN)
Zebco Reels, (Tulsa, Oklahoma), 2001
- Initiation study on manufacturing process, and supply chain network and systems. $ 2 Million proposal submitted to implement Microsoft Great Plains modules (Financials, Advanced Planning and Forecasting), McHugh Warehouse Management Systems.
- Acquisition analysis for WC Bradley (confidential) - $ 110,000
- Andersen Windows, (Minneapolis, MN), 2001
Ingram Book (Nashville, TN), 2000
- Warehouse Management and Material Handling System Evaluation and proposal for Book distribution Group. Evaluated tilt tray sortation devices and optimal conveyor layouts. Compared legacy system upgrade vs. new warehousing systems.
- Warehouse Management, Material Handling, and Sortation System Implementation - $ 1.4 Million
Ingram Entertainment (Nashville, TN), 2000
- Automated Storage and Retrieval and Warehouse System analysis. Evaluated current procedures vs. using AS/RS technologies and upgrading warehousing System. AS/RS companies included (Knapp Automation).
AS/RS, MATERIAL HANDLING AND SOFTWARE SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTED
- Material Handling and Conveyor Systems
o SNE Control System (Conveyor Control System)
o Crisplant Tilt/Tray Sorter, Slick Rail Sorter,
o Accusor automated CD sorter,
o Pick and Pass, Pick to Light,
o Rapistan Conveyance systems
o Cantilevered Rack/Side Loaders,
o Case Flow/Pallet Rack
- Network Modeling/Warehouse/Transportation Management Systems
§ CAPS Modelers, BAAN
§ Red Prairie, Unix/Oracle
§ Manhattan: Unix/Oracle, AS400/DB2 Product
§ EXE: Unix/Informix
§ TRW: Unix/Oracle
§ Legacy Systems AS400 (written in Cobol)/DB2
- Productivity Systems and other
o PROREP (Production Reporting System)
o MAXXUS (Building and Facility Software)
OTHER INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TRAINING
- Time Study Institute 1994, certified times studies.
- UPS Supervisor Basic Training Course, 1993.
- UPS Building and Facility Design Course, 1994
- UPS Work Measurement/Time Study Course, Certified in MSDS Time Studies, 1993.
- UPS Reengineering/Process Improvement Team Training 1995
- IIE Effective Change Masters Series, Scott Sink, 1994-95.
- Tompkins Associates Consulting Training Classes (Logistics Modeling, Warehouse
- Software Vendor Training (Oracle (Database, ERP), JD Edwards (ERP), Logility (ERP), Manhattan, EXE, TRW (WMS), BAAN (Network, Transportation Modeler)
- Planning, Manufacturing Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Business of Consulting)
- Arthur Andersen, LLP Market Facing Team Training (Writing Contracts, Executive Sales Techniques).