Jim McCormack

Jim McCormack

Champion of personal growth, having fun and helping others

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Construction

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Jim McCormack's Overview

Current
  • Apprentice Electrician at Roy Spittle Associates, Inc.
Past
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Jim McCormack's Summary

A proven track record of success; switching careers to use my passion for helping people through hands on mechanical and electrical work.

Specialties

Team Building, Business Process design and improvement, Information Technology, Leadership

Jim McCormack's Experience

Apprentice Electrician

Roy Spittle Associates, Inc.

February 2013Present (1 year 8 months) Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA

Perform electrical related work under the guidance and supervision of licensed electricians
Work includes installing, repairing, altering and maintaining electrical conductors, fittings and fixtures for heating, lighting or power purposes in residential and commercial environments

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

September 2011February 2013 (1 year 6 months) Swampscott, MA

Perform electrical related work under the guidance and supervision of licensed electricians
Work includes installing, repairing, altering and maintaining electrical conductors, fittings and fixtures for heating, lighting or power purposes in residential and commercial environments
Review and suggest improvements to the related business processes

Director of IT & Business Process Improvement

iRobot

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; IRBT; Consumer Electronics industry

January 2008April 2011 (3 years 4 months) Greater Boston Area

Identify, evaluate and implement process improvement to improve efficiencies and reduce operating costs
Provide leadership and direction to the organization in the subject of Business Process Improvement
Track and monitor funds budgeted and allocated for corporate business process initiatives
Maintain direct communications with senior and middle management regarding business process initiatives
Lead presentations to senior management across the company to keep them informed of the status of business process improvement initiatives, performance againsty planned objectives, and future strategic directions and associated impact on expenses.
Advocate, promote and drive organization efificiencies through process improvement
Manage the development and maintenance of protocols and principles for the management of process improvement projects
Conduct workshops and interview with staff to identify, map and document new business processes

IT Director

iRobot

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; IRBT; Consumer Electronics industry

December 1999January 2008 (8 years 2 months) Greater Boston Area

Guide and manage capital expenditures, in-house staff and outsourced IT resources
Work closely with various levels of the business community to continuously dteermine IT short-term priorities and develop plans to satisfy those goals
Keep top management fully appraised of all critical IT and business issues
Develop and communicate clear performance expectations of employees
Recruit employees as needed
Continuously evaluate and make tough staffing decisions to improve the capabilities of the department
Manage vendor relationships and contract negotiations
Maintain and improve the companies email, DNS, DHCP, file servers, firewall and VPN devices
Create and successfully manage the annual IT budget

LAN Administrator & IT Consultant

Parent, McLaughlin & Nangle, CPAs

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Accounting industry

March 1997December 1999 (2 years 10 months) Greater Boston Area

* Administered the company networks at 3 locations
* Acted as the primary technical resource for the firm in evaluating and purchasing new technology
* Successfully managed the move of the main office to a new location while ensuring minimum downtime
* Designed the new network, purchasing hardware, coordinating with cabling and telecom vendors, configuring routers, installing hardware, and software
* Provided primary network support for several clients of the firm
* Converted and upgraded accounting systems at several clients
* Set-up, Maintained and Supported all company computer equipment

Systems Support Specialist

Brigham Surgical Group

March 1996March 1997 (1 year 1 month) Greater Boston Area

Supported a network of approximately 200 PCs.

Associate National Bank Examiner

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Banking industry

June 1994March 1996 (1 year 10 months) Greater Boston Area

Reviewed the safety and soundness of National Banks as a member of an examining team
Responsible for advising, troubleshooting and assisting examiners with computer equipment and software

Jim McCormack's Skills & Expertise

  1. Team Building
  2. Customer Relations
  3. Problem Solving
  4. Telecommunications
  5. Security
  6. Troubleshooting
  7. Compliance
  8. Administration
  9. Change Management
  10. Lean Manufacturing
  11. Vendor Relations
  12. Process Improvement
  13. Team Leadership
  14. Teamwork
  15. Business Process Improvement
  16. Budgeting
  17. Business Process
  18. Supervisory Skills
  19. Strategic Planning
  20. Program Management
  21. Microsoft Office
  22. ERP
  23. Business Analysis
  24. Budgets
  25. Vendor Management
  26. Management
  27. Project Management
  28. System Administration
  29. Network Administration
  30. IT Management
  31. Information Technology
  32. Networking
  33. Outsourcing
  34. Leadership
  35. Project Planning
  36. Purchasing
  37. Visio
  38. Operations Management
  39. MS Project
  40. Manufacturing
  41. Testing
  42. Integration
  43. Hardware
  44. Quality Assurance
  45. SharePoint
  46. Analysis

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Jim McCormack's Certifications

  • First Aid / AED / Adult & Child CPR

    • American Heart Association
    • May 2011 to May 2013
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry

    • OSHA Training Institute (OTI)
  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) - Class A

    • Massachusetts Department of Transportation - RMV Division
  • Lean Manufacturing

    • College of Management and GBMP, Inc. at University of Massachusetts Boston
    • March 2009
  • Registered Electrical Apprentice

    • State of New Hampshire, Bureau of Electrical Safety & Licensing
    • License 14708 A
  • Registered Electrical Apprentice

    • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Apprentice Training
    • License E-051-743

Jim McCormack's Education

North Shore Technical High School

Journeyman/Masters Electrical Code Prep, NEC Electrical Code

20112015 (expected)

Currently Attending

The Peterson School

Basic Electricity Course, NEC Electrical Code

20112011

D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University

MBA, Business Administration

19901992

University of New Hampshire -- Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

Bachelor of Science, Business and Economics (Double Major)

19861989

Center for Creative Leadership

Leadership Development Program

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