Thursday, August 05, 2010

Thomas Patrick Norton II (1920-2011) resume circa 1952-1954

Thomas P. Norton
268 Gorden Drive
Paramus, New Jersey
Oradel 8-6233 R
Office Manager
Currently employed as Office Manager at Mutual Chemical Company of America, Jersey City Works, with twelve years of diversified management and executive experience in continuous-type, heavy-chemical, industrial plant of 350 employees. Responsible for Tímekeepíng and Payroll, Plant Accounting Department and related Offíce Services with particular emphasis on Burroughs Machine Accounting, Office Systems and Cost Control. I have a thorough knowledge of all Burroughs Accounting Machine Operations including: Unit and dual plan payroll writing; cost distribution; accounts payable (voucher register and cash disbursements); accounts receivable; stores inventory control; general ledger posting; billing; and equipment history records for maintenance control. My experience includes operations on the Burroughs 7200, 7800 and Sensimatíc machines.
I am experienced in Personnel Administration including: wage and salary programs; union contract negotiations (with evaluation of union demands and interpretation in cents per hour); welfare plans (group insurance, hospitalization and pension programs); wage and employment surveys; employment and medical record keeping; plant safety program. I have had limited experience in employee interviews, recruitment, screening and hiring of new employees.
I have a working knowledge of Purchasing and Storeskeepíng including: placing of bids, purchase orders and contracts; conducting price and market surveys; controlling maximum and minimum on hand quantities for a six thousand item maintenance stores inventory; conducting cyclic, periodic and reorder inventories.
I am also experienced in the flow of work from the origination of the purchase requisition through the passing of the invoice for payment.
I have had some experience in Traffic and Shipping; including domestic and export freight movement; receiving and warehousing.
I have worked with one of the leading management consultant firms in reorganizing our entire office progress; including the installation of a standard cost system.
I am interested in obtaining a position with a progressive organization as Office Manager or Assistant Office Manager, Burroughs Accounting Machine Supervisor or Administrative Assistant to the Plant Manager or Controller.
Source: Thomas Patrick Norton III (1920- ) resume circa 1952-1954