wdLeahy
jbLeahy
 
home
gaTech
links
photos
family

email us!

 
Resume
objectives
summary
experience
education
Experience


Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Computing
1998-Present

Lecturer; 1999-Present

Develop course presentation materials as well as other instructional materials. Typically present lectures to aproximately 800 students per semester.

Graduate Student/Graduate Teaching Assistant; 1998-1999

Obtained Master of Science in Computer Science. Worked as Graduate Teaching Assistant in CS1501 Introduction to Computing. Developed and implemented Undergraduate TA Training Program. Pioneered animated presentations to illustrate algorithm operation for both TA Training and normal course work.

Saint Gobain/Corning (continuous?) 1973-1997

Plant Manager, SGD Glass; Covington, Georgia; 1995-1997

Managed design, construction and startup of $46 million glass plant for manufacture of perfume and cosmetic bottles. Selected and trained workforce of 135 employees. Fast track project-elapsed time from groundbreaking to furnace lighting was less than 10 months. Construction phase was completed on-time and under budget. Reported to Division Manufacturing Manager.

SGD

Product Manager, Corhart Refractories; Louisville, Kentucky;1993-1995

Responsible for marketing, forecasting and technical support for emerging fused cast checker business. Specified and recommended customized Cruciform solutions to meet specific needs of customers. Increased market share and sales resulting in construction of new US manufacturing facility. Responsible for marketing, sales and promotion of monolithic products. Responsible for promotional activities for all products at annual Glass Problems Conference. Special assignment coordinating presentations and information flow to legal counsel in conjunction with acquisition of Carborundum. Reported to Vice President and General Manager.

Product Manager Cruciforms, SEPR; Le Pontet, France; 1989-1993

Responsible for world-wide marketing, forecasting, customer service and technical support for $30MM fused cast checker business. Specified and recommended customized Cruciform solutions to meet customer needs. Accomplishments include increased market share, installation of marketing database for trend analysis, significant improvements in quotation preparation system and complete revision of catalogs, brochures and presentation materials. Reported to Marketing Manager.

Manager Sales Administration and Marketing, Corhart Refractories; Louisville, Kentucky; 1988-1989

Responsible for customer service, forecasting, budget preparation and coordination with home office in Paris for a $20MM Fused Glass Refractory Business. Also, Product Manager for fused cast products used in metallurgical applications. Reported to Division Vice President and General Manager.

Engineering Manager, Corhart Refractories, Louisville Plant, 1983-1988

Managed Engineering Department consisting of Process and Equipment Engineering, Quality Control and Laboratory Services. Responsible for process and quality improvements, cost reduction, capital project planning and execution. Also functioned as project leader of major task force aimed at selection improvement and process optimization. Reported to Plant Manager.

Corning Glass Works; Bluffton, Indiana

Plant Manufacturing Engineer, 1981-1983

Directed engineering department consisting of twenty-two salaried engineers and forty technicians. Primary responsibilities included management of process, training, quality control, glass technology and equipment engineering. Also responsible for $4MM cost reduction program and $2MM capital budget. Reported to Plant Manager. Special assignment coordinating solution to major glass loss problem

Supervisor Process and Control Engineering, 1979-1981

Directed engineering department consisting of six salaried engineers and six technicians. Responsible for process definition and optimization utilizing $250M experimental budget. Managed $750M successful process computer system upgrade.

Senior Process Engineer, Pressed Funnel Development, 1978-1979

Transferred technology from development team to plant operations. Documented process via standard operating procedures. Trained plant personnel. Developed man-machine computer interfaces.

Senior Process Engineer, Mold Equipment Measurement, 1976-1978

Developed complete system for measurement and analysis of mold equipment including extensive software development. Significantly increased process reliability and performance.

Product Engineer, Corning Glass Works; Corning, NY; 1973-1975

Developed automated internal master specification system significantly reducing problem inventories. Produced revised product catalog.


 

Top of Page

email: bleahy@mindspring.com