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Ron (Ronald J.) De Long

Community Manager

8+ yearsMesa, AZ
About Ron (Ronald J.) De Long
Community Manager
Experience level
Senior-level8+ yrs
Hourly rate
Open to
Feature implementationOptimizationStatistical AnalysisProblem solverOracleTransforming dataCommunity ManagementCoachableDocumentation preparationSupervised Learning

Thunderbird, Global School of International Management

Global Leadership

BootcampClass of 2002

Oracle University

PLM & Manufacturing Inventory

BootcampClass of 2008

Arizona State University

Business Analytics

Master's DegreeClass of 1998

Arizona State University

Operations & Production (Supply Chain) Management

Bachelor's DegreeClass of 1990

Imperial Valley College


Associate DegreeClass of 1984

Materials Manager, Production Schedular

TRW, Vehicle Safety Systems

full time contract8/1994 - 11/1997
  2. • PRODUCTION SCHEDULER – NPI (New Product Introduction) schedule and ship on-time orders
  3. • WAREHOUSE MANAGER – custom WMS designed and implemented improving Inventory

Warehouse Manager, System Implementation Specialist

Kraft Foods

full time contract8/1991 - 7/1994
  2. Worked with, and coordinated multiple departments, conceptualized and executed new warehouse systems.
  3. • Shipping Production Shift, +33% productivity, Stocking Shift & Inventory Slotting system (-25%) Stock-outs
  4. • Included Emergency Medical Supplies, and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods.
  5. • Management Development & Special Projects Manger
  6. • Call center, Payment Processing process design and reconfiguration (21+% improved throughput)

amyronCONSULTING & Oracle Solutions

full time contract10/2008 - 3/2023
  1. R12.5.2 Implementation – Oracle Discrete Manufacturing; Inventory, Bills of Material, Work-in-Process
  2. SMB Commercial Construction:
  3. • Commercial Contractor Software selection, & Solar Panel repairs & process improvement +17% RM Savings
  4. Medical Device (EMS) Manufacturer:
  5. • Review Agile PLM processes, preparing training and ERP upgrade/go-live & support PC and Admin 10-20 hours
  6. Medical Device Manufacturer:
  7. • Medical device manufacturer. (EMS) Implementing Planning, and Discrete WIP – MSCA (WMS) implementation assessment 5+ weeks + Four(4) month plan.
  8. SMB Commercial Construction:
  9. • Utilize Oracle EBS, SCM, WIP supporting team(s) in Engineer-to-Order (ETO) Construction company for a Make-to-Order (MTO)/Assembly-to-Order (ATO) – “MODULAR” Manufacturing CAD/CAM to Discrete 8-10/day.
  10. Oracle University Instructor:
  11. Agile “Product Collaboration” and Agile “Administrator” Training and Delivery 1-2 classes per month Demantra Set-up, Configure and Administration. Training and Delivery 1-2 classes per month
  12. Master Data Management (MDM) PIM + Configurator solution(s) PIM Product Attribution REDUCED custom CZ Rules 60%
  13. • Advanced Supply Chain Planning, Spare Parts Planning and Warehouse Management solutions (Right Part/Right Plan)^30%

Senior Principal Instructor & Principal Consultant


full time contract11/1997 - 10/2008
  1. Inventory Optimization - Enterprise Asset Management with Repair and Overhaul success with DISTRIBUTED-WMS (Warehouse Management)
  2. • Trained/mentored at different levels in Enterprise Excellence
  3. • Contractor with Capgemini, listened to customers and develop Software Solutions to fit their needs;
  4. • documenting and configuring, leverage Oracle FUSION PLM (PIM) tools for Product /Service Lifecycle – CLOUD
  5. • Leveraging Oracle BPM, I-Procurement, and Purchasing
  6. Master Data Management (MDM) Configurator (CTO & CPQ) solution(s)
  7. • Advanced Supply Chain Planning, Spare Parts Planning and Warehouse Management (Assessments only)
  8. o Pharmaceutical (pick-to-light)
  9. o Aerospace & Defense
  10. Implement Oracle PLM solutions and create test scripts for PLM/APC
  11. • Utilizing Industry standards (SCOR & APQC) developed & completed 24+ Test Scripts & Training documents for:
  12. o PLM (Oracle PIM or APC) + Configurator Prototypes
  13. o Complex Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (cMRO), and WMS (MSCA) Implementations
  14. o Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
  15. Trained/mentored 6+ project team members in the DMAIC and 7-Step methodologies
  16. Assisted customers' Subject Matter Experts in implementing Oracle Applications, reviewing and structuring Bills of Material, while reviewing Inventory Setups, and managing data entry process
  17. • Project Lead completed Curriculum development & successful course roll-out for Oracle PLM/APC.
  18. • Taught six (6) MFG/VCP/VCE Applications including: INV, WMS, BOM, CZ, WIP , and ASCP
  19. • Taught PLM & PIM at sites across N.A., A.P. & E.U.
  20. • Maintain 90+% Student evaluation survey ratings
  21. • Successfully completed 2-week, Intensive Product boot-camp – Learning all Agile PLM 9.0 products
  22. • Completed two (2) customer Installs: Configured, Trained, &Supported Agile PLM Product Collaboration
  23. SUPPLY CHAIN PROGRAM MANAGER, cMRO and Spare Parts Planning using Click Commerce.
  24. SIX-SIGMA GREEN BELT CERTIFIED (Black-belt Projects completed)
  25. Represented R&O as an active member of Customer Satisfaction Boards (CSBs) and Product Management Team (PMT) focused on customers
  26. • Communicated and negotiated with multiple departments, customers, and suppliers while implementing long-term process improvements projects improving cash-flow $500k and customer satisfaction 10%
  27. • Working with multiple departments, supported Business Analysis and implementation of Make vs. Buy processes; converting 4-5 items weekly
  28. • Trained/mentored project team members in the Lean and 6-Sigma methodologies
  30. As Team Leader/Member, listened to customer concerns, understood issues, and built Oracle applications-based business solutions to address clients’ needs.
  31. • Cultivated multiple client relationships, at all levels, in the organization and examined business practices.
  32. • On-site (U.S. customer) liaison & offshore technology group, interface w/customer, completed aggressively scheduled POC.
  33. • Kept up with industry trends & “Best Practices (SCOR & APQC)” including Internet, e-Business processes;
  34. • Oracle Configurator (Order Management, Sales-on-line, and I-Store),
  35. • On-line Payments - ID Management / Public Key Infra. (PKI) - (SunMicro - funded start-up): 3-to-8/2000)
  36. • Taught Classroom - Inventory (INV) & Bills of Material (BOM) + WMS
  37. • Maintained 100% Utilization, and 90% Quality Scores.
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