Radford Group

Jan 1995 – Apr 1995The company is no longer tradingBased in the UKContract

Systems Administrator at the Radford Group

About Radford Group

Radford Group was a leading manufacturer of supermarket shelving and storage solutions. With a focus on providing high-quality products, Radford Group aimed to meet the diverse needs of retailers and maximize their storage capabilities. The company’s expertise in Bill of Materials, supply chain management, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) helped streamline operations for their clients.

Iain White Systems Administrator Work Experience

During his contractor position at Radford Group, Iain White served as a Systems Administrator. In this role, Iain was responsible for providing IT support, maintaining database systems, and supporting Computer-Aided Design and manufacturing systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Systems Administrator at Radford Group, Iain White had the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Configured and maintained the company’s database systems, including Oracle and MS SQL Server, to ensure optimal performance and availability.
  • Developed MS VBA macros to automate report creation and streamline data analysis processes, resulting in significant time savings and improved accuracy.
  • Troubleshot and resolved complex technical issues, such as server crashes and database corruption, to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted business operations.
  • Supported Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) systems, providing technical assistance to optimise the efficiency of these critical systems.
  • Installed and maintained Autocad software, enabling seamless operation for design and engineering teams.

Contributions and Achievements

Iain White’s notable achievements while serving as a Systems Administrator at Radford Group include:

  • Implemented efficient database systems management practices, resulting in improved system performance and reduced downtime.
  • Developed MS VBA macros that automated report generation, significantly reducing the time required for report creation and improving data analysis efficiency.
  • Successfully resolved complex technical issues, ensuring the continuity of critical business processes and minimising disruption.
  • Provided expert support for Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) systems, enhancing productivity and efficiency for design and engineering teams.

These achievements demonstrate Iain White’s valuable contributions to Radford Group, showcasing his technical expertise and commitment to optimising systems and processes.