To utilizes my skills as a visionary and goal-oriented executive. To demonstrate my experience in developing, and implementing cutting edge solutions to address today's business world. Over twenty-six years of progressive management experience in a number of business areas with consistent emphasis on team building, organizational development, and profit maximization. Skilled in staff development to meet organizational and individual goals. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Managed though double-digit growth in the business cycle. Adept at negotiating, trouble-shooting, problem solving and crisis management.
Goodyear tire and RubberAugust 2007 to CurrentArea Manager Danville, VA.
Responsible for the daily management for seven departments in a unionized plant.
Plan, organize and direct functions concerning production and/or maintenance; supervise and manage hourly employees and craftspeople Ensure all regulations and company policies are followed to create a safe and clean work environment Train and motivate associates to gain efficiency with respect to maximum productivity and superior quality Schedule and coordinate team meetings to accomplish departmental goals and objectives Maintain a positive and constructive reinforcement Review individual work records, safety, workmanship, attendance and production.
January 1988 to March 2007Materials Manager/MIS Manager Danville, VA.
Key member of Executive Management Team Areas of Responsibilities: Material Management : sourcing, purchasing, receiving, incoming inspection, warehouse management, material retrieval, inventory control and production scheduling.
Management Information Systems: reception and switchboard, CAD department, accounting, Computer training, Windows NT Network, human Resources and employee benefits, corporate insurance, Financial statements review and production planning Highlights Developed and implemented outsourcing contracts in an effort to lower production, labor, and overhead cost.
Production work outsourced to a sheltered workshop created 50 jobs for mentally retarded citizens in the Danville area.
The program has lowered production cost by 8%.
In addition, the company was twice awarded "Industry of the Year" by two local organizations representing people with disabilities and once by the Virginia Association of Rehabilitative Facilities.
Negotiated a free freight agreement with steel vendor in an effort to lower in-bound freight.
This negotiation resulted in a 50% reduction in total in-bound freight cost.
Developed and implemented a plan to meet state mandatory recycling levels.
Worked with vendors and outside sources designing a series of recycling plans.
The company was able to dispose of three different types of material waste and increased overall profitability by 1% while meeting governmental mandates.
William Noel Stowe (continued) Page 2 Upon the untimely departure of the Chief Engineer, developed and managed the restructuring of the CAD department.
This required total overhaul of the department's procedures and data.
This entailed the cleaning and updating of over 70,000 CAD drawings into a format that ensured data integrity and organization.
Oversaw construction of manufacturing facility.
Planned and managed the moving of entire business and inventory from old location to new location, 13 miles apart, in one day.
Resulting in zero down time for production.
Wrote a grant request to MATAC that resulted in the company receiving a matching funds grant that helped with updates of the plant and training of employees.
Globman's Department StoresJanuary 1985 to January 1987Corporate Data Processing Manager Martinsville, VA.
Responsible for data processing and data flow for a chain of four department stores and ten ladies specialty stores.
Designed and wrote customized programs for payroll, accounting, general ledger, and sales audit.
Installed complete automated P.O.S.
system; which encompassed daily sales, inventory, purchasing, accounting, and accounts receivable.
Audited internal procedures in an effort to reduce shrinkage.
Devised system for transfer of inventory between divisions, which resulted in 10% reduction of shrinkage expense.
Developed and maintained cash register maintenance program, which enabled the company to eliminate outside maintenance service.
Reduced maintenance expense 83%.
January 1981 to January 1985Production Supervisor Danville, VA.
Managed the areas of production that required frequent change over and set-up.
Ran a temporary second shift during building expansion without engineering support or other management support.
Danville Community College1983A.A.S: Data Processing TechnologyData Processing Technology
Tunstall High School1980Certified Administrative Manager (C.A.M. #01742)
Institute of Certified Professional Managers 1998, 2003, 2008
Certified Manager (CM #04918)
Institute of Certified Professional Managers 1992, 1997, 2003, 2008
Danville Association of Retarded Citizens (DARC) ARC of Virginia Immediate Past President 1998-2001 * Board of Directors 1993-1994 President 1995-1997 Faith Home Vice President 1994 * Board of Directors 1995-1998 Board of Directors 1991-2001 * Executive Board 1995-1998 United Way of Danville/Pitts. County Dan River Business Dev. Center * Board of Directors 1995-1998 * Finance Committee 2001-2002 Executive Board 1998 * Facility Committee 2001-2002 Sharon Baptist Church State of Virginia - Notary Public T-N-T's (Teens-in-Transition) Director 1995-2001 * since 03-01-2000 Sunday School Teacher 1995-2001 commission expired 03-31-08 Deacon 2003 - 2006
COMMUNITY SERVICE ________________________________________________________ Danville Association of Retarded Citizens (DARC) ARC of Virginia Immediate Past President 1998-2001 * Board of Directors 1993-1994 President 1995-1997 Faith Home Vice President 1994 * Board of Directors 1995-1998 Board of Directors 1991-2001 * Executive Board 1995-1998 United Way of Danville/Pitts. County Dan River Business Dev. Center * Board of Directors 1995-1998 * Finance Committee 2001-2002 Executive Board 1998 * Facility Committee 2001-2002 Sharon Baptist Church State of Virginia - Notary Public T-N-T's (Teens-in-Transition) Director 1995-2001 * since 03-01-2000 Sunday School Teacher 1995-2001 commission expired 03-31-08 Deacon 2003 - 2006
accounting, accounts receivable, Administrative, benefits, C, CAD, cash register, Computer training, contracts, data processing, designing, Engineer, engineering support, Executive Management, Financial statements, funds, general ledger, human Resources, inspection, insurance, inventory, inventory control, meetings, Windows NT, Management Information Systems, negotiation, Network, payroll, policies, purchasing, quality, receiving, reception, safety, sales, scheduling, switchboard