I have 8 years of Operational and Corporate experience with Fortune 50 companies. My leadership experience has been recognized with progressive positions which have increased in stature, scope, and responsibility. I am a results oriented leader who has been responsible for both operational success as well as developmental success with subordinates and peers.
01/2016 to Current
DC Production Planning ManagerHome Depot － Dallas, TX
Lead the production planning process and effectively partners with the leadership team to ensure DC has effective work plans, staffing levels, and resources to meet flow requirements, and achieve business metrics and goals.
Ensure collaboration between departments by leading daily, weekly and monthly meetings with Operations leadership to plan, monitor and execute production plans by identifying and communicating plan variances.
Educates and trains the leadership team on the planning process, tools, and resources available.
Partner with Transportation and Vendor Compliance to identify flow related opportunities including gate to gate, order day management, and inbound scheduling.
Partners with building leaders to plan the daily inbound receipt flow in order to optimize building flow, sequencing, and balance.
Partner with Human Resources and leadership team to manage scheduled time off, cross training needs and vacation planning inputs for labor forecast.
Member of the Leader Mentorship program, providing operational and developmental mentoring to a high potential Area Supervisor;.
Re-introduced a strategy for SOPA to help drive compliance in both operational and support departments.
Named "Extreme Owner" of the Week, twice, due to driving SOP compliance.
Introduced planning tools to identify SYNC loads, and drove compliance for completing SYNC loads.
Taught a class to all leaders, discussing Performance, Utilization, and Effectiveness, and how they are calculated
DC Operations Manager, Home Depot.
05/2014 to 01/2016
DC Operations ManagerHome Depot － Winchester, VA
coordinate, with my direct reports, the daily activity of 25 associates
strategize with peers on optimal freight flow from receiving to shipping
Assist GM or AGM
with evaluating the effectiveness of and recommending alternatives for work
methods, procedures, controls and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement
and processing of product
culture of safety throughout the organization by following safety policies and
procedures, monitor DC safety, physical security and operational metrics on a
daily, weekly and monthly basis
and teaching associates, drove SOP Assessment results from 88.8% to 92% in 6
Coach, train, and
develop associates and supervisors through both informal and formal job
performance based feedback.
Dallas RDC to provide support to the team going through personnel changes from
a 3PL to internal Home Depot associates
Leader of the
Month March 2015
Point of Contact
for new Buy Online Ship to Store via the RDC process; including training
leaders and associates on new processes
up Production Planning Manager
01/2009 to 04/2014
Executive Group LeaderTarget Distribution － Stuarts Draft, VA
Leader of 35
direct reports, whose responsibilities are to pull and put away product in the
behaviors and performance of the team; Hold teams accountable to all
performance factors and executing daily plans
inclusive and diverse culture
Executive Trainer; Training Point of Contact for Warehousing Department
Hazardous Waste Compliance Point of Contact
Back up Production Controller; building total
Warehouse plans for next three shifts
Through coaching and teaching associates, drove SOP Assessment results from 88.8% to 92% in 6 months
04/2012 to 04/2013
Business Process ConsultantTarget Corporation － Minneapolis, MN
Hazardous Waste Compliance Project - Consulting
responsibility and representation of Distribution on a 7 million dollar
initiative to develop systematic process changes to allow for compliant
tracking of hazardous waste within the Distribution Supply Chain
Headquarters role based on performance as Executive Group Leader
Traveled to different
distribution centers to evaluate their compliance with Best Practices and
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Operations & Supply Chain ManagementVirginia Tech － Blacksburg, VA, USAMinor: Spanish
Six Sigma CertificationVillanova University
Supply Chain, Team Leadership, Logistics, Operations Management, Inventory Control, Transportation, Warehousing, Distribution Center Management