A detail-oriented Distribution Equipment Manager and senior Distribution Facilities Specialist with thorough knowledge and experience as a Project Manager in the US Army and DLA Distribution Operations, with progressively effective managing and training coordination and design for critical equipment for military, DLA civilian and Warfighter supplies in fast-paced, highly dynamic environments. Data based researching techniques, effective managing, and analytical skills, documented experience in tracking multi-million dollar inventories with thousands of individual parts successful management and accountability of a multi-million dollar fleet of Material Handling Equipment and vehicles assigned to the second largest distribution depot in DLA. Professional warehousing management, transportation and military tactical accountable officer with over 20 years of instructor, leadership and management experience. Extensive training experience in planning, training development problem solving, course management, program analysis, inventory accuracy, decision-making positions and dispute resolution. Combat tested military and distribution operations success directing, instructing, training and education from US Army to Defense Logistics Agency wide programs.
Earned the DLA Distribution Director's Strategic Goals Award in the 4th QTR/FY13. in the Large Team Category for "Decrease Operating Costs, Improve Process and Productivity" for the DLA Distribution Sharpe Consolidation Project
Earned the DLA Distribution Director's Strategic Goals Award in the 3rd QTR/FY13. in the Individual Category for "Decrease Operating Costs, Improve Process and Productivity" for developing a more efficient way to effectively manage the depot's fleet and reducing excess equipment by 30% saving the taxpayer over $8 million.
Earned the Superior Civilian Service Award in NOV2012. for successfully executing storage optimization and reconfiguration projects that resulted in the re-alignment of nearly 200K lines of inventory and 750K cubic feet of material and the reduction of 1.4M gross square feet of storage space that enhanced operational efficiencies.
Assigned Project Manager DFS in San Joaquin's BRAC2005; created the process of executing material movement from 4 Western Region DLA Depots to San Joaquin.
Currently maintaining the dual duties and responsibilities as the assigned DLA Distribution Equipment Manager
(Dist. Fleet Manager). Responsible for maximizing and efficiency with Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/General Services Agency (GSA) vehicles; efficient utilization, maintenance, operation, replacement, and scheduled acquisition of a MHE Fleet of over 526 units with an estimated value of over $18 million; GSA Fleet of over 80 motor vehicles with an estimated value of over $ 24 million for the DLA Distribution San Joaquin depot. Report directly to the installation commander and deputy commander as the principal technical consultant and senior level technical specialist; subject matter expert adviser on all aspects of equipment management, including the proper operation, care, servicing and repair of DLA Distribution San Joaquin equipment fleet, as well as the management of the DLA Distribution San Joaquin Equipment Management and Control System (EMACS database).
I am responsible for reviewing the equipment utilization, maintenance history and operational effectiveness at the Sharpe and Tracy sites. Including the cost effectiveness of contractor and host provided maintenance. I serve as the authoritative source of theoretical expertise and practical know-how in the field of equipment management, providing technical advice on equipment design, maintenance, operations, and planning problems of the installation's MHE and GSA Fleet. I serve as the program analyst; responsible for developing measures of equipment utilization efficiencies and create, manage all reports, charts, and slides in command briefings utilizing; all available software programs such as Excel, Power Point, Access and conduct cross country Video Teleconferences using all available multimedia equipment. I identify and design MHE training and asset management needs and corrective actions and review proposed policy and procedures for technical correctness and ensure training completion through agency wide instructional systems on site or through web-based software.
I serve as the DLA Distribution San Joaquin liaison between DLA Installation Support at San Joaquin site's equipment specialist and collaborate closely with other on-site agencies and tenants through established and maintained professional contacts. I am also the Branch Distribution Facilities Specialist for the Specialized Storage that includes the Hazardous, Pilfer able (Vault), FMS, and Hazardous Material Pharmacy and cold storage warehouses. I am assigned as a Financial Liability Officer and on occasion conduct investigations to determine financial liability to government property damage or lost.
In the 3rd QTR of FY 2013 I was awarded the DLA Global Distribution (Big Ideas Initiative –Individual) award. I focused on maximizing payoff for taxpayer resources and optimizing efficient support to the Warfighter by reviewing all DLA Distribution San Joaquin's Material Handling Equipment fleet for optimization in size and distribution between its two sites, located in Sharpe and Tracy, California. As the equipment manager for both sites I manage more than 500 pieces of equipment valued at over $18 million. By classifying the organization's MHE as excess or essential to supporting the Warfighter, I developed and manage a project that assisted the organization in achieving a nearly 30 percent equipment reduction, saving over $8 million.
Promoted in AUG 2006 to Distribution Facilities Specialist for Stock Positioning Division until 2008 where my responsibilities increase as the assigned senior staff DFS in Material Management Group and AMHS Maintenance. Extensive experience and knowledge in project management; cost estimating in MILCON and internal facilities projects, manpower estimating and analysis, stock positioning, inventory integrity, disposal order processing and warehouse storage space and optimization at the second largest Distribution Depot and Strategic Distribution Platform in the DLA network. DLA Distribution San Joaquin is responsible for over 35M cubic feet of storage space and 800K NSNs valued at over $7B. San Joaquin is the primary logistics support center to the Western US (west of the Mississippi River) and US Forces Pacific Command (PACOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR) as well as being an integral part of DLA Distribution's worldwide customer support network.
I served as Project Manager/Program Operations Subject Matter Expert in charge of setting priorities and monitored progress of milestones on Depot-wide warehouse projects for the 2005 BRAC mission of both the Sharpe and Tracy sites. Coordinated over 279K line items with an extended cube of over 3.8M from four Forward Distribution
Points (FDPs); San Diego, Barstow, Puget Sound and Hill Air Force Base. I was responsible for the design and creation for all division charts, slides, and briefings for Stock Positioning. I provided daily assistance to the Deputy Chief of Support Service Group and logistics and theater customers in resolving movement tracking, movement request, and any other transportation related problems that require upper level assistance in support of the Warfighter. As the BRAC project manager I created an innovative and cost effective plan for DLA Distribution San Joaquin's Materiel Movement/Storage Optimization plan that was submitted to and approved by the DDC BRAC team and later adopted as the standard for receiving incoming material by the four Western Region FDPs. I developed and designed the multi-media presentations for the BRAC Program Policy presentations briefed to the Commander and leadership on a monthly basis and stood in and gave the monthly BRAC brief to command in the absence of the Group Chief/Deputy's. I authored a Business Case Analysis that won DDC approval for DLA's Strategic Focus and was awarded $11M of BRAC funding for the Storage Optimization project.
I was responsible for providing analytical and staff support to automated material handling equipment maintenance, Project manager support for stock positioning, inventory integrity, and disposal order processing and warehouse storage space projects. I provided advice to Support Services Group concerning cost and technical aspects of distribution packaging requirements and was responsibility for conducting management analyses of distribution Support and Operations services to determine efficiency of receipt, storage, and shipment procedures and to identify problem areas within the Depot. I was assigned as one of the Project managers responsible for establishing the first Depot wide New-Hire training program that provided in processing, initial training and on the job training in the selection, stow, pack, and inventory accuracy procedures. The New Hire Project also established a MHE operator licensing program that enabled a new employee start at their new position with a DLA approved MHE certification.
In May of 2008, I became a certified DLA Mediator from the Center for Dispute Resolution at Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio and now can co-mediate with the installation's paralegal in work place disputes and EEO grievances. In May 2010, volunteered for the newly created IRT (Initial Response Team) A-Team, becoming the first Distribution DFS assigned to a rapid response team sent to any CONUS natural disaster areas as the DLA liaison with FEMA. In April 2010, help create and was the founding president of the Association of Latinos in Government (ALIG) which was responsible with coordinating the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration ceremony as well as other morale welfare promoting functions such as the first Military and Veterans Spring Ball in 2010sponsored by DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California. As ALIG founding president, I coordinated and designed the first ever after hours Resume Writing class and Behavioral Based Interview (BBI) Techniques classes for employees seeking help and training on creating a more professional and effective resume.
As a Transportation Assistant I conducted studies in the frustrated area and analyzed trends in packing errors from shipping warehouses; able to coordinate with warehouse supervisors and designed timely resolutions in clearing the floor of High Priority shipments from studies conducted on the Frustrated Area. I was able to process hundreds of frustrated freight and ship them out and/or coordinate with shipping warehouses to perform the correct procedures to eliminate further backlog of un-shippable High Priority freight. As a result of my problem analysis of the Frustrated Study, I developed an on-the-job training program for warehousemen and leaders to resolve the buildup of frustrated freight and designed instructional development training aids and briefings for installation wide group-based and self-paced training. This training evolved into computer-based training and web-based training and utilized on-site classroom.
I have extensive Transportation Experience in Truck Control and my cost analysis of the Depot's Commercial Van population in the DSS system won me a seat on the Depot's first and only innovative collaboration with the University of the Pacific School of Business, Supply Chain Management certificate program in 2000. I was also involved in Conducting data collection and Trend Analysis of the Depot's Inventory and complying data which assists warehouses in achieving the Depot's Inventory Accuracy goal of 95% or better through my research on the M.I.A.T. team. I am computer literate and very proficient in the Depot's Main Frame Distribution Standard System (DSS). I also am Forklift, Platform, and Turret Lift licensed. My initiatives enable me to receive training in all the Distribution Operations-selecting, stowing, packing, offering and loading. I am experienced with all Transportation Management Regulations in the Shipment and Planning Branch of the Transportation Division, to include Cost Analysis of Expedite MRO carrier transport.
I was responsible for printing, sorting, filing, and distribution of government bills of lading (GBL). Knowledgeable in all aspects of in-bound and out-bound shipments to and from the Depot, which includes Dedicated Truck loads, LTL loads, Sea van Containers, and Air Freight. Firsthand experience in Customer Service relations from the truck operator to commercial trucking representatives. Developed policies and procedures as they affect the transportation industry, causative research inventory and the system integration focusing on modes of transportation. I am responsible for all areas in booking, scheduling and charges of Depot shipments, which included reviewing the rates and fuel charges were at or below budgetary requirements for transport within the United States and overseas.
Conducted studies in the frustrated area and analyzed trends in packing errors from shipping warehouses. Coordinate with warehouse supervisors to provide timely resolutions in clearing the floor of High Priority Shipments. I am computer literate and very proficient in the Depot's Main Frame Distribution Standard System (DSS). I was responsible for the scheduling of Division workload and personnel. Developed and reviewed cost and standard performance data in relation to direct and indirect expenditures for internal and external customers.
I served as the Unit Armorer; Tank Commander; Nuclear Biological Chemical team leader; platoon/section sergeant; accountable officer. I was appointed as the primary instructor for a company/battalion responsible for coordinating, design and presentation to soldiers of a combat rapid deployment unit in basic to advance weapons maintenance and tactics, Nuclear Biological Chemical training and certification and basic to advance soldier skills test and certification.
I served as the Accountable Officer of an Armor unit and coordinated and designed maintenance training and certification for armor crewmember sand Inventory Accuracy Program for over 750,000 pieces of Army equipment valued at over $14 Billion. I planned, coordinated and designed current and long range objectives and new policies and procedures for the command Inventory Integrity Management Program and evaluated past inventory performances for implementation of necessary instruction and development of corrective actions. I was senior NCOIC Project manager in the development and interpretation of Battalion policy and procedures. Provided authoritative guidance and served as Subject Matter Expert to the commander on inventory control functions; accountability, materiel, in transit research, physical inventory, causative research, Supply Discrepancy Reports (SDR) of the units Arms Room. I developed Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs) for the company commander to ensure that performance goals are achieved, problem areas are identified and targeted for improvement, and that the requirements of the US Army inventory program are met. Designed and presented command level briefings to commanders of key skills and training evaluations and certification. I tracked the completion and performance for sample inventories for Performance, wall-to-wall inventories for controlled items. I developed and submitted mandatory reports including Inventory Control Effectiveness (ICE) report. I managed and assisted in physical inventories of all pilfer able, controlled, and classified equipment to include audits of work performed by Inventory Team. I prepared written Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss (FLIPL) report for any stolen or lost equipment and supplies for command review. I performed inventory management, packaging operations layout, shipping, receiving, warehousing, procurement, material handling, traffic movements, requisition management, and order fulfillment with the goal of ensuring maximum operational and combat readiness.
I maintained all inventory records, conducted physical inventory, studies and communicated periodic status to the Company Commander. I served as the interim Supply Sergeant for 12 months and supervised a staff of twelve and ensured efficient supply chain and logistics management in an understaffed, fast-paced environment and ensured all training projects requirements were completed in a timely manner. I identified an extensive inventory of unserviceable items that impacted the timely receipt of new equipment and catalogued and retired over $2.5Milliom in outdated equipment, resulting in rapid replacement of new items. I oversaw company property and post transactions in organizational and installation property book and supporting transaction files. I scheduled and performed preventative and organizational weapon maintenance. Inspected five types of weapon systems to ensure procedure compliance
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