I am a motivated Regional Manager bringing extensive experience in strategic planning, market development, and operations management. History of improving revenue and increasing supply chain efficiency to maximize profit. Seeking leadership position in the planner role with established company.
Quality management systems knowledge
Warehouse and manufacturing operations
Fleet Manager, 08/2013
to Current J.B. Hunt Transportation, Inc. – 3000 Prairie Valley Ct. Cedar Rapids,
Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
Maintained accurate driver schedules.
Supervised driver work flow, estimated delivery times, and delivery fulfillment requirements.
Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets, mainly in our local division.
Took action in cost cutting of freight deadhead miles when there were noticeable alternatives and available drivers in closer proximity.
Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
Oversaw hiring and training of 12 new employees each quarter.
Managed a fleet of trucks and drivers while maintaining schedules for on time and the safe handling of freight.
Accurately completed every employees payroll on a weekly basis.
Held every employee accountable for compliance and safety meeting company policy and DOT requirements.
Regional Intermodal Driver and New hire trainer, 04/2007
to 07/2013 J.B. Hunt Transportation, Inc. – 3642 W. 47th Street Chicago,
Delivered to residential and commercial locations.
Inspected cargo for count accuracy.
Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
Received pick-ups and delivered them to warehouse.
Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, antifreeze, tires, lights, and brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition
Prepared vehicles for movement/shipment by land, air, container, and sometimes vessel.
Read bills of lading to determine assignment details
Reported any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles
Helped in the safety culture of Smith System training of over 30 new hired employees in the trucking industry.
Trained in the operations of rail freight and yards by introducing new employees to the yard requirements and safety procedures when ingating or outgating containers from different rail divisions.
Pharmacy Technician III, 06/2006
to 03/2007 Spectrum Devos Childrens Hospital – 100 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids,
Hired as head technician for satellite pharmacy in critical care. Main duty and job requirements were to maintain accurate stock of meds and manage four other technicians ensuring accuracy
Assisted other pharmacy staff with drug inventory, purchasing, and receiving.
Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the pharmacy.
Correctly completed pharmacy paperwork, including daily and weekly reports.
Worked closely with Pharmacy Care Representatives (PCRs) in providing excellent patient care.
Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
Helped achieve pharmacy business objectives by increasing sales and gross margins when assisting in retail pharmacy (outpatient department)
Coordinated the pharmacy staff schedule and assisted with personnel monitoring and performance evaluations.
Directly supervised 4 Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
Properly instructed pharmacy students and residents on introductory and advanced pharmacy practice rotations.
Saved patients money and increased pharmacy profit margins with therapeutically equivalent and more cost-effective generic drugs.
Translated pharmacy communications for Spanish speaking customers nationwide.
Pharmacy Technician Inpatient Mental Unit, 10/2005
to 06/2006 Forest Hills Psychiatric Hospital – 1055 Medical Park Dr SE, Grand Rapids,
Aided parents in arranging medication evaluations and psychological testing.
Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
Improved outcomes of patients with psychiatric and co-morbid chronic pain conditions.
Monitored psychiatric medications and recommended clinical interventions when needed.
Certified Pharmacy Technician/Pharmacist Intern, 06/2000
to 09/2005 Hackley Professional Pharmacy – 1675 Leahy St, Muskegon,
Trained while attending college for Associates of Applied Science
Stocked shelves initially and ordered required medications listed on pharmacist's drug list
Filled outpatient orders with specific instruction from the Doctor or Pharmacist on staff
Maintained correct insurance and contact information of every patient discharged
Asked patients and recommended maintenance medications be filled in order to be more efficient and convient for our patients
Trained with the Nuclear Pharmacist and Chemotheropy Technician under Laminar Flow Hood for compounding and the fulfillment of I.V.'s
Studied Pharmaceuticals such as Brand vs. Generic
BBA: Supply Chain Management,
Current University of Phoenix - Phoenix,
Associate of Applied Science: Pharmacy,
2002 Muskegon Community College - Muskegon,
I have been with the same company for 10 years
I have and maintain a CDL on my license
I am a Private Pilot and am working on my instrument rating
Member, City of Grand Haven Police Department. I volunteered as a Public Safety Officer during the summer and the Coast Guard Festival.
I am affiliated to the Jaycees of Muskegon, MI. I was a member since 2005 and have volunteered and helped our community.
Volunteered during Thanksgiving at the Salvation Army.
Contribute to Saint Christopher Fund for Injured and Disabled Truck Drivers