Former military professional focused on applying 6 years of military logistic management experience to gain
employment in the civilian sector. Exceptionally hard worker well-versed in supply, inventory tracking, shipping,
receiving, procurement, reconciliation, and material handling.
Heavy Equipment Operator & CDL Driver November 2013 to CurrentEast Hardwood, INC － Cedar Point, NC
Key member of a regional distribution operations team, which coordinated shipments of lumber and building materials across ten counties.
Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and diesel forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate.
Supervised material flow, storage and regional order fulfillment.
Selected products for specific routes according to pick sheets.
Unloaded, picked, staged and loaded products for shipping.
Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse and lumberyard stock.
Rotated stock by code and receiving date.
Verified and recorded the count and condition of cargo received.
Oversaw training of seven new employees within the 2016 fiscal year.
Achieved a 100% on-time shipment rate.
Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
Led warehouse improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies.
Tracked time spent on assignments each day for productivity reporting.
Picked up incoming stock and delivered materials to designated locations.
Logistics Specialist October 2010 to November 2015U.S. Coast Guard － New London, CT
Property manager and purchasing agent Managed over $150,000 of personal property and procured over $100,000 of supplies - including the purchase of new inventory control scanning software (TekCore) that significantly streamlined freight handling and accountability Reconciled daily inventory in TekCore for over 300 tracking bar-codes Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs for the U.S.
Coast Guard Meticulously managed and executed the disposal or re-utilization of over 15,000 lbs of excess property and electronic waste valued over $500,000 Mastery of forklift operations for the annual processing and safe delivery of over 3,000 packages and pallets of mission-essential supplies valued in excess of $5,000,000 Manually created shipments, assigned carriers and dispatched shipments Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers Produced bills of lading and updated shipment status information Provided valuable assistance to Civil Engineering Unit Providence by facilitating the storage and delivery of over 3,000 property items to new offices.
Performed monthly reconciliation of open purchasing orders.
Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on purchasing operations.
January 2007 to October 2010Tactical Boat Crew Boarding Team Member & Rescue Swimmer U.S. Coast Guard － Port Canaveral, FL
Executed 94 sorties while logging more than 300 hours underway Displayed expert mission performance while completing security and safety zone enforcement for eight manned space flight missions and sixteen unmanned space flight missions Conducted fourteen Search & Rescue cases and four Drug Interdiction cases that were all successful in saving lives and keeping contraband from entering the United States Carried out a six month patrol throughout West Africa, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe to provide assistance and humanitarian aid to over 20 countries in need of help One of two rescue swimmers aboard the U.S.
Coast Guard Cutter Dallas and a team member of the ships firefighting crew.
Retail Manager April 2005 to September 2007Good Sessions Sports － Jacksonville, NC
Motivated a team of associates to increase sales and ensure efficiency Directed and supervised employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking and reconciling cash receipts Contributed to merchandising ideas at team sale meetings Determined staff promotions and demotions, and terminated employees when necessary Completed weekly schedules according to payroll policies Toured the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers Addressed customer inquiries and resolved complaints Maintained daily record of all transactions Wrote order supply requests to replenish merchandise Worked closely with the district manager to formulate and build the store brand Aware of market trends, understood forthcoming customer initiatives and monitored what local competitors are doing Hosted numerous displays and events and have organized special promotions.
High School Diploma : General Education, 2003Croatan High School － Newport, NCGeneral Education
Additional Information Honor Graduate out of 102 persons in my U.S. Coast Guard Basic Training Class Awarded the National Defense Service Medal for enlisting in the military during a time of war among other nations. Awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for overseas aid during the Russian and Republic of Georgia conflict in 2008 Awarded the U.S. Coast Guard "Commandant Letter of Commendation ribbon for superior dedication and service while on orders at U.S. Coast Guard Academy