Well-rounded supply chain management professional with extensive experience in logistics, inventory reconciliation,
merchandising, compliance, customer service, and quality control working out of 4 grocery and 2 fashion distribution centers.
Experienced leader comfortable working independently or with cross functional teams. Possesses excellent interpersonal,
analytical, and communication skills.
Logistics Manager July 2013 to Current
July 2013 to November 2014Wal-Mart Laurens － Bentonville, South Carolina Arkansas
Led 50 associates in daily operations of automated shoe department (Laurens, SC, DC 6014.
November 2014 to CurrentBentonville, AR
Communicated quality and safety standards to ensure associates were knowledgeable of logistics and company policies, standards and procedures.
Developed associates by monitoring performance, identifying developmental needs and providing feedback and training.
Managed productivity in area of responsibility by communicating goals, assigning duties, and assessing accountability.
Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets.
Quality Control Manager January 2004 to July 2013Wal-Mart － Sterling, Illinois
Certified quality of grocery items by inspecting and monitoring quality of inbound and in-house products; ensured that received products were in compliance with Wal-Mart, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and food safety standards; determined disposition of products that did not meet these standards.
Played a key role in start-up of two new distribution centers; supervised departmental organization and personnel hiring and training; ensured that all departmental tools and procedures were put in place before opening day.
Worked closely with distribution center managers to maintain product quality within the facility; identified incidents of noncompliance; directed distribution center management of necessary actions to correct any incidents.
Executed Wal-Mart's fruit ripening program by managing conditioning of bananas, avocados, honeydew, kiwi, and pears.
Assisted in inventory forecasting of these commodities.
Managed produce inventory and communicated pertinent information with replenishment, buyers, and suppliers.
Led warehouse improvement projects to advance operational efficiencies.
Conducted ongoing audits at distribution center and retail level to identify and resolve compliance issues.
Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice, 2015Auburn University － Auburn, ALGPA: Lean Six Sigma Green BeltCriminal Justice Lean Six Sigma Green Belt