purchasing warehouse manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Effective material and logistics professional with over 20 years experience in staff supervision, management and team development.  Adept in streamlining processes to maximize efficiency and reduce cost.  Excellent prioritization developed through managing simultaneous projects in fast-paces work environments.

  • Safety and compliance
  • Distribution and warehousing
  • Process optimization
  • Budget management
  • Strategic planning
  • Staff management
  • Warehouse management systems
University of Phoenix Murrieta, CA Expected in 2016 Bachelor of Science : Business Management - GPA :
Work History
Csat Solutions - Purchasing/Warehouse Manager
Fort Worth, TX, 04/2014 - 04/2019
  • Led all aspects of Purchasing, Shipping/Receiving, Inventory control and logistics operations to support a 500,000 square foot AAA, Four Diamond Casino Resort and Spa that consist of 509 hotel rooms and 9 "Dine-in" restaurants.
  • Worked as Project-leader to implement a new purchasing, inventory and accounting software to provide better product and cost visibility resulting in a 23% reduction in lead-time and increased inventory accuracy.  
  • Redesigned warehouse layout to accommodate new equipment, maximize space utilization and improve process efficiency.
  • Reduced waste by 12% with staff supervision, software tools and using first-in first-out method.
  • Developed reporting tools (KPI's) used to manage safety, quality, customer service, performance and efficiency.  
  • Developed departmental budgets and ensured adherence to approved plans.
  • Used lean concepts to create and streamline processes resulting in improved inventory accuracy from an overall average of 96.6% to 99.9%.
  • OSHA certified lift-truck instructor; developed a training program for new drivers and drove compliance efforts company wide. 
Avantor - Warehouse Manager
Buford, GA, 12/2012 - 04/2014
  • Managed the efficient receipt, storage and shipping of a wide range of goods to support material and logistics operations in a 650,000 square-foot distribution center.  
  • Assisted with the development and implementation of systems, processes, safety protocols, racking and workflow layout, slotting design and metrics to begin logistics operations at the newly formed facility in Riverside CA.  
  • Developed reporting tools based on "key performance indicators" (KPI's) to manage and monitor performance.
  • Maintained an average inventory accuracy, productivity, customer service and efficiency level above 99%, based on established goals.
  • Oversaw upkeep of equipment and physical condition of warehouse, identifying and ordering needed repairs, renovations and replacements.
  • Drove personnel performance by appraising job results, counseling personnel on needed improvements and disciplining substandard conduct.
  • Safeguarded warehouse operations and mitigated liability by establishing and implementing employee training on safety and security protocols.
Callaway Golf - Distribution Supervisor
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 11/2012
  • Led operational activities of 42 distribution associates for a manufacturer of sporting goods.
  • Implemented new processes geared toward promoting safe work practices for distribution associates resulting in 328 days OSHA recordable free.
  • Assisted with the development of reporting tools used to manage and monitor safety, quality, customer service, performance and efficiency.
  • Analyzed and improved processes to meet established goals on (KPI's) Key Performance Indicators.
  • Maintained an average inventory accuracy of 99.9%.
  • Established innovative training tools to reduce the learning curve for new hires and temporary labor resulting in improved service to customers.
  • Designed racking and workflow layout, slotting and material flow, and provided operational and logistics support to assist in the relocation of Callaway Golf's material and distribution function from California to Texas and Mexico.
Callaway Golf - Receiving / Warehouse Supervisor
City, STATE, 05/1998 - 01/2010
  • Provided leadership and coaching for 28 receiving and warehouse associates.
  • Insured all safety policies were followed and made improvements to support operational needs.
  • Led warehouse improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies.
  • Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets
  • Supervised inventory counts, receiving transactions, shipments delivery inspections and maintained delivery schedules for incoming materials. 
  • Researched and reconciled discrepancies.
  • Implemented and maintained processes, policies and procedures that contributed significantly to the reduction of overall employee injuries resulting in 428 days OSHA
    recordable free.
  • Designed racking layouts to maximize space and reduce lead-time.
  • Maintained an average inventory accuracy of 99.9% by improving processes to meet goals regarding (KPI's) Key Performance Indicators.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Purchasing/Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution Supervisor
  • Receiving / Warehouse Supervisor


  • Bachelor of Science

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