R D Manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Thorough and systematic Supply Chain Specialist talented in managing supplier relations, production schedules and inventory levels. Talented communicator and strategic planner with 10+ years in the field.

Motivated and resourceful Supply Chain Specialist with over 10 years of expertise managing customs compliance, inventory control, customer service and transportation logistics. Meticulous team player focused on developing and implementing process controls and quality improvement initiatives that reduce costs and increase company revenue. Reliable and dedicated leader seeking to leverage strong background into a buyer, planner or supply chain role with progressive organization.

Data-driven supply chain professional proficient in collecting, reviewing and utilizing information about all areas of the supply chain Adept at tracking and modeling data, developing trend forecasts and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of supply, labor and production concerns.

Dedicated Transportation Logistics Coordinator qualified in data management and anomaly-based analytics. Cuts costs and improves efficiency through effective management, strategic scheduling and

streamlined operations.

  • Systems and automation applications
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Contract development and management
  • Financing structures
  • Diagnostics knowledge
  • Inventory tracking
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Shipment consolidations planning
  • Cost reduction
  • Expense control
  • Employee development and management
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Process improvement
  • Inventory control procedures
  • SAP warehouse management systems
  • Map reading and navigation skills
  • Materials accountability
  • Vendor management
  • Inventory management
  • Customer service-oriented
  • ERP and WMS distribution systems
R&D Manager, 08/2015 to 12/2019
HoneywellHeath, OH,
  • Sorted and distributed business correspondence to correct department or staff member, reducing dropped communications and enabling faster responses to key requests.
  • Assist visitors per appointments by directing to appropriate personnel and answering average of 100 calls and emails daily.
  • Compiled and produced documents and reports and filed, copied or faxed required papers to appropriate parties.
  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints or answer account-related questions.
  • Followed security procedures, issued visitor badges, monitored logbooks and reported irregularities.
  • Welcomed visitors upon entrance, answered inquires and directed questions or appointments to appropriate personnel.
  • Communicated with vendors to place and receive orders, request maintenance services and deliver instruction on behalf of office management.
  • Generated shipment invoices, prepared packages and set up courier deliveries for customers.
  • Kept reception area clean and organized to offer positive first impression to every visitor.
  • Provided administrative support to team members, including making copies, sending faxes, organizing documents and rearranging schedules.
  • Oversaw office inventory by restocking supplies and submitting purchase orders for new products.
  • Managed and controlled office supply inventory to ensure timely ordering or requisition of depleted or low-level stock.
  • Prepared, compiled and filed documents as well as reports presented to various parties.

  • Responded to telephone inquiries from clients and buyers and delivered information to inform and educate callers.
  • Greeted customers, answered general questions and directed to appropriate locations.
Commercial Landscaping Manager, 03/2014 to 07/2015
Labor First LlcMount Laurel Township, NJ,
  • Successfully led key projects which resulted in business opportunities for commercial landscaping.
  • Managed all drawings for commercial landscape projects for the states of Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
  • Managed commercial landscaping team on all projects.
Sales Associate, 01/2012 to 06/2014
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.Eatontown, NJ,
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Negotiated and closed deals with minimal oversight.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Helped average of 5 customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed services and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Collaborated with fellow sales team members to achieve group targets, frequently exceeding monthly quotas.
Supply Chain Manager, 04/1997 to 05/2009
Cirrus AircraftCity, STATE,
  • Implemented communication channels with customers, clientele and key vendors, prioritizing opportunities and ensuring quick problem resolution.
  • Boosted KPIs and continuous improvement strategies to enhance logistical operations and meet supply chain needs.
  • Developed and optimized plant floor layout and material flowcharts to maximize daily production.
  • Facilitated and enhanced company operations by handling all aspects of supply chain management, including procurement, logistics and recordkeeping.
  • Aligned financial plans with operational targets and strategic goals to deliver optimal customer, profit and production results.
  • Supported company's business strategy by developing and managing global supply base contributing to growth.
  • Directed planning and procurement of raw materials, scheduled production jobs and coordinated logistics.
  • Aligned production with demands by establishing priorities, maintaining equipment and calibrating equipment for optimal performance.
  • Oversaw 8-member team focused on materials planning, purchasing and handling while maximizing customer satisfaction.
  • Identified and rolled out both short- and long-term supply chain plans while optimizing procedures to decrease annual expenses.
  • Implemented clear and effective planning strategies to meet supply chain needs, meet demand and optimize distribution.
  • Conducted vendor monitoring and supply chain management activities in compliance with internal logstics standards.
  • Leveraged knowledge of global economics and marketing mix to develop pricing strategies, promotions and select distribution techniques and channels.
  • Enhanced supply chain processes at all levels, including strengthening planning procedures, organizing schedules and maintaining records.
  • Sourced, vetted and monitored logistics vendors to keep costs and service quality in line with contract parameters.
  • Utilized established manufacturing approaches to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Administered sales and operations planning by forecasting demand, supply needs, purchasing and logistics requirements.
  • Reduced corporate expenses by optimizing resource allocation.
  • Oversaw distribution network by supervising purchasing, product orders, logistics details, customer care, quality of end products, compliance and warehouse inventory tracking.
  • Fostered relationships with suppliers to develop purchasing agreements with logistics customers and reduce risks.
  • Built upon supply chain management fundamentals to understand sourcing and supplier management and influence of electronic mediated environments.
  • Supported demand planning and supply initiatives by facilitating change management.
  • Implemented new logistics system and developed relationships with contractors for overflow freight carrier needs to increase efficiency, operations and profitability.
  • Authored business supply chain vision and master plan regarding end-to-end structure, budget planning, vendor sourcing, production and delivery.
  • Kept production at peak levels, resolved shortages and optimized inventory to meet customer demands.
  • Kept production quality, compliance and transportation consistent and in accordance with operational specifications.
  • Led teammates to boost output required to achieve supply and demand needs by safeguarding product inventory quality goals.
  • Addressed bottlenecks early and improved strategic planning by applying theory of constraints for continuous improvement methodology.
  • Motivated team members to accomplish distribution performance goals and achieve inventory objectives.
  • Managed daily clinical functions and resource allocation operations.
  • Determined inventory goals, product stock and risk management objectives and oversaw techniques to maximize inventory.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1995
Proctor Senior High School - Prague, NE

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  • Proctor Senior High School

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  • R&D Manager
  • Commercial Landscaping Manager
  • Sales Associate
  • Supply Chain Manager


  • High School Diploma

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