I am Safety and detailed oriented focusing on a safe approach to getting the job accomplished with speed but not sacrificing on safety or quality of work. I have a successful track record as a Health, Safety and Training manager for a large food Distribution Center. In addition I have an energetic and innovative approach to managing. I believe in keeping the work site energetic and enticing by creating goals and ideas for team members to achieve through production quotas.
Team Lead December 2012 to CurrentDenton, Texas
Since being employed for Witron Integrated Logistics I have been responsible for setting standards and providing technical guidance and support for the operations and maintenance of a fully automated Target food Distribution Center.
I have excelled in being a liaison between Target and Witron.
I regularly conduct production meetings between the two of us to discuss goals, objectives and achievements then report my results directly to the Site Manager.
Being part of a startup project between Target and Witron I provide the upmost professionalism in creating a positive and long lasting relationship between our two companies.
In addition to customer relations, I also possess the analytical knowledge to appropriately direct, guide and train colleagues to operate in a fast paced automated facility that ships over 2.5 million cartons per month.
Through an innovative approach to managing, I have created tangible goals for colleagues to achieve for breaking production goals and records.
I fully believe the work site should maintain a certain level of energy making employees want to come to work for more than just a paycheck.
I have successfully managed crews of up to 10 Equipment Operators, 7 Electro Mechanics and 2 IT developers.
I also possess the structured knowledge to administer Mechanics to equipment break downs and administer PMs to keep equipment running at optimal performance.
I hold a successful track record in maintaining our KPI set forth by Target and Witron.
One of which I hold in high regards as a personal goal in never missing a dock out time, ensuring that the customer always gets there product ahead of schedule.
Along with my management duties, I also hold the title as our sites Health, Safety and training Manager.
Since in this position I have created, implemented and maintained a safety committee.
I also have created and implemented a training program for all new colleagues to better learn the operation of our equipment.
I also administer the training of new colleagues as well as maintaining the training of current colleagues.
I hold a personal belief that a company and its colleagues should not cut any corners to achieve production goals at the sacrifice of safety.
I have created a working culture at my site that believes in creating a safe work environment that can also perform at a 110%.
Shift leader with Denton County Juvenile detention.
Machinist April 2006 to December 2012United States Navy
While employed with Denton County I successfully maintained the safety and well fare of up to 120 youth inmates and 15 Detention Officers.
I gave direction to Staff to maintain a safe and orderly facility.
I implemented all rules and guidelines set forth by the State of Texas in keeping our juvenile inmates safe and our staff.
I directed our staffing for the shift and the direction of all inmates for the shift duration.
I also was one of two training coordinators for our facilities CPR, First Aid and self-defense training classes.
I enjoyed my time with Denton County and they provided me the Ability to grow in the company while I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas.
I felt like upon graduation I had reached my full potential with the Detention center and wished to pursue a field that would allow me to utilize my degree, thus resigning my position.
May 1998 to April 2006Norfolk Naval Station - VA
While enlisted in the United States Navy I learned valuable skills that developed me into a great leader.
The USN instilled.
In me core values such as dedication, hard work, working safe and time management.
I used the Navy as a platform to jump start my life out of High School.
I knew the Navy would nurse and develop those core values I already had.
I also was eager to take advantage of the GI BILL benefits at the same time being able to serve my Country.
While in the Navy I was trained in the field of being a machinist.
Operating such equipment but not limited to.
Milling machines, lathes, CNC and drill presses.
I also was trained but not limited to.
The Tap and Die process, the identification of various metals, and various mathematical concepts to achieve certain engineering goals.
In addition to my machining duties I also was lead Petty Officer for my shop.
I gave direction and guidance to Sailors underneath me.
I managed all aspects of my machine shop reporting directly to the Lead Chief Petty Officer.
BBA : December 2013University of North Texas
While attending the University of North TexasI concentrated my studies in Professional Training and Development.
OSHA 30 Certification
*CPR, AED, First aid certified
OSHA LO/TO proficient
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