Senior Logistics Manager and Military Veteran with a Secret Security Clearance and 12 plus years of proven experience in the United States Army. Accomplished immeasurable results while leading teams of 17-196 in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Possesses a comprehensive background in Logistics, Supply Chain, Maintenance, Transportation, Fleet Management, Food Services, Flame Resistant clothing industry derived from conducting domestic and global operations. Managed risk upon multiple lines to protect assets, property and equipment valued over one billion dollars while meeting the expectations of senior leadership. Possess extensive knowledge in Inventory Analysis, Strategic Planning, Warehouse Operations, Procurement and Requisition, Safety Compliance and HAZMAT Operations. Career supported by the Demonstrated Senior Logistician designation from SOLE-The International Society of Logistics and US Army Logistics University.
Managed 2 warehouses totaling 450,000 square feet and a seasonal warehouse totaling 350,000 square feet for hurricane build. Responsible for the management of all logistics personnel and doing payroll using the AE (Attendance Enterprise Program). Responsible for shipping and receiving and warehouse operations and coordinating activities with other departments in a manner resulting in meeting our customer production schedules and customer deliveries ; coordinated with Dupree for transportation and load schedules and Folgers for production schedules. Used SAP and Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage and deliver superior performance and direct inventory planning and control activities. Maintain my warehouses with my customer's safety stock requirements. Manage inventory replenishment based on production schedules, current inventory, customer orders, and forecasts. Identifies inventory performance (KPI's) against contractual requirement. Manage all aspects of GMP and EHS to ensure we meet food and safety metrics.
•Understand, follow and enforce all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
•Responsible for the interviewing, selection, training and development of the logistics staff to attain department goals.
•Exercised direct control for the service and quality of work performed by the logistic staff for operations.
•Collaborated with maintenance manager and outside vendors on the preventive maintenance required for the logistic equipment.
•Manage the taking of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories IAW corporate and contractual guideline. Coordinated these activities with appropriate management and outside vendors to verify the physical inventory of bottles, cases, partitions, labels and investigate variance from book inventory and system.
•Developded new methods & procedures to optimize first in-first out (FIFO) shipping efficiencies, reducing costs & reduce complaints by the customer
Managed 3 warehouses totaling 1.3 million square feet. Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the work of 37 logistics employees; resulting in smooth shift operations; Interviewed and hired qualified applicants; developed training and trained hourly associates in a high paced environment. Used SAP and Easy Metrics (EM) to manage and deliver superior performance and direct inventory planning and control activities. Responsible for the inventory accuracy of three warehouses. Managed all aspects of food safety and ensured we were BRC ready at all times. Developed and implemented safety awareness programs, communicate safety issues, corrected safety related problems, and led investigations into safety related incidents. Made great contributions to continuous improvement processes. Proficient in computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Effective in team building and demonstrated leadership skills. Effective in communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels in the organization. Knowledgeable of Lean Manufacturing.
• Traveled within the organization as a member of the CRT team working with HR and local management to help maintain a non-union workplace by fostering good employee relations.
• Coordinated with plant management, grounds management, and temp agency managers to ensure compliance for BRC audit. Understand, follow and enforce all established safety, health, quality GMP and company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
• Worked with Management to drive operational improvements in focused areas and fully support continuous improvement and innovative initiatives.
Responsible for planning, developing and directing logistics operations to ensure integrating the functions of supply and serviced, transportation, aviation logistics, maintenance, medical service administration and field services. Held numerous positions during my active duty time managing personnel. As the Public Affairs Officers, I was responsible for assessing the public affairs situation, advising senior leaders on public affairs issues, assisting them in making well-informed decisions, and translating the decisions into effective public affairs operations. Created standard operation procedures (SOP) for the Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion APA department which reduced backlog of loading events into Enterprise Marketing Management System. Coordinated new media for 13 events along with creating and managing the battalion's Facebook page resulting in an increase of reaching potential applicants; received commendable ratings of APA Command Inspection. Monitored and managed a $34 million operational budget. As a Distribution Manager, I was in charge of equipping, leading and maintaining unit readiness to provide first class logistical support to 67 units geographically separated entities. Won the Department of the Army Supply Excellence Award 2012 for billion dollar warehouse reorganization. Maintained accountability of over $21 million worth of organizational, installation, furnishing management office (FMO), and real property along with running a supply support activity warehouse maintaining accountability of over $250 million worth of supplies, material assets, and over 1500 line items and equipment with zero loss. Redesigned warehouse space; projected increase storage capacity by 50% while reducing floor space by 25%; maintained warehouse inventory levels at a consistent 98%; cataloged quick reference parts list by re-validating 1,500 part numbers, removal of obsolete part numbers reduced customer research time by 60%. As Operations Manager, answered to the executive and commanding officers; advised the supervisor on support requirements versus support assets available. Managed contracts and reimbursement requests. Oversaw day to day processing of accounts receivable producing reports as requested. Experienced in leading large programs and supervising dozens of personnel while managing a multimillion dollar budget. Wrote many memos and performed many briefings; gathered facts and developed conclusions relative to any matter having a significant impact on solutions to problems requiring command attention and briefed to higher weekly. As Transportation Manager,
directly managed 40 personnel; involved in all facets of transportation related to the planning, operation, coordination, and evaluation of all methods of transportation. Responsible for all types of transportation, movement control, and logistical organizations while being tasked with controlling and carrying out personnel, cargo-movements or logistics requirements. Selected as Observer Controller in support of 4th Brigade, 1Cavalry Division's Joint Readiness Training Center Rotation to train their leaders on logistics, property accountability, and deployment procedures in preparation for their deployment to Iraq.
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