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Middle Mgt

Location:
Tucker, Georgia, United States
Posted:
February 19, 2013
Email:
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GERALD W. ALEXANDER

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Petal, Mississippi 39465, 601-***-**** (c) 601-***-****

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SUMMARY OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Experienced in all logistic functions including production, planning,

inventory management, customer service, forecasting, transportation and

distribution.

o Meet stringent customer service and quality standards

o Meet stringent deadlines with equitable results

o Develop and implement financial planning and controls

o Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

o Proficient computer skills with Windows, Microsoft Suite,

WordPerfect, Lotus Works, and proprietary software products

o Leadership Assessment and Development Training

o Team Building Training

o Organizational and Cultural Assessment Training

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wayne Farms LLC, Laurel, Mississippi - (June 2008 - Present)

Customer Service Logistics Manager

The role of the Customer Service Logistics Manager is to manage the

workflow of the production floor and ensure that the sales orders are

produced in a timely manner and delivered to the customer.

Responsibilities:

. Manage inventory

. Resolve issues including customer complaints

. Take appropriate measures to ensure that complaints are not recurring

. Serve as liaison between the plant and trucking companies

. Coordinate all inbound and outbound freight

Accomplishments

. Drastically reduced freight cost to customer

. Streamlined the production schedule

. Coordinated with logistic companies to minimize the truck load wait

time

Tal-port Industries, LLC, Hattiesburg, Mississippi - (2006 - 2008)

Corporate Director of Materials and Supply Chain

In the role of Corporate Director of Materials, the main focus is to insure

that the materials managers at each location work closely with their

perspective department to satisfy customer demands.

Responsibilities:

. Monitored inventory levels and negative inventory posting at locations

. Worked with the Director of Logistics to satisfy the customer forecast

. Lead the corporation in focusing on inventory turns, schedule

attainment, and customer satisfaction measures.

. Traveled extensively to locations to perform onsite evaluations of

goal attainments, and procedures

Accomplishments:

. Implemented first cycle count program at Mexico operations

. Drastically reduced on hand inventory levels at all locations

. Decreased expedited shipments of finished goods to customers

. Increased throughput in plant and increased schedule

. Implemented lean manufacturing processes

A.O. Smith Water Products, McBee, South Carolina - (2005 - 2006)

Materials Planning Supervisor

The Responsibilities of the Materials Planning Supervisor included managing

the supply and staging of the assembly lines and managing hourly employees.

Responsibilities:

. Managed supply and staging of the assembly line

. Managed hourly employees

. Utilized ASI software planning system

Accomplishments:

. Negotiated with suppliers to implement Kanban system for higher volume

items

. Decreased the premium freight costs

. Decreased the assembly line downtimes due to purchased parts issues

. Negotiated with pallet and wood suppliers to manage their own

inventory via a vendor managed inventory system

. Instrumental in developing an allocation report to alert planners of

forecast changes affecting the materials flow

Textron Fastening Systems, Greenville, Mississippi- (November 2004 - July

2005)

Raw Material Buyer/Planner

The responsibilities of the planner included participating on special

projects and teams to reduce inventory and improve manufacturing processes.

Responsibilities/Projects:

. Minimized change-over times on the roll thread process to maximize

throughput of the cold header machines.

. Identified excess materials in the plant and developed plans to reduce

the surplus

. Decrease inventory and initiate plan to decrease inbound raw material

. Identified areas of continuous of improvement

. Worked with QAD and debugging systems

Accomplishments:

. Completed task to minimize change-over times on roll thread machines

in one month

. Sold 1.2 million pounds of excess materials to other divisions or

resold back to vendor in one and a half months

. Decreased inbound raw materials truck loads in half which decreased

inventory turns

. Selected to begin Green Belt Training

Tower Automotive, Madison, Mississippi 2002 - 2004

Sr. Materials Supervisor

The Senior Materials Supervisor is responsible for managing the shipping

and receiving functions in the plant and negotiating with vendors.

Responsibilities:

. Managed shipping and receiving processes

. Negotiated with vendors

. Utilized QAD automotive software

. Managed 89 of 150 parts utilized to produce frames for Nissan pickups

and Infiniti SUV.

. Maintained cycle counts and inventory adjustments to minimize downtime

Accomplishments:

. Engineering Change Champion on the Materials Team

. Implemented KANBAN

Reckitt Benckiser, Brandon, Mississippi - (1999-2002)

Buyer/Planner

The responsibilities included planning and buying all raw materials for the

Dcon and Choreboy product lines.

Responsibilities:

. Managed production with minimal downtown and minimal excess inventory

. Implemented plans via daily crewing and staff meetings working toward

a consensus

. Facilitated the Copper team

. Provided feedback to other teams to assist them in achieving their

goals

EDUCATION

William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Masters of Business Administration, 2000

Bachelor of Science, Business Management and Finance, 1993