ARTHUR DERRICK WELCH
Motivated business professional with10+ years of experience in Production and Management. Talented individual with a “positive discontent” attitude that constantly drives me to improve. Able to work cooperatively with all personalities; quick to learn; able to multi-task and provide excellent service through effective communication, organization, and problem solving skills. Planning & Budgeting, Auditing & Internal Controls, Inventory Control & Reporting, PC Applications (MS Office) Supervision & Development of Staff and Quality Improvement Process
July 2007-Current Liz Claiborne Distribution Center, 8741 Jacquemin Drive-Westchester, Ohio
Responsible for Direct Managing and Supervision of fifty plus union employees, track and maintain attendance daily.
Supervise and develop team members to attain department objectives and meet established goals.
Lead employees by coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions and training.
Review daily production schedule for the department to plan work and personnel assignments for the shift.
Process payroll on a weekly basis.
Maintain or exceed units per hour on a daily basis.
Conduct pass down meetings to oncoming shift of productivity.
Conduct safety meetings. Determine staffing necessary to meet flow requirements and productivity in a computerized warehouse environment utilizing (WMS, WCH and FKI) tracking systems.
Monitor the work process 28,000+ Styles/SKU’s.
The ability to rapidly adjust to changing priorities based on the business needs.
Strong documentation and reporting skills.
Maintain and monitor inventory by direct stock rotations, cycle counting with direct supervision of the Inventory Control Team.
Monitor floor activity and provide a visible presence in the facility.
October 2003-July 2007 LOWE’S Home Improvement Store, Schererville Indiana
ZONE MANAGER-ASST STORE MANAGER
Responsible for the overall supervision, training and mentoring of all assigned personnel.
Support the Store Manager to ensure that superior customer service is provided.
Responsible for achieving budgeted sales and margins in assigned area.
Responsible for ensuring all relevant corporate merchandising standards is maintained.
Manage Inventory and shrink to budget.
Provide instruction, coaching, training, and team development for 40 employees exempt and non-exempt.
Demonstrate proficiency in the interpretation of sales and inventory reporting, such as monthly financials, Vital statistics, merchandise division summaries and take any and all action necessary to rectify any issues identified as being detrimental.
Administer HR policies and procedures consistently.
Responsible for Vendor Contact, ordering, pricing.
Responsible for interviewing and new hire training.
Maintain proper control of payroll and other controllable expenses.
April 1996-September 2003 CORNING INC, WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA
FIBER PROCESSING TECHNICIAN
Operation of Equipment to verify, test and measure capabilities of Optical Fiber.
Coordinated scheduling and maintained efficient workflow for workcenter.
Performed final inspection of Optical fiber for shipping.
Member of Fiber Steering Team.
Provided training for new employee.
Posted and prepared overtime information.
Certified ISO Auditor 9000, 9001 and TL9001.
First Responder for Medical Team.
Machinist Technician-Troubleshooting and Maintaining Equipment.
1983-1995 UNITED STATES ARMY SERGEANT
Supervised the performance, motivation, training and professional development of forty-five Soldiers.
Conducted quality control inventories and inspection of highly sensitive weapons and storage facilities.
Delegated task and supervised completion of duties to ensure safety, quality and professional results.
Top Secret Security Clearance.
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