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My ultimate goal is to obtain permanent employment with a well-established company that offers training as well as a chance to utilize my experience and skills for advancement.
Key Stone Importers, Inc. Bakersfield, CA
Owner Operator 2004 to present
• Created a Wholesales operation and started importing stone , and ceramic tile from other countries. Began and established 60 accounts and distributed material to on a regular basis.
• Oversee the day to day operation and handle the accounting functions of the company.
• Established a separate division of the company now that operates as Bakersfield Tile & Flooring Design Center with two retail facilities in Bakersfield.
Westminster Ceramics Bakersfield, CA
Regional Sales Manager 2006 to 2008
2001 to 2004
• anaged day-to-day sales activities of 3 outside sales representatives.
• Developed sales projections, marketing plans and created annual business plans.
• Prospected individual, corporate, and retail accounts through cold calling, trade shows, and professional networking.
• Managed and maintained a customer base of 400 accounts in 11 western states, traveled with outside sales force with key distributors to provide support and identify growth potential and execute a strategy.
Warehouse Supervisor/Customer Service Supervisor 1998 to 2001
• Supervise staff of nine in directing outbound freight as well as monitoring daily operations to ensure highest level of customer service.
• Install new procedures for inventory control, distribution, and staff motivation.
• Implement QC programs to reduce customer complaints.
• Negotiate contracts with freight carriers at lowest possible discounts while maintaining highest level of service.
• Customize weekly spray schedule for glazed tile.
Vons Grocery Company Bakersfield, CA
Senior Supervisor 9/86 to 7/98
• Extensive knowledge of system operations management procedures.
• Closely collaborated with store managers through weekly meetings, feedback reports and physical store walkthroughs.
• Solid record of performance-based promotions.
• Conducted employee meetings.
• Secured large amounts of money.
• Coordinated store holiday parties and functions.
• Other positions: 3 Years Assistant Grocery Manager, Years Grocery Receiver, 2 Years Night Crew Manager.
Kern High School District Bakersfield, CA
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