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Manager Management

Coventry, RI, 02816
August 20, 2012

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Phone 401-***-****


Bruce T. Gileau

Objective To obtain a position in a challenging environment that provides

opportunity for personal and professional growth while

utilizing my experience and education in business systems

and management



6/2004 - 5/2012

General Manager Coventry Lumber Inc. Coventry, RI

. Directly responsible for all aspects of daily operations

of retail lumber and building materials operation.

Directly responsible for all activities of 55 employees

and 5 department managers. Accountabilities included

sales, purchasing, HR, IT, marketing, training and

development, OSHA compliance, policy and procedure

implementation, application review and hire, web site

development and safety program implementation

2/2002 - 6/2004

Credit Manager Coventry Lumber Inc. Coventry, RI

. Responsible for all collection activities of privately

owned business in two locations. Responsibilities

included all customer communications related to account

reconciliation including spreadsheets, professional

letters, emails, phone calls and meetings. Direct

communications with all managers, sales associates,

shipping, receiving and legal counsel.

10/1998 - 11/2001 State Line Scrap Inc.

Attleboro, MA

General Manager

. Responsible for all operations of privately owned

business in two locations. Responsibilities included

manufacturing, maintenance, fleet management,

purchasing, training and development, OSHA compliance,

policy and procedure implementation, employee benefits,

application review and hire, safety program

implementation, logistics and stevedoring operations.

Direct responsibilities included staff of seven

managers, sixty employees and over fifteen contracted


8/1994 - 10/1998 Amtrol Inc West Warwick,


Purchasing Manager

. Direct responsibility for performance of eight

purchasing and inventory control-planning professionals.

Responsibilities included raw and finished inventory

turns, supply base management and procurement support of

forecast generated production plans. Duties included

budget responsibilities and management of purchase price

variance. Responsible for master scheduling and eighty

million dollars in annual purchases in MRP based

environment. Increased raw material inventory turns by

20% on inventories above fourteen million dollars.

8/1993 - 8/1994 Amtrol Inc West Warwick,


Senior Purchasing Agent

. Direct responsibility for negotiation and procurement of

over fourteen million dollars in raw material for four

manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Europe.

Established Asian supply chain in Singapore as member of

manufacturing startup team. Established corrugate supply

base in Portugal with electronic transfer capabilities

to support camera ready art generated in U.S. Negotiated

volume rebates in excess of $250,000 from US based

suppliers. Established, coordinated and maintained

Amtrol's first in-house supplier program. Member of

Oracle implementation team. Super user for Oracle

purchasing module with responsibility for Oracle

software integration with Amtrol application.

10/1992 - 8/1993 Amtrol Inc West Warwick,


Acting Materials Manager

. Temporary assignment during Amtrol's reengineering

project. Supervised daily activities of purchasing,

planning, stores and shipping during Materials Manager's

exclusive assignment to reengineering project. Reduced

on hand raw materials by $600,000 and increased finished

inventory turns from 5 to 5.5.

7/1991 - 10/1992 Amtrol Inc West Warwick,


Material Coordinator

. Responsibilities included the identification and

disposition of excess and obsolete inventories. The

establishment of reserves calculated to support obsolete

inventories. Duties included the organization of

warehousing, establishment of economic ordering patterns

for raw materials and the preparation of inventory

reports for senior management.

Education 6/1997 Providence College

Providence, RI

Bachelor's Degree

. Graduated Magna cum Laude. GPA 3.63 with a Bachelor of

Science Degree with a concentration in business


6/1985 Community College of RI Warwick,


Associates Degree

. Graduated with honors GPA 3.27

Recognitions Rhode Island Lumber and Building Materials

Distributors "2007 Lumber

Person of the Year"

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