RUSSELL E. SHIMER
Shelton, CT 06484 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hands on Manager with extensive experience in Warehouse Management,
Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Production Planning. Proven ability in
Cost reductions and Negotiations, Inventory Reductions, Inventory
Control/Cycle Counting, International Shipping, and Production
THERMOSPAS, Wallingford, CT
2007 - 2012
Manufacture of Hot Tubs and, Accessories.
Supply Chain Manager (2011 - Present)
Direct the daily activity of the receiving, shipping, fulfillment,
purchasing, and warehouse departments with 6 employees.
. Reduced staff by forty percent without effecting performance.
. Reduced order fulfillment time from 72 hours to 24 hour after order is
Purchasing Manager (2007 - 2011)
Manage the total procurement activity for the company. Develop and
implement policies and procedures for the purchasing department.
. Developed and implemented an MRP system.
. Increase inventory turn from 2 to 6 times a year.
. Negotiated freight contracts to save $100,000 a year.
WARD LEONARD ELECTRIC CO. INC, Thomaston, CT
1999 - 2006
Manufacture of motors, motor controllers, contactors, and relays for the
U.S. Navy, and Oil Industries
Warehouse Manager (2005 -2006)
Managed receiving, shipping, and all aspects of inventory through out the
manufacturing process, with a department of 5. Developing and implemented
policies and procedures for all aspects of inventory control, shipping and
. Developed and implemented a program to reduce obsolete inventory,
saving $175,000 in the first six months.
. Increased inventory accuracy from 85% percent to 98% percent through
the implementation of a cycle count program.
. Oversaw the relocation of $2 million of inventory from England to the
Senior Buyer/Planner (2000 - 2005)
Managed the planning and purchasing activities supporting the motor, motor
generator, and motor controller product lines. Tracked production and
supplier performance and advised sales and material management of any
potential delivery problems. Aided in the training of new buyers and
. Key member of the continuous improvement team.
. Developed new sheet metal supplier reducing cost and lead-time from 8
weeks to 1.
RUSSELL E. SHIMER email@example.com PAGE TWO
TECH SYSTEMS, Thomaston, CT (Acquired by Ward Leonard) (1999 - 2000)
Manufacture of motors for the U.S. Navy
Managed the Materials Department including purchasing, inventory control,
receiving, and material issuance.
. Reduced cost by developing new suppliers and through supplier
. A key member of the implementation team for the Visual ERP software
JAMES IPPOLITO & COMPANY, Bridgeport, CT 1996 - 1998
SHAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES, Elmsford, New York 1995 -
Manager of Materials Operations
COLT MANUFACTURING, West Hartford, CT 1993 - 1995
RADIAL INC Stratford, CT 1992 - 1993
Senior Purchasing Agent
TEXTRON LYCOMING, Stratford, CT
1987 - 1992
Procurement Specialist (1989-1992)
Senior Buyer (1987-1989)
GENERAL ELECTRIC, Lynn, MA 1985 - 1987
SANDERS ASSOCIATES, Nashua, NH 1982 - 1985
Buyer II (1983-1985)
BS, Business Management, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Lean Manufacturing - Tunxis College
Crown Equipment Operator
Crown Equipment "Train the Trainer" Program meeting OSHA requirement
Performance Dynamics Institute of Leadership - Giombetti Associates
Leadership and Team Building - Boy Scouts of America Scoutmaster
Negotiation of Contracts - American Graduate Seminar