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Food Safety Sales

Gardena, California, United States
April 06, 2018

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Jorge J. Gutierrez

***** ******* ****. ******* ** 90247

Tel. 310-***-****

I am seeking an employment opportunity in a company that offers career growth and where I may utilize my professional experience. I do possess strong organizational skills, professionalism and excellent work ethics. I am bilingual in Spanish, and I am able to travel in and out of the United States.

Skills: Plan ahead and handle multitasks, interfacing with vendors and customers. I am fit and able to do procurement-sales and customer service, production planning and supervision, shipping and receiving, logistics-distribution, produce inspection and quality control, as well as food safety program follow up and support.

Education: - B.S. in Agribusiness (UNAM – Mexico)

- HACCP (Primus’ sponsored certification training)

- CTPAT certification

- Transportation & Logistics straining (ECC)

- Import/Export Course (LATTC)

- US Customs seminar (L.A. Customs Broker Association)

- Solar Panels Installation (El Camino College)

- Water back flow licensing course (LATTC)

- Urban landscape irrigation (SCROC)

Employment History and Job Responsibilities

10/17 –01/18 FEMA - U.S. Government Los Angeles Ca.

(Seasonal Program)

Disaster Assistance Coordinator

Make and receive a high volume of phone calls and emails on daily basis.

Answer incoming calls from disaster survivors in a prompt, attentive manner.

Navigate efficiently through multiple system screens in a customized database to find and convey information.

Providing the best possible level of service and assistance to applicants applying for FEMA programs.

Ensuring that individuals and families affected by disasters have access to full range of FEMA assistance programs in timely manner.

Communicating the case status and confirming that survivors understand the disaster assistance programs and the process.

Developing partnerships with the states, voluntary organizations, the private sector and other federal agencies that are delivering assistance to survivors.

Provide applicants with appropriate referrals to other federal, state, and local agencies, voluntary and faith based organizations.

Provide periodic reports to the center manager.

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02/12 – 05/17 Berry Fresh Produce, LLC. Rancho Dominguez Ca.

Warehouse Assistant Manager

Interface with sales and procurement department, transportation, food safety and quality control, as well as warehouse operations staff.

Maintain work flow by monitoring the steps of the whole production system, facilitate corrections to malfunctions within all the process control points.

Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel to accomplish work results.

Develop cost control reports, cost estimates, and manpower requirement forecasts

Monitoring personnel and resources to implement and achieve cost reductions. Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs, evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Hiring, training, coaching and motivate production personnel (one hundred-plus temporal employees during high peak season) to accomplish production’s goals.

Conduct all pertaining business operations with the highest level of integrity and work ethics.

Resolve personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and assess a recommending action, as well as initiate and foster a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

Perform in a cross-functional role in other areas, and when it was required I was authorized to act as warehouse manager.

Provide training and maintain all training records for critical food safety and quality requirements

Food Safety follow up and program assistance.

Oversee proper maintenance and sanitation of the facilities to comply with Food Safety requirements.

Ensure adherence to GMP’s, HACCP and Food Safety policies and procedures.

Assist in the oversight of the company HACCP plan.

Provide assistance with HACCP plant training.

Provide input and helps develop content for employee food safety training.

Support of implementing and managing existing food safety policies and procedures.

Assistance on annual auditing and reviewing of all food safety policies and procedures.

Monitor and verify activities to ensure that all product coming into and shipping from our facility meet all Food Safety requirements, quality standards, and specifications.

Support continuous improvement of all food safety programs

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07/98 – 01/12 Mayesh Wholesale Florist, Los Angeles Ca.

Transportation Manager

Sales process follow up to completion, networking with vendors, customers and third-party service provider companies and government agencies.

Manage and negotiate freight claims to a conclusion, insuring collection of lost revenue due to carriers’ service failure (I collected over one million of dollars in freight claims).

Research for best mode of transportation, routing, carrier, as well the required documents for international shipments according to the geographical location of new customers and vendors.

Check with the Agriculture office the requirements for export shipments.

Review pending orders in the sales system and their transportation needs,

Booking of shipments scheduled for following days with cargo airlines and freight forwarders.

Manage and oversee schedule with carriers to prioritize dispatching of shipments according to their routing and final destination.

Troubleshooting of any possible problem of shipments in transit.

Invoicing and billing support for daily shipments.

Provide support to other Mayesh’s locations in regards of transportation needs.

Procurement of packing supplies.

Oversee two transportation and shipping clerks plus local delivery drivers.

10/97 – 06/98 Heritage Produce, Inc. Torrance Ca.

Procurement/Sales Assistant

Support the procurement team confirming purchasing orders with customers and vendors, as well as procuring some products from produce brokers and growers.

Sales team support – scheduling and planning pending orders in the sales system for international market and follow up to completion.

Collaborate with buying, sales, packing, transportation, and quality control staff to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

On site inspection of produce quality for export market at packing facilities and freight locations.

Inspect and supervise fruit and/or vegetables at the time of being loaded into cargo containers and dispatched to destination points.

Follow up to completion of international sales/shipments in transit interfacing with customs, brokers, freight forwarders and agriculture agencies.

Manage and oversee schedule with freight carriers for inbound and outbound shipments.

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High integrity and trustworthy

Self-starter and result driven

Resourceful and problem solver

Can work with minimum supervision in a fast paced work environment

Flexible and have the ability to handle multi tasks

Work well as a team player as well independently

Organized, self motivated and reliable

Excellent work ethics

Highly responsible

References upon request.

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