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Supply Chain Management

Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
January 31, 2018

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KAVON RENI ROBBINS

*** ******** ****

Westlake, LA 70669, USA

Mobile: 318-***-****

ac4ac5@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

A professional position requiring an innovative solution minded individual with a diverse skill set in all aspects of business process requirements definition, functional and technical requirements, project management, user and acceptance testing for proof of concept, inventory control, receiving, purchasing, pick/pack/ship, materials management, distribution and transportation logistics; including exceptional Customer Service. I am actively seeking an opportunity to expand my business analysis skill set while increasing my effectiveness in meeting and exceeding customer service requirements while providing value added services.

EXPERIENCE

07/2013 – Present KRobbins SCE Management & Consulting Service, LLC Westlake, LA

President/Owner

FEMA Disaster Housing Assistance Inspector Contractor-Vanguard EM.

Demonstrated supervisory and management of warehouse distribution, inventory control management, transportation logistics, purchasing, resource allocation, purchasing and transportation best practices.

Analyzing business system requirements and defining complex requirements definitions, translating them to data, reporting, and/or requirements

Research data discrepancies and debug technical issues

Lead, schedule, coordinate, facilitate stakeholder requirements gathering sessions; translate business needs into clear requirements enabling the design of flexible solutions to enable business strategies and align with IT architecture direction

Testing by creating and maintaining requirements traceability, debug data issues between systems, problem solve application issues and facilitate UAT, work closely with QA to develop testing plans and use cases, provide inputs to testing plans for product and UAT phases and create test scenarios for both phases, validate data application results that use data from mapped requirements

Train key users on system functionality, create end user training/reference documents as needed, gather, document and analyze business requirements from both clients, stakeholders, and end users, develop use cases, business flows or functional specifications from requirements & functionality requests, analyze business processes and system, identify inefficiencies and/or required functional enhancements, and document business processes and procedures, Obtain approval and business sigh-off on all requirements.

Demonstrated strong customer service, team, and collaboration orientation and facilitation

Managed multiple projects concurrently

Excellent listening and interpersonal skills and team leadership

Meticulous attention to detail

Excellent ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as needed

Extremely self-motivated and directed

07/2010 – 2015 DeSoto Parish Police Jury Mansfield, LA

Business Analyst/Director – (Projects: Animal Services & Mosquito Control)Duties and Responsibilities: Developed business requirements, federal, state, and local laws, and standard operating procedures in addition to training development and execution for all users. Perform root cause analysis while executing system testing and documenting results and recommendations. Supervise, train, evaluate, and coordinates the work of employees engaged in the operation and maintenance of the T. B. Yopp Jr. Animal Facility and Mosquito Control spraying operations. Effectively develops and manages the department, projects, and budgets upwards of $1,000,000.Coordinates volunteer activity within in the shelter and for offsite adoption and educational events. Effectively manages the intake, care and disposition of animals under the care of the Animal Facility. Actively pursues outside sources of funding such as grants, partnerships, etc. to offset parish expenditures. Reviews all records of the department – prepares a variety of reports including a monthly report to the police jury. Hired and trained all new employees with jury approval, on laws, best practices, and standard operating procedures for both Animal Care and Services department and Mosquito Control department. Confers with Animal Services committee chairmen and committee members on matters concerning major departmental activities and furnishes technical advice on those matters. Establish and maintain effective working conditions and relationships with the community and other employees, both in the department and collaborate with other departments within the Police Jury. Demonstrates technical, managerial, project management, budget development, training development, and communication skills. Accountable for the daily operation of Animal Services and Mosquito Control. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as assigned and taking the initiative to be increasingly productive.

01/2009 – 07/2009 ProKarma, Inc. /Nike, Inc. Beaverton/Portland, OR

Business Systems Analyst

Analysis and Solution Definition

Business and Functional Analyst on multiple project implementations, performed business and functional requirements, software installation and configuration; executed end to end testing while troubleshooting and resolving configuration and software installation problems; integrated software configuration between SAP and Logility Voyager Solutions while developing and executing training for Logility Voyager Solutions Demand and Inventory Planning, Inventory Optimization, and Statistical Forecasting stakeholder core team and end users.

Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry.

Identifies client organization's strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement.

Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.

Develops functional specifications and system design specifications for client engagements.

Technical Recommendation and Testing

Led end to end testing efforts

Ensured issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.

Works with cross-functional client personnel to identify required changes.

Communicates needed changes to development team.

Project Execution

Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.

Takes input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments/feedback.

Communicates and applies project standards

Manages resources in accordance with project schedule.

Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients.

Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project.

06/2008 – 08/2008 IQMS Paso Robles, CA

Software Implementation Application/Consultant

Deployment, installation, configuration, training, testing of scenario’s, & business analysis when implementing Enterprise IQ ERP Software; i.e. Manufacturing Configurations (BOM), Inventory, Finite Manufacturing Scheduling, Production/Labor Reporting, Work Orders, Shop Calendar, Work Centers, Quoting, Sales & Distribution Orders, Bill of Lading, Shipping/Packing Slips, Shipping Manifest, Pick Tickets, Return Material Authorization, Vendor Managed Inventory, Intercompany Transactions, General Ledger, Chart of Accounts, Account Activity, General Journal, Trial Balance, Financial Reports, Cash Analysis, Budgets, Accounts Receivable Invoices, Cash Receipts, Customer Maintenance/Status, Accounts Payable Invoices, Cash Disbursements, Vendor Maintenance/Status, 1099 Form, Purchase Orders, Receiving, Vendor RMA, Payroll, Process Cost, Post Inventory Transactions, Customer Relationship Management, Asset Management, Project Management, System Setup, Bank Manager, Multi-Currency, Terms, Cost Elements, Employee Maintenance, Security Inspector, Reports Catalog (Crystal), System Parameters, Warehouse Management System, Radio Frequency Warehouse Transactions.

12/2005 –2/2008 Industrial Specialty Contractors, LLC Houston, TX

Office Manager

Performs daily and weekly balance, reconciliation, and Access database processing of associate and equipment time and per diem ensuring meticulous accuracy in all transactions.

Purchase electrical and instrumentation material, tools, safety supplies, office supplies, etc.

Process daily billing reports and forward to client for approval - in excess of $25 million.

Process daily time and per diem reports and forward to corporate payroll for payout - in excess of $15 million.

Compile, analyze, and format into Excel monthly job site cost reports.

Reconcile company owned equipment inventory monthly to balance to corporate billing reports.

Develop and forward man-hour reports to client weekly.

Executes new hire orientation, audits new hire packet, and forwards proper documents to corporate HR and payroll.

Validate and submit weekly invoices to client for approval and payment.

Completes and submits associate status change requests to corporate training and HR for processing.

Assigns daily tasks to Asst. Office manager as necessary.

Specific Projects Include: Meeker I & 2 – Colorado, Pascagoula, MS – Coker Refit

11/2003-7/2004 Fru-Con Construction Corporation Pineville, LA

Material Control Manager

Managed multiple sites for transportation logistics, tool and material issuance including tool tracking through an automated tool tracking software; (i.e. Tool Watch SE).

Responsible for requisitioning, purchasing, expediting, receiving, shipping, and recording of all material/inventory receipts, issues, transfers, installations, and location assignments of owner purchased, (Proctor & Gamble) equipment in excess of $200 million dollars for project Launch Pad, utilizing Radio frequency hand held devices and access point technology to capture material receipts and product movement.

5/2002-5/2003 Warehouse Management Solutions, Inc. Overland Park, KS

Implementation Manager & Consultant

Execute project implementation management, business process analysis, software/ hardware installation and configuration, consulting and training, system and functional testing, and trouble-shooting/problem resolution.

Business Analyst on multiple project implementations, performed software installation and configuration, and troubleshot and resolved configuration and software installation problems for Logility Voyager Solutions Demand and Inventory Planning, Inventory Optimization, and Statistical Forecasting.

Provide superior customer focus and services to meet customer requirements. Integration of SAP, Legacy Systems, and Logility Voyager Solutions.

Certified in Microsoft Great Plains Enterprise Dynamics Modules and Logility Voyager Solutions WMS/TMS applications. Project-Del-Nat Tire Co., Memphis, TN

7/1999 - 3/2002 Logility, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Implementation Manager/Consultant and Product Application Specialist

Consultant on multiple project implementations, performed software installation and configuration, and troubleshot and resolved configuration and software installation problems for Logility Voyager Solutions WMS/TMS.

Developed Business Solutions Document for multiple projects/clients.

Performed business requirements analysis, collaborated with client and development writing functional specifications for enhancements and changes to software.

Executed the set-up and configuration of multiple WarehousePro testing and training environments including installation, database and application software configuration, radio-frequency, interface, and print servers for Projects: Sprint, Porsche Cars, Biomet, Primesource, ReturnBuy.com, and SmarterKids.com.

Developed and executed Core Team Training for numerous customers and Partners, (i.e. Tompkins Associates, Inc., Microsoft Great Plains, SAP, Accellos, etc.)

Revised Core Team Training for WarehousePro V4.2 to reflect changes in application software.

Provided on site customer support before, during, and after go live execution.

8/1998 - 7/1999 Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc. Lafayette, LA

Logistics Manager

Designed and implemented an integrated supply chain management strategy for JIT route delivery.

Recruit, hire, and train existing and new personnel.

Interface and problem solve with customers and common carriers daily. Ensure requirements for inbound/outbound transportation logistics and JIT goals are met.

Manage Ryder dedicated and common carrier fleet utilization, routing, dispatching, scheduling, and equipment maintenance for multiple accounts.

Manage P&L operating and maintenance budgets to meet projected budget goals for multiple accounts.

Ensure reduction of accident and injury frequency by utilizing the Ryder (safety) SPAM program and meeting DOT compliance requirements for multiple accounts.

4/1986 - 7/1998 Cleco Corporation Pineville, Louisiana

Central & Power Plant Warehouse Distribution Manager and Buyer

As Central & Power Plant Warehouses Distribution Manager - developed new procedures and executed all aspects of commodity, logistics, and field support services, while serving multiple core profit centers for the Central & Power Plant Warehouses Distribution Center.

Utilized American Software/Logility Voyager Solutions WMS and Transportation Modules, (Project Life Cycle Manager from beginning to end, with several upgrades throughout 13 years)

Ensured compliance with governmental agencies (i.e. D.O.T., EPA, HAZMAT, and OSHA) regarding the reporting, handling, logistics, and storage of hazardous material.

Ensured compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Louisiana Public Service Commission in assignment of proper accounting for regular and capital commodities and contract services.

Designed, implemented, and managed the new Central Warehouse Distribution Center and transportation routing/scheduling logistics to meet multiple customer requirements for commodity, equipment, and support services.

As Buyer - procured, expedited, verified approved manufacturers, and tracked receipts of commodities, equipment, and contract services in accordance with established corporate policy and procedures utilizing professional and creative cost effective purchasing strategies while ensuring prompt delivery of commodity and contract services to multiple lines of business with an estimated annual purchase volume exceeding $30 million.

1/1982 – 12/2003 United States Naval Reserve Shreveport, LA

Supply Division Officer

United States Navy (Active & USNR) - Norfolk, VA and Shreveport, LA/Hull Maintenance Technician (E-5/Petty Officer Second Class) promoted to Storekeeper (First Class Petty Officer)

Assigned daily operations and equipment maintenance and fabrication scheduling tasks for the Repair Four department to support all reserve center operations departments.

Procured, expedited, tracked, and received all materials requisitioned and purchased in support of the Repair Four department.

Duty station assignments include USS Simon Lake (AS-33), USS Yellowstone (AS-41), Portsmouth, VA Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, VA Naval Base, and Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Shreveport, LA.

Managed, coordinated daily work order requests, and expedited commodity, equipment, personnel, and support services utilizing leadership and resource management to meet the needs of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center Facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Expedited facilities maintenance requirements and new recruit personal issue uniforms, scheduled and executed training, medical, and administrative requirements.

EDUCATION

Southern New Hampshire University (Online) Manchester, NH

BS in Business Operations Management & Logistics and Transportation,

Attending SNHU Online @ Senior Level.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Skill Name Skill Level Last Used Experience

Project Management/Consulting Expert Current 12 years

Supply Chain Management Expert Current 25 years

Microsoft Project Intermediate Current 6 years

Microsoft Word, Excel, Access Expert Current 16 years

Logility Voyager Solutions WMS/TMS/DP/IP/RP Expert Current 11 years

Business Objects/Crystal Reports Intermediate Current 5 years

Windows 2000/NT/XP/2007/2010 Intermediate Current 20 years

Mainframe and AS-400 Intermediate Current 19 years

IBM DB2 Intermediate Current 5 years

Microsoft Sequel Server 2000 Intermediate Current 5 years

Warehouse Management Software Expert Current 23 years

Enterprise IQ MFG/ERP Software Intermediate Current 1 year

SAP Integration Intermediate Recent 6 years

Microsoft GP Dynamics Enterprise Intermediate Recent 10 years

Radio Beacon/Acellos WMS Intermediate Recent 5 years

Perform Training Document Recording Intermediate Recent 10 years

SharePoint Intermediate Recent 2 years

HP Quality Center Intermediate Recent 2 years

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Extensive Management and Supervisory Training Certifications

Certified Train-the-Trainer Forklift and Crane Instructor

HAZMAT (DOT HM 181 & 126 F Hazardous Materials Handling Certified

Manager's Role in Administering D.O.T. Regulations and a Drug-Free Workplace

OSHA Compliance

APICS (CSCP) Certification Training (On-going)

Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician (CAET)

Chemical Immobilization Certified

Animal First Aid and CPR Certified

Incident Command Systems (ICS-100)

Mosquito Control Academy

TWIC

FEMA-Disaster Housing Inspector

SUBJECTIVE TRAINING Certifications:

Finance & Accounting I & II Economic Analysis

Implementing Accounting & Internal Controls in a Competitive Environment

Accounting I & II

Marketing Planning

Business Law & Small Business Enterprises

Purchasing

Purchasing & the Law

Global Logistics

Freight Transportation

Department of Transportation Straight Truck Driving

SOFTSKILLS:

Personal & Team Leadership

Generates enthusiasm among team members across multiple disciplines and countries. Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles. Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model. Manages the process of innovative change throughout internal/external customers and disciplines.

Teamwork

Facilitates effective team interaction. Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.

Innovator Development/Conducting More Effective Performance Appraisals

Conducts effective progress evaluations in a timely manner. Mentors those with less experience through informal channels. Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us. Trains other innovators through both formal and informal training programs.

Coaching & Counseling

Business Ethics & Diversity

Cross-Functionality

Customer Focus, (i.e. Internal/External)

Internal Operations

Suggests areas for improvement in internal and external processes collaborating together for possible solutions.

Leads internal teams/task forces.

Client Management

Develops relationships with client personnel that foster client ties. Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions with project management. Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships. Manages client expectations effectively.

Technical/Organizational/Planning

Possesses understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design. Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures. Understands how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.

Communicating Effectively

Assists in the facilitation of team and client meetings. Delivers informative, well-organized presentations. Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Initiative

Managing Interpersonal Skills & Development I & II

Problem Solving/Decision Making

Sensitivity Training in the Workplace

Identifies critical issues with ease. Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems. Pushes creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mindsets.



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