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Warehouse / Operations Management

Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Posted:
February 06, 2018

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James R. Cogan

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

Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

702-***-****

ac4c7g@r.postjobfree.com

WAREHOUSE / OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Detailed oriented professional with over fifteen years of progressively responsible promotions, gaining experience in warehouse management, production, and inventory control. Demonstrated ability to utilize management skills to improve production, without sacrificing quality, to contribute to the bottom line in different warehouse environments. Excellent communicator and motivator, prepared for new challenges and opportunity to enhance the growth and attainment of a company's long and short-term goals. Ability to work independently or as a strong team member.

KEY STRENGTHS

Warehouse Management

Training Initiatives

Vendor Negotiations

Quality Control

Scheduling

Order Processing

Purchasing

Customer Service

Productivity Enhancement

Workplace Safety

Inventory Control

Materials Handling

Shipping & Receiving

Planning / Forecasting

Cost Reduction

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over fifteen years of strong and diverse warehouse management experience encompassing all phases of production, materials distribution, and purchasing.

Promoted to a management position for an organization competing in the global market.

Wide ranging management experience includes interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and motivating up to approximately 30 staff members.

Strong materials-handling abilities. Adept in analyzing large scale material flow in warehouse environments, locating bottlenecks, developing and implementing efficient solutions; and tracking for verifications.

Developed and oversaw quality control policies and procedures for several globally competitive companies that resulted in increased employee productivity, and thereby significantly reduced waste.

Placed top priority on enhancing productivity. Acknowledged for ability to spot productivity restrictions and immediately implement corrective actions.

Expertise in staff developments and coordination's. Able to create a strong, focused, and positive work force.

Excellent communications skills both written and verbal. Acknowledged for enhancing interdepartmental procedures resulting in dramatically increased production.

Extensive background in purchasing and vendor negotiations. Within 4 weeks successfully developed relationships and completed negotiations with approximately 12 vendors so that the schedule of a rapid, first-time ever, manufacturing project could be maintained.

Solid computer skills. Able to utilize spreadsheet programs to track documents, material, and personnel for costing, planning, and scheduling processes.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2006 / 2016 PRIORITY WIRE & CABLE, LAS VEGAS, NV

Warehouse Manager

Directed the establishment of a new 165,000 square foot West Coast Distribution Center.

Researched and hired subcontractors to install wire processing machines and all needed equipment.

Ensured that building complied with all permits, licensing, and OSHA standards prior to operating.

Stocked facility with an initial $6M inventory, which grew to upwards of $24M through tenure.

Achieved and maintained a near 99% accuracy rate for Inventory Cycle Counts.

Managed hiring and training of all employees as the staff expanded from 6 to over 30 members.

Hired / trained forklift drivers, stock pickers, shipping and receiving personnel, and machine operators.

Maintained functionality of al machinery and equipment to insure accurate, timely delivery of products.

Leveraged decisive change management abilities through rapid sales growth from $12M to over $60M.

Shipped truckloads / LTL with thousands of SKUs daily, insuring smooth, efficient operation with first time quality.

Managed budget for employees and warehouse expenses, including equipment maintenance.

Interfaced with local and west coast customer accounts, utilizing interpersonal skills to maintain customer relations.

Serviced both domestic and international accounts, fulfilling each customer’s order for customized wire cuts.

2000 / 2005 KALCO LIGHTING, LAS VEGAS, NV

Warehouse / Shipping Manager

Managing 80,000 square foot warehouse containing a range of raw / semi-finished / finished goods product ranging in value between $2.5 m and $3.5 m.

Managed shipping department with a daily goal averaging $90,000 per day in pallet orders, single package UPS orders, and service requests.

Supervising crew of 15 / 18 team members balanced between responsibilities of both shipping and warehousing departments.

Provide production area with all required materials for daily objectives and goals.

Managed two national account customers with over $2.5 m in sales from product order, production and shipment fulfillment.

Managed Cycle Counts above 99.5 % accuracy.

2000 / 2000 JCM AMERICAN CORPORATION, LAS VEGAS, NV

Warehouse Supervisor

Managed a 30,000square foot warehouse with between $12m and $14m of product in a rack storage and approximately 4.5 m in service parts from an automated storage and retrieval system.

Responsibilities included overall accountability for warehouse, personnel, product, service parts, equipment, and special projects.

Supported engineering, planning, production, materials group, and sales in insuring that the highest quality product would be available to customers in a timely manner.

Negotiated with freight carriers for best possible rate on both small package delivery through full truck line haul freight.

Developed various reports for weekly status on inventory, finished goods, and product deliveries.

Supervised proper preparation of multi-million-dollar shipments to customers nationwide.

1996 / 1999 UNIVERSAL FABRIC STRUCTURES, INC., LAS VEGAS, NV

Operations Manager

Managed a warehouse into a professional, organized, and cost-effective business segment.

Prepared budgets for multimillion dollar contracts for labor, materials, equipment.

Hired, trained, and managed supporting staff for job preparation, warehouse inventory control, and organization.

Planned, prepared, and built multi-million-dollar projects throughout the country.

Created policies to bring accountability to all aspects of the business including personnel, budgets, inventory.

Managed all local purchasing through newly established vendors.

1995 / 1996 COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS, INC., CASI HENDERSON, NEVADA

Inventory Control / Purchasing Manager (ON-SITE)

Hired, trained, and supervised supporting staff for inventory and purchasing departments.

Responsible for all on-site materials coordination and purchasing during construction and

installation of a 750,000+ sq. foot, fully automated, distribution center.

Controlled and disbursed all incoming inventory of manufactured equipment.

Hired and provided review mechanics and electricians for continuing system maintenance after project was installed complete

Coordinated planning, manufacturing, and shipping from site to corporate level to assure proper and timely delivery of manufactured equipment for various stages of installation.

Established office personnel and vendor accounts to support installation.

Supported software technicians who installed all computers and supporting systems which controlled automated facility.

1990 / 1993 MCDONNELL DOUGLAS CORPORATION / BOEING, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Manufacturing Coordinator

Primarily responsible for coordination of engineering, planning, and manufacturing to provide first time quality in the assembly process of aircraft.

Supervised and directed Parts Control Expediters.

Responsible for the timely delivery of correct and required parts for aircraft assembly.

Aircraft Structure and Surface Mechanic

Supervised fellow mechanic to complete projects within strict, specified time lines.

Worked with Engineering and Planning departments to identify and trouble shoot problems in assembly process.

Performed assembly work on MD-11 commercial transport and U.S. Air Force C-17 Transport aircraft and completed all training required by FAA guidelines and regulations.



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