RESULTS-DRIVEN DISTRIBUTION & OPERATIONS MANAGER
High-achieving professional with 20+ years of successful experience managing daily operations. Inspiring leader with keen ability to develop high performing teams and a collaborative, productive work environment. Reliable and focused, ability to
succeed in demanding environments and skillfully manage multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal skills, proficient in fostering
positive professional relationships and communicating effectively at all levels. Seeking to utilize experience and exceptional work ethic in an organization that values dedication and results.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Distribution/Operations Management Inventory Control Quality Control
Warehouse Management System Customer-Focused Service Optimizing Work Place Safety
Vendor Negotiations Vendor Negotiations Process Improvement
Organization & Planning Labor Management Complex Problem Resolution
SIMON AND SCHUSTER (CBS CORP), Riverside, NJ, 10/2002-Present
Leverage talents and expertise to provide visionary leadership, which includes guiding and managing a staff of 10 direct
reports with 150 hourly employees on 3 shifts.
Skillfully manage 86m dynamic pallet positions and 42m active positions within a 1.0mil-sqft facility.
Strategically coordinate moves from deep storage warehouse located in Pennsylvania.
Consistently meet a 1 to 2 day service commitment by adeptly managing daily throughput of 17,000 cartons, 400 pallet picks
exceeding $5m in daily confirms as well as moving 60 LTL loads daily.
Increasing staff utilization by 22% and minimized overtime the temp usage saving more than $650k annually.
Configured WMS profiling and achieved increased productivity by 18%.
Created standardized cartons to maximize cubing and save $227k annually in dunnage reduction.
Implemented voice recognition that increased accuracy and performance by 32%.
Collaborated with HR in developing and implementing a successful incentive, discipline, and reward program.
DECORATED PAPER CORP, Camden NJ, 1996-2002
Provided forward thinking and effective leadership while managing all manufacturing functions.
Purchased all raw material and skillfully negotiated all vendor contracts.
Used creativity and strategic planning to manage all new product development.
Managed maintenance schedules for high speed equipment and initiated state required emission’s systems,
and subsequently awarded first state permanent license in companies 35-year history.
Drove productivity and increased operational efficiencies of all manufacturing equipment including high-speed paper
presses, trimmers electrical, HVAC, and hazardous solvent based materials.
Initiated and was awarded City UEZ program which yielded tax breaks and bottom line results.
Constantly succeeded in orchestrating / scheduling all production runs and meeting all service levels.
WAREHOUSE MANAGER, RPM COURIER, Hamilton NJ, 1994-1996
UNITED STATS NAVY, Coronado, CA
Continuing Bachelor Education
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint)