James McCool Facilities Manager
Highly skilled, reliable, and motivated individual with extensive experience maintaining equipment and facilities. Organized and efficient, with an exemplary work ethic, and a 'hands-on" approach to consistently meet or exceed requirements and expectations. Resourceful and effective problem-solver, dedicated to workplace safety/health practices and procedures. Ability to set priorities, multi-task, work under pressure, and meet planned deadlines. Thrive in fast-paced and deadline-driven environments. Excel at working in teams or individually.
Safety & Health Compliance
Equipment & Operations
Maintenance & Upkeep
JONES LANG LASALLE/CONTRACTED TO AMAZON, Jacksonville, FL 6/2017 – Present
Oversee 14 staff to ensure 22 miles of conveyors, automated sorters, and over 4,800 robots, as well as facilities are in excellent repair and operating condition. Create detailed and accurate work orders; keep management and staff informed of progress; and complete all tasks and reports within timeframes. Maintain all safety equipment, requirements, and guidelines in top notch condition and up-to-date.
Contribute an exemplary attendance record, positive attitude, and superior standards.
Demonstrate a high level of productivity, initiative, and independence in the performance of all tasks.
Comply stringently with all company/statuary health & safety requirements & regulations with zero incidents.
Recognized by Amazon that JAX2 AR Sortable Facility start-up was the best in its history.
KAYEM FOODS INC., Woburn, MA 9/2005 – 4/2017
Led 3-4 staff over two shifts in all aspects of facility and equipment integrity and operation. Participated in and supported company-wide continuous improvement initiatives that helped in achieving British Retail Consortium (BRC) Standards for 2016 & 2017. Acted as safety advocate to educate, inform, and enforce all company, as well as regulatory standards and requirements. Completed all operational and performance reports on time.
Recipient of KORE (Kayem's Outstanding Recognition of Excellence) Award for team leadership and supporting company initiatives.
Assisted in achieving BRC top ranking for food safety per annual audits from 2012 – 2017.
BATESVILLE CASKET COMPANY, Nashua, NH 8/1997- 8/2005
Directed all aspects of equipment maintenance and upkeep, including all shutdown project planning to completion. Assisted in local and international continuous improvement events, and employee training and development programs. Followed and enforced all safety and health measures stringently.
Increased overall equipment uptime to 99.98% for multiple years.
Created and implemented a skill-based pay system in a union shop to retain key technicians.
Received A+ for corporate audit of CMMS.
Hesser College, Manchester, NH