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Warehouse General Manager

Springfield, MA
June 29, 2018

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Paul J. Gendreau

Belchertown, MA ***** 413-***-**** LinkedIn

Operations and Warehouse Management

Highly experienced and innovative warehousing manger with a strong background instituting cost savings initiatives and optimizing lean manufacturing. Maintain inventory controls standards and streamline consistent warehouse improvements. Engage with diverse teams of professionals to establish dynamic action plans and execute extensive projects. Analyze business trends and coordinate new warehouse operations features. Proven expertise in:

Safety and Quality Assurance

Warehousing Optimization

New Business Procurement

Short-Term/Long-Term Goals

Sales Leadership and Growth

New Work Practice Integration

Profit and Loss Assessment

Workflow Analysis


A Duie Pyle – Westfield, MA

Warehouse Manager, 2015 to 2018

Spearheaded opens for two high-profile warehouse facilities and directed day-to-day operations for a total of three warehouses to ensure most effective internal features and highest levels of productivity. Engaged with team leaders to enhance customer communication and consistently exceed KPI quality. Maintained strict adherence to timetables and executed profit and loss assessments for all facilities.

Key Contributions:

Recognized for improving sales team collaboration to progressively expand business operations and drive client negotiation.

Turned around highly deficient operation with $600K in losses by increasing new revenue by over $400K.

Established long-term business goals and integrated Accello WHS system and best practices of operation that reduced labor ratio from 32% to 26.5%.

Effectively performed all general management responsibilities with specific attention to profit and loss assessments to facilitate growth potential and reduce expenses.

AAA Aircraft LLC – Enfield, CT

Operations Manager, 2012 to 2015

Directed and evolved warehouse purchasing responsibilities and fully managed logistics functions. Ensured strong regulatory compliance and liaised with clients to revolve issues regarding warehouse management. Executed workflow analysis and implemented lean drivers to most effectively slash overall time by 30%, yielding $60K in annual savings. Generated profit and reports and managed statements regarding revenue evaluations and expenditure.

Key Contributions:

Successfully negotiated LTA pricing for three-year contract with vendors that produced 15% cost reduction and $800K contract savings.

Effectively reduced total inventory from $45.2M to $38.3M through process evolution and reduced expenditure through multi-year contract negotiation, leading to $15K in savings.

Served as Safety Committee Chair responsible for corporate safety assurance and quality improvement.

Railroad Distribution Services – Westfield, MA

Operations/Terminal Manager, 2006 to 2012

Led and improved business facility operations responsibilities with specific attention to safety optimization and warehouse productivity growth. Delegated to handle budget allocation and expenditure assessment. Executed all profit and loss functions including complete fiscal analysis. Established standard operating procedures and outlined professional business goals. Analyzed return on investment to improve financial solvency and ensure most profitable business operation.

Key Contributions:

Achieved 20% increase in daily shipments by driving truck volume from 120 to 155 trucks following establishment of long-term personnel performance goals.

Produced 65% to 80% utilization growth involving warehouse space and performed comprehensive sales responsibilities to increase rail traffic from 825 to 1850 cars annually.

Personally handled workflow analysis to bolster effective usage of 110K sq. ft. internal and 7 acre external warehouse.

Lego Systems Inc. – Enfield, CT

Central Warehouse Manager, 2003 to 2005

Coordinated lead drivers and implemented process evolutions including SAP system integration. Analyzed warehouse functions and liaised with elite team of professionals to ensure equitable pay and compensation.

Key Contributions:

Drove inventory accuracy from 96.2% to 99.1% and increased efficiency by 25% through the development of high-quality warehousing procedures.

Recognized to boosting productivity by 23% through new process establishment and workflow coordination.


Master of Arts in Management – Cambridge College

AS in Business Administration – Springfield Technical Community College

Lean Manufacturing Certificate “Complying with US Export Controls” Certificate

Six Sigma Training, Internal Auditor ISO9000


Windows XP, MS Office, ACCESS, Mapics, SAP, JD Edwards Genesis Software

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