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Operations manager

Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, United States
August 25, 2018

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James R. Walter

**** ******** ***** ****** ****, PA 15102

Phone: (H)412-***-**** (C) 412-***-**** E-Mail:

Professional Summary

I am an experienced, diligent, and dedicated professional with many years of experience in all phases of the manufacturing and service industries. I exercise a common sense approach to answering all internal and external inquiries while remaining focused on the strategic goals of the organization in a constantly fluctuating business environment.


Cicci Dance Supply

Operations Manager September 2003 to Present

nResponsible for all facets of the operational activity in a manufacturing facility, including: production scheduling and control, purchasing of manufacturing goods and supplies, and costing all company products.

nManage and upkeep of raw material inventory.

nSelect sub-contractors after evaluating their offerings in regards to Cicci’s needs, and negotiating final contracts.

nPlan strategically for the future growth of the company and incorporate plan into yearly budgets.

nInterview and hire all direct labor for the facility. Consult on management/salary hires.

nServes on review team established for the hiring of management and design staff.

nMonitor the physical condition of company facilities, and address any arising needs by assigning tasks to in-house facilities team, or sourcing external contractors when specialized skills are needed.

nGathers quotes, information, and references for all external contractors and executes all resulting contracts as necessary.

US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economic Analyst January 2001 to September 2003

nMet with and worked in conjunction with business entities to introduce new products into the Consumer Price Index Survey.

nReviewed the Consumer Price Index on a regular basis and physically confirmed product pricing and availability of items.

nWorked with property owners to introduce their properties to the Consumer Price Index Survey, and confirmed, on a monthly basis, the consistency of housing pricing in a specific geographic region.

Fessler Knitting

Fabric Sales Manager November 1999 to November 2001

nDeveloped a fabric sales division for an existing apparel manufacturer.

nEstablished and maintained relationships with new customers.

nWorked with the Research and Development team to create new and desirable products.

nCoordinated customer requests with product development department


Columbia Southern University Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration

Cambria Rowe College Associate’s Degree, Business Management


nExcellent negotiator

nOrganizing/Prioritizing -


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