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Plant Manager Sales

Location:
Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 24, 2018

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Ronald Perna

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

Union, New Jersey 07083

908-***-****

ac6ssz@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SCHULTZ AND BLAUSTEIN LLC, Millburn, NJ

Plant Manager, March 2016 – September 2017

Supervised and coordinated day-to-day activity involving cleaning and storage of garments.

Developed more effective cleaning methods, increasing proficiency and reducing costs.

Cleaned fur pieces and garments by hand or machine, using brushes, pads, sawdust and cleaning fluids, determining procedure type of cleaning agent from knowledge of difference in dyed, processed, or natural furs.

Developed a hand-brush cleaning method for garments too delicate for machine-use.

Prepared leathers, suedes and shearlings for transport to customers.

Trained and mentored other members of the cleaning team, therefore improving their skills and overall teamwork.

Consulted with our sister company Winter’s Furs, making recommendations to enhance customer satisfaction.

FURCRAFT CORPORATION, Union, NJ

Chief Operating Officer, June 1982 – December 2015

Built a fur storage and cleaning company that routinely recorded over $500K in revenue annually.

Held accounts with the biggest names in the industry including Steven Corn Furs, Neiman Marcus and Flemington Furs.

Managed all aspects of cleaning within an industrial environment.

Minimized overhead through successful business management.

Adhered to strict quality control standards mandated by local enforcement.

Was completely hands-on, including daily pick-ups and delivery.

LA MARQUE FURS, Westfield, NJ

Vice President, March 1984 – December 2008

Executed the merchandising direction of the store while forming market trends to maximize sales.

Created styles for clients of both genders and a variety of ages.

Strengthened consumer loyalty by offering special incentives and discounts for recurring shoppers.

Designed marketing programs such as coupon promotions and participated in local community events.

Attended the Annual General Meeting in Montreal, keeping up with the current styles, industry trends and networking with other furriers.

EDUCATION

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

Bachelor of Science Business Administration, May 1976



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