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Operations Manager

Slidell, Louisiana, United States
August 29, 2018

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Ronnie Jones

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Operations Manager Profile

Technically advanced and dedicated manager with comprehensive experience managing every aspect of technical operations.

Highly analytical professional ready to drive revenue, increase safety, and streamline operations in a new role. Proficient in drilling fluid operations manufacturing and management, high volume product mixes, asset management, and maintenance planning. Collaborative communication style and impressive problem-solving skills leveraged to drive revenue on any project. Skilled team leader with repeated success developing large-scale strategic plans, revenue forecasts, and operations schedules. Excels in analytical positions; readily able to analyze data to drive improvement. Possess multiple certifications.

Core Competencies:

Operational Management

Profit and Loss Management

Contract Negotiation & Closing

Staff Training & Management

Client Relationship Management

Full Life Cycle Project Management

Financial Planning & Analysis

Inventory & Asset Management

Strategic Planning & Forecasting

Professional Experience

DXF Fluid Services, Lafayette, LA

Operations Partner, 10/2017 – Present

Execute advance operations support to drive improvement in technical fluid drilling operations. Collaborate with clients to understand and actualize goals. Research, compile, and present process improvement suggestions. Educate clients on technologies, services, and processes to drive revenue and improve business outlook. Create and manage accounts, developed product portfolios, and provided revenue forecasts. Cultivate strategic business partnerships. Apply advanced technical knowledge to provide expert business recommendations.

Key Achievements:

Pitched a business funding proposition to private equity investors and acquired a $3M commitment.

Halliburton - Baroid,

Served in multiple consecutive roles across the full project lifecycle including offshore drilling and completions fluid engineer, technical representative, service coordinator, and principal technical supervisor.

Operations Leader & Supervisor, 6/2007-8/2017

Orchestrated full operations management of a fluids plant, including staff oversight, production planning, and full budgeting. Executed advanced business unit planning, budget management, operations planning, production forecasting and facilitated weekly operations meetings. Oversaw cross-functional and technically specific teams. Cultivated and applied advanced technical knowledge of oil drilling processes, managing maintenance and operations of multiple variable drilling environments. Analyzed processes, standards, and procedures and identified areas for growth. Executed hands-on troubleshooting for drilling problems and planned regular maintenance to support ongoing operations. Planned and integrated safety processes and trainings. Prepared plants for certification, executing mock audits to assess and update conditions.

Key Achievement:

Drove revenue of over $35M annually while serving as the principal technical professional.

Entrusted with preparing and presenting the 2017 Angola Business Plan, including developing action plans, SWOT analysis, revenue analysis, capital requests, contract proposals, tender strategies, and customer outlook.

Managed a budget of over $90M in revenue and exceeded operating income goals by 16% by executing contract optimization and direct cost management strategies.

Led a team of 157 employees to an effective IAS Process Audit

Maintained excellent customer relationships that built trust and increased sales

Technical Proficiencies


Windows 10, Mac OS


Microsoft Office, SAP, Oracle Essbase, CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Business Warehouse, TapROOT

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Computer Science

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Certifications + Courses

Country Manager Bootcamp, HALLIBURTON BAROID, Houston, Texas,

Delivering Financial Performance, HALLIBURTON BAROID, Luanda, Angola, Certified, 2014

Business Leadership Development, Texas A&M May’s Business School, London England

Certified, 2015

Halliburton Financial Leadership for Non-Financial Leaders Program, Texas A&M May’s Business School, London England, Certified, 2014

Drilling Fluids Technology (Mud School) HALLIBURTON BAROID, Houston, Texas, Graduate, 2007

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