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Transportation, Warehousing, Logistics, Safety & Compliance

Location:
Hialeah, Florida, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
December 19, 2018

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Joe R. Merino

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Terrace, Hialeah, FL, 33018 – 954-***-**** – ac70i6@r.postjobfree.com

Versatile Leader who is adept at guiding change through astute troubleshooting and strategic planning. Communicator and Team Builder who believes in “quality first,” and enhances information flow to accomplish objectives. Experienced in management, process/quality improvements, transportation logistics, warehousing, distribution, labor, safety and compliance, HR, inventory and shipping/receiving, who optimizes operations, stimulates business growth, builds world class customer service and drives productivity improvements that enhance the bottom line.

BA in Business Management – University of Miami

Director of Safety & Compliance – Neighborhoodfuel, Miami, FL. – 2017 – 2018

• Maintained driver DOT files, conducted vehicle monthly maintenance inspections, and safety & performance rides

• Developed and implemented comprehensive Safety Policies and Procedures

• OSHA Certified, 30-hour General Industry Safety and Health

• Responsible for DOT safety audits, inspections, training, recertification’s, and DATA Q violations/OOS appeals

• Oversaw safety equipment, supplies, company trucks, and driver daily timesheet logs

• Responsible for FMCSA Safety scores and monitoring Safer DOT violation results

• Decreased hours of service and compliance below the DOT threshold

• Reduced driver accidents and turnover by 20% through driver training methods

• Interviewed and hired drivers / Responsible for driver Drug and Random Testing / onboarding / driver payroll Operations Manager – All Florida Paper, Medley, FL. – 2014 – 2017

• Directed delivery operation of 20-25 trucks

• Responsible for warehouse logistics of 167K sq. ft. shipping/receiving, and WMS System

• Improved operation productivity by 30% through retraining and accountability

• Evaluated employee targets through KPI’s

• Simplex Certification for Reasonable Suspicion Training

• Oversaw and implemented accident/incident prevention programs, as well as job site visits, audits, and reports Safety & Compliance Manager

• Maintained driver files/vehicle monthly maintenance reports, and safety & performance rides

• Developed and implemented comprehensive Safety Policies and Procedures

• OSHA Certified, 30-hour General Industry Safety and Health

• Responsible for DOT safety audits, inspections, training, recertification’s, and DATA Q violations/OOS appeals

• Oversaw safety equipment and maintenance training, and new employee orientation

• Responsible for FMCSA Safety scores and weekly individual drivers using Vigillo, as well as identifying opportunities for driver recertification’s

• Responsible for driver Drug and Random Testing

Operations Manager – Carls Furniture, Coconut Creek, FL. – 2003 – 2013

• P&L responsibility for 50.6 million deliveries annual revenue, and accountable for 8.9 million inventory

• Directed 8 managers, 100 warehouse/office/drivers, and operations of 267k sq. ft. shipping/receiving facility

• Responsible for Rimms (routing), payroll, billing, WMS system, and cycle counting Division Manager – United Parcel Service, Miami, FL. – 1979 – 2002

• P&L accountability for 10.3 million annual and 600 domestic accounts of 4 divisions

• Saved $630k annually, curtailing overtime, cutting turnover and improving overall operations at 10 US locations

• Spearheaded long-term focus group in key US cities that heightened employee’s communication and feedback Safety Manager

• Oversaw 4 divisions, and was responsible for safety training and re-certification for company-wide employees

• Achieved 20% accident reduction for delivery drivers and 40% of hub employee injury by following “Safe Work Methods Program” Labor Manager

• Responsible for union grievance negotiations for South Florida district

• Oversaw worker’s compensation claims in conjunction with HR department

• Trained and implemented “Fair Labor Practices” for 4 divisions, including all division Labor Manager’s Industrial Engineering Time Study Manager

• Selected for special assignment reengineering 700+ routes within 4 divisions Human Resources Manager

• Oversaw recruiting/screening/processing and orientation of hourly/management for 4 divisions

• Ensured adherence to EAP, ADA and federal hiring programs, and selected to manage most difficult recruiting areas



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