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Sales Representative Manager

San Diego, CA
November 28, 2018

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William Paul Zehm Jr.

**** *** ***. *** *****, CA 92101


Career Summary

Highly organized and methodical Inventory Planner, Buyer, Production Control with over 20 years of experience seeking a challenging position within the retail or wholesale warehousing industry.

Professional Qualifications

Extensive experience with a variety of inventory control techniques and systems, as well as production leveling systems

Skilled data analyst with a history of effective interpretation

Certified as an ISO9000 Internal Auditor

Fluent in English and SPANISH

Proficient using MS Office and SAP

Familiar with Six-Sigma techniques

Served in the US Army (1986-1991)


FMC Devens Ayer MA

Clerk 2014 – 2017

Process payroll and maintains payroll records

Maintains all employee files, ensuring they are consistently kept up to date

Manages incoming and outgoing work orders

Manages all forms and supplies, alerting supervisors to issues and reorder needs


Production Control 2006-2014

Ensured the on-time delivery of all ordered materials based on customer’s timeline target

Maintained the SAP materials master, updating it as needed

Trained new employees as needed, ensuring they met established standards

Monitored all aspects of production to ensure a smooth path from order placement to delivery

In charge of payroll for 200 people

Cereso-Mexico Ensenada Mexico

Inventory Control Clerk 2005-2006

Tracked and logged all inventory

Maintained an inventory count, investigated and inventory discrepancies and followed up as needed

Enforced a strict FIFO inventory control system for all items

Trained new employees to ensure they followed all established inventory control procedures

Baja Oriente Ensenada Mexico

Production Control Manager 2005

Ensured the pre-designed production schedule was closely adhered to by all employees and departments

Partnered with Quality Control, Production and Sales to ensure an on-gong, high level of customer satisfaction

Plotted all product transportation routes and developed alternatives as needed, based on customer timelines

Rolled out a variety of inventory control methods, resulting in better overall inventory control

Implemented a Lot-level control system to reduce inventory loss and misplacements

Ensured all process were ISO9000 compliant

Phillips Electronics Tijuana Mexico

Production Planner and Buyer 2002-2004

Responsible for ensuring the on-time production of 5 million dollars worth of annual product

Served as an Implementation Team Member for SAP rollout

Developed a database system to monitor the quality of incoming raw materials

Worked as a member of a Six-Sigma project team to reduce transportation costs

Using streamlining and JIT inventory techniques, reduced overall inventory from 20 million to 5 million

Achieved a 99% on-time delivery rate to customers

Worked directly with suppliers to increase product quality by altering packaging and handling techniques

Developed software-based forecasting algorisms to lower delivery response time and improve service

Delta Electronics Tijuana Mexico

Production Control Manager and Sales Representative 2000-2002

Coordinated with Procurement to ensure raw materials were schedule to arrive on-time and met just-in-time inventory requirements

Implemented stringent inventory control methods for all raw materials, resulting in a reduction of overall losses

Developed an inventory control database to track all inventory through WIP and Finish Goods

Maintained communications with clients and potential clients through teleconferences and onsite meetings to ensure all customer needs were met

RayChem Tijuana Mexico

Inventory Planner 1998-2002

Developed an in-house database to assist in a company initiative to change from made-to-stock to make-to-order

Worked as part of a team to reduce a backlog of over 700 orders to current in less than a year

Super User for both SAP and MFGPro database

Certified as an ISO9000 Internal Auditor


Coleman College La Mesa CA

1991 Earned a certificate in Computer Electronics

Santana High School Santee CA

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