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Manager Air Force

Belleville, Illinois, United States
December 03, 2018

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Christopher B. Adams

Scott Air Force Base, IL ***25 • 618-***-**** •

Operations Manager / Warehouse Manager / Transportation Director

Innovative and detail-oriented professional with over 20 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management and expertise in Business Marketing.

Key Qualifications

Highly analytical thinker with expertise in all facets of Supply Chain Management and Logistics / Transportation Marketing, superior networking skills, inspired by big challenges with a passion for helping others succeed through shared learning and teamwork.

Experienced professional with the ability to manage and develop a team towards ambitious performance through creation of an inclusive and innovative team culture.

Versatile and dependable manager with inspiring leadership ability, excellent communication skills, and a passion for leading growth by nurturing meaningful professional relationships with customers and employees.

Excellent communicator with expertise in Process Improvement, Supply Chain Logistics, Employee Mentorship, Customer Support, Produce / Service Analysis, Adjusted Stock Level Management, ESS / SAP Software Systems, Acquisition Channel Management, Brand / Target Marketing, Preventive Maintenance, Inventory Forecast, Regulatory Compliance, Cost Audit / Analysis, Problem Resolution, and Stock / Warehouse Management.

Outstanding leader, manager, coach, and mentor with remarkable ability to uncover root causes and train teams to discover previously unrealized solutions with focus on values and culture.

Professional Experience

635 Global Logistics Support Center – Scott Air Force Base, IL

Supply Chain Technician, 2009 to Present

Define direction that catalyzes coordination across departments through oversight of over 30 unit members responsible for 500,000 parts totaling $37M. Maximize operational efficiency of prominent, highly sophisticated projects at over 50 military bases by processing 1000 transactions monthly for military aircraft. Demonstrate calm, clear-headed leadership while managing over 50 hazardous materials and 100+ shelf life / pilfer able items. Forklift / electronic pallet jacks certified.

Selected Contributions:

Excelled in new position by acquiring expertise through attendance at military craft school.

Increased transaction processing capacity by 10% through careful restructuring / streamlining of responsibilities.

Sustained weapons systems through reduction in shortages to 24 hours as well as careful negotiation of same-day delivery by updating customers with mediation between bases / supply sources.

Ensured on-time delivery by maintaining rejected / unwanted shipments to less than 1% through effective management of requisition for vital aircraft parts from procurement pickup to destination.

Increased effectiveness of logistics support for Air Force through use of ESS, SAP, GDSS, LIMS EV, Web VLIPS, GSA, Tracker, Stock Control Homepage, and DOD email software systems to collect, review, analyze, and process supply data and transactions.

Created energy and stability and improved morale by fostering teamwork through share responsibility and engaging recreational events.

Honored to have opportunity to train and mentor newer and lower enlisted members.

CATransport – O’Fallon, IL

Transportation Services Director, 2005 to Present

Created stand-alone Transportation Service Business still in operation today; maintained profit for 13 consecutive years within quickly changing market that includes competition from Uber, Lyft, and others through creation of innovative niche service with dedicated clients and businesses. Demonstrate insightful leadership and enhance clarity of mission through oversight of transportation service. Create durable success through performance of market analysis to estimate fuel expense and preventive maintenance costs. Ensure contract efficiency and customer benefits in advance of contract completion through efficient cost analysis.

Selected Contributions:

Completed 100% of customer requests for transport by distributing company vehicle assets with focus on maximizing individual production and vehicle efficiency.

Increased profits by 20% year-over-year for past three years through innovative marketing and recruitment of new clients and drivers.

Created remarkable 98% client satisfaction rating as company’s Customer Relations Liaison through focus on amicable and productive resolution of consumer complaints.

Increased efficiency and improved profit margin through meticulous vehicle fleet analysis.

Demonstrate leadership and quality communication by ensuring maximum production of company assets by fostering effective communication between managers.

Holiday Inn Express – Shiloh, IL

Night Manager / Auditor, 2003 to 2007

Delivered key contributions toward enhancing quality through oversight of inventory control for hotel’s supply of rooms stock. Increased sales volume and consumer support through effective marketing that met regulatory compliance and supply / demand standards. Created 15% increase in revenue by assisting in cost analysis for company’s adjusted stock level of daily room assets. Ensured 100% client satisfaction by providing preventive maintenance prior to room inventory distribution.

Army National Guard – East St. Louis, IL

Inventory Vehicle Operations, 2001 to 2003

Assisted in Inventory Control and Management of military vehicle fleet. Achieved 100% customer satisfaction through successful preventative maintenance and completion of customer contracted transportation requests within regulatory compliance. Demonstrated innovation and capacity to excel through innovative recommendations for systems analysis and adjusted stock management of unit’s vehicle fleet.

Additional Experience as Loan Officer, American Mortgage Group, Belleville, IL and Inventory Manager, U.S. Army / USTRANSCOM, Scott AFB.

Educational Background

Associate Degree in Material Management

Community Air Force College

Associate Degree in Business Management

Newport Institute

Medical Internship

Supply Center, Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Active Secret Security Clearance • Toastmaster C / Communicator / Leadership, Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing, June 2016 to Present

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