Brian P. Harrington
Las Vegas, NV 702-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Operations
Distribution Warehouse Logistics Transportation
OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE with an impressive track record of driving organizational performance through the strategic alignment and execution of supply chain operations vital to cost reduction and bottom-line profit improvement. Solid knowledge and understanding in all phases of supply chain management including logistics, operations, automated warehousing, and transportation. Highly disciplined and resourceful team leader with the exceptional capacity to multitask in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities with ease, while achieving organizational and customer objectives.
Supply Chain Operations Leadership & Development Project Management Operations Management Transportation Management Warehouse Management Systems
Curriculum & Training Development Human Resources Quality Assurance
Contract & Rate Negotiation Inventory Control Lean Six Sigma Certification (Green)
Proven ability to align the people, processes, and technologies to maintain consistent process management initiatives targeted at increasing the value of products and services to customers while fostering an environment of accountability and support for operational effectiveness and cost control.
Solid knowledge, understanding, and experience with Supply Chain / Procurement dynamic, including a product mix of over 13k items, and immediate on-hand inventory valued at over $60 million per site.
Exceptional leadership skills with experience in employee development, counseling, evaluation, and discipline while providing a work environment conducive to promoting workplace safety, performance, and overall employee satisfaction.
Skilled in the design, development, and delivery of curriculum projects focused on enhancing performance and productivity while promoting personal development for employees.
Technical proficiencies in multiple company based software products, warehouse management systems, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Office applications.
D.C. MANAGER Designs for Health, Las Vegas, NV 2017 - Present
Lead and direct distribution and logistics operations for highly reputed vitamin & supplement company in the US, responsible for the day-to-day operations of distribution center, inbound & outbound (domestic & international) logistics and warehouse operations. Ensure maximum efficiency and profitability, including inventory turn ratio, order fill rate accuracy, shrink, perfect order fill, etc.. Align DC initiatives with overall business goals. Hire, train, develop and evaluate the performance of branch management, employee productivity, KPI’s. Manages the procurement, rotation, strategic inventory build and product rotation aspects of business. Accountable for vendor selection, applicable user systems (e.g. NetSuite, SAGE, etc.) relations, and performance management, budget administration, operational and strategic development, and all facets of employee recruiting, development, training, and retention.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS It Just Comes Naturally, Phoenix, AZ 2013 - 2017
Lead and direct procurement, distribution, supply chain, and logistics operations for an e-commerce Organics Home Delivery company out of central Arizona. Responsible for the short and long term operations of Buying, Inventory Management & Rotation, Full P&L responsibility, inbound & outbound logistics and warehouse operations. Accountable for purchasing, fleet management, asset management, vendor selection, customer relations, performance management, budget administration, operational and strategy development, and all facets of direct fulfillment, account management, etc. Manage asset and 3PL performance, including pricing and lane optimization with such partners as FedEx, On-Trac, and UPS. Direct to consumer business model.
REGIONAL MANAGER (WEST COAST) Reckitt Benckiser, Ontario, CA 2011 - 2013
Lead and direct manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, and logistics operations for a manufacturing and global distribution home, health, and hygiene company HQ’ed out of Europe. Responsible for the day-to-day and long term operations of North America West Coast Operations. P&L responsibility for all inbound & outbound logistics and warehouse operations. Accountable for vendor selection, 3PL relations, performance management, budget administration, operational and strategy development, and all facets of direct fulfillment, customer relations, account management, etc.
D.C. MANAGER (G.M.) McLane Company, Temple, TX 2008 - 2011
Lead and direct distribution and logistics operations for a $2.5 billion grocery division, responsible for the day-to-day operations of multiple distribution centers with 463+ employees; full P&L responsibility for all inbound and outbound logistics and warehouse operations. Responsible for the operation and the staff of TX distribution centers to ensure maximum efficiency and profitability, including inventory turn ratio, order fill rate accuracy, shrink, etc.. Align DC initiatives with overall business goals. Hire, train, develop and evaluate the performance of branch management. Manages the procurement, rotation, strategic inventory build and product rotation aspects of business. Accountable for vendor selection, applicable user systems (e.g. XATA, RoadNet, Manhattan, Retalix etc.) relations, and performance management, budget administration, operational and strategy development, and all facets of employee recruiting, development, training, and retention.
Improved annual hourly payroll efficiencies by over $4.85 million; accomplished with no reduction in force.
Reduced annual over, short, and damaged (OS&D) inventory levels from .415% in 2008 to .238% in 2011.
Led the division to achieve the status of most profitable for 2009 out of 20 grocery divisions; received performance award for 2010.
EXECUTIVE TEAM LEADER (REPLENISHMENT) Target Corporation, Phoenix, AZ 2005-2008
Provided operational direction and oversight of multi-million dollar retail logistics operations, coordinating inbound and outbound logistics and merchandising functions to achieve facility P&L, sales, forecasting, and competitive strategy targets. Managerial responsibility for a retail staff of 200+ employees and for leading vendor selection, relations, and performance management functions.
Managed multiple “green” stores, recognized for superior sales and performance trends for 3+ consecutive years in high profile markets.
Led the successful remodeling of the Paradise Valley location, maintaining its elite status pertaining to customer service, in-stocks, sales, inventory, product rotation, and merchandise presentation in spite of all renovations.
LOGISTICS COORDINATOR Fresh Express (Chiquita), Salinas, CA 2002-2005
Managed all aspects of corporate transportation operations to support the safe and efficient movement of fresh and perishable food products (RTE) to multiple international warehouse and distribution facilities, wholesale, and retail customer locations. Lead contractual negotiations for volume and pricing strategies to optimize cost control and transportation strategies while acting as facilitating team member of a corporate-wide Red Prairie TMS solution.
Improved routing and trailer utilization while introducing expanded carrier base to improve transportation costs, resulting in a $1.1 million annual cost savings (1.5%) and improved on-time delivery performance to 98%.
Instrumental in the sourcing and selection of a transportation management system, leading the implementation and corporate-wide launch of a Red Prairie TMS system.
UCLA - Anderson School of Management – Los Angeles, CA
MBA in Business Administration
California State University – San Bernardino, CA
BA in Sales & Marketing Development