Experienced manager within multiple environments of manufacturing, operations, supply chain, logistics and asset management. Experience in a variety of industries including transportation, medical and logistic industries. Diverse and comprehensive operational background in daily operations, planning, execution and leadership of staff members.
Highly talented and detail oriented professional with extensive experience in planning, execution, operations, inventory management, staff management, lean manufacturing and customer service. Well respected leader and self starter with positive results. Capable of developing and implementing process improvement, policies and procedures and equipped with excellent interpersonal skills coupled with outstanding leadership and communication skills. I also possess strategic perspective and long term vision.
Self Motivated, hardworking and focused.
Able to multi task in fast paced environments
Cryo-Trans– Baltimore, Maryland
2015 - Current
Fleet Operations Manager
Management of 5 staff members over two shifts and weekends.
Management of 1600 refrigerated rail cars covering the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Management of all preventive maintenance and general repairs and repairs enroute to destination. Including set outs, excessive runs, fuel and pre trip cars.
Management of fuel and mechanical venders.
Disputes and negotiates invoices with fuel and mechanical venders
CSX – Baltimore, Maryland
2014 - 2015
Supervises train crews on a freight train and coordinate switch engine crews
Assists and instruct train crews to couple and uncouple cars, operate switches, and make minor repairs to railcars, including replacing heavy couplings or air brake hoses
Operates locomotive equipment through the use of remote control device
Ensures compliance with all train orders, signals, and railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations, and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Place cars to facilitate loading and unloading and the makeup and breakdown on trains in a rail yard, industrial plant, or similar location.
Kiwirail – Auckland, New Zealand
2009 - 2013
Network Specialist/ Locomotive Control
Effective management, allocation and optimisation of our 238 locomotive fleet and trail end monitors (TEM’s) covering the entire country of New Zealand.
Tonnage management of all mainline services.
Maintain MTP on a daily and weekly bases.
Implementation of recovery plans of derailments and break downs with minimal effect and disruptions on services and the network .
Schedule servicing and maintenance checks of locomotives.
Daily maintenance reports and reconciliations.
Spotless Healthcare Supply - Auckland, New Zealand
2007 - 2008
Management and training of 15 – 20 staff members.
Production coordination, planning and execution.
Sterilization coordination, planning, processing of goods and contract work.
Inventory management of raw materials, finished goods, contract sterilization and safety stock.
Quality assurance control (Raw material, finished products, sterilization packaging).
Investigating customer complaints.
Cosmeceutical Creations Corporation
2004 - 2007
Compounding Leading Hand (2IC)
Supervision of 15-20 staff members through six departments, raw materials, dispensing, manufacturing process and bulk finished products.
Inventory management of raw materials in two warehouses.
Implementation of manufacturing plans as well as meeting daily and weekly targets.
Writing of and implementation of standard operation procedures (SOP) and methods of manufacturing
Deionized water sanitation and management.
Assist with training, induction and performance appraisals and motivation of staff.
Ensuring systems comply with regulatory authorities in a good manufacturing practice (GMP),SOP and Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) environments.
Development of manufacturing procedures.
Institution: Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Qualifications: Currently studying towards a diploma in Business Management.
Institution: Chesapeake High School
City/Country: Baltimore, MD USA
Qualifications: High School Diploma.
Institution: REDI Centre
City/Country: Atlanta, Georgia USA
Qualifications: FRA Certification Class 1 Conductor and FRA Certification of Remote Control Operations (RCO).
Total Quality Management
Amicus, Bann and CMS programs
Available on request