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Manager Service

Longwood, Florida, 32750, United States
October 11, 2016

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David E. Pace

**** ****** *****, Cell: 321-***-****

Longwood, FL 32750

Professional Objective

After fulfilling a lifelong goal of writing a book, I would like to re-enter the workforce in the logistics/warehousing field. My goal is to obtain a challenging and career oriented position with a well-established organization which would enable me to apply my education, knowledge, and extensive job experience to assist the company in successfully accomplishing their corporate goals and objectives.

Summary of Qualifications

High energy, hands-on professional with over 25 years’ experience in inventory control, receiving, shipping, order filling, transportation, and warehouse storage capacity analysis and design.

Experienced in researching and developing performance measures and the continued monitoring to assure compliance of established measures and adjustment when needed.

Proven experience in the use and implementation of several WMS systems, including the research, implementation, and upgrades of the WMS system used by the Comptroller’s Office (HardCat).

Proven team builder, with extensive experience in training, developing, and coaching team members in diverse work environments.

Professional Experience

Freelance Writer

03/16 to present Self-Employed

Researched, documented, and wrote a self-help book for middle-aged men.

Currently in editing and artwork design. Once completed, it will move to publishing. Property Control Supervisor

03/02 to 02/16 Orange County Comptroller’s Office, Orlando, FL

Responsible for scheduling, and reconciling physical inventories for all 107 divisions/departments and constitutional officers within Orange County Government.

Developed performance measures and performance metrics and maintained compliance to established measures.

Served as the trainer for all division/department contacts regarding fixed asset management.

Maintained the Orange County Surplus warehouse which serviced all of Orange County Government.

Responsible for the preparation and execution of the Orange County Surplus Auction, which generates between

$500,000 and $1,000,000 in revenue for Orange County.

Acted as the liaison between the Property Accounting Department and all divisions/departments and constitutional officers with in Orange County Government.

Vetted, trained, and developed new team members and created training programs for the continued development of senior team members.

Responsible for preparing the annual report which recaps all inventory results for Orange County Government.

Responsible for capitalizing, tracking, and disposing of all capital assets for Orange County Government.

Experienced with Microsoft Office, Advantage Financial System, HardCat (WMS), Auction RPM, and various other WMS systems.

Weekend Dry Receiving Manager (Grocery)

06/01 to 03/02 Wal~Mart, Winter Haven, FL

Responsible for the start-up of a new shift in a 1,000,000 sq. ft. warehouse.

Established obtainable performance measures for new work group.

Implemented and monitored for adherence safety, damage control, and quality control programs.

Responsible for training all new staff.

Monitor payroll expenses and operational expenses. Senior Operations Manager (Hardlines)

09/00 to 01/01 Service Merchandise, Orlando FL

Responsible for the flow of merchandise for all inbound and outbound operations for the Southeast region of the United States.

Responsible for all transportation/fleet operations for the distribution center.

Responsible for trailer dispatch for all stores within the southeast region.

Maintain acceptable levels throughout of performance throughout the distribution center during closing operations.

Oversaw all operational and administrative functions during the consolidation of logistics operations to the corporate distribution center.

Operations Manager (Hardlines)

08/99 to 09/00 Service Merchandise, Orlando, FL

Responsible for the outbound functions including: shipping, order filling, motor support, security cage, and transportation.

Evaluate established performance measures and modify as needed.

Safety Committee Chairman: Implemented and monitored distribution center safety programs designed to minimize injuries in the workplace.

Responsible for monitoring OSHA standards and regulations in the warehouse environment, correcting any deficiencies immediately upon discovery.

Responsible for reviewing, approving, and administering all performance appraisals, commendations, and discipline for all outbound staff, including management.

Administered and monitored company policies and standards. Logistics Supervisor (Hardlines)

10/94 to 08/99 Service Merchandise, Orlando, FL

Trained in all aspects of the distribution center: receiving, order filling, shipping, inventory control, and motor support. Spent a twelve-month cycle in each area to fully understand the operation.

Responsible for the work flow balance between operations to ensure service to all the stores within the Southeast region of the United States.

While in the Inventory Control department, assisted in the implementation of the RF system.

Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating staff. Directly supervised as many as 80 associates during peak season.

Assured that all performance measures are met and performance is maintained within the assigned department.

Responsible for writing and issuing performance appraisals, commendations, and discipline for assigned staff. Preload Supervisor

05/88 to 10/94 United Parcel Service, Longwood, FL

Responsible for parcel dispatch for a five city area.

Trained with the Industrial Engineering group to create, track, and modify performance measures.

Compiled the center’s daily, weekly, and monthly preload numbers.

Train new personnel and cross train senior personnel in each skilled position. Airborne Infantry Soldier

02/84 to 02/86 United States Army, Ft. Benning, GA

Combat Arms Soldier trained under mentally and physically demanding conditions.

Challenged in a fashion that instilled motivation, perseverance, and the pursuit of personal excellence. Education

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration

Honors graduate


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