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Management Manager

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 17013, United States
October 12, 2016

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Mark J Swab

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Carlisle, Pa ***15

Contact Phone#: 717-***-****

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Inventory Management/Procurement/Logistics/Warehouse/ Distribution/Fulfillment/Corporate Forms Design

Strategic visionary with strong leadership skills to coach, train, and develop high performing teams. Expert relationship builder creating high impact engaging capacities across enterprises. Excellent talent management capabilities to hire and retain key talent. Proven track records of innovating, streamlining, and simplifying corporate enterprise wide solutions and practice.


Highmark Blue Shield 1800 Center Street Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011 Corporate Enterprise Regional Manager 11/2009 – 05/2016

• Managed 46 team members and supervisors across the regions of Camp Hill, Delaware, Pittsburgh, West Virginia, and Wilkes-Barre

• Directed a $7.8 million dollar budget and managed preparation and forecasting to achieve goal of remaining 5-10% under year over year

• Utilized strong interpersonal skills to effectively engage all levels of management to create unifying relationships across the organization

• Developed customer focused teams aligning strategic goals to those of the enterprise for win-win collaborative performance management capabilities

• Upheld pricing, contracts and logistical schedules to provide outstanding Vendor Relationships which maximized cost savings for the enterprise

• Acted as vendor consultant to business partners to create their own vendor liaison capabilities

• Acted as vendor consultant to business partners to create their own vendor liaison capabilities

• Developed and implemented our Division’s disaster recovery programs

• On boarded Highmark’s eight hospital inventory buys, fulfillment, and distribution into our logistical warehouse operations thereby freeing up 16,000 square feet of space to be utilized for higher priority needs

• Streamlined delivery services to all enterprise facilities by executing logistical routes with Regional Transportation Managers

• Implemented the Tri-care Dental Program contract for warehouse fulfillment distribution for our United States Military Dental Contract

• Streamlined the Design to Buy to Print operation thru PeopleSoft & Adobe In- Design Suite Software

Supervisor of Inventory Management, Warehouse, Distribution, Fulfillment, Logistics, Inventory Management Procurement Buyers,Internal Mail Operations 2005-2009

• Supervised staff of 27 employees in Central Region over Inventory Management, Warehouse, Distribution, Shipping & Receiving, Fulfillment, Logistics, Inventory Management Procurement Buys and Internal Mail Operations.

• Managed employees time sheets, vacation time & schedules.

• Wrote employees reviews, coach and mentor development and goals.

• Recruit, Interview & Hire New Employees.

• Managed annual budget.

• Developed and maintained Inventory Management System.

• Managed and provided areas monthly statistical reports to Director of Operations.

• Managed Vendor Relations.

Corporate Inventory Management Purchasing Buyer 1/1993 -11/2005

• Analyzed inventory and purchasing trends to utilize best buy strategies based on commodities to control budgets across the enterprise.

• Influenced high level of trust with Vendors to maintain contracts and RFPs supporting five year contracts.

• Reduced warehouse inventory 70% by implementing “Print on Demand” processes throughout the enterprise.

• Built and oversaw vendor partnerships between large manufacturers, Highmark, and small diverse companies to ensure solid billing, invoicing, and negotiations for all transactions within our Division

• Responsible for building and growing Vendor Base business as a trusted liaison to ensure the enterprise realized maximum cost savings.

Warehouse, Distribution, Fulfillment, Shipping & Receiving, Inventory Management, LogisticsCoordinator - 1984-1993

• Unload and Loading of Freight.

• Scheduled Shipping & Receiving of freight UPS, Fed Ex & LTL.

• UPS, Fed Ex & LTL systems.

• Fulfillment of stock requests for both internal and external customers.

• Record all actions into Inventory Management systems, AP systems, Asset Management Systems.

• Managed Inventory Min/Max reorder points.


Cedar Cliff High School - High School Diploma - 1982 Highmark University - Interpersonal Management Skills,Business Management, Vendor Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion Training, Supervisor and Management Training, Performance Management Training, Business and Inventory Manufacturing via Lean Manufacturing, NOVITAS Certification, PeopleSoft Oracle Systems Certification


Warehouse, Distributions, Fulfillment, Shipping & Receiving, Inventory Management, Logistics, LTL, Procurement Buying, Procurement Contracts, Vendor Relations, Supervisory, Management, Budgeting, Coaching, Mentoring, People Skills,Onboarding, Hiring, Employee Evaluations, Oracle PeopleSoft Systems, MicroSoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Outlook.

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