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Location:
El Paso, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 13, 2016

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DANIEL NAJERA

**** ***** ******* ******: (915) ***-****

El Paso, Texas 79924 acw1p6@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Results-driven professional with over 20 years of leadership experience leading and managing the complexities and challenges of diverse operational initiatives; a direct and decisive professional, with the cross-functional management skills to manage the execution of core operational, training, and related administrative functions to drive overall bottom-line performance. Possess outstanding leadership skills, tested and proven in cross-cultural environments, with the ability to quickly and effectively adapt to a broad spectrum of operating challenges and complex organizational needs.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Operations Management Strategic Planning/Execution Organizational Development

Human Resources Management Resource Utilization Quality Control/Assurance

Logistics Management Staff Leadership/Development Training Management

Performance Measurement Process Improvement Initiatives Workflow Planning

CERTIFICATIONS

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) & Related Software

Possess Well-Developed Speaking Skills in English & German

Currently enrolled in Lean Six Sigma Course

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Park University, Fort Bliss, Texas

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MFI INTERNATIONAL, El Paso, Texas 01/2015 – 04/2016

Operations Manager

Served as the Senior Operating Manager with full P&L responsibility for the strategic planning, development, and operations management for this manufacturing facility; scope of responsibility included the implementation of standard operating procedures, cost-effective production, staff scheduling to support all activities, quality assurance, human resources, safety, resource utilization, materials management, warehousing, and distribution.

Analyzed the daily financial performance of the operations to optimize working capital; tracked and analyzed all costs, created and implemented internal control systems, and applied principles to streamline business processes.

Managed the budget administration and funding activities for an operating budget including the acceptance, disbursement, and accounting of monies for labor, inventory, supplies, resources, raw materials, equipment, and related project requests.

Oversaw the accountability of over $5M in raw materials monthly; monitored inventory levels daily and oversaw all operational forecasts of material requirements for the operation.

Directly supervised, evaluated, and oversaw the work efforts of a cross-functional staff of 145 employees including cohesive teams of the production managers, maintenance technicians, and operators overseeing yield of all production.

Accountable for the hiring of new staff members and oversaw the interviewing of potential employees; made recommendations for promotions, counseled staff work performance issues, oversaw the interpretation of policies, handled disciplinary issues, and made employment decisions as needed.

Administered all training contributing knowledge to further the development of the staff; ensured training in organizational policies and procedures, safety, security, and served as the on-site trainer and technical resource for all standing warehouse/forklift policies and safety regulations.

Manage a comprehensive quality control program to ensure that production is compliant with all requirements; supervise continuous improvement activities for the operation implementing corrective actions to ensure that all quality, safety, and other regulatory standards were met and maintained.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued…)

SKY TRANSPORTATION, El Paso, Texas 10/2013 – 12/2014

OTR Truck Driver

Picked up and delivered cargo throughout the 48 contiguous United States, making multiple stops to load and unload general freight commodities at various warehouses and businesses; provided accurate, on time, and safe deliveries in this performance critical environment and oversaw all special instructions, obtained customer signatures, and ensured that all proper delivery documentation is maintained.

Accountable for general and preventive maintenance of trucks and related trailers to maintain the highest state of repair; ensured all scheduled maintenance and services were kept current; conducted vehicle inspections prior to departure to ensure safety, taking required actions in order to meet prescribed standards.

HALLIBURTON-ESS, Hobbs, New Mexico 11/2011 – 09/2013

Operator Assistant

Served as an integral team member performing equipment rig up and down at oil wells in Texas and New Mexico; prepared all equipment for drilling down and performed all necessary calculations, and managed data collection and distribution at the well site.

Managed the receipt, handling, quality, maintenance, accountability, and control of electronic test equipment, hand/power tools, commercial motor vehicles, and related power equipment valued in excess of 100K.

Utilized all appropriate personal protective equipment and oversaw all safety on the job site, ensuring that all project work was in compliance with customer standards; ensured that all deficiencies were properly documented and corrected maintaining accurate records of all quantity control activities.

Conducted regular outdoor operations working in high altitudes and extreme temperatures, varied environmental, weather conditions using demonstrated knowledge of field safety, instruments and heavy equipment operation.

KELLOGG, BROWN, & ROOT, Joint Base Balad, Iraq 06/2004 – 05/2011

Senior Quality Professional/Supervisor

Served as a Quality Assurance Professional accountable for ensuring that all Theatre Transportation Mission compliance was met and maintained; provided assessments of the varied operations (Transportation Department, Logistics, Recovery, Maintenance (Base Life Support), Central Receiving Shipping Point, Arrival/Departure Department Airfield Control Group (A/DACG) and developed, created, and executed comprehensive strategies to minimize accidents, the risk of fines and/or administrative actions against the organization.

Supervised and supported the functions of 14 Senior Quality Technicians processing tasks for the support of the organizational functions; managed the training, professional development and mentoring of the staff to ensure that all enforced standards were met and maintained.

Prepared and implemented staff training as needed, coordinated training meetings, and provide training for new and existing staff members on all policies, procedures, communication changes, and all organizational practices; managed the professional development and certification of the staff to ensure that all enforced standards were met and maintained.

Served as a liaison for the organization working closely with corporate, Department of Army civilians, military personnel at all levels, and providing training for diverse counterparts for a multi-organizational effort in managing and processing all y dissemination functions and actions.

Prepare detailed reports and detailed documentation on all issues including the preparation of presentations and briefings to diverse senior agency officials on quality and safety issues having organizational impact.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Honorable Discharge, German Air Force 01/1991



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