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Manager Operations

Newport News, Virginia, United States
October 17, 2016

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Taka Gideon

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Newport news, VA ***02


Professional Objective

I am seeking a position working as a supervisor, an assistant operations manager or operations manager.

Experience Summary

I am a professional logistician with 20 years of experience in transportation and logistics. I have experience in all modes of transportation with specific experience as a material handling equipment operator, in-transit visibility cargo tracking, supervising labor and managing daily operations. I am very effective at encouraging high standards of performance in the work place. I inspire peers and subordinates to achieve company goals. I have a great work ethic and have been proven to be dependable. I am effective because I remain engaged and relevant to my environment.

Supervised and managed various levels of operations in a unit level.

Maintains excellent interpersonal communication, time management, and problem resolution.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Professional Military Experience

Operations Manager

Performed above pay grade as operations supervisor of the installation Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group weighing and processing passengers, cargo pallets, wheeled vehicles, and heavy drop platforms in theater of operation. Served as hazmat certifier in charge of ensuring all hazardous materials are identified, processed, and labeled prior to airlift. Worked as an Air load planner using the Air Planning Loading System.

Supervisor in an Army Central Receiving and Shipping Point in Iraq. Conducted multiple operations ranging from shipping and receiving over 100 short tons of military equipment and supplies monthly via line haul and air throughout theater of operation in a timely manner. In addition, maintain and report accurate accountability of shipments and cargos to higher up using military tracking and reporting systems.

Served as an Amour for three units during my tenure. Responsible for accountability and physical security of all weapons systems and sensitive equipment in the Arms Room.

Served as assistant operation Non Commission Officer. Ensured proper allocation of assets are distributed among different units in need of equipment and supplies to complete their missions effectively

Served as a foreman. Responsible for the safety of all heaving lifting operations of 40 tons cranes and 50,000lbs for lift/ container handler equipment

A safety officer for all causeway operations during loading and uploading of cargo aboard Army ships.

Program Manager

Qualified Equal Opportunity Leader. Give monthly and quarterly classes to unit Soldiers to prevent or eliminate discrimination in the work environment. Process and report complaints to higher monthly of unfair treatment monthly as it comes up to the unit commander.

Drivers Instructor / Operator

Achieved impeccable record accumulating 200,000 accident / incident free miles training and licensing 6,000 personnel while serving as a instructor of wheeled vehicles.

One of only three instructors in division proctored to certify United States Army Europe exams; directly responsible for training and licensing 2,800 personnel.

Extensively operated 50,000 pound forklift / container handler; Subject matter expert on 40 ton wheel mounted crane; operated the 100 ton Hagglunds Crane, worked sling load, palletized load, and tagline holder responsibilities.


Associates degree of Arts

Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course

Advance Leaders Course

Hazmat Certifier

Air load Certifier

Master Driver


Equal Opportunity Leaders Course

All documentation is available on request.

Professional References

John Pangelinan – 155 Inland Cargo Transportation Company

Contact information: 360-***-**** /

Kubi Pius – 8th Transportation Brigade/ Instructor

Contact information: 253-***-****/

Gaines Susi – 331st Transportation Company

Contact information: 808-***-****

Personal Reference

Erick Tierney – Family Friend

Contact information: 727-***-**** /

Brian Williams - Family Friend

Contact information: 334-***-****

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