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Manager Supply Chain

Location:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17109, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2016

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Objective Statement

I am an international logistics manager with 10+ years of experience in various leadership roles in a distribution setting. I am seeking a manager position in operations, supply chain or logistics. I am a highly motivated and focused individual with the ultimate goal of reaching the executive level.

Experience

Fastenal Company-Jessup, P A

Export General- October 2012-Present

•Reporting to the VP of International Operations, I manage logistics and operations for 29 Fastenal branches located in 10 countries across Europe and Africa servicing US$45 million per year in sales.

•As the first person to manage Fastenal’s export operation in Jessup, PA, I designed the operational processes still in use today that immediately improved supply chain efficiency, on-time delivery, and visibility. By incorporating WMS applications already in place for domestic operations, we reduced supply chain exceptions by 39% in the first six months.

•Reduced overall freight spend by 23% from 2012 to 2015 despite experiencing sales growth of 158% over the same period through data analysis and the implementation of Lean Principles throughout the distribution network.

•Participated in Fastenal’s Manager Development Conference in 2015. 8-10 managers selected from a pool of over 3,000 managers company-wide attended meetings and training sessions with Fastenal’s C and E level managers.

Department Lead-Receiving- December 2006-October 2012

•Supervised a diverse group of 20-30 employees involved in cross-functional activities

•Consistently attained the highest zone scores of any department in our building. Metrics included accuracy, productivity, 6S compliance, and safety.

•Integral in developing, implementing and enforcing Fastenal’s vendor compliance policies still in use today. The system helped resolve many continuing supplier issues which improved efficiency and decreased or eliminated sunk costs related to damage or nonconforming goods.

Receiving- October 2005-December 2006

•Attained highest scores in the department for all performance metrics related to productivity and accuracy.

Remilon/Study.com

Text Lesson Instructor- April 2016-Present

Working as an independent contractor, I write and publish lesson articles used in online business courses.

Wide range of topics covered, including, operations management, project management, finance, Lean/Six Sigma, business law, and others

Republican National Committee

Associate Fellow- January 2016-April 2016

•Recruited and developed a team of volunteers integral in record-setting voter registration and turnout during the 2016 election cycle.

•Work closely with party leadership to strategically grow the GOP volunteer and activist base throughout my area.

Education

University of Scranton, Bachelor of Business Administration

•Degree obtained May 25, 2012

•Recipient of President’s Academic Scholarship all four years

•Focus in operations management and logistics

Certifications

•NCBFAA Certified Export Specialist

•Operations Analytics by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Coursera. Certificate earned on January 26, 2016

•People Analytics by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Coursera. Certificate earned on January 21, 2016

•Customer Analytics by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Coursera. Certificate earned on January 19, 2016

•Operations Management by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Coursera. Certificate earned on December 26, 2015

•Managerial Accounting: Cost Behaviors, Systems, and Analysis by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Coursera. Certificate earned on December 21, 2015

Skills

•Customs formalities, international freight routing, supply chain optimization and cost reduction

•Skilled in all Microsoft Office applications

•Continuous Improvement of distribution and warehouse operations

•Inventory management, demand modeling, and forecasting

•Management, leadership, training, mentoring and recruiting

•Negotiation experience with both suppliers and customers

•Direct sales and customer service

•Lean/Six Sigma principles and implementation in distribution center operations



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