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Project Manager Management

Texas, United States
October 27, 2016

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Scott Brucken

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972-***-**** (cell) Lewisville, TX 75067



Change Management – Process Management – Implementation

Dependable Project Manager with repeated success in leading integrations, consolidations, and launches in logistics and manufacturing. Expertise lies in complex project management, process mapping, and warehouse management. Known for my ability to manage and influence stakeholders to meet expected project milestones. I thrive in fast-paced, changing environments that require professionalism and a high degree of communications among cross-functional processes.


Project Management

Multi-site Management

Operations Management

Mergers & Acquisitions

Infrastructure Development

Software Implementations

Process Mapping

Budget Development & Management


Inventory Management

Six Sigma Greenbelt/DMAIC



Led integration of a Warehouse Management System with the FedEx internet site. Identified and developed the key deliverables to implement automated parcel shipments. I worked alongside other team members to write all code change requirements for the WMS. Prioritized milestones. Determined all testing requirements and mapped them. Completed build-out. Led the end-user acceptance testing. Developed daily reports for senior management. Developed SOWs. IMPACT: Launch was achieved on-time and within budget.

Led systems software integration project. Keying errors were delaying data updates and shipments, and impacting operational KPIs. Managed cross-functional team to determine required inputs and to develop the mapping solutions. Performed programming and testing. Trained and mentored local operations associates. IMPACT: Reduced keying errors by 80%. Achieved better real-time reporting. Reduced time to ship. Reduced headcount.

Consolidated two separate operations into one new facility. Duplicate warehouses within same geographic area caused extra transportation costs and excess headcount. Collaborated with internal and external customers to assemble an organized team to spearhead the transition. Authored management reports. IMPACT: Maintained daily contractual and shipping KPIs without business interruption. Met headcount reduction of 23%. Reduced transportation costs by 68%.

Turned around multiple multi-shift warehouse operations. Poorly performing operations put $2M in revenue at risk. Developed a rotating shift environment using an illustrated and engineered communication plan with set goals. Influenced local management team to adopt improved processes and mentored them on understanding P&L. IMPACT: Retained key business. Achieved KPI improvements.

Led integration team to transition a potentially hostile workforce into another company. Managed employee expectations through oral and written communications. IMPACT: Transitioned 95% of workforce without service interruption to customers or lost sales.

Led team of managers and front-line workers to improve a manually intense operation. Assessed processes for wasted time or steps. Developed procedures and eliminated waste. IMPACT: Decreased headcount. Achieved an annual 15% improvement to the P&L.


SAP, Logics WMS, Manhattan WMS, Crystal, AS 400, ISO 9000, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, SQL code, Red Prairie WMS

Scott Brucken

972-***-**** (mobile) Page 2


PENSKE LOGISTICS, Grand Prairie, TX 2016 – Present

Global provider of logistics, transportation and distribution services

Project Manager/Data Communication Engineer

Managed a project for a new customer of opening a new facility and programing a new warehouse management system simultaneously.

Led cross-functional project team; prioritized milestones to meet deadline set by customer.

Manage and maintain WMS database.

Led development of integrated parcel shipments

SYNCREON, Grapevine, TX 2012 – 2014

Global provider of customized supply chain solutions

Project Manager

Managed 5+ projects ranging from $100K to $1.7M, opening multiple locations simultaneously.

Led cross-functional project team; prioritized milestones to meet deadline set by customer.

Communicated with all stakeholders on project status.

Trained new project managers.

PENSKE LOGISTICS, Fort Worth, TX 2001 – 2012

Global provider of logistics, transportation and distribution services

Project Leader (2008 – 2012)

Led consolidation of two separate warehouses into one new facility while maintaining daily operations.

Created detailed plan and negotiated with stake holders to set goals and $2.4M budget.

Tracked daily progress.

Developed standard work instructions.

Communicated with all stakeholders through daily reports and executive reviews.

Operations Manager (2004 – 2008)

Managed multi-shift operation in 2 locations with 5 direct and 83 indirect reports; $3M annual budget.

Designed and implemented a rotating three shift environment.

Hired and trained associates.

Ensured compliance with safety regulations.

Performed ongoing cost reductions.

Managed business to contractual KPIs; facility maintenance; vendor relationships.

Inventory Control Specialist (2003 – 2004)

Managed 4 direct reports across two shifts.

Maintained a .09% shrinkage rate. Drove inventory accuracy to 99.91% for $33M in inventory.

Managed cycle counting; initiated process improvements.

Network Integration Supervisor (2001 – 2003)

Managed 15 direct reports.

Reduced operating costs; improved efficiencies.

Managed any service failure prior to escalation.

Improved customer relations.


B.A., Business Management (degree expected 2015)

University of Phoenix, Dallas, TX

Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification

A.A., Mechanical Drawing

Kaw Area Technical School, Topeka, KS

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