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Plant manager

La Verne, California, 91750, United States
October 28, 2016

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Myers Container December - 2013 - Present

Plant Manager

Oversee all aspects of production in a steel drum environment. Audit daily process to meet current customer specs. Perform analysis of scrap, downtime,safety and labor force. Oversee and interface with maintenence in reference to PM's, project budgets and scheduling.Hold supervisors to meet company standards including quantity,quality, safety and cleanliness.Use ISO9000 and Lean system and conduct monthly kaizen meetings.I Meet and comply with federal and local OSHA, EPA and D.O.T requirments.In constant communication with our logistic dept. to ensure proper FIFO status

KP McNamara June 2012 - November 2013

Plant Manager

Specializing in reconditioning plastic composites and steel IBC's for chemical and paint manufacturers, chemical blenders and chemical & oil distributors. D.O.T and OSHA Compliance.Manage all inbounds and outbounds B.O.L, water waste audits, safety training, inventory, monthly maintenance of all equipment .Manage all payroll, expense, product, HR in a very fast pace environment.

Rapid Rack Industries. June 2011 - June 2012

Distribution Manager 3PL

Responsible for all phases of Operational Distribution including transportation, warehousing, cross docking, inventory management, packaging, freight forwarding, audits including cycle counts and rga's.Currently using Cetrix SAP operating system, MAS 200, MAS 400.Able to execute and deliver customer needs in a fast pace environment.

Garden Pals Inc. 2011-2012

Operations Logistics Manager

Manage all aspects of the Operations, regarding Logistics and Distribution Developed a perpetual system to enhance accurate inventory unit count. Manage all inbound & outbound domestic and international product for Wal-Mart, Lowes, and Tractor Supply. Maintain all forklift and equipment fleets. Use MAS200 operating system.

Gendarme Fragrances 2008-2010

Distribution Manager

Manage warehouse and distribution services for a cosmetics manufacturer with 100 SKUs and 35 million in sales ensuring efficient “accuracy” through sound Leadership. Products included men’s and woman’s grooming products. Report to the Director of Distribution. And the Director of Operations.

Oversee receiving,shipping,selecting,packing,and inventory

Manage daily distribution and transportation activities, F.I.F.O.

Responsible for department budgets, objectives, timetables and standards of performance.

Managed other leaders,

Maintained equipment at factory specs and service.

Controlled all inventory on a daily basis insuring accuracy with booked and physical levels, including cycle counts using K.P.I/AS400

Developed self directed teams increasing job ownership and reduction in “safety” incidents.

Increased profit margins by reducing operating costs

Ross Dress for Less 4/08-7/08

Store Manager

Responsible for daily store operations, store sales 11 million, and receiving daily shipments that would directly be placed on the selling floor. Overseer of store presentation, security and safety. Reported to district Manager

Managed 52 associates, 2 assistant managers, and 2 supervisors

Accountable for profit margin and sales audits.

Accountable for personnel hiring, training, payroll and terminations.

Accountable for profit and loss, inventory, price changes.

La Curacao Retail Department Stores 2006-2007

General Manager

Planned and directed all store operations for a 125,000 sq.ft full service department store. Departments included furniture, electric appliances, electronics, and cosmetics, among many others. Reported to V.P of Sales.

Directed 160 associates, 2 assistant managers, and 11 supervisors.

Managed a 22 million budget and P&L.

Responsible for customer engagement, presentation standards, shrink control, and safety.

Conducted Sales and profit margin analysis, profit dollar and credit analysis.

Performed cycle counts and annual inventory.

Responsible for organization of our warehouse, will calls, receiving, and selecting.

Overseer of all employee relations issues, payroll, and employee development.

Ensured all employees were fully communicated to about sales goals, company initiatives, and seasonal events and promotions.

Developed a highly productive store team, recognition included employee of the month and generous commission plans.

Warehouse Shoe Sale –WSS 2002-2006

General Manager

Managed store operations for a diverse shoes, clothing and accessories retailer, carrying over 3,000 sku’s. Supported daily coordination of sales and customer service.

Executing company sales objectives and ensuring successful promotions. Reported to district manager

Developed and implemented strategies to maximize sales, such as distributing promotional material in local communities.

Motivated a sales team of 18 thru daily start up meetings to review goals and results.

Responsible for Inventory control and cycle counts.

Responsible for the safety of the store and associates, held an exceptional -0- accidents record.

Conducted tent sales, and community events.

Responsible for P&L, gross margins, loss prevention, and store audits.

Staples Inc. Office Superstore 2001-2002

Operations Manager

Managed daily store operations for a world -class office supplies and furniture retailer. Reported to district manager.

Responsible for merchandising, plan-o-grams, and resets.

Accountable for cycle counts and inventory,

Prepared sales reports, and gross margin analysis.

Receiving and shipping product.

Created employee schedules, reviews, training and terminations.

Home Depot Stores 1990-2001

Department Manager

Supported various departments and locations for premier home improvement company. Average store having over 130,000 sq.ft of floor space. Reported to store manager.

Responsible for floor sales while maintaining excellence in service.

Accountable for merchandise presentation, price changes and returns.

Managed department level inventory, loss prevention, profit and margin reports.

Contributed in opening the brand new, 135,000 sq. ft. Alhambra Store (1994)


Staples Management Training 2001

Home Depot Management Training 1995

Graduate, Electronic Technical Institute Honors 1991


Fluent in English and Spanish

Over 20 merit badges for Customer Service and Leadership Home Depot

Merit raises Home Depot

Employee of the Month Home Depot

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