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Manager Project

Houston, Texas, United States
October 04, 2016

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Professional Profile

I am a progressive and forward-thinking Management Professional in the fields of Manufacturing and Logistics with 20+ years of experience leading professional, skilled and unskilled personnel in the field of Logistics, Manufacturing, and Distribution. I have a proven career record of increasing profits through pinpointing operational inefficiencies, establishing operational structure and encouraging the revitalization of employee morale. I possess solid understanding of distribution in diverse markets and have experience in P&L, market analysis, operations analysis, and logistics processes. I have the ability to communicate business principles to personnel on all levels in order to facilitate change and initiate turnaround which has been demonstrated in previous positions.

Professional Experience

LUC Urethanes, Inc.

Director of US Operations / Plant Operations Manager January 2015 - Present

Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving while coordinating plant activities through planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner. Develop and control profits, plans and budget through the implement of cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries. Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards while measuring performance based on Key Performance Indicators.


Successfully managed startup of US operations for foreign owned corporation

Served as project manager over $12+ million construction Project

Interface with major customers to develop professional relationships as well as provide sales, and logistical support

Initiated applications and filings for proper permitting to insure regulatory compliance

Developed Logistic and Reverse logistics network utilizing 3PL’s, brokers and asset based service providers

Negotiated transportation and logistics contracts

oTruckload (Broker and Asset Based Carriers)


oWarehousing, Import/Export

Setup and configuration SAP for US operations

Developed preferred supplier program

ITW Polymers Coatings NA, Houston, TX 2001 - 2015

Group Logistics Manager (Promotion) / 2014 – 2015

Responsible for directing the daily Production Control, Manufacturing Purchasing, Manufactured Inventory, Warehousing and Transportation functions within three focused factories. Main objective of this position was the seamless acquisition and movement of goods from vendors through the manufacturing process to fully develop customer satisfaction for desired goods.


Kan Ban system development and implementation

oResults – Reduced Slow Moving Inventory 13%, decreased overall inventory from 2.2 Months on Hand to 1.5 Months on Hand

Initiated a Preferred Supplier Program

oResults - Reduced Raw Material cost by 8.5%, Reduced suppliers by 21%

Implemented an automated Warehouse Management System

oResults - Reduce labor 25%, Increased on time delivery from 96% to 99%

Plant / Operations Manager (Promotion) / 2008 - 2014

Responsible for the achievement of operational excellence of a focused factory through the oversight of all sectors which included: manufacturing, purchasing, warehousing, EHS, quality and facility maintenance. This position provides direction for manufacturing and continuous improvement efforts focused on driving improvements in cost, quality, time, safety and people.


Successfully consolidated three focused factories into on one

oResults – Reduced overhead by over $1.5 million annually

Implemented and developed ISO 9001 program

oResults – Standardization of processes and increased quality of product

Startup, design and project manager for new 100,000 Ft2 manufacturing and distribution facility

Plant Logistics Manager / 2001 - 2008

I was responsible for management of the distribution and logistics operation to achieve target cost and service objectives. This was accomplished through the oversight of warehousing, import/export and customer service. Responsibilities of this roll served as the face of the company for all orders placed due to this being the initial point of contact for orders placed and the final point with the receipt of goods.


Developed cycle count program

oResult – Decreased inventory variances to less than 0.5%

Developed a formal D.O.T. compliant Hazardous Materials shippers program

oResults – Zero DOT and FAA violations during various audits

Developed preferred carrier program, implemented mode to load carrier selection program and renegotiation freight rates

oResults – 32% annual freight cost savings, reduced customer lead times

Lonestar College Kingwood, Kingwood, TX 2004 – 2012

Adjunct Professor

I served as an industry leader to aid in the development of a new logistics program for the college which provides applicable learning outcomes for students seeking degrees in the fields of Export/Import, warehousing and Logistics. Provided students practical real world knowledge and experiences along with theory to provide for future well-rounded logistics professionals.


Developed program curriculum still in use today

Partnered the college with local leaders in the Logistics community to help provide resources and opportunities for students

oResults – Partnered with local industry to develop Student hiring program

U.S. Army 1996-2001

Logistics Manager

Lead a multinational team in the coordination and deployment of assets to various theaters of operation utilizing all modes of transportation and an extensive transportation network. Developed programs to manage the vehicle flow among prescribed routes. Lead a team in the flawless tracking and reporting of all movement of U.S. assets and mass troop movements into and out of the theater of operation. I developed plans and procedures for training and the utilization of training assets.

Developed and managed training programs

Managed $20 million sensitive item inventory

Secret Security Clearance

Lead a Hazardous Material Transport team


Master of Science, International Business Management - Troy State University -Troy, AL – 2001

Bachelor of Science, Business Management (Cum Laude) - Alabama A&M University - Huntsville, AL – 1994

Hazardous Material Transport Certification (IATA, IMDG and DOT), Cargo Training International Houston, TX


FedEx Freight Advisory Board

Texas Notary

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