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Maintenance Management

Location:
Monroe Township, New Jersey, 08831, United States
Posted:
January 10, 2017

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GILBERT ******** *********@***.***

*** * ***** **. • Monroe, NJ 08831 • (201) ***-****

Dedicated and dynamic professional possessing over 25 years of leadership experience in regional/national fleet management, maintenance, and logistics, seeks to leverage expertise in Operational Optimization, Cost Control, Program Execution, Vendor Negotiations, Team Coordination, Needs Assessment, Strategic Reporting, and Compliance to support performance and profitability. SUMMARY: Program Management Highly experienced in assessing true needs and expectations, building lasting professional relationships. Grow and deepen strategic partnerships to achieve mutually beneficial outcome.

Resource Coordination Possess a proven ability to anticipate unique requirements or potential road-blocks in all situations. Continually develop back-up plans to minimize risk and deliver exceptional results; streamline communication and implementation channels to effectively meet client and organizational needs.

Process Streamlining Effectively manage diverse tasks, with varying degrees of complexity, within a wide range of environments; evaluate situations, assess emergent needs, and implement solutions in a prompt and efficient/effective manner. EXPERTISE: • Manage daily work/safety of associates engaged in building, grounds, sanitation, fleet maintenance & repair, refrigeration systems, power industrial equipment, and security.

• Control labor hours and consumable supplies within budget, optimizing schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.

• Coordinate emergency response/crisis management activities, developing and maintaining liaisons with local emergency management and other entities in order to facilitate plan development, response efforts, and assisting Safety Manager with training initiatives.

• Direct proper selection, purchase, utilization, and inventory of Company assets in support of the fleet and facilities departments.

• Collaborate with other departments as necessary to ensure upgrades and repairs are completed efficiently and effectively.

• Develop business relationships to ensure communication and efficient operations with third party vendors, including: janitorial, pest services, security, external contractors, fleet, and facility maintenance.

• Maintain and ensure certificates of insurance and hold-harmless agreements for all contracted vendors are current.

• Prepare budget, profit plans, and capital requests as required; evaluate metrics and adjust activities to meet/exceed performance expectations.

• Establish preventative maintenance schedules for all systems, equipment, and buildings including: ammonia refrigeration system, HVAC Systems, fire protection & security systems, electrical/energy management, dock doors/dock plate systems, power industrial equipment, and building components (roof, interior & exterior floors/walls, doors, paved surfaces, and landscaping).

• Employ maintenance tracking software to effectively direct task management.

• Conduct audits, ensuring all required inspections and documentation are completed accurately, including: food safety documentation, AIB, DOT records, EPSM, PSM, etc.

• Draw upon knowledge of electrical safety, including: NEC, NFPA 70E, OSHA, etc.

• Maintain associate relations through regular department/pre-shift meetings

• Interpret trains and consistently enforce Company policies and procedures.

• Coordinate efforts with Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, facilitating accident investigations to determine root causes, and completing routine safety inspections.

• Ensure accurate and up-dated re-certifications of commercial equipment. EXPERIENCE: RETAIL NATIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2015 to 2016 VP - Fleet & Facility

• Facilitated smooth, continuous, and profitable operations of 5 maintenance shops and managed a fleet of 600 tractors and 5800 trailers on the East and West Coasts of the U.S.

• Implemented new software maintenance system, and developed effective supply chain. Continued on • Managed union/non-union employees in servicing major accounts such as TJ Max, Page Two... Macy’s, and Pep Boys.

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~ Professional Experience (Continued) ~

US FOODS 2008 to 2015

Fleet & Facility Director

• Oversaw fleet operations comprising 402 units, and monitored/managed all mechanical refrigeration, including HVAC and air balancing systems, throughout facility with an operating budget of $8.8 million.

• Involved with all capital projects relating to state-of-the-art 635,000 sq. ft. refrigerated and dry distribution center.

• Negotiated favorable service contracts for facility MHE and fleet departments.

• Generated first-year savings of $310K,alleviating third-party maintenance contracts and implementing an in-house fleet maintenance program utilizing company technicians.

• Removed all T5 lighting in the 205,000 sq. ft. refrigeration area, replacing with LEDs.

• Delivered $350K in cost savings for electrical bills in 2014 by introducing solar panels.

• Presented additional savings by writing vehicle specifications for class V through class VIII vehicles.

LILY TRANSPORTATION CORPORATION 2007 to 2008

Regional Service Manager

• Coordinated smooth, continuous, and profitable operation of 5 maintenance shops.

• Managed fleet of 600 tractors and 700 reefers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

• Developed and maintained highly effective supply chain.

• Managed union/non-union employees in servicing major accounts such as Shop Rite and White Rose Foods.

FERRARO FOODS, INC. 2002 to 2007

Fleet Director

• Minimized corporate liability and reduced costs, alleviating third-party maintenance contracts with Penske leasing and designing/building a fully-equipped maintenance facility.

• Incorporated fleet maintenance program to capture all expenses and in-house parts, while providing PO tracking for the fleet.

• Spearheaded tire tracking program by embossing barcodes on tire casings before going to re-captors.

JF LOMMA, INC. & NEW YORK CRANE AND EQUIPMENT, INC. 1994 to 2002 Fleet Coordinator

• Managed/coordinated fleet, heavy equipment, and facilities for a 6-State Region.

• Championed safety, implementing highly effective OSHA and DOT risk management and training programs.

• Minimized costs by investigating and negotiating accident/insurance claims and related repair estimates.

KIDS “R” US/TOYS “R” US 1984 to 1994

National Fleet & Safety Director

• Managed fleet of 450 vehicles, staff of 45+ team members, and annual operating budget exceeding $5.5 million.

EDUCATION: RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Bachelor’s degree in Business CERTIFICATION: • Commercial Refrigeration CO2 & R-22 Systems Certification 2009

• Service Management & Shop Utilization Certification, Petteril Motors, Inc. TECHNOLOGY: • MS Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Outlook • Proprietary Software

~ References available upon request ~



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