Mark A. Ponce
Cerritos, Ca. 90701 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Solution-oriented and versatile professional with over 20 years of warehouse management experience in various fast-paced environments. Documented success in the development and implementation of new inventory programs and warehouse and daily operations. Experienced in diagnosis and implementation of solutions to storage and space problems. Versed in the application of quality assurance protocols to ensure compliance with operational guidelines. Skilled leader and communicator accustomed to cross-functional coordination and procedural documentation.
Shipping / Receiving
Jonathan Louis Int’l - Gardena, CA
Shipping Manager 05/2014-10/2015
Report to the Operations Manager and supervised up to 15 employees for a Furniture manufacturing company. Oversee daily shipping operations at 3 locations for JLI. in the shipping and receiving departments; manage stockroom which includes inventory control / integrity and quality assurance.
• Increased inventory warehouse space from 1519 pcs. to 4100 pcs by designing new floor layout that helped us to load quicker and take physical inventories 50% faster.
• Cut driver overtime by 40% by staggering shift and cut warehouse workers overtime by 33% by working closely with the 3 building making sure pickups were made daily before second shift started, and utilizing receiving area for loading containers.
Balseal Engineering, Inc - Foothill Ranch, CA
Inventory Control Supervisor 07/2011-4/2014
Report to the Sr. Materials Manager and supervised up to 10 employees for a Global leader in canted coiled springs that are used in the medical, aerospace, automotive, and industrial market applications. Oversee daily operations in the shipping and receiving departments; manage stockroom which includes inventory control / integrity and quality assurance.
Increased inventory accuracy to 99% through monitoring audit points, daily cycle counts and yearly inventories.
Worked with product planners to insure on time kitting which enabled us to build towards and maintain a 95% OTD
Empower Rf Systems, Inc - Inglewood, CA
Material Supervisor 01/2008-08/2010
Report to the VP. of Operations and supervise up to 12 employees for a Global leader in power amplifiers that are used in the defense, commercial, and industrial market applications. Oversee daily operations in the shipping and receiving departments; manage stockroom which includes inventory control / integrity and quality assurance.
Played key role in the design, implementation, and managing of bin location system within our parts storage and maintenance.
Worked closely with our Tiger team mapping the work flow of all ship./rec. functions, this also included parts storage and kitting
Increased inventory accuracy to 95% though daily cycle counts and reconciliation.
Airgas Safety, Inc - Whittier, CA
Operations Supervisor 01/2007-01/2008
Monitored work flow to meet planned lines per hour in selections, checking, packing and shipping. Forecasted work volume and adjusted staff accordingly. Conducted periodic performance reviews of staff members. Ensured strict compliance with safety policies and regulations.
Developed various standardized training processes that were eventually recognized as best practices.
Started daily stretching to decrease employee injuries, and weekly reminder meeting on proper lifting techniques.
Brokerage, Inc - Los Angeles, CA
Warehouse Manager 03/2006-01/2007
Managed a crew of 12 workers, maintaining daily operations of shipping/receiving, quality of product received met perishables standards.
Started a cross training program, making sure all associates were trained in all warehouse functions.
Smart and Final Distribution - Commerce, CA
Operations Supervisor 02/2003-03/2006
Managed a crew of 60-100 employees daily. High volume distribution 500,000 sq. ft. warehouse, shipping and receiving 1.5 million cases weekly. Maintaining flow of product received is put away in a timely fashion, to minimize order selection shorts. Monitoring selection pick path to insure good pallet construction for delivery to stores. Maintaining good loading procedures for cube and weight distribution.
Worked closely with order selectors to increase productivity through better pick pattern selection.
Identified fast moving store products to change to full pallet orders.
Selected 100,000 cases, loaded 43-50 truck per shift utilizing 50 dock doors for shipping and 50 for receiving. Received in 4000 pallets daily.
Marriott Distribution Services - Los Alamitos, CA
Operations Supervisor 12/1999-02/2003
Monitored a crew of 50+ daily in the shipping department. Maintained departure times to meet delivery schedules. Making sure proper consolidation for loading purposes are met when loading cooler, freezer and dry goods in split trailers. Checking temperatures and recording data for perishable goods. Maintained personnel files for associates, interviewing and hiring, training and implementing safe work practices, in charge of disciplinary actions up to and including termination.
Teac America, Digital Technologies - Montebello, CA
Overseen all shipping and receiving functions. Using FEDEX, DHL and UPS for expedited deliveries. Working with nationwide carriers for rates and services. - TNT Bestway, Watkins, Yellow, ABF freight carriers. Scheduled containers from harbor – Dealt with Maersk, Sealand, and Cho Yang ocean containers. Managed inventories with daily cycle counting and quarterly inventory reconciliation with Arthur Andersen. Maintained offsite warehouses for IBM, Compaq, Dell and Digital Computers, insuring that inventories where available 24 hours a day.
Promoted from warehouse clerk to Senior warehouseman within first 6 months.
Promoted from Senior warehouseman to Supervisor within first year.
09/87-08/88 Cerritos College Norwalk, CA
General Studies. Worked on a school program for a computer science degree.
AMA – American Management Association
Warehouse Management Training – Smart U
Who Moved my Cheese
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Office Suite, Windows 95, 98, 2000
Mainframe systems, Bar None, M2M, Interface, Microsoft Nav, WMS, JD Oracle, GoldStar systems – vocal system, RF and EDI, scanning and bar coding. Working knowledge of 6S, Lean and also Six Sigma techniques.