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Operations / Inventory Analyst

Canton, Ohio, 44709, United States
September 26, 2019

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Donald Tatum

Operations Specialist / Team Leader

Canton, OH 44709


Experienced Team Lead, Analyst and Engagement Specialist: Metrics and Analysis, Account Management, Purchasing, Inventory Control, Project Support and Reporting. Willing to relocate to: Indianapolis, IN - Philadelphia, PA - Lexington, KY Work Experience

Mobility Solutions Manager

VXI - Canton, OH

June 2017 to November 2018

Account management, customer engagement, problem resolution and data analysis. Resolved enterprise mobility disruptions addressing device, network and billing disputes. Project lead and report management, V-lookup, pivot tables and ERP. Assisted leadership team with CTQ and KPI analysis. Project Coordinator

Cross Resource Group / Diebold Nixdorf - Green, OH September 2016 to February 2017

(6 months: Contract - Cross Resource Group) Managed communications, data flow and updated dashboards between customers, project managers, 3rd party vendors, contractors and field technicians. Excel = extractions and V-lookup. Escalations as required, problem solving and trouble shooting. Oracle.

Business Tutor

US Dept of Education / Malone University - Canton, OH October 2015 to August 2016

(10 months: Contract – US Dept of Education) Tutored undergraduates in intermediate/advanced business operations concepts.

Team Leader - Warehouse Operations

CPG Associates / Kraft Heinz - Massillon, OH

June 2014 to September 2015

(15 months: Contract – CPG Associates) Supervised materials flow. Coached team members (8 unionized) and liaised with Production / QA Team Leads. MRP data analyses and reporting. Academic Success Tutor

Kent State University - North Canton, OH

August 2012 to May 2014

Tutored university undergraduates in basic to intermediate math, business operations and accounting concepts. Off-campus contract tutoring including Canton City Schools Upward Bound. Office Administrator

Stark State College - Campus Security - North Canton, OH July 2010 to July 2012

Communications and office management supporting an armed staff. Customer services, data management, conflict resolution and dispatching officers Manager of Field Operations

Archer Inventory Services - Minerva, OH

March 2007 to January 2010

Operations management and staff leadership (3 direct, 50 indirect employees). Budget development and compliance. Reduced operations costs by 15% while still exceeding customer service expectations. Private contractor US Dept. of Commerce – 2010 Census Phase I & II. Director of Operations

American Rescue Workers - Industrial Division - Canton, OH March 2003 to February 2007

P and L accountability, operations management and team leadership (5 direct,15 indirect ), project management and business analytics Increased gross sales, net profits, brand awareness 4 consecutive years. Implemented ABC flow prioritization

Operations and Supply Chain Analyst

NACSCORP - Oberlin, OH

March 1991 to February 2002

ERP data extraction and analysis, SKU and parent product demand forecasting, purchasing and replenishment, inventory control, supplier metrics, analysis and compliance reporting. MPS & DRP/MRP. Increased fill rates by 10% and inventory turnover by 20%. Decreased obsolescence and write-offs by 5%.


Master's in Operations Management

Malone University - Canton, OH

August 2014 to December 2016

Bachelor's in Sociology / Quantitative Analysis

Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH

September 1984 to May 1988


B2B customer and account management (6 years), Budget development, analysis and compliace

(7 years), Cost control / Supply Chain continuous improvement (10+ years), customer engagement

(10+ years), data analysis. (10+ years), Drp (10+ years), Enterprise resource planning (10+ years), forecasting (10+ years), Inventory (10+ years), logistics (7 years), Ms excel (10+ years), operations

(10+ years), problem solving (10+ years), Supply chain (10+ years), Sales (5 years), Typing (10+ years), Warehouse Management (4 years), Project Management (5 years), SAP (Less than 1 year), Data Analysis (10+ years), Inventory Management (10+ years), Word (10+ years) Assessments

Intermediate Spreadsheet Proficiency with Microsoft Excel — Highly Proficient February 2019

Measures a candidate's knowledge of intermediate Microsoft Excel techniques including effectively writing and applying conditional formulas.

Full results: Data Analysis — Highly Proficient

May 2019

Measures a candidate's skill in interpreting and producing graphs, identifying trends, and drawing justifiable conclusions from data.

Full results: Problem Solving — Highly Proficient

May 2019

Measures a candidate's ability to analyze relevant information when solving problems. Full results: Project Management Skills: Time Management — Expert May 2019

Measures a candidate's ability to prioritize and allocate time to effectively achieve project deliverables. Full results: Basic Resource Planning with SAP — Proficient

May 2019

Using SAP to manage inventory and customer information and create summary reports. Full results: Critical Thinking — Expert

May 2019

Using logic to solve problems.

Full results: Customer Focus & Orientation — Highly Proficient

June 2019

Responding to customer situations with sensitivity. Full results: Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification, or continued development in any professional field.

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