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Manager Sales

Glastonbury, CT
May 22, 2020

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Clifford P. Lizotte

Glastonbury, Connecticut

860-***-**** / 203-***-**** / SUMMARY: Proven history of success in leadership and management of employees and products in a production environment. Consistent reduction of spending by in-depth research concerning annual contracts and day to day purchases of products and supplies. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Letter Concepts Inc. / Berlin, Connecticut 1999 - 2019 Assistant General Manager 2015 - 2019

Managed production of offset and digital printing, bindery, inserting, mail preparations, and warehouse departments which included 15 employees

Streamlined work flow by redesigning machine and department layouts, saving time and increasing production capabilities

Handled to growth of direct mail pieces from 2 million to over 7 million annually

Researched and upgraded production equipment to offer a higher quality product for clients along with increased output for company whereas lowering costs

Quality control of all printed materials, color matching, press sign offs

Forecast paper and product costs to assist in developing quotes with sales team

Collaborated with fellow department heads to implement cross-training of all employees to better understand job and machine functions which helped reduce frustrations and delays in work flow

Continually analyze past and present vendors for costs and quality of products

Human resource tasks of interviewing, hiring, training, disciplining to firing when necessary

Established new policies for quality control throughout the company Printing / Purchasing / Warehouse Manager 1999 - 2015 Operated offset printing machinery to produce products for direct mail of Catholic church and non profit solicitation materials

Color matching of clients materials, PMS ink mixing and adjustments as needed, printing press troubleshooting of inks, colors and quality

Worked directly with ink and paper manufacturers on technical problems

Purchasing functions of paper, production supplies, outsourced materials, equipment and office supplies

Managed annual contracts with paper companies and facility services

Headed up the committee to implement OSHA safety regulations and ongoing meetings Clifford P. Lizotte page 2

EXECUTIVE PRINTING COMPANY / Watertown, Connecticut Owner 1995 - 1999

Operated a commercial printing company from the ground up, procuring space and relocating equipment

Incorporated outsourced vendors in the completion of products for the complexity and deadlines required

Production of printed materials, ink mixing for color match, finishing work needed, packaging

Prioritized sales, production, purchasing, invoicing and collections daily Centerbank / Waterbury, Connecticut

Supervisor 1988 - 1995

Responsible for the inventory of printed materials for a twenty two branch financial institute throughout Connecticut

Supervision of 5 to 7 full time employees, hiring, evaluations and dismissals

Purchased materials, machinery and services

Generated fiscal reports monthly for inventory and production costs Education:

OSHA regulations courses

Management and Supervisory training

Design and Production software training by National Seminars Warehouse and Inventory seminars by Fred Pryor Training Computer skills:

Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

Franklin Print Estimator

Company designed Production flow and tracking software Publisher


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