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Distribution/Warehouse Manager

Location:
Amesbury, MA, 01913
Posted:
September 23, 2008

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ROBERT T. NEUMANN

** ****** ****

Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913

dkbvmx@r.postjobfree.com

(H)978-***-****

(C)978-***-****

LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Dedicated 20-year career optimizing performance through solid, hands on management and team building skills. Demonstrated inventory control software implementation experience, strong negotiation skills, manpower planning and continual quality improvement experience. Extensive background in virtually all warehouse service and industrial manufacturing operations, with hands-on supervisory responsibilities in customer-driven team environments. Proven ability to maintain buildings and mechanical equipment, including contracting outside services, troubleshooting, and handling requests professionally.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Warehouse management

• Experience managing departmental budgets

• Manpower planning

• Develop & implement quality improvement programs

• Strong vendor management

• Contract negotiation skills

• Safety Program development & implementation • Software implementation experience

• Develop and implement safety programs

• Hiring, training and organizational development

• Proven leadership abilities

• Thrive in fast paced, multi tasking environments

• Procedure Manual development & implementation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

AGION TECHNOLOGIES -WAKEFIELD, MA AUG 2007-AUG 2008

Logistics and Facilities Manager

Major Accomplishments:

• Established warehouse processes and procedures

• Developed and implemented a warehouse procedure manual

• Spearheaded warehouse MAS500 software implementation

• Responsible for managing 25,000 sq. ft. warehouse

• Manage receiving, picking, packing, and shipping

• Operate facility in compliance with OSHA standards

• Company Forklift trainer

• Coordinate maintenance requests with property management company

• Negotiate contracts for freight transportation including LTL, UPS, DHL, and Federal Express

• Maintain and negotiate contracts for HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Cleaning and Vending services

• Conduct preventative maintenance and facility upgrades including but not limited to painting and construction needs

VOGEL VENDING-EVERETT, MA APR 2007-AUG 2007

Warehouse Manager

Major Accomplishments:

• Managed warehouse process and procedures for a $5 Million vending company

• Managed 6 warehouse employees

• Re-organized warehouse to increase efficiency

• Implemented computerized inventory system and trained customer service personnel

• Developed and implemented safety procedures to maximize proficiency

• Implemented forklift training per OSHA regulations

H.D. SMITH-STRATHAM, NH JUN 2006-APR 2007

Warehouse Manager-2nd Shift

Major Accomplishments:

• Responsible for an 80,000 sq. ft. facility

• Managed 18 warehouse employees and 2 shift leads

• Managed picking, packing and shipment processes of over 8,000 items daily

• Managed inventory, slotting needs and order selection process for multi-million dollar inventory

• Assisted in initial set-up of facility

• Interviewed and hired initial warehouse crew

• Established order fulfillment procedures and processes

• Forklift trainer

MARCO RUBBER & PLASTICS-NORTH ANDOVER, MA OCT 2003-MAR 2006 ¬

Warehouse Manager

Major Accomplishments:

• Responsible for an 12,000 sq. ft. facility

• Managed 4 warehouse employees, including an Assistant Warehouse Manager

• Supervised Inventory control of $3 million rubber o-ring inventory

• Developed and implemented warehouse procedures manual

• Developed and implemented a successful safety program

• Initiated cycle count process to ensure inventory accuracy

• Reorganized warehouse slotting to ensure productivity

• Responsible for hiring and counseling of all warehouse employees

• Built positive rapport with freight companies including UPS, DHL, FedEx and LTL carriers, negotiating rates and discounts

• Managed facilities including contact with contractors and alarm company

• Maintained company relationship with city services including fire, police and water department

Quality Manager

Major Accomplishments:

• Developed and implemented new quality standards to maintain conformance with ISO 9001-2000

• Annual Calibration of inspection tools including micrometers, calipers, durometers and other tools as necessary

• Managed and trained 3 quality employees

• Maintained and updated quality manual ensuring continuous improvement

• Performed annual audit of quality system certifying 100% compliance from all departments

QSL CORPORATION-DRACUT, MA APR 2002-OCT 2003

Assistant Warehouse Manager

Major Accomplishments:

• Managed 20 distribution employees

BIOCHEMICS-DANVERS, MA FEB 2001-APR 2002

Accounting Clerk/Inventory Control

Major Accomplishments:

• Consolidated $5 Million Inventory from two warehouses to one for cost savings of approximately $18k

• Re-organized warehouse to increase efficiency

• Automated Inventory

• Aggressively pursued Accounts Receivables

SHAW’S DISTRIBUTION CENTER-METHUEN, MA OCT 1996-FEB 2001

Forklift Operator/Order Selector/General Warehouse

Major Accomplishments:

• Efficient and accurate order selection

• Trainer-Trained new employees on the safe operation of forklifts

INDUSTRIAL RUBBER & PLASTICS-HAVERHILL, MA JAN 1989-OCT 1996

Shipper/Receiver and Quality Control Inspector

Major Accomplishments:

• Managed a safe and efficient shipping and receiving department

• Maintained an organized inventory with high standards for quality control

Shop Foreman

Major Accomplishments:

• Set-up and delegated daily tasks for machine operators

• Maintenance and safe operation of machines and equipment

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 1984-1988

Major Accomplishments:

• Non-Commissioned Officer E4

• Good Conduct Medal

• Overseas Service Ribbon with Star-signifying 2nd tour of duty

• First Aid and CPR Certified

• Expert Marksman

• MOS-Stinger Missile Gunner

o Team Leader-Responsible for welfare of Assistant Gunner

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE-Haverhill, MA

Pursuing Associate’s Degree in Business Management-GPA 3.65

Courses Completed to date:

• Accounting I

• Accounting II

• Intro to Business

• English Comp I

• Intro to Psychology

• Micro Economics

• Computer Applications

• Algebra II

• Principles of Management

• Principles of Marketing

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Member International Facility Managers Association-Boston Chapter

TRAINING

• Certified Forklift Trainer

• CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

• Various Management/Supervision, Safety & Training seminars and programs to continuously develop and improve my knowledge and ensure implementation of effect policies and procedures

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

• Internet and email savvy

• Proficient in Peachtree, Microsoft Office, UPS Online, SBT, FOXPRO software

o ability to adapt to other software programs easily

• Working knowledge of the accounting cycle from journal entries to trial balances; including reconciliation, adjusting, closing entries and preparation of financial statements



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