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Salary range: $150,000 to $250,000
Willing to relocate: Yes
Years of related job experience: 21
Highest degree earned: BSBA, Accounting
Languages: English
Software: Microsoft WMS Systems TMS Systems JD Edwards
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Candidate Code: f71b27

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

This candidate is an accomplished leader, respected executive, and results-focused professional with expertise that spans large-scale operations management, team leadership, and safety initiatives. He is straight-forward and decisive, with the intelligence and experience to recognize opportunities for improvement, eliminate deficiencies and build strong consensus in favor of facility and company goals.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Organization: Please reach us for these details!
Location: Nashville, TN
Job title: Vice President of Logistics
Years and months employed: 7 Year(s)
Responsibilities: Leads vision, strategy, and execution for all facets of logistics for this $400MM dollar consumer products corporation, with accountability for the success of operations of eight warehouses in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Alabama, and Texas serving the PaperMagic Group, Berwick, and CR Gibson. Overall, these warehouses constitute 2.5 million square feet of space driving $400MM in annual sales. Maintains accountability for a $30MM annual budget, with authority over seven direct reports. – Recruited with a mandate to revolutionize the effectiveness of logistics operations, implementing a culture of accountability and process improvement within each warehouse; introduced staffing adjustments to hire more qualified management, and implemented performance metrics and Business Intelligence solutions. – Cultivated and environment of increased safety awareness and compliance, hiring safety managers that conduct on-site visits and motivating routine safety meetings that have eliminated 65% of recordable incidents. – Outstanding results, delivering $6.8MM in cost savings through the consolidation of facilities and the negotiation of rates with carriers to reduce transportation spend by $1.25MM; additionally, developed engineering standards that have boosted productivity by 58% while decreasing labor expenses by $1.5MM.

Organization: CR Gibson, LLC
Location: Nashville, TN
Job title: Director of Operations
Years and months employed: 7 Year(s) 4 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Effectively managed operations at two distribution centers serving the needs of this leading provider of fine gifts, with accountability for 200,000 square feet of warehousing space, four direct reports, 100 indirect reports, and a $4.5MM annual budget. – Within the first year, captured $6.5MM in savings, reducing the employee base from 228 team members to 68 highly qualified professionals; addressed and resolved longstanding issues to eliminate over $1M in customer chargebacks. – Invested over $1MM in infrastructure and technology improvements to bolster productivity, including enhancements to the Warehouse Management System and the installation of additional conveyors; these and other changes sparked a 150% gain in productivity and 75% reduction in required labor, while lowering operating expenses by $3.5MM. – Exercised authority to negotiate with carriers, reducing freight expenses by $650K.

Organization: Target Corp
Location: Huntsville, AL
Job title: Receiving Group Leader
Years and months employed: 2 Year(s)
Responsibilities: Was a member of a team that pioneered the launch of a 1.4 million square foot distribution center operated by the second-largest discount store retailer in the nation, being involved in the hiring, and leading the training of 1,500 employees. Served on a team that were the architects of all policies and procedures governing startup operations. – Fostered an environment of professional support, engagement, and motivation, coaching and mentoring talented individuals to evolve them into the company’s next generation of operations leaders and managers. – Recognized for producing the most successful safety program for the launch of new operations in the history of the company. – Credited with skyrocketing productivity by 40% over tenure since the opening of the distribution center.

EDUCATION

Institution Name: Glenville State College
Location: Glenville, WV
Degree earned: BSBA, Accounting
Major/Concentration: Accounting
Year Graduated: 1995

 



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