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Summary

Experienced and accomplished logistics supervisor and project coordinator with over ten years of
experience looking to leverage extensive background in transportation, project management, and business operations into a position with a reputable company.

Work History

Jul 2015Present

Logistics Project Supervisor

Schweitzer Logistics Corporation- Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Schweitzer Logistics is an international retail furnishings manufacture. Offering a wide range of products  from free standing electronic displays to retail clothing racks and shelves. 

Responsible for logistics, warehouse management, and inventory forecasting. Ensuring production schedule meets delivery demands while controlling project timelines. First to produce prototype to ensure ready for production.

  • Coordinate all ocean and air shipments being imported and exported between United States / Italy / Germany / Asia / Switzerland / Hungary / Austria / South America
  • Create logistics timeline in Excel
  • Work closely with freight companies and brokers to receive shipments in a timely manner
  • Responsible for Plant Inventory Forecasting for an excess of 2,000 articles
  • Obtain and review price quotes from carriers
  • Co-Plan production and shipping schedules
  • Oversee warehouse employees of 55,000 sq ft warehouse 
  • Optimize rack storages and usability 
  • Plan and track current projects for manufacturing schedule in Microsoft Project
  • Set timelines and report feedback for upcoming projects
  • Finalize project execution dates according to inbound deliveries
  • Use BORM as an ERP System to create build paperwork/review article drawings/create shipping documents
  • Book work orders through BORM/ERP
  • Use Excel for Bid Analyst when sourcing carriers and materials
  • Examine BOM to build prototypes and first production models
  • Actively look for local sourcing for future projects
  • Insure all purchase orders are created and booked into BORM
  • Lead the shipping and receiving team through daily functions
  • Ensure invoices are paid and forwarded to the correct department
  • Understands the root cause of discrepancies identifies trends and recommends process improvements to the Manager
  • Handles complaints and resolves grievances for claims associated with mishandling of product such as shortages and damages

Aug 2014Dec 2014

Operations Specialist

Sarbari, Inc.- Allentown, Pennsylvania

Sarbari Inc. was founded in 2014 as a software company for restaurants. The main focus was to provide a platform to ensure fair pricing from vendors as well as inventory  management. 

Performed software functions from client on-boarding to go-live. Oversee all the operations for timely and correct procedures. 

  • Create Celoxis schedules for client development
  • Meet with restaurants to ensure project aligns with their expectations
  • Oversee all aspects of the operations team to ensure the best outcome for the client and Sarbari
  • Use Excel as database for creating customer product list
  • Set up Sarbari software for clients and suppliers
  • Daily operations meetings to keep Celoxis project management updated
  • Consult with clients regarding products/services they should utilize
  • Create supplier list in Excel.
  • Use excel sheet for VLOOKUP and Pivot Table to sort and find correct data.
  • Contact suppliers for product pricing information
  • Cross reference items needed to items supplied from each distributor
  • Participate in daily and monthly meetings to assess company progress
  • Perform bid analysis for each client prior to go-live

 

Oct 2013Aug 2014

Customer Service/Operations Supervisor

Customized Distribution Services- Breiningsville, Pennsylvania

CDS is a third party warehousing company. Providing a supply network to customers with an ability to handle personal care products. 

Oversee metrics of transports to each customer while keeping warehouse on track for workload scheduling. Responsible for efficiency of customer service and warehouse associates.   

  • Maintain a competency and working knowledge of the WMS and LMS system
  • Prepare inbound and/or outbound schedule of orders
  • Maintain short report and distribute to Operations
  • Assist Operations to ensure no over scheduling and maintain proper inventory
  • Serve as a role model to all subordinate staff in the completion of the Company's Safety, Health, Environmental, and Quality Policy objective
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in compliance with all company safety and operational standards
  • Coordinate the efforts of shipping office and operations personnel to ensure that customer orders are shipped on time
  • Run Pivot in Excel to ensure correct SAP inventory
Jul 2005Jul 2013

Shipping Manager

Henkel Corporation- Kansas City, Missouri

Henkel Corporation is an international business with many facets in the chemical area. The plant in Kansas City, Mo manufactures industrial adhesives for paper converting as well as tissue and towel products.

Accountable for all warehouse and shipping operations. Out bounds we shipments were in excess of 5 million monthly. Continue to build on 25 years without Lost Time Incident. Involvement with ongoing projects to continue safety and efficiency.

  • Schedule all daily shipments for shipping and receiving departments
  • Review production schedules daily to ensure products will finished on time
  • Use SAP for all documents and transactions for production and shipping 
  • Communicate with planners, schedulers, and customer service representatives to ensure a timely shipment of all orders 
  • Supervise 7 direct reports in 80,000 sq ft manufacturing facility 
  • Provides status on open deductions, reported claims, account issues, and trending
  • Control inventory movements through SAP
  • Manage warehouse inventory using Excel
  • Reconcile inventory comparing software and live inventory by running pivot table in Excel
  • Perform put-away transactions of finished goods in SAP to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Finalize paperwork to move and/or accompany receivables or shipments completely and accurately
  • Participate in the cycle count program and assist in physical inventories
  • Pick, load, and unload all orders in accordance with specific customer requirements
  • Optimize freight costs by consolidating orders
  • Ensure all export shipments have proper documentation
  • Comply with all hazardous material regulations 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager

Education

Jan 2015May 2017

Associate Degree in Business Administration

Raritan Valley Community College
Sep 2000Jun 2005

High School Diploma

Plattsburg High School

Certifications

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification

November, 2016

Skills

BORM

Creating Process Orders, Booking PO's, Scheduling, Shipment Paperwork as well as PGI, Quality Process, and viewing Inventories.

Logistics

Domestic and International coordinating, scheduling, consolidating, and pricing comparisons.

Microsoft Office

Excel abilities include utilizing VLOOKUP, creating Pivot Tables, and Schedules. Proficient in managing multiple projects in MS Project. 

SAP

Creating Process Orders, Booking PO's, Scheduling, Shipment Paperwork as well as PGI, Quality Process, and viewing Inventories.

Implementing Decisions
Verbal Communication
Written Communication
Customer Service
Vendor Management
Leadership