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Summary

Experienced and accomplished in operations, logistics, and project coordination 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

Head of Logistics

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. 

  • Oversee the US operations for the Logistics Division
  • Established a vision and path for the North American Market
  • Negotiated lease options for industrial real estate
  • Implemented Carrier Strategy and Timelines for all international transports
  • Communicates with Clients to ensure their timelines are met
  • Coordinate all ocean and air shipments being imported and exported between United States / Italy / Germany / Asia / Switzerland / Hungary / Austria / South America
  • Finalize project execution dates according to inbound deliveries
  • Plan and track current projects for manufacturing schedule in Microsoft Project
  • Set timelines and report feedback for upcoming projects
  • Work closely with freight companies and brokers to ensure transport cost savings
  • Developed strategy for a 500 store roll out under tome sensitive conditions
  • Responsible for locally sources articles for production
  • Control plant inventory forecasting for an excess of 2,000 articles
  • Oversee warehouse employees of 55,000 sq ft warehouse 
  • Set timelines and report feedback for upcoming projects
  • Use BORM as an ERP System to generate reports/ forecast production
  • Examine BOM to build prototypes and first production models
  • Insure all purchase orders are created and booked into ERP
  • Ensure invoices are correct and paid in timely manner
  • Understands the root cause of discrepancies, identifies trends and recommends process improvements
  • Handles complaints and resolves grievances for claims associated with mishandling of product such as shortages and damages
  • Create logistics timeline in Excel
  • Obtain and review price quotes from carriers
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. 

  • 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.   

  • 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 Tabels 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.

  • 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

March 2017Present

Associates Degree in Business Administration

Warren County 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
Vendor Management
Leadership