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Daniel Deems

General Manager/Operations Manager

Work experience

2006Present

Supply Chain Manager/Process Improvement Analyst

RMF Steel Products Company

Currently oversees the supply chain customer fulfillment department for a steel products manufacturer.

►Created new parts inventory tracking identification system.

►Responsible for review of new machine schematic drawings, tracking full assembly progress, resulting in revision of hundreds of engineering plans.

►Overhauled mail system, reducing incoming mail by 90% in 6 months.

►As an inventory efficiency expert, reorganized and retooled company warehouse which reduced inventory errors and damaged parts, and increased speed of inventory verification and order fulfillment.

►Discovered problems with non- interchangeable parts from overseas vendor, saving company thousands.

►Overhauled outdated customer file system, catapulting efficiency by 650%.

►Always a team player, willing to do whatever is necessary.

►Hired to track and coordinate company expenses, resource management and engineering time on a multi-million dollar project involving patented new technology.

►Worked side-by-side with CFO and VPs to improve policies, procedures and increase efficiencies, reduce waste, and facilitate intra-department cooperation.

►Acted as a liaison between engineering, purchasing and manufacturing departments.

20002015

Co-Owner

Deems Custom Fescue Seed Combining

Co-Owner of a custom specialty combining business, which harvests KY-31 grass seed.

►Annually serviced over 30 clients per year.

►Over 3 years, increased customer base by over 100%.

20002015

Owner

Deems Custom Bobcat

Owner of a custom Bobcat service, clearing pastureland, fence rows, tree clearing, and grading.

►Completed up to 50 jobs annually.

20012004

Environmental Health Specialist

Johnson County Public Health Department 

Environmental Health Specialist for a major metropolitan health department.

►Appointed to committee that created Johnson County's first Crime Prevention through Environment Design Task Force(CPTED).

►Relied upon to lead special project to design and perform mock safety hazards, including weather emergencies and terrorist activity.

19992001

Assistant Marina Administrator

Jackson County Parks and Recreation

Assistant Administrator for a large public park marina.

►Managed 16 direct reports, setting priorities and monitoring objectives and completed projects.

►Developed and oversaw a $1.1M budget for 3 locations, while increasing departmental income by over 30%.

19951998

Supervisor, Nuisance Abatement Program

Wichita Sedgwick Public Health Department

Led the Nuisance Abatement Program for a large metropolitan city/county department. ►Hand-picked to help create county's first-of-its-kind task force.

►Appointed to city-wide Innovation Team and named to an elite multi-jurisdictional team.

►Received the“ Excellence in Work Performance” award, given to one out of 200+ employees for exemplary work in public service.

►Turned around long failing department by managing large base of 3rd party vendors, shifting program from being 100% reactive to 92% proactive.

►Led departmental relocation with absolutely no impact to customer experience.

Education

Bachelor's Degree, Forestry, Fisheries, & Wildlife

University of Missouri-Columbia

Activities and Societies:  Student Council President - School of Forestry, Fisheries, & Wildlife

Master's Business Management

Baker University

Master's Degree, Business Management

Grade:  3.89 GPA

Skills

Open Communication              Strategy to Action                     Operation Reorganization    Project Management             Metrics Improvement              Internal Controls                       Vendor Management               Entrepreneurship                      Cost Control