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Work experience

Jan 2007Jan 2009

Imported Finished Goods Logistics Co-Op

  • Supported Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer with uninterrupted material flow
  • Managed global supply chain from supplier to customer with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software
  • Provided rapid response to customer questions and concerns
  • Established harmonious relations with customer and overseas supplier through regular contact
  • Utilized online systems to provide Advanced Shipping Notifications for customer
  • Maintained multiple data analysis reports and performance measurements for departmental use
  • Facilitated internal customer to supplier re-sourcing change-over initiative
  • Aided in Value Stream Mapping exercises for continuous improvement goals
  • Assisted Manager & Group Leader with time sensitive tasks that required creating presentations or data queries
Jan 2001May 2007

Sergeant (Non-Commissioned Officer)

USMC Reserve
  • Supervised twelve Marines in required annual military qualifications
  • Supported mission accomplishment of company objectives
  • Managed personnel and equipment in arrival and departure operations at airfield (MCAS Al Asad, Iraq) and sea port locations (Port Ash Shuaybah, Kuwait)
  • Managed vehicles and equipment in readiness and deployment operations
  • Supervised preventive maintenance and required repairs on vehicles

Medals Awarded:

Naval Unit CommendationSelected Marine Corps Reserve Medal - Awarded Twice

National Defense Medal - Awarded Twice

Global War on Terrorism - Expeditionary Medal

Naval Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobilization Award

Sep 2005Oct 2006

Parts Sales Manager

  • Conducted all store operations from opening to closing
  • Supervised two subordinate associates while executing store operations
  • Maintained optimal levels of inventory through regular audits
  • Assisted clients in solving automotive problems with technical knowledge and hands-on demonstrations
  • Sought to ensure that customers' needs were fulfilled in their initial visit
  • Audited cash on-hand multiple times daily to keep registers balanced
  • Maintained presence on store floor to reduce loss from theft

Education

Jan 2005Dec 2008

Bachelor of Science

College of Charleston

Course Highlights:

  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain MGMT
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Concepts
  • Principles of Real Estate

Skills

Spanish Language
  I completed two years of Spanish in college and continue to use the language with my wife who is from Uruguay.  

References

Jack Jones

I worked alongside Jack for two years.  During that time he imparted a great deal of knowledge to me with regards to Excel, SAP, Inventory Planning, Accounting, and in the inner workings of an Automotive Supply Chain.

Adam Olson

I reported directly to Adam during my Co-Op with Bosch.  He included me in a majority of Dept. meetings, tasks, and goals in order develop my understanding of the larger mission at Bosch.

Computer Skills

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Access
  • SAP
  • Mac iWork

Foreign Experience & Travel

Middle East

  • Ash Shuaybah, Kuwait
  • Al Anbar Province, Iraq

Far East

  • Okinawa, Japan

South America

  • Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

Current Interests

Passions

  • Wine - I am fascinated by wine and it is a subject that I like to share with most people that I meet.
  • Food - I feel this passion is inseparable from wine and vice versa.  I enjoy trying new foods and I incorporate this passion into my travels.

Activities

  • Cycling - I have been riding a road bike for a few years, but I am still at a recreational level.
  • Running - I began distance running in high school and I have always enjoyed running with different people no matter where I am in the world.

Objective

To bring the same sense of duty and commitment that I developed in the Marine Corps to a career in Supply Chain Management while utilizing my formal business education and military experiences to provide business solutions and continuous improvement.