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Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Senior Operations Manager / VP

McCarrell Enterprise, LLC
  • Manage supply chain, logistics, distribution, and office operations of four health products, services, and supplies divisions. Drove process formalization to reduce waste. Process reviews and audits resulted in recovery of $87k.
  • Effectively managed five direct reports with an extended staff of 52 associates.
Jul 2008Mar 2011

Distribution Manager

Expeditors International of Washington

  • Manage supply chain, logistics, distribution, and office operations of four health products, services, and supplies divisions. Drove process formalization to reduce waste. Process reviews and audits resulted in recovery of $87k.
  • Effectively managed five direct reports with an extended staff of 52 associates.
Jan 2006Jul 2008

Distribution Operations Manager

Palm, Inc.

  • Managed transition from 3PL to start-up 150K sq. ft. warehousing, distribution, and light manufacturing operation. Reduced processing costs of 2 million units of CPU’s by $0.21, saving over $420k annually.
  • Managed all facets of receiving, inventory control, stocking, picking, packing, and shipping of $400M in product annually
Jan 1999Jan 2006

Business Planning Analyst IV

Hewlett Packard

  • Process analysis and auditing led to recovery of $3M and a projected savings of $9M in erroneous vendor payments. Successfully refuted an additional $3M charge-back that was issued with faulty statistical support and evidence. 
  • Used Lean principles to define, measure, control, and improve logistics processes.  

Education

20082006

MBA

St. Mary's College of California

Portfolio

Selected Accomplishments

  • Saved $420k in distribution costs by transitioning a 3PL operation to a start-up 150k sq. ft. warehousing, distribution, and light manufacturing facility.
  • Managed all facets of start-up and on-going management of a 250k sq. ft. warehousing and distribution operation in a highly competitive 3PL environment. 
  • Developed real-time metrics and reporting tools that resulted in $70k savings in overtime costs.
  • Directed distribution operations for over $400M of product annually. Recruited, hired, trained, and developed a high performing team of five direct-report supervisors and up to 103 associates.

KEYWORDS

Customer Service | Lean Initiatives | Process Improvement | Distribution | Distribution Management | Mentoring | Team Leadership | Leadership Development | Logistics Management | Logistics | WMS | SAP R/3 | SAP WM | Warehousing | Warehouse Management | Excel | Word | PowerPoint | 3PL | Operations Management | Performance Metrics | High Volume Distribution | Distribution Center

CustomSmall

“A superb leader who interfaces with executive management very effectively”

CustomSmall

 “It’s amazing how quickly he’s able to hit the ground running on new concepts & ideas”

Objective

To obtain a distribution operations position that uses my superior leadership, process improvement, mentoring, and interpersonal skills to add significant value.

Summary

Logistics and Distribution Operations Manager with over 10 years of experience and a proven track record of leadership and adding significant tangible value. I have unique experience working in Operations for Major Fortune 50 High-Tech firms, as well as, a premier Global Logistics / 3PL provider. Drive culture of customer focus, accountability, and continuous improvement at every level. Adept at leading and developing large high performing teams. In the last five years, opened and managed all aspects of two start-up Distribution operations of 150,000 sqft and 250,000 sqft respectively; with up to five direct report supervisors and 103 associates.Contact me about leadership opportunities in major high volume Distribution (Fulfillment) Centers. Open to relocation for the right opportunity.

Specialties

► Add Tangible Measureable Value► Distribution Operations Management► Customer Focus► Process Improvement / LEAN► Leadership Development► Start-up Operations► Budget and P&L Responsibility► Metrics Development and Management► 3PL Operations Experience► Project Management