Vincent Price

Vincent Price

Work History

Work History

Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)

1st Marine Logistics Group

·        Trained over 15,000 Marines in all aspects of logistics. Inspected all logistical aspects of maintenance section and diesel equipment to determine readiness.Result: Assisted Marines in maintaining readiness rate above 80% in logistics procedures.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Served on evaluation and training team to implement suggestions for process improvement.Trained Marines on improving equipment down time. Result: Efforts led to key process improvements, and drastically increased down time of thousands of military vehicles and equipment being readied for deployment.<o:p></o:p>

·        Successfully completed Advanced Logistics Course.<o:p></o:p>

·        Achievements: Received top ratings. Awarded Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal.<o:p></o:p>

Master Sergeant (E-8)

United States Marine Corps

·        Led a team of 65 Marines in a heavy equipment and electrician/mechanic platoon. Guided ongoing training for 65 Marines in diesel mechanics.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Efficiently controlled over 300 items of equipment and parts inventory of 500,000. Oversaw preventive/corrective maintenance, physical conditioning and tool control. Result: Grew equipment readiness rate to over 95% during tenure. <o:p></o:p>

·        Consistently ranked in top 5% of peers.Completed two inspections with higher than 95% rating.  <o:p></o:p>

·        Successfully completed Engineer Equipment Manager Course and Engineer Equipment Chief’s Course.<o:p></o:p>

·        Prepared platoon for seven-month <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place><st1:country-region>Iraq</st1:country-region></st1:place> deployment. <o:p></o:p>

·        Achievements: Awarded Navy Commendation Medal for <st1:place><st1:country-region>Iraq</st1:country-region></st1:place> deployment. Received Meritorious Service Medal prior to retirement.<o:p></o:p>

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Field Service Representative

Advanced Vehicle Systems Inc.

·        Provided instruction to 400 Marines on diesel mechanics basics, using PowerPoint, practical applications and written tests which led to more proficient mechanics. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Instructed over 1,000 Marines on off-road driving in military vehicles using hands-on demonstrations, exams, and 400-mile driving tests resulting in a 20% reduction in safety violations.<o:p></o:p>

·        Conducted maintenance inspections to test readiness level on all tactical equipment. Procured and replaced parts on over 50 tactical vehicles providing a 25% reduction in equipment failures. <o:p></o:p>

·        Flawlessly maintained inventory of corrective and preventive maintenance parts valued at over $250,000 which assisted in quicker repair times for equipment.<o:p></o:p>

·        Applied over 5000 infrared lighting kits to tactical vehicles for Iraq and Afghanistan deployments which led to safer operations during a very stressful time.<o:p></o:p>

Achievements: Increased vehicle readiness to over 95% throughout tenure.

Police Officer

Long Beach Police Department

·        Served as a Basic Patrolman, including responding to calls for serious crimes, effecting arrests, conducting investigations of crimes, gathering evidence, writing and filing reports, and providing backup assistance.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Patrolled assigned territory by both foot and vehicle to prevent and detect criminal activity which provided community safety.  <o:p></o:p>

·        Conducted detailed investigations of reported homicides, violent crimes, child abuse, DUI, property crimes, and narcotic violations. Interviewed victims and witnesses. Collected, preserved, and maintained evidence. Testified and presented evidence in court. <o:p></o:p>

·        Analyzed complex ideas and information and presented findings in a succinct understandable format, both verbally and in writing. Became adept at considering numerous facts, perceiving patterns and relationships and developing theories about past occurrences. <o:p></o:p>

Sufficiently managed time in order to effectively handle multiple cases at once, and bring each to successful completion.

Police Officer

Long Beach Police Department
Feb 2011 - Oct 2012

Logistics Analyst


·        Managed and supervised extended warranty for over 1,000 United States Marine Corp.’s construction equipment items across 20 Original Equipment Manufacturer.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

·        Provided Customer Service to both the United States Marine Corps Unit Representatives and Equipment Manufacturers which led to flawless customer satisfaction throughout the warranty claim process.<o:p></o:p>

·        Provided Field Service repairs and inspections of equipment to ensure equipment maintained serviceability.<o:p></o:p>

·        Ensured clarification and unbiased resolution for warranty claim disputes between the United States Marine Corps and the Original Equipment Manufacturers. <o:p></o:p>

·        Recognized as the "Duty Expert" for maintenance, employment, and logistical support of all engineer equipment which led to minimal repair cycle time.<o:p></o:p>

·        Conducted numerous in-depth analysis of critical equipment diminished readiness and provided the Marine unit representative with detailed lists of needed parts for repairs. <o:p></o:p>

·        Supervised in solving maintenance issues, supply support and logistical issues for quicker response time and quicker repairs of equipment.<o:p></o:p>

·        Analyzed historical data and ascertain cost effectiveness and visibility of purchasing extended warranty packages for new government equipment to help cut down on overall costs for the customer.<o:p></o:p>

·        Supervised the training associated with the purchases of equipment by the United States Marines to ensure Marines were properly trained on new equipment.<o:p></o:p>

Feb 2011 - Oct 2012

Logistics Analyst



Jun 2010 - Oct 2012


University of Phoenix
Mar 1997 - Mar 2001


Palomar College
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