Work History

Work History
Jul 2010 - Present

DCs Development Operations Manager (General Manager)

Azizia Panda United - Savola Group - Retail Sector

Retail - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations environment

  • General Manager with full P&L responsibility
  • Responsible for 4 distribution centers within supply chain operations
  • Total 140,000 m2 and 1,000 people leadership role

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

Jul 2008 - Sep 2009

Warehousing and Distribution Country General Manager / Global Project Manager

Maersk Logistics / Damco Poland

3PL - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations environment

  • Supply Chain, Logistics operations project management
  • Assisting national Maersk Logistics business unit operations in taking part in global tender projects
  • Providing expertise to Maersk Logistics business unit operations in client operations facility start-up projects
  • General Manager with full P&L responsibility
  • Responsible for the country organization Operations
  • 200 people leadership role

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

Jun 2007 - Jul 2008

Cameroun Cluster General Manager

Maersk Logistics / Damco Cameroun

3PL - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations environment

  • General Manager with full P&L responsibility
  • Responsible for four countries cluster supply chain, logistics operations
  • 50 people leadership role
  • Maersk Logistics/Damco Cameroun - Douala operations
  • Maersk Logistics/Damco Cameroun - Ngaoundere operations
  • Maersk Logistics - Chad, Ndjamena agency operations
  • Maersk Logistics - Central African Republic, Bangui agency operations

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

Jun 2005 - Jun 2007

National Operations Manager

Maersk Logistics / Damco Indonesia

3PL - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations environment

  • General Manager with full P&L responsibility
  • 350 people leadership role
  • Managing a Road transportation business unit operations with over 20 container trucks and 120 trailers
  • Responsible for 8 national supply chain / logistics operations
  • CFS Jakarta operations, Levi’s Distribution Centre Jakarta operations, ECCO raw materials and finished goods Surabaya operations, Unilever finished goods Surabaya operations, CFS Semarang operations, CFS Surabaya operations, IFRC Medan operations, British Red Cross Medan operations

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

Feb 2004 - Jun 2005

Technical Advisor Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL ,Warehousing, Retail

Freelancer Indonesia

Management consulting environment

  • Management consulting assignments
  • Operations sites surveys and reporting
  • Business process analysis
  • Business process design
  • Development of policies and procedures
  • Consulting on and implementation of the former

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL, Warehousing, Operations

Mar 2003 - Feb 2004

Inwards Goods Manager

The Warehouse New Zealand

Retail - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations environment

  • Inbound department responsibility
  • 120 people leadership role
  • North Island Distribution Centre covered approximately 65,000 m2, employing 200-300 staff members, depending on the season
  • Container yard had 750 containers capacity
  • Average daily devann schedule was 30-50 containers
  • Average daily receipt of LCL and local goods was 400-1000 pallets

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations

Oct 2002 - Jan 2003

Warehouse Supervisor

Beca Indonesia

Civil Engineering - Supply Chain, Logistics, Project Warehousing, Operations environment

  • Construction materials multi-site storage responsibility
  • 30 people management role

Keywords: Supply Chain, Project Warehousing, Operations 

Jun 2000 - Jul 2002

Logistics Manager

ECC Lighting & Living New Zealand

Retail - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations environment

  • Development and maintenance of company supply chain / logistics systems, policies and procedures
  • Mutisite warehousing operations responsibility
  • Lighting industry. An importer and retailer of lighting and furniture stock lines
  • Multiple retail branches, consignment points and agents located throughout New Zealand serviced by a central distribution warehouse
  • 8 people leadership role

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations

May 1998 - Jun 2000

Distribution/Purchasing Manager

PDL Plastics Ltd. New Zealand

Manufacturing - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations environment

  • Supply chain responsibility inclusive of warehousing, transportation and purchasing
  • IT issues co-ordination
  • Multiple warehouses in total approximately 7,500 m2

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

Nov 1996 - May 1998

Warehouse Manager

Chequer Packaging New Zealand

Manufacturing - Supply Chain / Logistics / Warehousing / Operations environment

  • Responsible for all warehouse operations
  • 3,000 m2 total storage space
  • 2 permanent personnel and occasionally up to 6 temps employed
  • The warehouse services a plant manufacturing flexible plastics
  • Dealing with raw materials and approximately 1,500 finished product items
  • Daily average of 50 orders dispatched

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Operations

Mar 1996 - Nov 1996

Warehouse Manager

European Union (ECTF Croatia)

Non-Profit - Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Supply Chain, Operations environment

  • Full responsibility for all operations on site
  • Distribution centre for the whole of Croatia
  • Situated in a customs zone
  • Two warehouses hangars total 6,000 m2
  • 24 warehouse staff and 24 drivers employed
  • Daily average dispatch of 560 tons
  • Fleet of 22 trucks
  • Handling mostly foodstuff but also some textile goods

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

1992 - 1993

Assistant Warehouse Manager

ICRC Croatia

Non-Profit - Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations environment

  • Assisting and performing on behalf of the manager all warehouse operations
  • Three adjoining hangars in total 25,000 m2
  • Cold storage 3,600 m2
  • 8 permanent personnel employed
  • Daily average movement of 120 tons
  • Handling food and textile goods

Keywords: Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations

1989 - 1991

Presentation Manager

Holiday Dreams Ltd. Croatia

Timeshare sales environment

  • Translating timeshare sales presentations for a non-Croatian speaking salesperson
  • Organisation of presentations and sales staff
  • Conducting the presentations
  • Leading and training the sales staff

Keywords: Public Speaking, Sales

1985 - 1989

Computer Programmer

MIO Ltd. Croatia

Software Development - PCs under DOS Environment

  • Data base design and coding of batch applications
  • Installation of mentioned applications
  • Maintenance interventions on client request

Keywords: IT, Software Development, Computer Programming

1979 - 1984

Technician

Magnetic Croatia

Maintenance of memory banks for mainframe computers

Keywords: IT, Computer Hardware

1976 - 1979

Ground Attendant

Pleso (Zagreb Airport) Croatia

Wide range of customer services

Keywords: Customer Service

Education

Education
2004 - 2007

MBA

Almeda University
1998 - 2004

BA

Almeda University
1973 - 1977

High School Graduate

Pius XI

Skills

Skills

Product Familiarity

Extensive familiarity working with a wide range of products including retail products, footwear, garments, construction materials, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, polymers and other general type of products.

Computer Familiarity

Excellent general and some very strong specific computer skills (MS Office, other MS business tools, Mapix, SAP, POS, Enterprise, COBOL, Clipper).

Project Management

Able to manage projects at all levels of complexity.

Management Tools

Strong understanding of BPI, CBA, KPI, ISO and other modern management methods and tools.

Cost Management

Very strong commercial acumen and cost management abilities.

Customer Focus

Well presented with a personable customer focused manner.

Subcontractor Management

Strong understanding of vendor and sub-contractor performance measurement metrics combined with high level negotiation skills.

Industry Knowledge

Extensive experience in Logistics, WND, Procurement, Forwarding and Supply Chain.

Continuous Improvement

Dedicated to continuous improvement in all aspects of performance, efficiency and customer service.

Business Process Improvement

Exceptional business process analysis, design, development and implementation skills

Analitical

Very strong analytical skills.

Operational Systems

Expert understanding of operational systems, business processes as well as the practical requirements for the same to function properly.

Interest

Computers

Family

Outdoors

Objective

I am very much interested in a challenging role within logistics, retail or a manufacturing environment requiring a strong logistics, WND and operations background. The position would entail a strong operational focus and some commercial responsibilities. The most important factor I hope for is a high level of engagement and an opportunity to make an impact on the future of the organization.

Summary

Mike Stay (stay.mike@gmail.com)

Experienced General Manager - Supply Chain, Logistics, 3PL, Warehousing, Transportation, Operations, Procurement

Introduction

Combining exceptional supply chain, logistics, 3PL, warehousing, operations, transportation, procurement and IT systems practical experience, I increased efficiency, customer satisfaction, staff and financial performance for 3PL logistics, retail supply chain, engineering, manufacturing and non-profit firms. I cut costs, boosted productivity and implemented processes and controls, grew revenues/profits for multi-national and national organizations.

I am known as a direct yet calm leader. I exemplify Dedication, Determination and Discipline. I am highly adept at reducing complex supply chain, logistics, 3PL, warehousing, transportation, operations concepts down to the basics, and building trust at all organization levels.

Key strengths

  • Building strong, dedicated supply chain, logistics, 3PL, warehousing, transportation, operations teams prepared to tackle big challenges
  • Designing processes/tools to achieve exceptional supply chain, logistics, 3PL, warehousing operations and customer service performance
  • Trouble-shooting and resolving key supply chain, logistics, 3PL warehousing, transportation and operations issues
  • Providing dynamic leadership in multicultural environments

The biggest value I bring with me to any supply chain, logistics, 3PL, warehousing, transportation, operations environment is my exemplary achievement record of developing and leading, high performance, customer focused teams across multicultural, international, corporate and matrix organizations.

Specialties

  • General Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Warehousing Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Warehousing Operations
  • Logistics Operations
  • P&L
  • Business Turnaround
  • Sout East Asia
  • Multicultural Teams
  • Cost Control
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Multisites
  • Project Management
  • Customer Satisfaction

Certifications

Certifications
2007 - Present

People Management Program

Maersk Logistics
2006 - Present

Leadership and Coaching

Maersk Logistics
2006 - Present

Profile Index Application

Maersk Logistics
2003 - Present

Customer Services

The Warehouse
2003 - Present

Health & Safety

The Warehouse
2003 - Present

Leadership for Managers

The Warehouse
2003 - Present

Performance Management for Managers

The Warehouse
1999 - Present

Inventory Record Accuracy

Oliver Wight Asia/Pacific
1984 - Present

COBOL Programmer

ICA