Cherokee Marine Systems Vidalia, GA Business Owner October ••••• to Present • Marketing, designing and constructing of marine structures. • Responsible for all aspects of business operations. • Total sales since ••••• are $1,•••••,•••••
Truss Mart Building Components Glenville, GA Assistant Manager August ••••• to October ••••• • Estimated commercial and residential truss jobs. • Scheduled production and shipping of all products. • Managed purchasing and inventory control. • Increased profits 3% by monitoring monthly profit and loss statements and implementing necessary production / design adjustments.
Cherokee Metals Company, Floating Docks Division Norcross, GA General Manager January ••••• to August ••••• • Responsibilities included management of the following: Sales and marketing, distributor recruitment, product engineering, purchasing and inventory management, manufacturing of all steel components, customer interface, shipping and receiving. • Managed an engineering department in the use of AUTOCAD and SOLID WORKS software systems. All component part drawings were interfaced with the SOLID WORKS fabrication drawing system to link engineering and manufacturing processes. • Implemented ACCESS database driven software to minimize excess inventory. • Through capacity studies, increased production efficiency using roll-forming and turret press equipment. • Developed annual marketing plan for the Cherokee Floating Docks division. • Prospected for and set appointments with potential dealers and marina owners. • Made sales visits, and established relationships with dock builders and marina owners. • Designed, estimated and sold commercial marina facilities. • Cherokee Floating Dock accounts grew from $•••••,••••• to $2,•••••,•••••
Cherokee Metals Company, Arrowdeck Division Norcross, GA Sales Engineer /Account Manager February ••••• to December ••••• • Helped to develop a potential customer database for the Arrowdeck Division. • Prospected for and set appointments with potential Arrowdeck customers. • Managed new product designs, which would satisfy Arrowdeck market needs. • Responded to the market by making follow-up sales visits to educate potential customers on how Cherokee Metals could provide them with the service and products to meet their needs. • Arrowdeck accounts grew from $1,•••••,••••• to over $8,•••••,•••••
Component Building Systems Austell, GA Project Engineer June ••••• to January ••••• • Composed construction shop drawings using CAD software. • Provided material estimates for project quotations. • Provided material take-offs for purchases. • Purchased and scheduled all job related materials. • Worked with customers on project change orders, payment draw approvals and final punch lists. • Average project managed was $•••••,•••••
Education Southern College of Technology (Currently Southern Polytechnic Institute) Marietta, GA Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Technology •••••