MANAGER•••••Highly qualified executive manager with ••••• years of multi-faceted logistical management and operations. Results-focused and effectual leader with proven ability to turnaround logistical troubled organizations. Talent for proactively identifying and resolving problems reversing negative logistic trends, controlling accounting systems, maximizing productivity and overseeing multi-million dollar contracts. DoD Top Secret Security clearance. Proven areas of expertise include:•••••&#•••••;Logistics & Distribution•••••&#•••••;Finance, Budgeting Management
&#•••••;Strategic Planning & Operations•••••&#•••••;Vendor Management
&#•••••;Contract Negotiations•••••&#•••••;Policy & Procedure Development
&#•••••;Team Building & Performance Improvement &#•••••;Government Regulations & Relations
&#•••••;Organization Redesign & Streamlining •••••&#•••••;Human Resources Management•••••PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE•••••Senior Logistics Manager••••• •••••Present
United States Army, Fort Polk, Louisiana, •••••Selected by senior management to turnaround organizations logistical problems, implement organizational policies and structure while managing day-to-day operations. Managed the receipt, distribution of equipment, supplies and real estate property. Accomplished in military logistics, situations, business, and development. Excel in financial analysis, logistical planning and establishing policies, processes, and performance monitoring systems in support of continuous improvement. Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex issues and motivating staff to peak performance. Utilize keen analysis, insights and team approach to drive organizational improvements and implementation. •••••Notable Achievements
Key leader of logistics operations working with both civilian and military. Provided continuity of leadership and direction to the organization during the transition to streamline logistical procedures. Eliminated redundant positions, and implemented performance incentive plans for employees. Successfully restructured the organization to reflect a positive mind-set.
Organized, tracked, and conducted ••••• day, six-month, and annual reviews for all employees, provided counseling to employees, reviewed complaints and provided resolutions on various issues such as work place relations, promotions, pay issues, harassment, EEO topics, policies and procedures.
Program manager for various military personnel programs, identified needs, training requirements and utilized available resources resulting in increased customer satisfaction and accountability. Experience includes personnel actions, military enlisted and civilian government employees evaluations, assignments, manning, and military administration.
Served as Property Book Officer maintaining •••••% accuracy and accountability of over $1 billion dollars worth of equipment and real estate property, establishing accountability in an organization where accountability of equipment and facilities was absent. Managed a logistics budget in excess of $••••• millions dollars. Supervised ••••• personnel each in charge of various key logistical careers.
Increased Customer Satisfaction: Program manager for various military personnel programs, identified needs, training requirements and utilized available resources resulting in increased customer satisfaction and accountability. Experience includes personnel actions, enlisted evaluations, assignments, manning, and military administration.
Improved Productivity: Analyzed and improved departmental operations. Established new performance standards and procedures resulting in increased productivity and more efficient resource utilization, allowing direct product delivery to the customer.
Improved Employee Relations: Developed and presented new employee orientation designed to increase employee awareness on policies, requirements and organizations mission and goals. Trained new employees on proper procedures, requirements and standards to ensure smooth transition into new position.
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United States Army, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii •••••Managed all facets of logistical operations as Senior Logistics Manager and decision-maker for the organization. Assumed control of the logistics distribution, facilities construction, budget forecasts, and negotiation of military contracts. Manage equipment inventory valued at $5 million. Direct and collaborate on customer issues. Executed all ordering, scheduling, shipping and receiving, and general administration tasks. Created integrated logistics management function consolidating purchasing, inventory, warehousing, and distribution. Responsible for $••••• million budget. Collaborated with senior members managing and creating logistical polices for multiple organizations. •••••Notable Achievements:
Reviewed and implemented new accounting system to improve timeliness and accuracy of receiving reports and paying contractors for supplies and services.
Managed construction of $••••• million military housing and military headquarter buildings. Developed plans, evaluated bids, negotiated terms and conditions, and monitored performance.
Headed 3 person management team for $••••• million project for construction and subsequent move of 3 military headquarters and 2,••••• soldiers to new housing and headquarters without degradation in operational readiness.
Led cross-functional team consisting of engineers, operations, quality assurance, and logistics personnel. Designed phase review process for design projects creating consistent and effective methodology.
Key contributor to annual budget process, working with various department heads to review historical activities, trends, and future obligations.
Recognized for saving the government $•••••K due to better identification of contracts and receiving reports that resulted in a change of close out procedures. •••••Logistics Manager••••• •••••
United States Army, Giessen Army Depot, Germany •••••As Logistics Manager, functioned as key member of senior management team, and handled work far surpassing typical logistical management responsibilities. Provided counsel to organization commander on all logistical issues surrounding new initiative policies to improve property accountability and customer satisfaction. Selected essential members of the new team to establish standardized practices, policies, and developed strong logistics support functions foundation focused on quality. Selected to plan and executes mission-critical logistics initiatives. Formal recognition for personal contributions to motivating awareness of accountability, improving operational performance, and enhancing effectiveness. Clear talent for positively influencing knowledge, competency, efficiency, and ultimate career paths of others. •••••Notable Achievements:
Improved timeliness and quality of response to logistical requests and issue resolution by designing and implementing new upgraded contract management processes and controls.
Boosted overall professional development by enhanced training and logistical development by creating/implementing a comprehensive train the trainer program for logistics management, budget, contract management, personal management, leadership and productivity improvement.
Developed and implemented a comprehensive strategic logistics planning process for the deployment of ••••• soldiers and over ••••• pieces of equipment into Bosnia and Kosovo for peacekeeping missions.
Streamlined the logistics planning process by establishing an internal centralized procurement team.
Closed and relocated a ••••• man combat engineer organization supporting peacekeeping missions from Bosnia in ••••• day period without loss of personnel or equipment. •••••Logistics Manager••••• •••••
United States Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia •••••Managed logistics functions with military, civil servant, contract, host nation and commercial partners. Responsible for developing logistics distribution, supply chain and established logistics policies and procedures used by Prime Power units within the Corps of Engineers. Led logistics activities supporting combat, peacekeeping, and natural disaster operations. Expert in logistics distribution operations supported by automation systems. Coordinated with the Federal Emergency Management
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United States Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia •••••Agency (FEMA) and senior management during natural disasters around the world regarding contract negotiations, logistic, and transportation processes to ensure prime power generation assets were deployed to the effected areas and continue current logistical operational issues. Skilled in administrative, financial and human resource functions, including coaching, teaching and mentoring staff. Perform all purchasing/stock transfers and hold accountability for collection and compilation of reports, and as required. Provide comprehensive training to employees at all levels in all facets of logistics execution, material handling, and storage facility management.•••••Notable Achievements:
Facilitated positioning of key power generation equipment to multiple disaster sites to have capacity for project execution by the Corps of Engineers to support FEMA operations in multiple locations throughout the United States and overseas. Design program to prepare and implement accountability and tracking system to position and transfer power generation equipment to the precise location.
With twenty years of management experience in global logistics, offer a valuable grouping of cross-functional skills, specific to the unique needs of military and civilian organizations. Thoroughly familiar with logistics industry-related issues, regulatory requirements, security, employee satisfaction, staff development and complex cultural integration.
Orchestrated and negotiated high impact site selection facilities by strategically pre-positioning power generation equipment thought out the United States and oversee savings to the American tax payer over $••••• million in public funds.•••••PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT•••••Support Operations Course Phase •••••
Introduction to Defense Reutilization/Marketing System •••••
Government Small Purchase (GPC) •••••
Leaders Standard Army Management Information Systems Course •••••
Contracting Officer Representative Course •••••
Standard Property Book System-Redesigned •••••
Defense Packaging Hazardous Materials Transport Course •••••
National Emergency Training Center Courses Disaster Assistance •••••
Emergency Program Manager •••••
Emergency Preparedness •••••
Radiological Emergency Management •••••
Hazardous Materials •••••
Time Management Course •••••
Total Quality Management of Mangers Course •••••
Defense Distributing Management Course•••••
Airlift Operations Course•••••
Instructor Training Course ••••••••••EDUCATION•••••Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice, Troy States University, Troy Alabama, ••••••••••Associates Degree in General Studies, Central Texas College, Killeen Texas, ••••••••••AFFILIATIONS•••••United States Army Quartermaster Association, Order of Saint Martin, inducted in ••••••••••Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post ••••• •••••References Available Upon Request