Willing to Relocate•••••
I have family in Texas, relocation is a non issue
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS: Two years experience as warehouse manager in a wholesale environment. Three years experience in Distributor/Wholesale environment as sole Finished Goods Buyer, a well as handling Inventory Control. Fourteen years of experience in retail environments, at Store and Corporate levels, specializing in all facets of ski equipment buying, vendor relations, and receiving/inventory. Additionally have ••••• months experience in the wholesale manufacturing environment, working in essentially the same areas. Provides ongoing direction, input and critique as part of management team regarding inter-store and inter-organization transfer process. Extensive experience with Microsoft Navision Business Solution, AS••••• with Island Pacific Management Systems merchandising functions, as well as experience with SAP MRP and Basecamp web-based project management tool. Outstanding problem solving skills. Highly self-motivated, innovative and exceptionally reliable.
Two Years experience as Warehouse Manager in a distribution/wholesale environment
Responsible for overseeing shipping, receiving, and inventory control of finished surfboards, and average on hand of approx •••••m at any given time.
Responsible for overseeing staff of 3 to •••••
Shipping of domestic and international goods using small parcel, LTL and container services thru brokers.
Purchase all supplies used for department
Constant use of SAP software
Execute cycle counts and perform follow up research
Three years experience as Buyer in a distribution/wholesale environment
Purchased approximately 5m annually for a ••••• million company
Handled all Inventory Control adjustments and inter-warehouse transfers
Analyzed stock levels to determine reorders
Worked closely with accounting to reconcile invoices
Three years experience as Corporate Buyer in a retail specialty sports environment
Purchased approximately 2m annually for a •••••m chain of up to ••••• stores at its peak.
Handled all duties of Category Management, including planning, purchasing, replenishment, stock balancing, price management. Responsible for Margins, GMROI, sell through percentage and P&L within my categories.
Represented Corporate Buyers at annual merchandising shows to review new lines, coordinate cooperative programs to address advertising, payment and billing plans and brainstorm business building opportunities
Worked closely with accounting to resolve invoicing discrepancies.
Three years experience providing administrative support to Corporate Buyers in a retail specialty sports environment
Placed orders and order entry
Selective buying experience
Rewrote order entry procedures
Coordinated and assigned distribution of inter-store transfers
Researched sales history, inventory reports and sales
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Eighteen months experience with responsibility for the physical and electronic control of finished goods, including the inventory, storage and transfer of products to the shipping organization.
Solely responsible for the inventory and control of three (3) off-site warehouses
Periodic cycle audits of finished goods to reconcile physical and electronic inventory
Reconcile physical closeout/seconds inventory with electronic log
Eight years of experience in a retail sports environment, responsible for all returns of goods
Created vendor return policy
Vendor interface for return authorization
Packed goods to be shipped
Initiated UPS, RPS and Bills of Lading for freight carriers
Initiated freight claims on inbound lost or damaged goods
Acted as Receiving Clerk, as necessary, processing incoming goods
••••• Warehouse Manager Channel Islands Surfboards, Carpinteria, CA
••••• Buyer VAS Entertainment, San Luis Obispo, CA
••••• Corporate Buyer Any Mountain, Ltd., Corte Madera, CA
••••• Junior Buyer Any Mountain, Ltd., Corte Madera, CA
••••• Distribution Manager Performance Apparel Corporation, San Luis Obispo, CA
••••• Assistant Buyer Any Mountain, Ltd., Corte Madera, CA
••••• Return to Vendor Specialist/
Receiving Clerk Any Mountain, Ltd., Cupertino, CA
Two years of undergraduate work at Canada College (Redwood City, CA), Foothill College (Los Altos Hills, CA) and Austin Community College (Austin, TX), •••••, Broadcasting major
Technical equipment certification, Salomon North America
Received training in ••••• from two trainers on receiving and distributing orders using AS••••• Island Pacific Management Systems. Have had subsequent input into policies/procedures on order entry and inter-store transfers. Based on expertise and at managements request, created vendor returns policy/procedure for use within this system.
EXCEL training, New Horizons, October, •••••
Based on system and software upgrades, received additional training on entire AS••••• Island Pacific Management System, October, •••••
Management Communication Skills adult education course, ••••• hours, April, •••••, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA