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Skillful Distribution Manager resume

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Jonathan M. Kaufman
High-energy leader successful in building and motivating dynamic teams. Cultivates a company culture in which staff members feel comfortable voicing questions and concerns, as well as contributing new ideas that drive company growth.
  • Operations management
  • Change management
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Staff training
  • Inventory control
  • Calm under pressure
  • Problem solving/production practices
  • Supervision and training
  • Sound judgment
  • Computer-savvy
  • Safety first Conscience
  • Complex problem solving
University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, Virginia Director, Supply Chain Logistics & Materiel Operations

Managed team of 65 professionals servicing over 75 internal and 150 external departments including Linen Distribution, Receiving, Inventory Control, Clerks, Data Entry, Warehouse supplying materiel throughout a 604 bed Academic Medical Center and multiple clinics. 
Reduced and controlled expenses by 20%

Initiated program that standardized employee training and led to increase in customer satisfaction by 40%.
Increased profits by developing, initiating, and managing Kanban Program.

Increased overall Patient Satisfaction by over 70% first year. 

Improved Employee Satisfaction by over 95% first year.

01/2009 - 07/2012
United Distributors of Delaware Newark, Delaware Warehouse Supervisor

Assisted in implementation of sophisticated SAP.    

Supported and implemented new conveyor system which included troubleshooting problems that occurred.

Cross-trained for 7 key warehouse positions.

Created several solutions to better track productivity.

01/2009 - 01/2010
K-Mart Newark, Delaware Store Associate / Ad Associate
01/2008 - 01/2009
BC Sports (part-time) Newark, Delaware Sales Associate
01/2007 - 01/2008
Foxfire Printing Newark, Delaware Warehouse Supervisor
Managed team of 4 professionals.
 Closed down an antiquated warehouse and opened a new state-of-the-art facility within a 6 month period.
Managed third party logistics team which included packing and shipping of highly expensive electronics.
 Managed 2.2 Million in Inventory. 
01/2002 - 12/2006
Dentsply/Caulk Milford, Delaware Receiving Supervisor

Supervised staff of 9 employees in day-to-day operations of receiving warehouses with overall accountability, coordination and direction.

Responsible for carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws such as FDA and other GMPs.

Interviewed, hired, and trained all employees.

Resolved employee complaints and employee relation issues.

Maintained inventory accuracy and traces history to resolved discrepancies between inventory and stock control records.

Abcd Builders Inc Sherman Oaks, CA Group Manager Induction Module

Oversaw 50 employees and three supervisors in a union environment.

Hiring, training and evaluation of all employees.

Responsible for the correct alignment of all inbound freight through the use of automated conveyor system.

Involved with the renewal contract with union.

12/1998 - 10/1999
AISI (Division of General Electric) Fort Myers, Florida International Freight Consultant
Managed all outbound international freight.
Resident expert in U.S. Customs Operations as it related to all outbound GE freight. 
Researched and provided logistic solutions for large outbound freight. 
01/1999 - 01/2001
Amazon.com New Castle, Delaware Area Manager

Managed all customer service personnel in the New Castle distribution center.
Managed 52 professionals in both the Returns and Customer Service Departments.

Responsible for the processing of 95% of all returns to Amazon.com.

01/1994 - 07/1998
American Power Conversion Fort Myers, Florida General Warehouse/Traffic Manager (Southern US and South Americas)

Negotiated and purchased all capital equipment valued at $200,000.

Routed large volume inbound/outbound freight and cost analysis to ensure most effective and efficient process.

This resulted in 20% increase in dollars saved per shipment.

Negotiated pricing for all domestic transportation inbound and outbound as well as international.

Rated 99.8% inventory accuracy through companies outside auditing firm in 1998.

Developed strong team with 30 department employees resulting in a positive, efficient working environment.

Conducted all training for safety and security for 2 warehouses including training in forklift, narrow aisle reach and pallet jack applications.

01/1984 - 01/1995
Distribution Manager

Trained employees on SOPs and arranged other transportation training.

Consistently developed innovative cost-saving methods.

Redesigned warehouse layout to make processing of orders more efficient.

Negotiated pricing on preventive maintenance for powered industrial trucks.

Negotiated pricing for transportation of raw material and finished goods using common carriers.

Solicited pricing, negotiated rates and purchased materials used for packaging of finished goods, i.e.

corrugates, tape, stretch wrap, shrink wrap banding and other materials.

Solicited pricing, negotiated rates and purchased stationary supplies for stock room.

Solicited pricing, negotiated rates and purchased environmental, health and safety material and other personal protective equipment.

Negotiated pricing on the purchasing of powered industrial trucks and other self propelled/power assisted equipment.

01/1988 - 01/1994
Material Manager

Fully responsible for all facets of purchasing and inventory control including significant start up assistance by way of moving operations to Southwest Florida.

Completed all start-up operations including permits, vendors, staffing and facilities operations.

Assisted in purchasing requirements for raw materials in packaging supplies.

Oversaw and coordinated all production and scheduling to meet customer needs, timely and efficiently.

01/1982 - 01/1988
Assistant Traffic Manager
Education and Training
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven , CT Bachelor of Science: Biology
Edison Community College Fort Myers, FL EMT-B
Activities and Honors
UVA Leadership Development Program - Best Practices in Management I, II & III
Published 'Yes we Kanban' 
UVA Connect 
Oracle, WMS, TMS, RF Scanning, Six Sigma, TQM, LQL, A3, Auditing, cost analysis, Customer Service, direction, forklift, Hiring, inventory, inventory control, layout, materials, Windows NT, Oracle, packaging, pallet jack, personnel, policies, pricing, problem solving, purchasing, receiving, safety, SAP, Scanning, scheduling, Six Sigma, staffing, stock control, supervisory, Technician,transportation, and expert troubleshooter.

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Job-winning Distribution Manager resume

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Rick Brummer
Experienced Manager/Supervisor with 8 years experience. I have directed between 8 and 25 employees. Quality and Safety are a top priority.
  • Knowledgeable of quality control standards
  • Purchasing ability
  • Dedication to product quality
  • Compliance with GMPs
  • Certified Forklift operator and trainer
  • Inventory Control
  • SOP creator and trainer
01/2018 to Current
Distribution Supervisor Tecumseh Poultry Waverly, NE
Created work plan for 2nd shift to complete their work quicker and more efficiently.
12/2016 to 01/2018
Distribution Manager Tecumseh Poultry Waverly, NE
Provided onsite training.
Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory.
Successfully led key projects which resulted in [positive outcome].
Reduced shipping errors 40 percent in 2017.
01/2009 to 12/2016
Distribution Supervisor Tecumseh Poultry Waverly, NE
Education and Training
High School Diploma Elmwood High School Elmwood, Ne, United States
3.5 GPA

Did not graduate: Mechanical Drafting Southeast Community College Education Square Lincoln, NE, United States

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Experienced Distribution Manager resume

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Santos J. DelValle
Professional Summary
Results-oriented professional with more than 15 years of progressive accomplishments in distribution
Dependable achiever, with ability to support complex, deadline-driven objectives
  • Shipping
  • Management
  • Consultant
  • Detail Oriented
  • Inventory
  • Mail Sorter
  • Receiving
  • Market Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Trainer
  • Scheduler
  • USPS
Work History
Distribution Supervisor 06/2011 to 11/2011
Aramark Uniforms Orlando, FL
  • Directed in-bound and out-bound inventories of merchandise, equipment and supplies to ensure efficient storage and utilization of product.
  • Tracked, reconciled, and ordered product inventories to effectively manage out-of-stocks, out-of-date product and weeks-on-hand to fulfill client needs.
  • Communicated with affected managers and front line personnel regarding any voids, delays or other product changes that may affect a client delivery as well as to discuss alternative product needs where required to meet client demand.
  • Participated in hiring process for warehouse team.
  • Monitored workflow and ensure proper inventories are pulled for daily routes.
Mail Handler/Clerk 12/2008 to 10/2010
United States Postal Service Orlando, FL
Manager 05/2004 to 11/2008
National Distribution Services Orlando, FL
  • Organization and management of routes, market analysis, market consultation.
  • Marketing publishing of magazine.
  • Customer service, market set up.
  • Sales.
  • Event coordinator, Merchandiser.
  • Development of Supervisor and Route Merchandisers, Supervision.
Regional Distribution Manager 08/2002 to 05/2004
Network Communications Inc Orlando, FL
  • Route development and management, market analysis.
  • Management of routes and route managers.
  • Date entry, market review, new market development.
  • Sales.
  • A/R/ and payroll.
Operations Manager 12/2000 to 02/2002
Distributech Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Route management.
  • Supervision of route managers.
  • Date entry, route development.
  • Training and development of staff.
  • Employee scheduling.
  • Inventory.
Courses in Business Administration, Accounting and Management: 1995 Interamerican University of PR - San German, PR