|Desired Industry: Transportation/Air, Sea & Land
|Desired Job Location: Houston, Texas
||Date Posted: 7/16/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 16/7/2007
|Desired Wage: 40000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, More Than 75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: No
PENDUM Inc. in Houston, TX. (Present employment)
Branch Manager of a specialized transportation terminal billing $2M+ annually. Manage 10 routes/drivers, field service staff, and office/vault staff. P&L responsibility with consistently high branch margins. Responsible for employee recruiting, retention, and discipline. Act as local focal point for all employee HR issues, questions, and dissemination of Company policies/procedures and benefit information. Manage the training of staff ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. Conduct Team meetings to inform and motivate staff on Safe Driver, Safe Worker, and related topics. Prepare and submit reports to senior management regarding branch operations, financial results, safety and security reports, and all employee licenses and certifications.
[*] Implemented Safe Driver and Safe Worker programs to ensure employee safety and control costs.
[*] Work directly with customers on a daily basis to ensure requests or concerns are dealt with in a timely manner and to their satisfaction.
[*] Work with vendors to ensure they provide prompt and cost effective repairs and service to company vehicles. Schedule PM's to control vehicle costs.
Assistant Manager of Security and Parking
THE METHODIST HOSPITAL in Houston, TX.
August 1982 to January 1987
Managed 16 Security Representatives assigned to various posts within the Hospital complex. Train employees in proper patrolling of Hospital property to ensure high degree of visibility to Hospital patients, visitors, and staff. Investigate reports of criminal activity, violations of Hospital policy and procedures, and provide detailed reports to Hospital management. Work closely with Houston Police Department on investigations and provide court testimony if required.
[*] Managed Employee Blood Drive. 1984 and 1985
[*] Provided Executive and Dignitary Protection to high visibility Hospital patients and visitors.
BRINK'S Inc. in Houston, TX.
November 1988 to June 1995
Managed armored vehicle terminal dedicated to the servicing of Automated Teller Machines (ATM's). Managed 8 armored cash replenishment crews (16 employees), 3 vault tellers, and 2 office staff. P&L responsibility for branch billing $1M+ annually with consistently high branch margins. Responsible for employee hiring, retention, and discipline. Managed employee training and performance appraisals. Managed scheduling to ensure adequate staffing while controlling labor costs. Conducted regular and ongoing customer relationship meetings to assess overall compliance and performance. Conducted employee "Speak Out" sessions to allow employees the opportunity to address concerns, make suggestions, and receive written answers to questions raised.
[*] Implemented Safety Teams to meet and discuss related topics and promote "Safety First" attitude within the branch.
[*] Established Safety goals for employees with incentive program to recognize and reward safe workers.
[*] Travelled extensively for the company to train branch managers on the "ATM" product line of business.
EFMARK/Premium Armored Services in Houston, TX
November 1999 to January 2006
Managed 8 specialized transportation and service branches in 4 states (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas). P&L responsibility for a region billing $6M+ annually with consistently high margins. Directly recruit, hire, and train Branch Managers. Travel to branches and conduct Team meetings on Company updates, new or additional business opportunities, company policy and procedures, and Safety and Security topics. Conduct branch audits to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures. Direct or assist Branch Managers in achieving goals and objectives. Prepare and submit detailed reports to senior management summarizing region financial results, activities, new or additional business opportunities, and challenges within the Southwest Region.
[*} Implemented Safe Driver and Safe Worker training through the region.
[*] Conducted investigations of vehicle accidents and employee injuries to determine validity and formulate recommendations to minimize future incidents.
[*] Traveled extensively to provide frequent management presence and representation to remote field staff. This led to higher than normal employee satisfaction and lower than normal employee turnover.
Carver High School in Columbus, GA.
August 1972 to May 1976
San Jacinto Jr. College in Pasadena, TX.
January 1984 to June 1984
University of Houston - Downtown in Houston, TX.
February 1986 to June 1986
Qualification Grade Achieved
Diploma General Graduated
Course Legal Aspects of Private Security A
Vocational Training Security Management B
Transportation - Trucking
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