|Desired Industry: Manufacturing
|Desired Job Location: Brighton, Colorado
||Date Posted: 9/13/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
|Desired Wage: 110000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: No
Results-focused, detail-oriented, and
seasoned manager known for exceptional
ability to turnaround underperforming
business and drive all efforts of a team
Multifaceted and highly analytical
professional with an established
reputation for handling increasing and
varying responsibilities including
general management, outside and inside
sales, administrative services, and
manufacturing and production operations.
Expert at enhancing product quality and
boosting production efficiency without
compromising employee safety. Thrive at
meeting and exceeding company and
customer expectations, as well as in
increasing revenue and bottom-line of
the company. Extremely capable of
managing and accomplishing tasks with or
without supervision. Accustomed to
building professional and constructive
relationships with all levels of
individuals across the organization.
Power Equipment Company (dba Creative
Wire Specialties) - Aurora, CO | 2007–
MANAGER, Supply Division
- Lead and direct a team of five
sales and production employees.
- Guarantee smooth and efficient
flow of Production Department by
directly overseeing daily operations.
- Take charge of responding to
inbound calls, providing customer
quotes, encoding and finalizing customer
orders, and processing completed work
- Prepare Bill of Ladings for
daily shipments and organize schedule
for pickups with respective freight
- Adeptly handle inventory levels
according to seasonal requirements.
- Determine and assign sales price
of the product based on cost, desired
profit margin, market data, and product
support representative (PSR) feedback.
- Allocate new part numbers in the
system, including pricing and location;
constantly update pricing in the
computer for all parts as prices vary.
- Ensure accurate pricing by
reviewing all vendor invoices and
provide approval for payment.
- Significantly delivered
consultative advice during business
startup, resulting in a 5% savings on
budget of startup costs.
- Ensured that equipment and
processes met or exceeded manufacturing
requirements to achieve certification as
a Certified Finishing Facility
representing Major Wire Industries by
facilitating highly effective training.
- Boosted revenue by $230K in the
first year of operation as compared to
sales prior to startup.
- Reduced yearly expenditures by
32.8% while elevating gross margins to
more than 35% over the three-year
- Increased a variety of sales
effort which included more than $215K in
annual revenue to direct outside
customers and additional $210K in annual
revenue from sales to other Major Wire
Other Position Held:
- WAREHOUSE MANAGER | 1995–1996
The Western Group
GENERAL MANAGER - Salt Lake City, UT
- Assumed full responsibilities
with sales, marketing, operations, and
human resources as well as with profit
and loss (P&L) of the company.
- Led and administered a team of
five sales, administrative, and
production employees; along with more
than 100 accounts and $2M in annual
- Performed comprehensive
assessment on weekly, monthly, and semi-
annual operational reporting with the
- Rendered assistance to the
Operations Manager in achieving sales
and financial goals by facilitating
training and providing direction on
daily functions and responsibilities of
the general manager.
- Leveraged excellent
communication skills in negotiating
- Established a reputation as
general manager by successfully turning
around underperforming company division.
- Positioned company toward robust
growth by increasing $450K in revenue
and $150K in bottom-line profits during
the first year of service; with
additional increase of $400K revenue and
$140K in bottom-line profits in the
- Earned recognition as one of the
first managers in the history of the
organization to supervise numerous
divisions as general manager.
GENERAL MANAGER - Denver, CO (1997–2007)
- Directly oversaw a team
consisting of 22 sales, administrative,
and production employees, while managing
more than 400 accounts and $4M in annual
- Held accountability with
inventory operations which included
forecasting annual requirements and
managing seasonal inventory levels.
- Presided over the training and
management of outside and inside sales
employees toward the achievement of
company sales goals.
- Ensured timely and accurate
processing of customer orders and
provided solution to any conflicts by
coordinating with the Manufacturing and
- Guaranteed accuracy and
profitability by evaluating daily
invoices and job costing.
- Articulately presented
operational reports on weekly, monthly,
and semi-annual basis.
- Took charge of the negotiation
for vendor and national accounts.
- Significantly reduced production
lead times from 4 to 5 weeks down to 1
to 2 weeks during the peak season, and 3
weeks down to 1 to 2 days during off-
season, through the modification of
scheduling and production in the
- Enhanced timely deliveries from
71% to 97% during the first year as
manager and maintained more than 98% on
- Boosted revenue by $350K and
gross margin by 25% during the first
year as manager through major changes
and proper inventory levels.
- Brought more than $300K in
annual revenue by establishing a local
presence in the architectural market.
- Led all efforts of the division
to consistently rank within the top 3
performing divisions throughout the
- Gained distinction as
“Outstanding Manager” for untiring
commitment to excellence, leadership,
attitude, honesty, guidance, and
- Earned recognition as one of the
first employees in company history to
successfully progress from a production
to general manager position.
Other Positions Held:
- PRODUCTION | INSIDE SALES |
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
GENERAL BUSINESS STUDIES - Metropolitan
State College of Denver - Denver CO
Aggregate and Mining Industry Technical
ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATION
Licensed Real Estate Agent (Inactive),
State of Colorado
Member, Denver Metro Association of
Former Member, Professional Bowlers
Chairman of the Board, Deacons at Zion
Congregational Church (8 years)
Board Member, Making a Difference
Ministries (2 years)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Continuous Operational Improvement
Team Building and Management
Customer Service and Relations
Inventory and Cost Management
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Publisher,
Microsoft Excel, QuipWare
Available upon request.
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