Â§ Dynamic professional accustomed to working in challenging and deadline-driven environments. Devises bottom-up strategies for sustainability, competitiveness, and profitability. Â§ Retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant (E7) with 20+ years of experience in logistics supporting the Naval Air Systems Command and Marine Corps System Command on various military acquisition programs. Â§ Combines strong technical knowledge, business acumen, and logistics expertise to devise solutions for bottom-line gain, operational excellence, and business growth. Â§ Supports and contributes to company wide change, driving supply chain optimization and crafting actionable strategies to improve performance in diverse settings. Â§ Adapts to changing and multicultural environments, building collaborative internal relationships Identifies alternatives for time/cost savings and resolves complex issues to continuously meet business objectives.
Business Development Â§ Coordination & Product Implementation Â§ Expansion Strategies Â§ Client Relationship-Building Â§ Contract Negotiation
Global Supply Chain Initiatives Â§ Process Improvement Â§ Logistical Support Â§ Startups/Turnarounds Â§ Cost Reduction Â§ Budget Management
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Â§ Manage the fielding and provide maintenance support for the mobile training teams which ensured training requirements were completed on time. Â§ Experience in ground and air logistics and in scheduling equipment delivery and managing inventory for initial fielding. Â§ Expert in working closely with equipment manufacturers in the acquisition, provisioning and planning and in facilitating the stocking level forecast for the supply support elements within the Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEFs). Â§ Worked with Program Managers, IPT leads engineers and others providing supply support, tracking program assets and other support as required throughout the acquisition process. Â§ Supported the maintenance, technical, and supply of ground systems as well as aircraft systems, including Small Unmanned Arial systems, Dragon Eye, WASP, Raven B, and Raven B Digital Data Link (DDL). Â§ Managed a repair facility at Marine Corps System Command to facilitate training system availability. Â§ Provided research data from various government sources, to the program manager in order to make informed decisions concerning supportability of weapons platforms. Â§ Participated in development of the Job Performance Aid (JPA) for Intermediate level repair for the Raven analog systems.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE -2
Werner Enterprises. Class A Truck Driver 2013-Present Provided commercial driving expertise providing safe and on time delivery of products from shipper to consignee operating a tractor trailer 5 months OTR experience approximately 70K miles.
CR England Class A Truck Driver. 2013-2013 Attended the CR England truck driving training course. Completed and received a Class A CDL. Have completed 3 months OTR approximately 40K miles coast to coast transport of products and goods.
Angel Rides Inc 2012-2013 Transportation Specialist Responsible for the safe non-emergency transportation of clients to, and from their hospital and Dr. Appointments. This requires good communication skills as well as social skills. The transport encompass not only ambulatory clients as well as wheelchair bound clients. Certain insurance companies require certification of training for the proper use of restraint equipment to include seat belts and shoulder restraints. Defensive driving techniques are also a requirement.
Evolving Resources Inc., Camarillo, CA 2011-2012 Acquisition/Logistics Analyst SURSS, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Logistics Support Â§ Provide logistics support to PMA-263, by tracking all UAS assets during the fielding 8054459117process. Â§ Coordinate with ERI West Coast by ensuring the training assets were in place and available for the Mobil Training Teams (MTT) in accordance with traijning schedules. Â§ Coordinate with the MTT to ensure that training assets were returned to ERI for repair and reset for follow on classes. Â§ Attend phone meetings with PMA-263 and theater Field Service Representative (FSR) noting any problems, and discrepancies. Â§ Coordinate with ERI West to resolve any issues and track all assets shipped from Conus to the theater. Â§ Assist the PMA Lead Logistician concerning spare parts issues and to determine procurement needs. Â§ Traveled to Camarillo and instructed the warehouse technicians on testing and review procedures. Â§ Perform repairs to bring assets back to a usable condition. Â§ Assist with the assembly and integration to upgrade systems.
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L-3 Communication – Titan, Stafford, VA 2005-2011 Acquisition/Logistics Analyst SURSS, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Logistics Support Â§ Provided logistics support for the all group 1 UAV systems. Â§ Delivered technical assistance in support of the UAV program by maintaining and repairing training systems in support of training operations for the mobile training teams. Â§ Responsible for updating Acquisition documentation, supportability Strategy, fielding plans, MCSAMP,etc., for fielding decisions for the RPUAV Raven UAV System. All of the documentation had to be updated again for the development and refielding of the upgraded Raven B and B+ UAV. Â§ Continuous updates and modifications to acquisition strategies, supportability strategies, modifications and updates to the MCSAMP etc. Â§ Maintained computer systems for programming missions and targeting. Â§ Installed maps and map data, and performing operational tests to ensure system readiness. Â§ Scheduled and coordinated training classes for unit deployments. Â§ Delivered logistics support to the Marine Corps Systems Command for all Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems. Â§ Placed purchase and material requests through the OEM. Â§ Repaired and maintained current UAS systems. Â§ Identified problems and recommended solutions and potential process improvements. Â§ Provided support to users request for material support when material was available and technical support when requested for all small UAV systems. Â§ Supplied support to the IIP’s and General Accounts in the MEF in support of Operations OIF and OEF.
JJMA/Alion Science & Technology, Stafford VA 2004-2005 Acquisition/Logistics Analyst SURSS, Dragon Eye Program Logistics Support Â§ Provided Direct Logistics Support to Marine Corps Systems Command for the Dragon Eye Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) program Small Remote Scouting Reconnaissance System (SURSS). Â§ Responsible for updating Acquisition documentation for the Dragon Eye UAV System to facilitate fielding decisions. Continuous updates and modifications to acquisition strategies, supportability strategies, modifications and updates to the MCSAMP etc. Â§ Managed orders, shipments and provided support for the training and fielding of teams. Â§ Placed purchase and material requests through the OEM for material. Â§ Tracked material shipped from the OEM to the Consolidation Containerization Point (CCP) and/or Military Airlift Command to ensure that all Dragon Eye Material arrived on time. Â§ Aided the Lead Logistician for the program with documentation as required for milestone decision for block upgrades and ECP’s. Â§ Provided direct supply support to the IIP’s and General Accounts in the MEFs in support of Operations OIF and OEF. Â§ Assisted in ensuring the CLS statement of work was completed for MCLOGCEN in Albany, GA for their provisioning of supply chain management for the Dragon Eye System.
Employer’s Name DCS Corporation, Quantico, VA 2004 Acquisition/Logistics Analyst Â§ Provided direct customer support to the Project Manager and logistics lead in support of the Dragon Eye Unmanned Arial Vehicle for Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, VA. Â§ Liaised daily with the project manager and supported program related activities. Â§ Reviewed program material and provided supply support.
Applied Ordnance Technology, Stafford, VA 2004 Acquisition/Logistics Specialist Â§ Provided logistics support to the Program Executive Office – Individual protection, (JPO-IP) Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, VA. Â§ Served as the project manager for the procurement, supportability and Fielding of the Joint Service Mask Leakage Tester (JSMLT). Â§ Revised the User Logistics Support Summary (ULSS) for said system. Â§ Provided the Fielding schedule based on the established Initial Operational Capability (IOC) date. Â§ Prioritized fielding as determined by the Marine Corps Combat Development Command. Â§ Attended planning meetings to create and manage milestones.
JE Sverdrup Technologies, Stafford, VA 2002-2003 Technical Specialist/Logistics Manager Â§ Supported the PMTRASYS Integrated Logistics Manager to develop a configuration management program for the MILES 2000 Tactical Engagement Simulation System. Â§ Analyzed and updated program documentation to ensure compliance with the Command Automated Program information system (CAPS).
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Â§ Provided a loading plan for the MILES Issue and Retrieval Trailer (MIRT) and researched the safety equipment required to safely tow the loaded trailer to and from training sites. Â§ Liaised with prime contractors, software engineers, and repair depot personnel and site managers. Â§ Identified problems and devised and implemented corrective actions.
Â§ Data Manager for JPO Consolidated Materials List/Digitization Specialist/ConfigurationManagement Support, KMX Corporation, Lexington Park, MD (1995-2002) Â§ Logistics Analyst, JWK International Inc., Philadelphia, PA (1990-1995) Â§ Supply Coordinator/Expediter, Quality Assurance Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, Tool Control Center NCOIC, Intermediate Maintenance Level Power Plants Engine Mechanic/Shift Supervisor, Power Plants Division Supply Coordinator, Power Plants Division NCOIC, J-52 Engine Mechanic/Assistant Power Plants NCOIC, Drill Instructor, 105MM Howitzer Section Chief, United States Marine Corps, Honorable Discharge, GySgt E-7, (1970-1990) Â§ Managed the motor pool assets for the Battery, all 2 1/2 Ton, 5 Ton, and a assortment of personnel carriers, and jeeps. Maintained all maintenance records and inspection cycles.
NAVAIR Courses Â§ Naval Aviation Configuration Management Expertise Development (NACMED) workshop Defense Acquisition University Â§ Acquisition 101 Acquisition Logistics Â§ Information Resource Management 101 Â§ Logistics Introduction 101 Â§ Logistics 102 Fundamental of systems sustainment management Â§ Logistics, Performance Based 235A Test an Evaluation (TST) 101 Navy Colts Training TFMSM Super User Training Other Military Courses Life Cycle Supply Support Process Job Performance Aid Initial Issue Point Training Marine Corps Institute Courses Â§ Field Artillery Batteryman; 105 MM Howitzer Towed; 155 MM Howitzer M114A1 Towed; The Marine NCO; The Field Artillery Battery Firing Battery Procedures; Forward Observation for Field Artillery and Naval Gun Fire; Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Course Military Schools Â§ Field Artillery Batteryman; Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership School; Section Chief for Artillery, Staff Non Commissioned Officers academy. Motor Vehicle Operators Course for M-151 Jeep through 5 Ton Truck Â§ Battalion Leadership and Essential Subjects Course; Drill Instructor School; Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Academy; Aircraft Power Plant Mechanics School J-52-P408 A-4 Skyhawk; AV-8B Harrier Aircraft Power Plant Mechanics School; AV-8B Harrier Power Plant Course; Pegasus F-402 Intermediate Maintenance School; AV-8 Engine Trim School; AV-8 Line Maintenance and Plane Captain School; Aviation Quality Assurance Administrative Management School; Aviation Work Center Administrative Management School; Aircraft Weight and Balance Course; Shipboard Fire Fighting Course
Clearance: Secret, Inactive, but can be reinstated.
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I like to play music, especially doing Karaoke. I enjoy hosting karaoke shows and entertaining people. I play guitar and like to do jam sessions and such.
I also enjoy puttering with cars and lending assistance with repairing and troubleshooting problems that arise with cars and engines.
I enjoy competition such as playing darts, bowling, and personal competitive sports. I enjoy team environments and games that are not field type sports.
I have always had an affinity for performing computer numbers activities. I like the challenge of doing relational spreadsheets and manipulating data bases.
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