Inventory Manager / Store Manager Resume

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ROY HOWARD

4460 Hodges Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32224 • 609 7777777 (H) • 608.777.7777 (C)
INVENTORY MANAGER / STORE MANAGER
Operations – Sales – Business Management
Delivered strong and sustainable revenue and profit gains in highly competitive markets
Empowering manager with multiple responsibilities and the ability to direct a large staff. Focus group efforts; counsel, mentor, and train employees. Experienced in directing new store openings and store remodeling projects. Proven ability to perform multiple tasks at once with special attention to detail
Consistently meet and/or exceed corporate goals and operational deadlines. Respond well in high-pressure managerial situations calling for excellent organizational skills and interpersonal communication skills.
A problem solver with strong leadership ability and an in-depth understanding of profitable business operations across many disciplines. Known for successful implementation strategies with a high commitment to excellence.

Professional strengths include:
• Inventory Control
• Store Operations
• Customer Service
• New Store Startups
• Troubleshooting/Problem Solving
• Leadership/Mentoring
• Employee Staffing and Scheduling
• Shrinkage Control
• Productivity Improvements
• Payroll forecasting
• Logistics
• Team Building and Training
BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
WAL-MART 2004 – Present

WAL-MART, Jacksonville, FL 2006 – Present
Operations Executive
• Utilize a strong strategic planning management style to supervise a staff of 115
• Responsible for the operations and flow of all merchandise from loading dock to sales floor. Annual sales of the store total $30 million
• Direct the staffing and daily operations of 6 managers and their teams
• Selected by Sears Corporate as one of 4 Senior Captains of the “New Store Team” Participated in startup of the Jacksonville store in March 2006
• The Jacksonville store was in the top 10% of all Wal-Mart stores nationwide for operational excellence in 2008
• Selected as Risk Assessment Captain for the district for last 2 years
• Selected for the High Level Management team for the district
• Completed the interview process and on the list to beWal-Mart’s next new store manager.
• Chosen as district Peer Trainer, Mentoring 5 additional Flow Executives at other stores

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WAL-MART (Continued)

WAL-MART, Orlando, FL 2004-2006
Hard Lines Executive/Flow Executive
• Hired as Flow executive responsible for all freight into the store
• Promoted from Flow Executive to Hard Lines Executive with responsibility for sales and sales floor Management

OFFICEMAX 2000-2004

OFFICEMAX, Leesburg, FL 2003-2004
Store manager
• Responsible for all facets of daily business functions and operations for the entire store. Store revenues grew to exceed $4.5 million
• Responsible for staff of 35, including scheduling sales quotas performance reviews, daily staff duty assignments, and employee training
• Implemented and maintained store policy and procedures as directed by company standards
• Using a passionate execution style and strategic planning, the Leesburg store developed into a top performer in the region

OFFICEMAX, Altamonte Springs, FL 2002-2003
SalesManager
• Increased sales by 20% in first year as Sales Manager
• Increased gross margin by 29% through an increase in extended warranty sales of 15%
• The Altamonte Springs store was the winner in a company-wide contest for having the highest warranty sales to overall sales ratio

OFFICEMAX, Kissimmee, FL 2000-2001
Operations Manager
• In charge of all incoming freight, staff scheduling, and inventory rotation
• Dating first year as Operations Manager, shrinkage decreased from 3.2% to0.42%

EDUCATION

St Petersburg College, St Petersburg, FL
B.S. Environmental Economics- 2000

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